Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele on Thursday afternoon vetoed a 2013 budget amendment that would have changed the position title of the county’s economic development chief.
By Joe Lanane The Milwaukee County Board approved an extension Thursday that will allow University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee real estate officials more time to purchase County Grounds land for its Innovation Park project. UW-Milwaukee officials will have until Jan. 15 to pay the first $5 million toward the $13.55 million land purchase. The Innovation Park project [...]
Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway appointed Supervisor Patricia Jursik on Friday to serve as county representative for the Milwaukee Gateway Aerotropolis Corp. The Milwaukee County Board approved a resolution at its Sept. 30 meeting to join the nonprofit organization seeking to attract businesses to the area surrounding General Mitchell International Airport. The county will [...]
By Joe Lanane The Milwaukee County Board narrowly delayed a request to obtain a 2008 consultant’s report about patient safety at the Behavioral Health Complex that audit officials say would be helpful in its ongoing investigation. The resolution came as a result of refusal by county lawyers to release reports detailing an independent investigation done [...]
Published: July 29, 2010
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Three Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday failed to force a public debate over whether there should be an independent investigation of the O’Donnell Park parking structure collapse.
Published: July 26, 2010
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By Joe Yovino and Bill Clements Three Milwaukee County Board members are using an accident at General Mitchell International Airport to further their demands to make public any discussions of building inspections. “This airport thing is unbelievable to me,” said Milwaukee County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic. On Saturday, for the second time in five weeks, a [...]
By Bill Clements Special to The Daily Reporter Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker and some county board members are trading barbs over Walker‘s decision to shift money during the past seven years from the county’s capital budget into the general operating budget. The board members charge that Walker’s “diversion” of $113.4 million since 2003 has [...]
By Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org Monroe County’s new Board of Supervisors is dealing with an old problem after scrapping a $26.7 million justice center that would have added space to a cramped county jail and courthouse. “I think something needs to be done,” said Supervisor Andy Kaftan. “But I also think we need to get our [...]