Milwaukee officials may get their wish for more than a parking lot on a former hotel site near General Mitchell airport.
On Monday, as they announced a massive road project, top officials from the state, Milwaukee County and the city of Milwaukee were in a giddy mood.
Milwaukee’s $18 million share in the reconstruction of Lincoln Memorial Drive, Clybourn Street and two Interstate 794 ramps near the city’s lakefront hinges on approval of an incentive package for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.
Unexpected asbestos is pushing the city of Milwaukee closer to a Feb. 11 deadline to use $1 million in federal grant money for a major demolition project.
Published: November 26, 2012
Tags: Department of City Development, Department of Neighborhood Services, DNS, Hadley Terrace Senior Apartments, Jeff Fleming, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Ronald Roberts, Rosenthal Associates, St. Mary's
It would cost Milwaukee an entire year’s demolition budget to tear down the former St. Mary’s convent on West Center Street, but vandalism and the fear of squatters setting fires this winter have pushed city officials to scour their coffers and schedule demolition for December.
Published: October 5, 2012
Tags: ADS Disposal Services, asbestos, Department of City Development, Gorman and Co., Jeff Fleming, Northcott Neighborhood House, osha, Ted Matkom, White Glove Environmental
Missing scraps of asbestos-laden insulation has led to a $30,000 remediation bill and a city investigation of a Northcott Neighborhood House Inc. project on Milwaukee’s Second Street.
Milwaukee County Assistant District Attorney David Feiss found no weight to allegations raised on the floor of a July 24 Milwaukee Common Council meeting that a city official was improperly diverting money from a city account, according to a letter from Feiss to an alderman.
Milwaukee’s Common Council on Tuesday voted to hold the reappointment of Rocky Marcoux as the commissioner of the Department of City Development.
Milwaukee’s Common Council on Tuesday reversed the Historic Preservation Committee’s decision that gave Sydney Hih an interim historic designation.