Two Milwaukee aldermen celebrated National Train Day on Saturday by refuting reports from Madison that their city’s streetcar project is dead.
Behind a 10-4 Milwaukee Common Council vote Tuesday, Rocky Marcoux, commissioner for the city’s Department of City Development, has been reappointed for four more years.
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.
Published: August 27, 2012
Tags: Craig Thompson, Fix Local Roads First, Jennifer Gonda, Nik Kovac, TDA, Tom Barrett, Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin, Transportation Finance and Policy Commission, WisDOT
A Milwaukee alderman, fed up with the lack of money going toward local roads, wants the city’s Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the state on behalf of city streets.
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.
A Milwaukee alderman, fed up with the dispute over who will pay to move utility lines for a downtown streetcar project, wants to charge those companies rent for occupying city property.
Published: February 27, 2012
Tags: Darryl Malquist, David Toennies, Equity Appraisal, John Meyer, Linda Burke, Market Drive, Mary Reavey, Nik Kovac, no-bid contracts, RFP, Rhonda Kelsey, sole-source contract, TID, Wisconsin Department of Revenue
A looming deadline to file an assessment report is pressuring the city of Milwaukee to approve two no-bid contracts.
Published: November 23, 2011
Tags: architect, Department of City Development, East Side Architectural Review District, East Side Business Improvement District, Jim Plaisted, Milwaukee, Nik Kovac, Robert Bauman, Third Ward
Milwaukee is poised to add more oversight to development proposals on the city’s east side.
By James Briggs A $15.4 million, 122-unit apartment development proposed for Milwaukee’s east side includes a billboard atop the roof. It’s the first time city officials can recall agreeing to allow a billboard on an apartment building. “And let’s hope the last,” Alderman Michael Murphy said Tuesday at the city’s Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee. [...]