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Jim Schmitt

Dec 18, 2016

New public safety building in Green Bay could cost $38M

The mayor of Green Bay says he has three possible downtown locations in mind for a new flagship public safety building that could cost up to $38 million.

Feb 6, 2014

Board votes to cover courthouse restoration costs

Milwaukee County will pay contractors working to restore the Milwaukee County Courthouse and wait to be reimbursed.

Jun 5, 2013

Budget amendment could clear way for Couture

A proposed amendment to the state budget could settle the lengthy land-use dispute over The Couture and allow construction of the high-rise development in downtown Milwaukee.

May 23, 2013

Milwaukee County Board OKs outside attorney to fight reform bills

Milwaukee County supervisors could spend as much as $25,000 on an outside attorney to either clarify two state reform bills or try to kill them.

May 16, 2013

Milwaukee County supervisors end bid to remove chairwoman

A call for the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors chairwoman to step down has gone quiet, according to the supervisor who led the effort.

Apr 29, 2013

Pressure mounts for Milwaukee County Board chairwoman

Five Milwaukee County supervisors now are aligned in a campaign to force Marina Dimitrijevic from her position as board chairwoman.

Mar 1, 2013

Editorial: Milwaukee County’s cost for confirmation

The numbers march commandingly across the pages, lending support to the crisp, modern graphics and charts.

Feb 27, 2013

Milwaukee County looks to cut building costs

Milwaukee County has an X marking treasure on an otherwise blank map.

Jul 26, 2012

Milwaukee County OKs Crystal Ridge contract

Milwaukee County approved a contract Thursday with The Rock Sports Complex LLC to develop a multisport operation at Crystal Ridge in Franklin despite reservations from some supervisors that the agreement is flawed.

Jul 20, 2012

Milwaukee’s Couture faces questions about property designation

Milwaukee County supervisors are wrestling with the designation of land beneath the Downtown Transit Center and, by extension, the legality of The Couture high-rise proposed for the site.

Jul 13, 2012

Milwaukee’s Couture development inches forward

The Couture high-rise proposed for the Downtown Transit Center property probably will get a July date with a Milwaukee County committee despite the chairwoman’s opposition.

Jun 28, 2012

Milwaukee County votes down cash for War Memorial Center maintenance

An effort to give $150,000 to the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center failed to pass by a vote during Thursday’s Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors meeting.


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