Results tagged with 'county board'
Published Jan. 10, 2013
A former county supervisor who is now in the state Assembly has legislation that would give voters in the county the right to determine whether the board should be smaller, poorer and meet less frequently. Needless to say, the reaction from County Board members is one of horror at the thought that they might lose their $50,000 a year jobs and their ability to strike fear into the hearts of thousands of county employees by micromanaging their departments and their tasks.
Published Feb. 16, 2012
More than a decade ago, in a little-interest school board election in Milwaukee, everybody was surprised when a barely-known poet and creative writing teacher won by beating a lawyer who had the support of the establishment.
Published July 23, 2010
Children in Bay View have been wondering when they would be able to enjoy new playground equipment in Humboldt Park. Local lawmakers are wondering the same thing.
Published June 25, 2010
A stealth move by the Milwaukee County Board this week could take lakefront parkland and give it to the War Memorial Center for a parking lot. The WMC wants to expand its parking lot on the north end of the center, which also house a part of the Milwaukee Art museum.
Published June 18, 2010
Just as the Milwaukee Common Council did earlier, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors has proposed a boycott of Arizona businesses in response to that's states pending legislation aimed at stemming the rush of illegal immigration.
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Yesterday Assembly Republicans passed a bill that would diminish the authority of the Milwaukee County Board, cut its budget by two-thirds and reduce the term of supervisors from four to two years. The bill also provides for a referendum in April , 2014, on cutting the sup...
Dear County Board and Others, Urban Recreational Area VS Wilderness Dream Milwaukee County is now in the position of determining whether expenditures should be made to repair a dam or alternatively, whether a dam should be removed. The Milwaukee County Board ...
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