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New city law requires deconstruction rather than demolition

Published Nov. 8, 2017

In an effort to boost employment opportunities, save old growth wood and other building materials used in old Milwaukee homes slated for demolition and keep materials out of landfills, as well as trim landfill tipping fees paid by taxpayers, Ald. Robert Bauman introduced legislation that would require deconstruction, rather than demolition, of certain old structures.

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Common Council calls for reducing incarceration

Published May 21, 2017

The Milwaukee Common Council recently passed a resolution calling on Milwaukee County, the State of Wisconsin and the federal government to prioritize prevention and address crime holistically to reduce incarceration, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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$2 million neighborhood improvement grant will help Sherman Park

Published Nov. 22, 2016

The Common Council approved legislation that will enable the City of Milwaukee to use up to $2 million in grant funding from the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions for the demolition, deconstruction and rehabilitation of blighted properties.

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Four Hot Council Races

All 15  Milwaukee aldermen are seeking re-election this Spring.  Since incumbents have major advantages  in name-recognition, fund-raising and endorsements, they almost always win. But  here are four  aldermanic districts in which incumbents face serious chalenges:8th:&nb...


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