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Akilah Young, owner of Canfield Cleaning Services

Kiva City makes 100th loan to Milwaukee entrepreneur

Milwaukee’s Kiva micro-loan program is celebrating an important milestone: its 100th loan to an entrepreneur. The 100th loan was made to Akilah Young, who owns Canfield Cleaning Services. She applied for a $2,000 loan, which was crowd-funded by lenders throughout the world within 48 hours. Ms. Young will use the loan to secure better marketing materials, buy equipment, and hire additional employees.

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MKE United creates vision for downtown and surrounding neighborhoods

The Greater Milwaukee Committee in partnership with the City of Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Urban League and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation recently announced the MKE United Greater Downtown Action Agenda (MKE United), an effort to create a shared, inclusive vision for Greater Downtown Milwaukee, supported by a strategic Action Agenda that will make that vision a reality. “Milwaukee is experiencing unprecedented downtown development,” said Milwaukee Mayor, Tom Barrett. “Working together, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to leverage those developments to create more equitable benefit for all Milwaukeeans and the neighborhoods adjacent to downtown.”

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DCD Planning Awarded Transit Oriented Development Planning Grant

The Federal Transit Administration announced in October that the City of Milwaukee was one of sixteen recipients nationwide selected to receive a competitive planning grant through the FTA’s Pilot Program for Transit Oriented Development Planning Grant Program. This grant will allow the City to develop strategies to foster Transit Oriented Development (TOD) along the proposed future King Drive/Bronzeville and Walker’s Point Streetcar extensions. TOD generally seeks to include a mixture of housing, office, retail and other amenities integrated into a walkable neighborhood located within one half mile of quality public transportation.

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4th & Wisconsin Avenue RFP

The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee is excited to present this RFP for an unprecedented transit-oriented development opportunity in the City of Milwaukee and one of the most unique transit-oriented development opportunities in the Midwest.

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LAM Magazine: Milwaukee cleans up the Menomonee Valley but keeps it working

Milwaukee was highlighted in the April 2016 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine, featuring the careful balance between brownfield remediation and industrial development in the Menomonee Valley. The City has created incremental plans that have come to life mitigating the harder aspects of a longtime manufacturing zone yet kept it as a hub for jobs.

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Northwestern Mutual’s new downtown tower is reshaping Milwaukee’s skyline

City Financing of Northwestern Mutual Tower Providing Local Employment

Northwestern Mutual’s new downtown tower is reshaping Milwaukee’s skyline, and, at the same time, the project is connecting hundreds of Milwaukee workers with career opportunities in the building trades. Mayor Tom Barrett recently discussed the progress of the project’s Workforce Development Program, which is providing construction jobs and training opportunities for Milwaukee residents. A newly released report shows that Northwestern Mutual and Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership (WRTP)/BIG STEP are on target and/or ahead of schedule in meeting all contract requirements and goals to ensure access

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City Plan Commission

12-05-20161:30 PM809 North Broadway, 1st Floor Boardroom

Board of Zoning Appeals

12-08-20162:00 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

12-13-20169:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

Joint Review Board for Tax Incremental Finance Districts

12-13-20161:00 PM809 North Broadway, 2nd Floor, Commissioner's Conference Room

Capital Improvements Committee

12-14-20169:00 AMCity Hall, Room 301-B

Public Meeting for the South 27th Street Strategic Action Plan

12-14-20166:00 PM  - 7:30 PMQuality Suites, 4488 S. 27th Street

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

01-05-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

01-18-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

01-25-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

02-07-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

02-15-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

02-28-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

03-08-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

03-28-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

04-06-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

04-18-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

04-26-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

05-09-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

05-17-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

05-31-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

06-07-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

06-20-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

06-28-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

07-11-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

07-19-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

07-31-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

09-06-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

09-13-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

09-26-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

10-04-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

10-17-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

10-25-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

11-07-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMON COUNCIL BUDGET ADOPTION MEETING

11-10-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

11-14-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

11-28-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

12-06-20171:30 PMCity Hall, Room 301-B

COMMON COUNCIL MEETING

12-19-20179:00 AMCity Hall, 3rd Floor, Common Council Chambers

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