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December 2009

Dec. 23  Christmas Gift from City to be Delivered Soon
Dec. 23  Joint Statement of Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Alderman Nik Kovac Regarding Milwaukee Fire Department
Dec. 22  Council Poised to Approve Summerfest Lease Extension
Dec. 21  MPS Control Struggle: A Merry Compromise Proposal
Dec. 18  NBA All-Star Devin Harris 34 Ways to Assist Toy Drive at Parklawn Y Tomorrow
Dec. 17  Holiday Lighting Ceremony Today
Dec. 16  STATEMENT: Alderman Bob Donovan Regarding Opportunities Lost in Milwaukee
Dec. 15  President Hines Seeks Role for City In Reforming Milwaukee Child Care
Dec. 11  Stores Found Selling Pilfered Gold Could Face License Revocation, Penalties
Dec. 11  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs Regarding Possible 6th District Development
Dec. 10  Public Safety Threatened by Pending Fire Department “Brownouts”
Dec. 9  Private Alarm Companies to Appear Before Public Safety Committee
Dec. 9  Potential Water Sale Represents Opportunity for Real Regionalism
Dec. 8  STATEMENT: Alderman Nik Kovac Regarding Police Officers Hit by Vehicle Last Night
 

November 2009

Nov. 30  Police Reports Center of License Discussion as Council Takes Up Ladybug Club, Jerseys
Nov. 25  Meeting to Explore Milwaukee’s Intermodal Transportation Possibilities
Nov. 20  MEDIA ADVISORY: Thanksgiving Turkeys to be Donated to Parklawn Families
Nov. 19  STATEMENT: Alderman Donovan Outraged at Tavern Licensing “Double-Standard”
                Ladybug Club Police Report  |  Jersey's Police Report  |  Questions Police Report  |  Questions Meeting Minutes
Nov. 18  Students to Broadcast Their Fight Against Graffiti
Nov. 13  Alderman Murphy to Host Benefit for Ethiopia’s Homeless Children
Nov. 10  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs Regarding MLK Drive Rave
Nov. 6  Council Adopts 2010 City Budget that Maintains Vital Services, Lowers Solid Waste Charge
Nov. 4  President Hines in Madison to Hear from U.S. President Obama, Sec. Duncan on Meaningful Education Reform
 

October 2009

Oct. 26  Milwaukee Unveils 2010 U.S. Census Website
Oct. 23  Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs One of Holy Redeemer’s Women of Honor
Oct. 22  Coakley Withdraws Plan to Relocate DHS Facility to Bronzeville Area
Oct. 14  President Hines, YMCA Announce New Mentoring Recruitment Program
Oct. 13  MEDIA ADVISORY: Special Public Safety Meeting Tomorrow
Oct. 13  Common Council Wants DHS Facility to Stay Put at 12th and Vliet
Oct. 13  Citizens Invited to Joint Public Hearing Tonight on 2010 Budget
Oct. 10  MEDIA ADVISORY: Sunday Public Rally for Public Safety
Oct. 9  Freedom Essay Scholarship
Oct. 7  President Hines, Residents Mourn Loss of “Querro” Evans
Oct. 7  Citizens, Cops and Firefighters to Rally for a Better Milwaukee
Oct. 7  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Davis and Community Leaders to Speak Out on Shooting
Oct. 5  MEDIA ADVISORY: Local Business to Host Energy Exchange Reception
Oct. 5  Construction Project Moves Quickly
Oct. 2  Ald. Joe Davis Named To National League Of Cities Nominating Committee
Oct. 1  Mayor, State Rep., DOA Secretary and School Board Director to Discuss MPS Issues in Public Forum Tonight
 

September 2009

Sept. 30  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs Regarding Police Officer Shot Serving Warrant
Sept. 30  STATEMENT: Alderman Donovan Regarding Police Officer Shot Serving Warrant
Sept. 30  Mayor, State Rep., DOA Secretary and School Board Director to Discuss MPS Issues in Public Forum
Sept. 24  Hearing Set for Ordinance Applying Federal Law to Licensees, Applicants
Sept. 24  STATEMENT: Ald. Dudzik Regarding Hospitalization
Sept. 23  Mayor’s Increases for Road Spending Good Start, But (Much) More Needed
Sept. 22  Council Approves Housing Preservation Fund  |  Housing Preservation Fund File
Sept. 21  STATEMENT: Ald. Joe Davis, Sr. Regarding Lowe’s at Midtown Center Closing
Sept. 21  MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Works Project Incorporates Wheel Tax Dollars and MORE Worker Provisions
Sept. 18  Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs to Receive “Woman of the Year” Award
Sept. 18  MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Works Project Incorporates Wheel Tax Dollars and MORE Worker Provisions
Sept. 11  Reuben Harpole Honorary Street Naming Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Today
Sept. 10  MPS Mayoral Control Proposal Fodder for Public Forum Tonight
Sept. 10  Holler Park Becomes Center for Rain Garden Training
Sept. 9  STATEMENT: Alderman Kovac on Developments in Nathan Potter Murder Investigation
Sept. 9  City Could Have New Hope for Downtown UWM College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Sept. 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: City’s First Stimulus-Funded Road Project to be Focus of News Conference
Sept. 9  STATEMENT: Ald. Coggs on Serial Killer Suspect Arrest
Sept. 9  Community Information Meeting to Weigh Mayoral Control of MPS
Sept. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Zielinski to Hold News Conference Outside Mayor’s Office
Sept. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: Ald. Coggs Asks Residents to Let Their Voice Be Heard Today
Sept. 2  MEDIA ADVISORY: Ald. Coggs Asks Residents to Let Their Voice Be Heard
Sept. 2  Mayor Says “No” to Public Debate of MPS Mayoral Control Proposal
Sept. 1  President Hines' Remarks from Yesterday's MPS News Conference
Sept. 1  Alderman Challenges Mayor to Debate Mayoral Control of MPS
 

August 2009

Aug. 31  Alderman Donovan Calls for MPS Vision Plan Going Forward  |  Letter  |  MPS Restructuring Plan
Aug. 27  Ald. Joe Davis Appointed To League Of Wisconsin Municipalities’ Committee
Aug. 24  STATEMENT: President Hines on MPS Governance
Aug. 24  STATEMENT: Alderman Bob Donovan on Mayoral Control of MPS
Aug. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Conference to Rally Opposition to Mayoral Control of MPS
Aug. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Park East Art Project Fully Realized
Aug. 21  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderwoman Asks Residents To Join Her At Health Fair
Aug. 21  MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Conference to Rally Opposition to Mayoral Control of MPS
Aug. 21  Park East Art Project Fully Realized
Aug. 20  M&I Bank Celebrates Re-Opening in South Side Neighborhood
Aug. 17  MEDIA ADVISORY: Council Member Promotes Library Meetings
Aug. 14  MEDIA ADVISORY: Council Member Promotes Library Meetings
Aug. 11  High Speed Rail a Win-Win-Win for Milwaukee, Region
Aug. 11  MEDIA ADVISORY: Five and Alive: Villard Avenue Day Festival to Mark Fifth Year
Aug. 5  Massive Graffiti Tag Moves Up News Conference
Aug. 4  MEDIA ADVISORY: Aldermen to Honor Jontae Woodley Today
Aug. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: Aldermen to Honor Jontae Woodley
Aug. 3  National Night Out Celebration Comes to the 6th District
 

July 2009

Jul. 31  Grand Opening for King Drive Business in the 6th District
Jul. 31  New Fifth Ward/Walker’s Point Scenic Overlook to be Dedicated Tomorrow
Jul. 30  Ald. Coggs Extends Deadline for Freedom Scholarship
Jul. 30  New Fifth Ward/Walker’s Point Scenic Overlook to be Dedicated Saturday
Jul. 28  City of Milwaukee to Seek Six-Lane Zoo Interchange that Spares More than 20 Properties, Sends $150 Million in Savings for Local Roads and Bridges
Jul. 22  MEDIA ADVISORY: Change of Heart: Mayor’s Use of Police Chief at Fundraiser Will Benefit Officers  |  Letter to Mayor
Jul. 22  Gateway Days to Include Holler Park Dedication
Jul. 20  STATEMENT: Alderman Kovac and Alderwoman Coggs on Riverwest Safety
Jul. 20  Holler Park Dedication to Honor Cooperative Efforts
Jul. 20  STATEMENT: Alderman Witkowski Regarding Dan Bice MJS Article
Jul. 17  Granite Pavers Sale a Success
Jul. 15  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Alarmed by Mayor’s Use of Police Chief at Fundraiser  |  Letter to Mayor
Jul. 13  Public Hearings Scheduled for City’s CDBG Plans
Jul. 13  New Midtown Center Restaurant Credited for Hiring Local Residents, Contractors
Jul. 10  City Hall Doors to be Open for Public Before, During & After Great Circus Parade
Jul. 7  Jewish Community Food Pantry to Open
Jul. 6  MEDIA ADVISORY: Police Officer Who Helped Catch Gun Suspects to be Honored
Jul. 1  STATEMENT: Alderman Witkowiak on S. Muskego Ave. Eminent Domain Issue
Jul. 1  NEWS BRIEF: Ald. Coggs & Ald. Kovac Invite Residents to See Newly Restored Kilbourn Reservoir Park on July 4
 

June 2009

Jun. 30  Internationally Known Airport Expert to Make Scheduled Milwaukee Stop
Jun. 29  Laying Down the Law on Fireworks
Jun. 25  Fireworks Safety Reminders Explode In Cyberspace
Jun. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: 50-Year Member of Safety Commission to be Honored Today at City Hall
Jun. 23  MEDIA ADVISORY: 50-Year Member of Safety Commission to be Honored at City Hall
Jun. 22  City to Conduct Sale of Granite Pavers; Potential Buyers Must Fill Out Application & Agree to Sale Terms  |  Purchasing Rules  |  Release of Liability
Jun. 22  Taxicab Review Board Hosts Public Hearing
Jun. 19  President Hines Expresses Concern Over Flooding, Sewage in City Neighborhoods
Jun. 19  City Mulling List of Conditions for Any Changes to Hoan Bridge
Jun. 19  Senate Budget Includes Handout to Oak Creek for Drexel Interchange
Jun. 19  Alderwoman Coggs Challenges Students To Put Freedom In Writing
Jun. 18  STATEMENT: Alderman Davis Regarding Homicide in 2nd District on June 17, 2009
Jun. 16  Historic Third Ward to Get Influx of LUKE Parking Meters
Jun. 15  Council to Take Up Furlough Days for City Employees, MORE Ordinance Staffing, Snow & Ice Fee Increase, & 24-Hour Parking Zone
Jun. 12  Community Event Set for June 20th to Thank Milwaukee Police Officers  |  Event Flyer
Jun. 10  Plans to be Unveiled for S. 27th St. Makeover, Business Improvement Districts
Jun. 10  Alderman Trumpets Support for United Negro College Fund Event
Jun. 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: Job Fair Today
Jun. 8  Bishop’s Creek Development Brings Jobs To Local Residents
Jun. 4  Public Safety Committee Approves Permanent 24-Hour Parking Zone Near Downtown
Jun. 3  State Budget Item Could Spoil School’s Success Story
Jun. 1  Two Students "Keeping the Dream Alive"
 

May 2009

May 29  Milwaukee Will Defer Look at Water Privatization, Aldermen Say  |  Letter to Comptroller  |  Letter to City Attorney
May 27  Operation Bass Busters Back & Looking to Empower Citizen Complainants
May 26  MEDIA ADVISORY: Harbor Commission Meeting Called to Discuss Proposed UWM Development
May 22  STATEMENT: Ald. Coggs on Search for North Side Serial Killer
May 22  March4Freedom To Bring Positive, Anti-Violence Message
May 22  MEDIA ADVISORY: Safe Summer News Conference on Memorial Day
May 19  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Donovan Vents on Smoking Ban in Letter to Mayor  |  Ald. Donovan's Letter to Mayor Barrett
May 7  Alderman’s Son to Receive U.S. Army Honor During Pentagon Ceremony
May 5  STATEMENT: Ald. Donovan on Today’s Statewide Smoking Ban Hearing
May 1  STATEMENT: President Hines and Mayor Barrett on RTA and Sales Tax
 

April 2009

Apr. 29  Administration Looking to Close Four Libraries; Irate Aldermen to Sound Off
Apr. 29  President Hines Welcomes TARP Congressional Oversight Committee to Milwaukee
Apr. 21  STATEMENT: Ald. Donovan Says All is Quiet After Release of MPS Audit
Apr. 21  Frank P. Zeidler Public Service Award Nominees Sought
Apr. 15  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderwoman Coggs and Alderman Kovac Co-Sponsor Business Seminar
Apr. 15  MEDIA ADVISORY: Paddling To The Next Pop Up
Apr. 14  Milwaukee Joins Prescription Discount Program
Apr. 14  For Sale Vehicles Will Need Permit if Parked on Public Property
Apr. 14  Common Council Says “Yes” to Push Bill Requiring Child Care Van Safety Alarms
Apr. 13  Common Council to Seek Passage of Bill Requiring Child Care Van Safety Check
Apr. 9  MEDIA ADVISORY: Special Public Works Meeting Called to Discuss Public Art Project
Apr. 9  STATEMENT: Ald. Donovan on MPS Review Findings
Apr. 8  Alderman Bauman Praises Attempted Emergency Brake On I-94 Project
Apr. 7  MEDIA ADVISORY: “Operation Payback” Part II: HOC Inmates to Perform Community Service Today
Apr. 6  NEWS BRIEF: Ald. Coggs Reminds Students that “I Am the Dream” Scholarship Deadline is April 15
Apr. 6  CLARIFICATION: Citizens Can Sign Up to Receive Text Alerts From Alderwoman Milele Coggs
Apr. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: “Operation Payback” Part II: HOC Inmates to Perform Community Service Tuesday
Apr. 3  New Recycling Task Force to Hold First Meeting Next Week
Apr. 3  Citizens Can Sign Up to Receive Text Alerts From Alderwoman Milele Coggs
Apr. 1  Operation Impact to be Bigger, Bolder in Second Year
 

March 2009

Mar. 31  Operation Impact to be Bigger, Bolder in Second Year
Mar. 30  MEDIA ADVISORY: Bagpipes, Irish Dancers and Dignitaries to Offer Rousing Farewell to Archbishop Timothy Dolan
Mar. 27  City’s TID Districts Could Provide Millions for Local Street Work, Create Jobs
Mar. 26  City Given No Choice: Will Have to Lobby Against UWM Preferred Wauwatosa Site for College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Mar. 25  STATEMENT: From Alderman Hamilton
Mar. 25  Benefits Ordinance Approved by Common Council
Mar. 25  MEDIA ADVISORY: Milwaukee Joins SweatFree Purchasing Consortium
Mar. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Milwaukee Joins SweatFree Purchasing Consortium
Mar. 23  MEDIA ADVISORY: Carora to Confirm Sister City Status
Mar. 20  MEDIA ADVISORY: Carora to Confirm Sister City Status
Mar. 11  STATEMENT: President Hines Welcomes GLUE Founders; Milwaukee Hosts National Conference
Mar. 3  MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference on Community Benefits Ordinance Following Council Meeting Today
Mar. 2  Common Council Committee Approves Benefits Ordinance
Mar. 2  STATEMENT: Alderman Davis on MPS Board Meeting
 

February 2009

Feb. 26  President Hines And Alderman Murphy Praise President Obama For Budget Commitment To Great Lakes
Feb. 20  STATEMENT: Alderman Donovan On Early Inmate Release Proposed In State Budget Plan
Feb. 18  City Panel To Look At Pothole Repair Policies, Sinking Manholes
Feb. 17  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Donovan Asks for Governor’s Assistance to Bring Changes to MPS, Bradley Tech  |  Ald. Donovan's Letter To Governor Doyle
Feb. 16  Futures of MPS and City of Milwaukee Inextricably Linked
Feb. 13  STATEMENT: Alderwoman Coggs Responds To Media 
Feb. 13  STATEMENT: Alderman Donovan On Bradley Tech Melee
Feb. 12  Ald. Joe Davis Appointed As Representative To NLC Committee
Feb. 10  Housing Trust Fund Awards Welcome News in Gloomy Economic Times
Feb. 4    Pick ‘n Save Move A Positive For N. 76th & Good Hope Business District
 

January 2009

Jan. 29  President Hines Applauds Governor Doyle’s Straightforward Leadership In State Of The State Address
Jan. 27  Ald. Joe Davis Appointed To National League Of Cities Finance Committee
Jan. 23  President Hines’ Statement on Harley-Davidson Layoffs
Jan. 20  President Hines’ Statement On The Inaugural Ceremony For President Obama
Jan. 16  Ald. Coggs Invites Students To Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Writing
Jan. 16  MEDIA ADVISORY: Comptroller to Speak at Neighborhood Group’s First Meeting
Jan. 16  MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Joined By Residents To Discuss Court Decision On La Espanola
Jan. 15  Alderman Blasts Courts For Overstepping Bounds
Jan. 14  Wal-Mart Grants Presented To Two Community Groups Today

 

 

Common Council - City Clerk
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Public Information Manager
Bill Arnold - (414) 286-3285
E-mail - warnol@milwaukee.gov
 
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Dustin Weis - (414) 286-3881
E-mail - dweis@milwaukee.gov

 

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