Mayor Tom Barrett welcomed Telcom & Data, Inc., a telecommunications company, to Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood on Monday. Telcom & Data, founded in Chicago more than fourteen years ago, provides telephone systems and other communication resources to its clients.
The National League of Cities (NLC) has notified Milwaukee that it is a finalist for the 2010 Awards for Municipal Excellence. The Awards for Municipal Excellence recognize cities and towns for outstanding programs that improve the quality of life in America’s communities. Milwaukee was chosen for its highly successful Menomonee Valley Industrial Center and Community Park.
The City of Milwaukee along with its economic development partners are extending a welcome to American Micro Detection Systems, Inc. (AMDS). AMDS is a new company that will manufacture sophisticated equipment to detect impurities and contamination in water. Mayor Tom Barrett praised AMDS for selecting Milwaukee.
In a celebration at its new manufacturing site, leaders in the business community and government welcomed Helios USA to the city of Milwaukee. The start-up solar energy company plans to employ dozens of people at its Menomonee Valley facility.
Mayor Tom Barrett today announced the City will launch “Take Root Milwaukee,” a campaign to promote homeownership and aid local homeowners faced with foreclosure.
Long tradition of City celebrations continues – this year on the day after the Fourth.
Menomonee Valley wind generator facility plans 275 new jobs.
Mayor Tom Barrett joined top executives from Ingeteam for a groundbreaking Wednesday at the site of the Spanish company’s new manufacturing facility.
the City of Milwaukee honored for two innovative programs.
The Public Policy Forum presented two of its highest awards to the City of Milwaukee in the Forum’s annual “Salute to Local Government.”
Mayor Tom Barrett kicked off the 5th annual Earn & Learn program in which Milwaukee young people participate in summer employment and educational activities.
The University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (UWM) has joined forces with the City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Water Council to establish two locations for its new School of Freshwater Sciences.
Governor Jim Doyle and the Wisconsin Department of Commerce have approved funding of a significant flood control project in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley that will protect the Falk facility where hundreds of workers currently produce high-value industrial gear drives. The $2.3 million funding will help prevent flooding and will allow Falk, part of Rexnord, to expand its operations at the current site.
From a petite Hillel to a tucked-in Bay View tavern, from a healing garden at a hospital to an outdoor space for a motorcycle-inspired hotel, 23 projects will be honored Thursday by Mayor Tom Barrett for contributing to the design excellence of the urban landscape. JSOnline
Federal grants announced this week will make possible the cleaning and reuse of three brownfield sites in the city of Milwaukee for residential, commercial and industrial uses.
Mayor Tom Barrett welcomed Talgo, the high-speed train manufacturer, to Milwaukee. The Spanish company is establishing its North American manufacturing facility in Milwaukee and will build high speed trains for Wisconsin and other states.
Mayor Tom Barrett today encouraged people to nominate exceptional buildings, individuals, spaces or physical improvements in the city for the annual Mayor’s Design Awards. Now in its thirteenth year, the awards honor aspects of Milwaukee’s built environment that make our city a lively and engaging place.
The Citywide Policy Plan includes broad recommendations regarding land use, housing and neighborhoods, economic development, cultural resources, natural resources, transportation, community facilities, utilities, and intergovernmental cooperation.
Mayor Barrett announced today that Milwaukee will receive $36 million in federal funds to alleviate the impact of high rates of mortgage foreclosure on city neighborhoods.
A long-time south side Milwaukee tradition, ice skating on the frozen lagoon at Kosciuszko Park, has returned, thanks to a collaboration involving Urban Anthropology, Inc. and Milwaukee’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative.
The City of Milwaukee has scheduled a public open house to introduce the final element of its new Smart Growth comprehensive plan, the Citywide policy plan.