Research & Analysis
The research and analysis staff attends all City of Milwaukee Common Council and Common Council standing committee meetings to assist the Council and other city departments in formulating city ordinances and policy. In addition to drafting city ordinances and resolutions, analysts also provide fiscal analysis and research and write reports for the Common Council dealing with governmental concerns. One of the main responsibilities of this section is the annual review of the budget submitted by the Mayor, which involves review of all city department budgets and providing analysis on these budgets to the Council.
Legislative Reference Bureau Analysts:
Draft legislation for Common Council members and city departments
Conduct surveys of other municipalities on complex urban issues
Research and report on governmental issues facing the City
Review and analyze the annual executive budget
Provide technical assistance to task forces and ad hoc committees established by the Common Council
Keep abreast of municipal issues which may be of interest to the Common Council
For more information contact:
Richard Pfaff I Legislative Reference Bureau Manager I (414) 286-2267
Ted Medhin | Research and Analysis Supervisor | (414) 286-8681
City Hall, Room 307
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.