District 11 - Alderman
Learn More About 100-year Floodplain Map Updates
The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is currently finalizing updated 100-year floodplain maps for the City of Milwaukee within the Kinnickinnic (KK) River watershed. These updated floodplains cover significantly larger areas than the existing FEMA floodplain maps and reflect a much greater flood risk to homes and businesses within several areas throughout the watershed. In response to the floodplain update, the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is currently undergoing an update to its KK River Watershed Flood Management Plan in order to develop and evaluate various alternatives to reduce this increased flood risk (click here to see full article and MMSD map)
How to get a Neighborhood Cleanup Box
The City of Milwaukee’s Neighborhood Cleanup Box program for 2015 allows neighbors to secure a large city Dumpster for cleaning and beautifying their block and neighborhood.
Please click here to learn more about the program and how to secure a cleanup box.
Help Milwaukee Students—Become a Literacy Tutor
The successful and growing Interfaith-MPS Tutor Program is looking for adults who are 55 years old and older to become literacy tutors. Literacy tutors are placed in MPS classrooms to help students with their literacy skills for at least 90 minutes per week. Tutors volunteer in K4 through 5th grade classrooms.
All tutors will go through a training program before they enter the classroom so that they can be efficient and effective literacy tutors. The minimum commitment is 90 minutes per week but a tutor can ask for additional hours—just as many of the current tutors with the program have. The tutors would work in 5th Aldermanic District schools such as Maple Tree School and Engleburg School, along with a few others.
The tutoring program has so far had great success with 82% of students showing a positive change in attitude, with 79% showing a positive change in their interest toward learning and 80% demonstrating improved academic engagement. The Interfaith-MPS tutor program is a great way to give back to the community in a program that has proven results with more than 150 tutors involved.
If you are interested in joining the program or learning more about it, please contact Marie Honel at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (414) 220-8683.
Start a Block Watch
To start a Block Watch in you area, contact Officers Felix or Gutmann-Gnadt at 935-7198 or e-mail them at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.