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5th District News Releases


Dec. 17  Spreading the word about Milwaukee’s Pay at the Bank Program for City Taxes
Dec. 13 
Milwaukee taxpayers can avoid parking headaches and long lines
Sept. 27 
Statement from Alderman Jim Bohl: Floated county taxi takeover ill-conceived

Aug. 29  Statement from Aldermen Jim Bohl, Robert J. Bauman and Tony Zielinski: Time Warner’s digital conversion benefits Time Warner, not Milwaukee

Aug. 20  Wauwatosa/Milwaukee construction project will impact traffic along N. 100th St.
July 23  Common Council members call on state to house sex offenders elsewhere
Jan. 22 
A conversation about changing local government: A response to state lawmakers’ plan to restructure the Milwaukee County Board


Oct. 16  MEDIA ADVISORY: CWNA annual meeting Thursday to feature elected official town hall
Sept. 24  MEDIA ADVISORY: Common Council members will call for U.S. Attorney investigation into Derek Williams death  |  JOINT STATEMENT: U.S. Attorney’s insight needed in Williams death investigation
July 23  Proposal seeks change to allow water negotiations with Waukesha for wider service area | Resolution
July 9  STATEMENT: Alderman Jim Bohl on Journal Sentinel PolitiFact piece on fluoride
May 30 
MEDIA ADVISORY: Alderman Bohl news conference Thursday on fluoridation legislation
May 29  
News conference set for fluoridation ending proposals  |  STATEMENT  |  FILE 120187  |  FILE 120188

May 22
MEDIA ADVISORY: Fluoridation of city water could end under proposed legislation  |  STATEMENT  |  FILE
Mar. 28  
Proposal seeks change to city's reassessment notice practices
Jan. 31 
MEDIA ADVISORY: Community to Discuss New Neighborhood School
Jan. 9  
Attorney General Opinion Opens Door for City's TID Districts Local Street Work Solution


Dec. 29  STATEMENT: The Suburban Doesn't Work in the Urban: A New Model for the Grand Avenue Mall 
Oct. 13  MEDIA ADVISORY: Treasurer’s Office Reform Ideas Laid Out by Alderman Jim Bohl  |  City of Milwaukee Office of the City Treasurer: A Policy Plan for Reform
June 21  Public Works Committee to Receive Flooding Task Force Recommendations
June 9  Flooding Study Task Force to Vote on Recommendations
June 3  Alderman Bohl Wants Change in City’s Reassessment Notice Practices
Apr. 27  Drop Off Meds and Get Free Fertilizer
Apr. 18  MEDIA ADVISORY: Resurfacing of W. Appleton Ave. Topic of Public Information Meeting
Mar. 4 
MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Information Meeting Regarding State DOT Project for Hwy. 145 Bridges
Feb. 1 
Alderman Bohl’s Neighborhood Meeting CANCELED
Jan. 14 
Proposed “Reverse Auction” Legislation Could Save City Time and Money
Jan. 6 
Flooding Study Task Force Holds First Meeting Today


Nov. 16  STATEMENT: Ald. Bohl Says The “Truth-O-Meter” Needs re-Calibrating  |  DPW Documents
Nov. 3  Flood Insurance Buyers Need to Beware, and Be Aware, Aldermen Warn  |  FEMA News Release
July 27  Council Members Unanimous on Flooding Task Force; State Smoking Ban Implemented Locally
July 23  City of Milwaukee Task Force Proposed to Study Flooding
July 16  Time for City, MMSD to Make Proactive Basement Backup Prevention Effort
June 4  Public Ceremony Sunday to Celebrate Opening of Hartung Quarry Park
June 1  Public Ceremony Sunday to Celebrate Opening of Hartung Quarry Park
Apr. 28  STATEMENT: Milwaukee’s “Surplus” Needs Some Clarification  |  Tax Stabilization Fund 2001-2010
Apr. 28  May 1 Neighborhood Clean Up Along Capitol Drive Looking for Volunteers
Apr. 1  Hartung Quarry Park to Receive Sculptures
Jan. 15 
Three of Four Stores Found Selling Stolen Gold & Jewelry Surrender Licenses



Dec. 21  MPS Control Struggle: A Merry Compromise Proposal
Dec. 11  Stores Found Selling Pilfered Gold Could Face License Revocation, Penalties
Oct. 5  Construction Project Moves Quickly
Sept. 23  Mayor’s Increases for Road Spending Good Start, But (Much) More Needed
Jun. 22  Taxicab Review Board Hosts Public Hearing
Mar. 27 
City’s TID Districts Could Provide Millions for Local Street Work, Create Jobs


Nov. 21  “Punishment” Enabling More Crime?
Oct. 2  
Pilot Program Combines Available Resources

Sep. 12  
Statement From Ald. Jim Bohl On MPS Truancy Numbers
Jul. 14  
Media Reports Err On Council License File | Legislative File Number 080452

May 16  
Sculpting A Park Out Of A Landfill; Hartung Park Phase One Groundbreaking Ceremony Sunday
Mar. 20 
Street Maintenance Audit Results Expected In Time For 2009 Budget 
Feb. 12 
Irked Council Member Says Potholes Not Being Addressed Quickly Enough

Feb. 7 
City Plows Haven't Touched Parts Of Northwest Side
Jan. 8  
Hartung Park Wins Stewardship Grant Award


Nov. 2 STATEMENT: Alds. Bohl, Donovan And Dudzik On MPS Tax Hike
Oct. 31 
Aldermen To Call For Public Stand Against Massive Proposed MPS Tax Hike
Oct. 29 
Mayor Chose School Funding Over Shared Revenue; City Taxpayers & Services Will Pay The Price, Aldermen Say
Oct. 22 
Police Redistricting To Go Forward As Council Moves To Fill Funding Gap


Nov. 17  Police Chief To Appear At Alderman's Town Hall Meeting
May 24 
Ald. Jim Bohl Statement On His Position Re: Timmerman Field  
Mar. 3  
Blunt Truth: New Law Closes Drug Paraphernalia Loophole, Citywide Ban Being Proposed 

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