Mayor Barrett presented his 2022 Proposed Executive Budget Address on Tuesday, September 21 at 10 a.m. to the Common Council at City Hall.
The new requirement for general city employees—including temporary employees and interns—is effective as of Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
The week includes a series of public engagement sessions where residents will have the opportunity to engage with City officials to discuss the City’s budget process, the City’s 2022 budget priorities and solutions to budget challenges.
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement on Milwaukee as a potential site for the 2024 Democratic National Convention
The public is welcome to join the celebration of the Milwaukee Bucks’ NBA Championship downtown on Thursday, and multiple City departments are working to make sure the festivities run as smoothly as possible.
Mayor Tom Barrett will host a public meeting regarding his Milwaukee Recovery and Resilience Plan on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Tom Barrett plans to address reckless driving in Milwaukee with more than $6 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.
In his Milwaukee Recovery and Resilience Plan, Mayor Tom Barrett is investing $13.8 million to promote job readiness and employment opportunities.
Mayor Tom Barrett is directing over $30 million to support housing activities in Milwaukee using funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) has announced an award of $4 million to the City of Milwaukee’s Office of African American Affairs as a part of a $250 million two-year initiative to identify and implement best practices for improving health literacy to enhance COVID-19 vaccination and other mitigation practices among underserved populations.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has directed the City’s Department of Employee Relations to initiate an adjustment in the hourly wage of the City’s lowest paid employees.
Mayor Tom Barrett has empaneled a Mayor’s Task Force on Milwaukee’s Pension System to address the imminent and ominous financial challenges stemming from the City’s Employees’ Retirement System.
Mayor Tom Barrett announced his appointment of three new members of the Fire and Police Commission today.
Mayor Tom Barrett, in consultation with members of the Milwaukee Common Council, is asking Milwaukee residents to share their priorities for the expenditure of American Rescue Plan funds.
During the Milwaukee Continuum of Care’s (CoC) Point in Time count, an annual census of all those experiencing homelessness who are in sheltered or unsheltered settings, street outreach groups counted only 17 individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness on a single night in January.
Mayor Tom Barrett has set Monday, June 21, 2021 as the date for a reopening of Milwaukee City Hall and the other city buildings where the public interacts with municipal offices.
Mayor Tom Barrett has promoted Arnitta Holliman to the position of Director of the Office of Violence Prevention (OVP).
Join Mayor Tom Barrett virtually on Wednesday, May 12 at 6 p.m. for an American Rescue Plan Information Session.
Today Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced ten parks adjacent to City buildings are offering open-access wireless internet from 5 a.m. – 9 p.m. in underserved communities across the city.
Mayor Tom Barrett is calling on Milwaukee residents to wear denim on Wednesday, April 28 as a sign of support for local survivors of sexual assault.
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement on the Derick Chauvin murder trail verdict.
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement on the Supreme Court's election decision.
Saturday, March 13 marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Milwaukee. Mayor Tom Barrett will be reflecting on the extraordinary efforts of Milwaukeeans who have helped fight the virus on all fronts and invites the public to contribute to the effort.
The City of Milwaukee is launching the latest round of the Fresh Food Access Fund this week with new grants available to fund health food initiatives in Milwaukee.
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement on the Governor's capital budget.