Mayor Barrett has focused an extraordinary amount of resources and energy toward economic development activities designed to encourage a healthy, job-generating, private sector economy in the City of Milwaukee.
Mayor Barrett’s approach to fiscal management has led to the maintenance of critical services, continued investment in City infrastructure improvements and unprecedented commitments to financial reserves.
Among the many priorities for protecting and promoting health in Milwaukee, Mayor Barrett’s top priorities include reducing teen pregnancy, reducing infant mortality, increasing immunization rates, preventing childhood lead poisoning, and ending violence in our community.
During Mayor Barrett’s time in office, the Milwaukee Police Department has become more effective, more technologically-advanced, more transparent and more engaged with the community.
Mayor Barrett is committed to implementing a comprehensive strategy to address the impacts of foreclosures on Milwaukee residents and on Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Mayor Barrett has enacted his vision for a greener Milwaukee through the formation of Milwaukee’s Green Team and the establishment of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office.