Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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County Investments in South Shore Park Pay Off
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County Investments in South Shore Park Pay Off

Beach and Park Upgrades Pushed by Supervisor Dimitrijevic Nearly Complete

Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values
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Judge’s Ruling a Victory for American Values

Action Protects Federal Funding for Pro-Immigrant Communities

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Condemns Hate Crime Attack
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Condemns Hate Crime Attack

"It's clear from the account of the survivor that Monday’s attack on a Muslim woman was a hate crime..."

Shuttered Pulaski Park Pavilion to Reopen with March 8 Event
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Shuttered Pulaski Park Pavilion to Reopen with March 8 Event

The pavilion has been closed for nearly 10 years.

Supervisors: All Are Welcome in Milwaukee County
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Supervisors: All Are Welcome in Milwaukee County

"I commend my colleagues on the County Board for standing on the right side of history today..."

Milwaukee County Opposes Discrimination in All Forms
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Milwaukee County Opposes Discrimination in All Forms

"...the people of Milwaukee County have said again today that we are united against discrimination, hate, and bigotry."

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Voted “Best” in Reader Poll
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Voted “Best” in Reader Poll

"Thank you Shepherd Express readers for your vote of confidence."

South Shore Park to Benefit from $1.2 Million Investment
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South Shore Park to Benefit from $1.2 Million Investment

One of the goals of the South Shore project is to remove the beach from many "10 worst" lists.

Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting
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Government, Business and Non-profit Leaders Celebrate Launch of Milwaukee County Urban Orchards with Ceremonial Tree Planting

The Milwaukee County Organic Fruit Orchards Are the Largest Such Orchards in the United States and are Expected to Bear Fruit Within Three Years

Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald Makes Threats to Further Cut Funding for Milwaukee Public Schools
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Republican Leader Scott Fitzgerald Makes Threats to Further Cut Funding for Milwaukee Public Schools

Low-income and minority children will be adversely impacted

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Announces Grants for South Shore Park Improvements
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Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Announces Grants for South Shore Park Improvements

In addition, South Shore Park is receiving a $100,000 grant from MMSD as part of the Signature Green Infrastructure Program.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Invites Public to Provide Input on New Bay View Community Garden
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Invites Public to Provide Input on New Bay View Community Garden

The County's S.E.E.D. Program Looks to Grow in Cupertino Park

Milwaukee County’s SEED Program Progresses With Partners
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Milwaukee County’s SEED Program Progresses With Partners

Fresh Mobile Market and Urban Fruit Orchard Move Forward; Will Allen Leases Land for Fruit Trees

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Finance Committee for Support In Reopening the Pulaski Park Pavilion
Supervisors Dimitrijevic and Haas Announce More Than $400,000 in Parks Improvements in Bay View Neighborhood
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Supervisors Dimitrijevic and Haas Announce More Than $400,000 in Parks Improvements in Bay View Neighborhood

County Board Legislation Delivers $5 Million to Revitalize Our County Parks

Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Invites Community to Grand Opening of the South Shore Terrace August 19
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Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic Invites Community to Grand Opening of the South Shore Terrace August 19

The renewed terrace was revived through a partnership with MillerCoors and the Milwaukee County Parks Department.

County Surplus Funds Should be Reinvested
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County Surplus Funds Should be Reinvested

County Board Overrides Veto, Allows Funds From Surplus to be Used for Parks, Transit; Also Passes Measure Protecting Taxpayers From Actuaries’ Error on Pensions

Public-To-Public Partnership Between Milwaukee Art Museum and County on O’Donnell Park is “Moving Forward”
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Public-To-Public Partnership Between Milwaukee Art Museum and County on O’Donnell Park is “Moving Forward”

Report to Parks Committee Shows MAM Taking Critical Steps Forward on O’Donnell Park

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Sup. Lipscomb: County Surplus Funds Should Be Reinvested
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Sup. Lipscomb: County Surplus Funds Should Be Reinvested

The plan put forward by Dimitrijevic and Lipscomb builds on a vision of “encouraging pride in our community and our county and on identifying tangible ways to move it forward,” Dimitrijevic said.

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Responds to Proposals that Would Wipe-Out Public Transparency and Erase Checks and Balances in Milwaukee County Government
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Responds to Proposals that Would Wipe-Out Public Transparency and Erase Checks and Balances in Milwaukee County Government

Requests that Assembly and Senate Remove Item #67 in Motion #999 from the State Budget

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Mayo, Call for Restoration of Bus Service
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Mayo, Call for Restoration of Bus Service

Mayo Calls for Immediate Resumption of Talks, Dimitrijevic Calls for a Compromise

Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation
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Milwaukee County Adopts S.E.E.D. Legislation

Supervisors override executive veto of program to eliminate “food deserts” among elderly, low-income neighborhoods in Milwaukee County

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks Board for Overwhelming Support of SEED Legislation to Eliminate Food Deserts

Program Aims to Provide Access to Fresh Healthy Food to All

Cesar Chavez’s Birthday Becomes Minor Holiday for County Employees
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Cesar Chavez’s Birthday Becomes Minor Holiday for County Employees

Latino Civil Rights Leader to be Honored Annually on His Birthday, Resolution Allows Employees to Attend “Chavez Day of Action”

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on the Future of O’Donnell Park
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on the Future of O’Donnell Park

“I look forward to the results of these discussions as we move toward a new vision for the Milwaukee Art Museum and O’Donnell Park”

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins Dane County in Call for Indiana Travel Ban
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins Dane County in Call for Indiana Travel Ban

Says Milwaukee County Taxpayer Dollars Should Not Be Spent in Indiana Due to State’s Discriminatory New “Religious Freedom” Law

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Invites Public to a Discussion on the Future of South Shore Park
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Invites Public to a Discussion on the Future of South Shore Park

Major improvements to water quality at beach planned

GO Passes Available Starting March 31
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GO Passes Available Starting March 31

New resource increases independence and transit ridership.

Fresh Conversations to Begin on the Future of Downtown Lakefront and O’Donnell Park
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Fresh Conversations to Begin on the Future of Downtown Lakefront and O’Donnell Park

Discussions Between Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee County Aim to Create Public-to-Public Partnership That Serves All

Supervisors Announce New Bus Service to Suburban Job Centers
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Supervisors Announce New Bus Service to Suburban Job Centers

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Patricia Jursik, and Supervisor Theo Lipscomb to take inaugural ride on March 23 in Oak Creek and Brown Deer.

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Address Sustainability Summit
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Address Sustainability Summit

March 4-6 Summit to Focus on Climate, Energy, Water, Food and Health at Wisconsin Center

Dimitrijevic to hold listening session at Pulaski Pool
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Dimitrijevic to hold listening session at Pulaski Pool

Neighborhood listening session will combine with “dollar days” event

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Announces New Commitment of $200,000 in Workforce Development Funding on Couture and Streetcar Projects
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Announces New Commitment of $200,000 in Workforce Development Funding on Couture and Streetcar Projects

Additional Funding Will Train and Connect Residents with Jobs

Milwaukee County Board Moves Forward on Free Transit Rides for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities
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Milwaukee County Board Moves Forward on Free Transit Rides for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities

Adds New Transit Service to Job Centers in Brown Deer and Oak Creek

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Says Actions by the U.S. Supreme Court Have Cleard the Way for Milwaukee County to Begin Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses
Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 20
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Jason Haas to Hold Joint Town Hall Meeting October 20

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Sup. Haas to Hold Town Hall Meeting October 20

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks MillerCoors for Generous Donation to South Shore
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Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Thanks MillerCoors for Generous Donation to South Shore

Says $500,000 Contribution Will Help Revitalize Park and Beach

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Rainey Applaud Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum Measure
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic, Supervisor Rainey Applaud Passage of Minimum Wage Referendum Measure

Increases in Minimum Wage Part of a National Trend, Referendum Seeks Local Input

State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa Endorses Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly
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State Representative JoCasta Zamarripa Endorses Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly

Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa announced her support for Marina Dimitrijevic in Assembly District 19.

Fair Wisconsin Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly
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Fair Wisconsin Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly

A Proven Champion for Equality

Citizen Action Wisconsin Endorses Marina
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Citizen Action Wisconsin Endorses Marina

Citizen Action of Wisconsin has joined a growing number of organizations endorsing Marina Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly.

Idea of Sale of O’Donnell Parking Structure  ​Will Have Public Input
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Idea of Sale of O’Donnell Parking Structure ​Will Have Public Input

County Board Will Hold Hearings

Wisconsin Progress Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for State Assembly
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Wisconsin Progress Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for State Assembly

Progressives Choose Marina

Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council Endorses Dimitrijevic for State Assembly
Clean Wisconsin Action Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly
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Clean Wisconsin Action Endorses Marina Dimitrijevic for the State Assembly

Marina is a Proven Champion for Protecting Our Environment

Chairwoman Celebrates Ruling That Finally Brings Marriage Equality to Wisconsin
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Chairwoman Celebrates Ruling That Finally Brings Marriage Equality to Wisconsin

"A just society is one that will thrive."

Dimitrijevic for Assembly: Gains Endorsement of Public Educators in Wisconsin
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Dimitrijevic for Assembly: Gains Endorsement of Public Educators in Wisconsin

MTEA and WEAC Agree that Marina is the Best Choice

Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitirjevic on the Retirement of County Treasurer Dan Diliberti
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Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitirjevic on the Retirement of County Treasurer Dan Diliberti

We thank Dan Diliberti for his many years of public service and contributions to Milwaukee County and the community

Support Grows for Marina Dimitrijevic
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Support Grows for Marina Dimitrijevic

More Labor and Community Groups Endorse Marina

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Praises New Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion
Statement of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
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Statement of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors

"The outcome was pre-determined when, almost one year ago, state Republicans introduced legislation to dilute the people's representation."

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic To Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment Needs

County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum
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County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Hold “Coffee & Culture” Discussion March 14 at the Milwaukee Public Museum

Chat Sessions Designed to Discuss County Cultural, Recreational and Entertainment Needs

Milwaukee County Board Approves Next Steps for Solar Farm at Mitchell Airport
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Milwaukee County Board Approves Next Steps for Solar Farm at Mitchell Airport

The Milwaukee County Board has passed a resolution to study the feasibility of a new solar project at Mitchell International Airport.

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Proposes First Steps to New Solar Power Project
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Proposes First Steps to New Solar Power Project

Creating Renewable Energy, Saving on Energy Costs, and Creating “Green” Jobs for Milwaukee County

New Donation to Help Maintain Pulaski, Noyes Indoor Pools
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New Donation to Help Maintain Pulaski, Noyes Indoor Pools

Contribution to be Matched by Stan Kass

Milwaukee County Board Adopts 2014 Milwaukee County Budget
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Milwaukee County Board Adopts 2014 Milwaukee County Budget

No Increase in the Tax Levy; Invests in Public Safety and Mental Health Services

Overwhelming Support to Keep Pools Open
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Overwhelming Support to Keep Pools Open

Donor Steps Forward to Help

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Announces Board of Supervisors Internship Program
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Announces Board of Supervisors Internship Program

Interns will play an integral part in the daily functions of the Board, assisting County Supervisors with various projects related to public policy and constituent services.

County Board Celebrates Signing of War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Pact
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County Board Celebrates Signing of War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum Pact

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic today was joined by Board colleagues in praising the signing of an agreement between the War Memorial and Milwaukee Art Museum that will ensure the viability and beauty of “two treasures on Milwaukee’s lakefront.”

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins “Hours Against Hate” Campaign
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Joins “Hours Against Hate” Campaign

Pledge-Signing Event Slated for July 11 at 9to5 Offices

Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Regarding the Signing of AB 85
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Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic Regarding the Signing of AB 85

The bill signing is taking place in Milwaukee County when the state legislative committees that heard this bill – which targets Milwaukee County – never held a single public hearing here.

Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic on Senate Passage of Assembly Bill 85:
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Statement of Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic on Senate Passage of Assembly Bill 85:

While we prefer local solutions, we appreciate the bipartisan Senate amendments that fix some concerns with the legislation.

Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic on Calls for her Resignation as Board Chairwoman
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Statement of County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic on Calls for her Resignation as Board Chairwoman

The people of Milwaukee County do not want political stunts; they want elected officials to represent their best interests.

Testimony Before the Joint Committee on Finance April 4, 2013
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Testimony Before the Joint Committee on Finance April 4, 2013

Marina Dimitrijevic Chairwoman, Milwaukee County Board

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on Governor’s Budget
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on Governor’s Budget

The state budget presented by Governor Scott Walker includes a number of positive items. We are excited with the grant funding for the VETransfer program, located in Milwaukee, which supports veteran entrepreneurs.

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on LRB 1340/2
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Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Statement on LRB 1340/2

We have just seen the bill draft for the first time today, and there are clearly new provisions in this version of the bill never before discussed.

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Applauds Governor Walker’s Support of the Family Justice Center
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Applauds Governor Walker’s Support of the Family Justice Center

Center Would Serve Many of Milwaukee County’s Most Vulnerable

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Final Leg of “Chat with the Chair” Listening Session Tour of Milwaukee County
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Final Leg of “Chat with the Chair” Listening Session Tour of Milwaukee County

Four “Chats” set for this week include South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, Greenfield and Greendale

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Three “Chat with the Chair” Events This Week
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Hosts Three “Chat with the Chair” Events This Week

“Chats” set for Cudahy, Shorewood and River Hills

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Annoucnes Four “Chat with the Chair” Events
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Annoucnes Four “Chat with the Chair” Events

“Chats” set for West Allis, Cudahy, Shorewood and River Hills

An Open Letter to the Residents of Milwaukee County
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An Open Letter to the Residents of Milwaukee County

It’s time to set the record straight and, once again, to call on the Milwaukee County Executive to focus on collaboration.

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Appointment of Parks Proponent and Bay View Resident to Advisory Commission
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Appointment of Parks Proponent and Bay View Resident to Advisory Commission

Parks, Energy and Environment Committee unanimously approves Chairwoman’s pick of Patty Pritchard Thompson

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Broderick Develop New Funding Mechanism for Milwaukee County Parks
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic and Supervisor Broderick Develop New Funding Mechanism for Milwaukee County Parks

“Parks Amenities Matching Fund” supports Parks without tax levy on residents.

Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors To Hold Closed Session Meeting of Health and Human Needs Committee
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Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors To Hold Closed Session Meeting of Health and Human Needs Committee

Session to address Behavioral Health Division updates

Milwaukee County Chairwoman Reacts To Parks Director Depature
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Milwaukee County Chairwoman Reacts To Parks Director Depature

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic released the following statement upon learning of the departure of Milwaukee County Parks Director Sue Black:

100 Days of Progress at the County Board
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100 Days of Progress at the County Board

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic released the following progress report on her first 100 days in office.