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Ashanti Hamilton

Ashanti Hamilton is an alderman on the Milwaukee Common Council. He represents the city’s 1st District.

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Bar Exam: Thirsty Fox Is For Golfers
Bar Exam

Thirsty Fox Is For Golfers

At city border near Brown Deer and Tripoli golf courses, the old road house has been here since 1930s.

Alderman Hamilton Invites Residents to Participate in Vacant Lot Challenge
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Alderman Hamilton Invites Residents to Participate in Vacant Lot Challenge

The challenge is a pilot project that will showcase creative ideas and strategies for transforming Milwaukee’s vacant land into an asset that contributes to a community need.

Sen. Taylor announces Senate District 4 National Night Out
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Sen. Taylor announces Senate District 4 National Night Out

National Night Out is an effort to promote involvement in police-community partnerships, improved neighborhood unity and crime prevention..

860 WNOV Exclusive: Co. Supervisor Rainey Fulfills Promise to Late Philanthropist Rosenberg
Clean Slate Milwaukee Works to Help Convicts

Clean Slate Milwaukee Works to Help Convicts

Group pushing to make judicial clemency and expunging records a less restrictive process.

Mix of intensity, loyalty and devotion helped define Ald. Joe Dudzik
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Mix of intensity, loyalty and devotion helped define Ald. Joe Dudzik

Statement from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton May 22, 2015

Anti-Violence Plan Targets Poor Neighborhoods

Anti-Violence Plan Targets Poor Neighborhoods

City and community groups cite approach that cut violence by 30% in areas of Chicago and Baltimore.

Mayor Barrett’s 2015 State of the City Address
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Mayor Barrett’s 2015 State of the City Address

Monday, March 9th, 2015 - Alverno College

Jobs Program Struggles to Find Eligible Workers

Jobs Program Struggles to Find Eligible Workers

City transitional jobs program for hard-core unemployed still has half of its positions unfilled.

Friday Photos: Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration
Friday Photos

Streetcar Signing Is Quite a Celebration

The mayor, business leaders and pols toasted the streetcar in Cudahy's Irish Pub, with Michael Cudahy on hand.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Streetcar Approved
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Streetcar Approved

After years of debate, streetcar will finally move forward. Final engineering will begin immediately, and construction by the end of the year.

Exploring state lawmakers’ “New Opportunities for Milwaukee”
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Exploring state lawmakers’ “New Opportunities for Milwaukee”

Statement of Alderman Ashanti Hamilton January 30, 2015

Members of the Common Council Respond to Ald. Dudzik’s Remarks
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Members of the Common Council Respond to Ald. Dudzik’s Remarks

Joint Statement from members of the Common Council

Seeing beyond the streetcar: Just one part of strategy to create opportunities
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Seeing beyond the streetcar: Just one part of strategy to create opportunities

Statement of Alderman Ashanti Hamilton January 23, 2015

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Responses Shows Wide Support
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Responses Shows Wide Support

Eleven out of 15 aldermanic districts, and 76 percent of all respondents support the proposed streetcar starter system.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Streetcar Approved, but Held
Eyes on Milwaukee

Streetcar Approved, but Held

Large majority votes to approve streetcar, but parliamentary maneuver puts issue on hold until February 10th meeting.

Compete Milwaukee = a promising pathway to jobs
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Compete Milwaukee = a promising pathway to jobs

Joint statement from Aldermen Ashanti Hamilton and Willie C. Wade.

Red Arrow Park decision demonstrates need for additional reforms
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Red Arrow Park decision demonstrates need for additional reforms

Joint Statement from Common Council members Ashanti Hamilton, Russell W. Stamper II, Milele A. Coggs, Willie C. Wade and José G Pérez

Council approves Milwaukee Promise funding to help city neighborhoods
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Council approves Milwaukee Promise funding to help city neighborhoods

News release and maps document from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Delays Streetcar Until January
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Delays Streetcar Until January

Minority of aldermen were able to use city charter provision to delay project for one month, but a majority seems poised to approve it.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar

Public Works Committee votes to send streetcar proposal to full council, setting up a showdown Dec. 16th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Approves Milwaukee Streetcar

Mayor offers historic address to council committee on streetcar and it gains their approval. Only one person speaks in opposition.

Police-community discussion: Acknowledging basic conditions, facts first is vital
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Police-community discussion: Acknowledging basic conditions, facts first is vital

Statement from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton December 5, 2014

Through the riots, see the pain, and learn from the lessons of Ferguson
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Through the riots, see the pain, and learn from the lessons of Ferguson

Joint statement from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Finance Committee Creates All-Hands-On-Deck Approach to Public Safety
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Finance Committee Creates All-Hands-On-Deck Approach to Public Safety

Additional Police Officers Will Be One Part of Comprehensive Strategy Throughout All City Departments

RICH program, selling city-owned foreclosed homes for $1, receives unanimous Council support
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RICH program, selling city-owned foreclosed homes for $1, receives unanimous Council support

ews release from Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Council members call for calm, reason following shooting in Harambee
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Council members call for calm, reason following shooting in Harambee

News release from Alds. Milele A. Coggs and Ashanti Hamilton

Nonprofits can buy city-owned foreclosures for $1, additional marketing to continue
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Nonprofits can buy city-owned foreclosures for $1, additional marketing to continue

Qualifying nonprofit organizations will be allowed to purchase certain cityowned, tax-foreclosed properties for one dollar.

Public can learn about network vehicle driver job opportunities at event TONIGHT
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Public can learn about network vehicle driver job opportunities at event TONIGHT

Network vehicle driver information session

MPS to ‘ring in’ traditional calendar year Tuesday at one of the district’s 14 Commitment Schools
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MPS to ‘ring in’ traditional calendar year Tuesday at one of the district’s 14 Commitment Schools

Local and state leaders to join MPS Board members, Acting Supt. Driver at MPS' Thurston Woods Campus

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Biggest Building Breaks Ground

"A beautiful day in Milwaukee" and for assembled power brokers as Northwestern Mutual's new skyscraper gets underway.

Council approves minimum hourly wage ordinance
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Council approves minimum hourly wage ordinance

Joint news release and file from Alderman Hamilton, Alderman Kovac and Alderwoman Coggs

Eyes on Milwaukee: Uber and Lyft Legalized in Milwaukee
Eyes on Milwaukee

Uber and Lyft Legalized in Milwaukee

Taxis for anyone who wants to drive one. Uber and Lyft are legal. And someone will probably sue the city to stop this.

Plenty of Horne: Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board
Plenty of Horne

Gimbel Gets Reappointed to Wisconsin Center Board

Will continue after 3 decades as board chair! Did mayor and governor swap appointments to make this happen?

Seeking solutions to prevent another tragedy like Sherman Blvd. crash
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Seeking solutions to prevent another tragedy like Sherman Blvd. crash

Statement of Alderman Willie C. Wade July 11, 2014

Mayor Tom Barrett and Boys & Girls Club President Vincent Lyles Join Students and Other City Leaders to Kickoff Summer Reading
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Mayor Tom Barrett and Boys & Girls Club President Vincent Lyles Join Students and Other City Leaders to Kickoff Summer Reading

This week the Milwaukee Public Library kicks off the annual Summer Reading Program encouraging children and young adults to read for fun over the summer to keep their reading skills sharp.

A Community Desperate for Change
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A Community Desperate for Change

Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will host a Black Male Achievement Advisory Committee (BMAAC) meeting with Mayor Tom Barrett on Monday, May 19th.

Common Council to vote on measure condemning abduction of Nigerian girls
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Common Council to vote on measure condemning abduction of Nigerian girls

News release from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs

Common Council to vote on measure condemning abduction of Nigerian girls
Eyes on Milwaukee: We Hate This Boston Store Subsidy!
Eyes on Milwaukee

We Hate This Boston Store Subsidy!

Common Council members all complain about the TIF for Boston Store, then pass it 11-3.

Statement: “Why we can’t wait”
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Statement: “Why we can’t wait”

Alderman Ashanti Hamilton selected as co-chair of Black Male Achievement Advisory Council April 3, 2014

Plenty of Horne: Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?
Plenty of Horne

Wisconsin Center’s Leadership Adrift?

Many of the board's seats are either vacant or held by legally unqualified individuals.

Setting the record straight—Milwaukee sends delegation to address violence among black males
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Setting the record straight—Milwaukee sends delegation to address violence among black males

The work of Milwaukee’s Black Male Achievement Advisory Council, or BMAAC, is garnering national attention, and has already resulted in city officials being invited to participate in this week’s Cities United summit in New Orleans.

Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address
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Mayor Tom Barrett’s 2014 State of the City Address

Milwaukee February 24, 2014 As Prepared for Delivery

Under new configuration, Finance and Personnel Committee will continue precedent of fiscal responsibility
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Under new configuration, Finance and Personnel Committee will continue precedent of fiscal responsibility

I would like to thank Common Council President Michael Murphy for entrusting me with the responsibility of chairing the City of Milwaukee’s Finance and Personnel Committee.

Plenty of Horne: Murphy Announces New Committee Assignments
Plenty of Horne

Murphy Announces New Committee Assignments

The changes aren't radical but big winner is Ald. Kovac, who becomes chair of Finance and vice-chair of Steering and Rules.

Strengths, experience reflected in changes  in Common Council Committee  Appointments
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Strengths, experience reflected in changes in Common Council Committee Appointments

Common Council President Michael J. Murphy today announced a few changes to assignments for the seven standing committees of the Common Council, including one key appointment of a new committee chair. President Murphy has appointed Alderman Nik Kovac to succeed him as the new chair of the Finance and Personnel Committee. Alderman Kovac has served as vice chair […]

Eyes on Milwaukee: Betting on the Common Council
Eyes on Milwaukee

Betting on the Common Council

Haven't got your fix with the Super Bowl? Gamble with friends on who will be the next council president.

Riverside girls track team to cut ribbon on new track Saturday
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Riverside girls track team to cut ribbon on new track Saturday

Set for 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 12 at school; track had not been upgraded since 1977

Milwaukee residents deserve a Milwaukee hearing on MPS buildings bill
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Milwaukee residents deserve a Milwaukee hearing on MPS buildings bill

Statement of Alderman Ashanti Hamilton October 9, 2013

Community violence concerning, proposed solutions lacking
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Community violence concerning, proposed solutions lacking

Ald. Hamilton offers alternative to Mayor’s plan

Committee shifts more community development funding directly to local organizations
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Committee shifts more community development funding directly to local organizations

News release from Alds. Joe Davis, Sr. and Ashanti Hamilton

Proposal deserves a closer look…and perspective
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Proposal deserves a closer look…and perspective

Statement from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton May 9, 2013

Five-Story Mixed-Use Building for Capitol Drive Moves Forward

Five-Story Mixed-Use Building for Capitol Drive Moves Forward

The $9 million project combines a charter school, job training center, and an apartment complex and sports a green roof.

New City Law Fails to Help Black Contractors

New City Law Fails to Help Black Contractors

2012 ordinance aimed to give more access but only 1 of 125 contracts went to black-owned businesses.

Milwaukee Jobs Act components get boost from Council
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Milwaukee Jobs Act components get boost from Council

The Common Council has approved changes that will make it easier for groups and businesses to help implement key components of the Milwaukee Jobs Act, which could help put dozens of city residents in new jobs this summer.

Referendum on same-day registration a chance to make residents’ voices heard
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Referendum on same-day registration a chance to make residents’ voices heard

Joint Statement from members of the Common Council

Common Council approves two new facets of Milwaukee Jobs Act
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Common Council approves two new facets of Milwaukee Jobs Act

The Common Council enabled the Milwaukee Jobs Act to take two more significant steps toward putting city residents back to work Wednesday, approving funding that increases the number of positions in the LEAP program and dramatically expands the Neighborhood Ambassador program.

Same-day voter registration advisory referendum goes to voters on April 2, 2013
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Same-day voter registration advisory referendum goes to voters on April 2, 2013

Statement from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs January 15, 2013

Important meeting information from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton
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Important meeting information from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Important meeting information from Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Ashanti Hamilton Community Meeting
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Ashanti Hamilton Community Meeting

Community meeting to be held on Sweetz.

NAACP’s One MKE town hall encourages civic engagement
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NAACP’s One MKE town hall encourages civic engagement

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will host the One MKE Stakeholders Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, January 5, 2012 at the Milwaukee Area Technical College Cooley Auditorium, 1015 N. 6th St. The event, designed to help residents learn their “‘special interest,’ be a part of creating an agenda, and learn the process […]

Public vetting process needed for Fire and Police Commission appointments
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Public vetting process needed for Fire and Police Commission appointments

Joint Statement from Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, and Alderman José G. Pérez

Governor’s continued attempts to disenfranchise voters warrant arrest
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Governor’s continued attempts to disenfranchise voters warrant arrest

Statement of Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Home Contest is a Big Winner

Home Contest is a Big Winner

Most Improved Home Contest offers $7,000 in prize money, generates $164,000 in home improvements.

Celebrate the 99th Annual City/County Christmas Tree Lighting
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Celebrate the 99th Annual City/County Christmas Tree Lighting

Mayor Tom Barrett, County Executive Chris Abele, and Ald. Ashanti Hamilton at Red Arrow Park

Photo Gallery: Politics & Poetry
Photo Gallery

Politics & Poetry

Politicians and others try their hand at poetry in City Hall.

Council votes to support County Board’s Medical Examiner legislation
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Council votes to support County Board’s Medical Examiner legislation

County Board file establishes new policy for ME in cases involving death while in law enforcement custody

Common Council prioritizes televising Fire and Police Commission meetings
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Common Council prioritizes televising Fire and Police Commission meetings

The Milwaukee Common Council today approved a motion by immediate adoption that prioritizes Fire and Police Commission meetings among the lineup of programming on City Channel 25.

Pattern and practice of potential police misconduct warrants federal investigation
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Pattern and practice of potential police misconduct warrants federal investigation

Joint Statement from members of the Common Council

Common Council members call for County to codify changes in Medical Examiner’s procedures
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Common Council members call for County to codify changes in Medical Examiner’s procedures

Twelve members of the Milwaukee Common Council today sent a letter (attached) to Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic asking that specific changes be made into law regarding procedures and practices in the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. The 12 Council members are urging changes in the Medical Examiner’s […]

Citizens still waiting for answers about illegal strip searches
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Citizens still waiting for answers about illegal strip searches

Milwaukee Common Council passed, a resolution that calls for the Milwaukee Police Department and the Fire and Police Commission to maintain transparency while investigating alleged illegal strip searches and body cavity searches performed by MPD personnel, and to report their findings within 30 days of concluding said investigations. The measure was co-sponsored by Aldermen Willie […]

Joint statement from Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman José G. Pérez and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton
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Joint statement from Alderman Nik Kovac, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman José G. Pérez and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton

Today’s announcement that Pierce Elementary School and La Escuela Fratney have been chosen as GE Foundation Demonstration Schools is great news.

Common Council members question Medical Examiner on Williams investigation
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Common Council members question Medical Examiner on Williams investigation

In their ongoing efforts to provide clarity and transparency about the investigation into the tragic death of Derek Williams in Milwaukee Police custody, Alderman Willie L. Hines, Jr., Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Willie C. Wade and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton met with the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner this morning, expressing their concerns and seeking answers.

U.S. Attorney’s insight needed in Williams death investigation
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U.S. Attorney’s insight needed in Williams death investigation

We are respectfully requesting that the office of the U.S. Attorney conduct an investigation into the case of Derek Williams, who died last year while in the custody of Milwaukee police.

Common Council members to meet with Medical Examiner on Williams investigation
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Common Council members to meet with Medical Examiner on Williams investigation

In their ongoing efforts to provide clarity and transparency about the investigation into the tragic death of Derek Williams in Milwaukee Police custody, Alderman Willie L. Hines, Jr., Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Willie C. Wade and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton will meet with the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner on Friday, September 28, 2012.

Council members set for NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner
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Council members set for NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Ashanti Hamilton, and Alderman Nik Kovac will be part of the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP’s Annual Freedom Fund Dinner and festivities tomorrow (Saturday, September 15, 2012). The event is a celebration of the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the oldest and largest […]

Residents invited to Housing Resource Fair
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Residents invited to Housing Resource Fair

Milwaukee Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderman Willie C. Wade and Alderman Ashanti Hamilton invite you to attend the Housing Resource Fair next weekend to learn how to buy a foreclosed home, what resources are at your disposal to make home repairs, and what to do if you’re facing foreclosure. The event is taking place Saturday, […]

Villard Avenue Day Festival is Saturday
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Villard Avenue Day Festival is Saturday

The Villard Avenue Business Improvement District #19 will be holding its free 2012 neighborhood street festival on W. Villard Ave. between N. 35th and N. 38th Streets on Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia Festival is Saturday
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Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia Festival is Saturday

The Atkinson, Capitol, Teutonia (ACT) Business Improvement District #29 will be holding its free 2012 neighborhood celebration on the triangle at Capitol Dr. and Atkinson Ave. on Saturday, August 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tragedy in Oak Creek
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Tragedy in Oak Creek

Joint Statement from Members of the Common Council

Film screening, event to mark Nelson Mandela Day
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Film screening, event to mark Nelson Mandela Day

Alderman Ashanti Hamilton and Alderman Joe Davis, Sr. are co-hosting a documentary film screening and event Wednesday marking International Nelson Mandela Day, in honor of the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of South Africa.

Chief Flynn should provide answers in public forum
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Chief Flynn should provide answers in public forum

In the wake of last night’s public meeting at Rufus King High School about the Milwaukee Police Department’s handling of the Darius Simmons homicide investigation, we are calling on Chief Flynn to appear before the Equal Rights Commission to answer questions publicly about the case.

Murphy’s Law: Rocky Road
Murphy’s Law

Rocky Road

Some aldermen want to dump DCD head Rocky Marcoux, but Mayor Barrett disagrees.

Watching the Watchdog – Joint Statement from Members of the Common Council
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Watching the Watchdog – Joint Statement from Members of the Common Council

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s recent investigations into the police department have misled the public about important facts relevant to the safety of our community. That misleading information – whether deliberate or just sloppy – needs to be corrected by someone. And because there is no other daily paper in town, we have no choice but […]

HSI/WiRED Properties Proposal Picked for East Library

HSI/WiRED Properties Proposal Picked for East Library

The Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustee’s Building and Development Committee met at the East Library on Wednesday night to hear final proposals from the three respondents to the East Library Redevelopment RFP. Following a closed session for deliberations, the Building and Development Committee voted to move the proposal from HSI Properties forward to the full Library Board.

Mixed-Use East Library Proposals Meet the Neighbors

Mixed-Use East Library Proposals Meet the Neighbors

Wednesday night, Alderman Nik Kovac held a public meeting to allow feedback to be voiced regarding the three proposed alternatives for the redevelopment of the one-story East Library into a mixed-use facility. The meeting was a follow-up to a meeting last November discussing the potential of issuing a request-for-proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of the East Library site. Attendees at the meeting were provided with an update on the process and allowed to ask questions about the process and proposals. The predictable East Side public meeting questions were aired, but which, if any, of the proposals will be selected?

Milwaukee Moves Forward!

Milwaukee Moves Forward!

Council committee moves forward with the streetcar.

A Mixed-Use Library to Replace the East Library?

A Mixed-Use Library to Replace the East Library?

Alderman Nik Kovac, whose district includes the East Library on 1910 E. North Avenue, held a public meeting on November 11th to solicit feedback on the proposal of converting the one-story, single-use library into a mixed-use building.The meeting, which was held at the East Library meeting room, attracted a standing-room only crowd, and included representatives from the Library Board (of which Kovac is a member), the Department of City Development, and the Mayor's office

Villard Square Receives Strong Support From City Plan Commission

Villard Square Receives Strong Support From City Plan Commission

Gorman & Company has been working with the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation to construct a mixed-use development on the 3400 block of W. Villard Ave. The four-story, 47-unit building will also include 12,000 square feet of space to house the Villard Avenue Library. The file before the City Plan Commission on Monday was an amendment to a previously approved Detailed Planned Development which specified the zoning and design of the proposed building.

M.O.R.E. – Common Council March 25th, 2009 Meeting Notes

M.O.R.E. – Common Council March 25th, 2009 Meeting Notes

The M.O.R.E ordinance was the most widely debated action taken at this Common Council meeting.

Contentious M.O.R.E Debate Continues

Contentious M.O.R.E Debate Continues

The controversial M.O.R.E ordinance was the primary item of discussion at this meeting of the Common Council.  This ordinance proposed new requirements related to hiring City of Milwaukee residents, the utilization of emerging small businesses, and the paying of prevailing wages for all City of Milwaukee projects and private developments that receive $1 million or […]

M.O.R.E. Ordinance Approved by Committee

M.O.R.E. Ordinance Approved by Committee

The Milwaukee Opportunities for Restoring Employment ordinance was the primary reason behind this special meeting of the Community & Economic Development Committee.  The ordinance intends to increase the required percentage of City of Milwaukee residents hired to work on city projects and development projects receiving more than $1 million in TIF assistance.  Additionally it mandated […]

MORE Hurdles Proposed for Development Projects within Milwaukee

MORE Hurdles Proposed for Development Projects within Milwaukee

In what appears to be a rush to significantly alter development efforts within the City of Milwaukee, Alderman Hamilton is proposing additional requirements for development projects that accept more than $1 million in Tax Incremental Financing.

DPW Defends Pothole Filling Process

DPW Defends Pothole Filling Process

The hot topic of this committee meeting was a recent Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article accusing the Department of Public Works (“DPW“) of having a racial bias in their handling of pothole filling.  Jeff Mantes and Jeff Polenske laid out DPW’s process in regards to pothole repair.  Explaining that they prioritize arterial roads higher than neighborhood streets […]

Prof. Levine Presents Bleak Job Market

Prof. Levine Presents Bleak Job Market

Professor Marc Levine presented a a communication from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Center for Economic Development regarding employment trends in the country’s cities. Professor Levine presented a fairly bleak view of Milwaukee’s job market and although he thought some of the efforts by the City of Milwaukee were positive he said they were “micro fixes […]

The Roundup: McGee’s Folly
The Roundup

McGee’s Folly

If you want to get a chuckle and a “no comment” out of a Milwaukee alderman these days, just tell him that Ald. Michael McGee, Jr. “certainly has a way with words.”

The Roundup: Broadband News – Thanks for Nothing
The Roundup

Broadband News – Thanks for Nothing

Access to the Wi-Fi zones requires a $19.95 per month membership in SBC DSL.

The Roundup: Crisses Averted
The Roundup

Crisses Averted

Barrett and Walker Announce Plan for Ballots in Milwaukee

The Roundup: How Did Peggy Know?
The Roundup

How Did Peggy Know?

Over Cocktails in 2001, then-A.G. Candidate Peg Lautenschlager Said Rival would be Indicted