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Patricia Jursik

Patricia Jursik is a member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.

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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Congratulates Rick Barrett on Couture Project
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Congratulates Rick Barrett on Couture Project

But Chairwoman of Economic and Community Development Committee Asks for Assurances on Public Access

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Passing the Gavel

Milwaukee County Residents Not Well-Represented in Arena Financing Plan
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Milwaukee County Residents Not Well-Represented in Arena Financing Plan

"A rose, by any other name, is still a rose"

Opponents of O’Donnell Park sale were active quickly after Northwestern Mutual bid denied
Supervisor Patricia Jursik Thanks the County Board for an Emergency Provision to Fix Pedestrian Foot Bridge
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Thanks the County Board for an Emergency Provision to Fix Pedestrian Foot Bridge

In May, the bridge finally washed out for the last time, and it was deemed too broken to replace.

Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”
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Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”

"Bad Debt Not a Revenue Stream"

County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group
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County panel delays Park East land sale to Bucks development group

Kickoff Summer with Pedal in the Park with Pat & the Amazing Bluegrass All-Stars
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Kickoff Summer with Pedal in the Park with Pat & the Amazing Bluegrass All-Stars

"This concert has been embraced as the South Shore Start of Summer"

Milwaukee County Board Of Supervisors Set Public Hearing On Proposal To Develop Park East Land
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors set Public Hearing on Proposal to Develop Park East Land
Milwaukee County Wins Fair Housing Award
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Milwaukee County Wins Fair Housing Award

Only Award Given to County Government in Wisconsin

Plats and Parcels: More Delays in Lakefront Development
Plats and Parcels

More Delays in Lakefront Development

County board's contradictory proposals on O'Donnell Park and court case affecting The Couture continue to stall potential development.

County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb
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County Board Pushes Seniors on the Bus; Kicks Financial Warnings to the Curb

Half of the County Board (Broderick, Haas, Johnson, Jursik, Rainey, Romo West, Weishan, Dimitrijevic) blocked an important financial report from becoming part of the County’s official records today.  The report was sent by the Comptroller to all County Supervisors via email in response to concerns that the real costs of implementing the GO Pass, (a […]

Op-Ed: Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park
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Don’t Sell O’Donnell Park

The proposed plan is being sold as a chance to simply get bids from buyers, but it's really about selling our heritage to private developers.

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

Sup. Steve F. Taylor Blasts Jursik’s Letter to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson
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Sup. Steve F. Taylor Blasts Jursik’s Letter to U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson

Says Supervisor Jursik’s Letter to Johnson on Iran “Way Out of Line”

An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson
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An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson

I strongly object to your having signed the letter that was sent to the Iranian Government.

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.

Murphy’s Law: The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle
Murphy’s Law

The County Board’s Anti-Environmental Boondoggle

Its Estabrook Dam decision will cost taxpayers millions and harm environment.

Op-Ed: New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake
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New Plan to Sell O’Donnell Park Is A Mistake

Proposed resolution would allow county to sell O’Donnell Park for redevelopment by any private developer.

Murphy’s Law: Will County Pass Another Pension Giveaway?
Murphy’s Law

Will County Pass Another Pension Giveaway?

Board members favor a “grandfather clause” protecting retirees with illegal payments that could cost taxpayers $10 million.

New Southridge Bus Service is Now in Place, Including a New Stop on the South Outside Macy’s Department Store Serving Routes 64 and 76
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New Southridge Bus Service is Now in Place, Including a New Stop on the South Outside Macy’s Department Store Serving Routes 64 and 76

Milwaukee County Transit Service has begun to provide service to new bus stops at Southridge Mall.

Grand Opening of Sheridan Park Pavilion to be Held Saturday
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Grand Opening of Sheridan Park Pavilion to be Held Saturday

Event Will Also Include Annual Meeting of Sheridan Park Friends

Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park
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Milwaukee County Supervisors Introduce Measure to Repair O’Donnell Park

Resolution Calls for Request for Proposals, Creation of Task Force to Develop Vision for Park Site

Supervisors Broderick, Johnson Jr. and Jursik Announce Opposition to O’Donnell Park Sale to Northwestern Mutual
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Supervisors Broderick, Johnson Jr. and Jursik Announce Opposition to O’Donnell Park Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Three Committee Chairs Say Park Land Should Not Be For Sale to Private Company

Murphy’s Law: Is O’Donnell Purchase a Sweetheart Deal?
Murphy’s Law

Is O’Donnell Purchase a Sweetheart Deal?

Northwestern Mutual won’t sign full deed restriction for county deal, leaving it free to develop a high-rise development on lakefront land.

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Calls Southridge Bus Stop Deal a “Compromise”
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Calls Southridge Bus Stop Deal a “Compromise”

Says New Bus Stops Will Move People Closer to Mall; Indicates Former Bus Stop at Mall Entrance Stop Was Not Possible

Eyes on Milwaukee: Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board
Eyes on Milwaukee

Another Bad Transit Plan By County Board

Amendment slipped into budget has had no public review and could leave system $1 million short (or worse) by end of 2015.

Sup. Jursik Announces South Shore Option Forum on Nov. 17
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Sup. Jursik Announces South Shore Option Forum on Nov. 17

South Shore Option 3.0, The Economic Development Forum for the South Shore, to be held November 17, 2014 at the new St. Francis Civic Center

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

Will Northwestern Mutual Be the Partner Milwaukee County Needs?
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Will Northwestern Mutual Be the Partner Milwaukee County Needs?

Supervisor Patricia Jursik States One Piece Remains to be Added to Gain Her Support for the O’Donnell Sale: Deed Restricting the Southeast Quadrant to Protect the Continued Stewardship of the Lakefront

Negotiations With Southridge to Improve Safety at Bus Stop Fails
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Negotiations With Southridge to Improve Safety at Bus Stop Fails

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Criticizes Southridge Management for treatment of elderly, disabled and all transit users in failing to reach a fair agreement to provide safe bus stops at Southridge Mall

Charlie Fox Comments on County Executive’s Budget in Absence of District Supervisor
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Charlie Fox Comments on County Executive’s Budget in Absence of District Supervisor

Charlie Fox, candidate in the November 4 Special Election for the open 5th District Milwaukee County Board seat, attended County Executive Abele’s 2015 budget presentation.

Communications Via Press Release: Audits Provide Good Factual Background
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Communications Via Press Release: Audits Provide Good Factual Background

Supervisor Jursik Criticizes the Use of Issuing Press Releases as “Shilling for Time on Talk Radio”.

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Audit Resolution
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Audit Resolution

Says Critics of Audit Use Inflammatory Rhetoric

Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10
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Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held on Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Chair of Economic Development Committee in Milwaukee County Criticizes Outer Suburbs’ Rejection of the Regional Housing Plan Created by SEWRPC
Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th
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Joint Night Hearing of Parks, Economic Development Committees to be Held On Proposed Sale of O’Donnell Park on September 10th

Public Meeting Designed to Get Maximum Testimony From Milwaukee County Residents on Proposed Sale to Northwestern Mutual

Murphy’s Law: County Board Goes Crazy Over Referendums
Murphy’s Law

County Board Goes Crazy Over Referendums

Board wants to put 4 advisory referendum questions on the ballot, at a cost of more than $100,000. Why?

Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday
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Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday

Re-dedication of Patrick Cudahy Statue to Follow

County Holdings Downsizing to Provide a Catalyst For Budget Planning
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County Holdings Downsizing to Provide a Catalyst For Budget Planning

City Campus to Be Focus Number One of Downsizing and Redevelopment

“Pedal” in the Park with Pat Celebrates Centennial of Sheridan Park in 2014 Annual Ride
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“Pedal” in the Park with Pat Celebrates Centennial of Sheridan Park in 2014 Annual Ride

Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik invites all constituents and bicycle enthusiasts to join her on a FREE bike ride June 19th beginning at the Sheridan Park Pavilion, Area 1. This family-friendly ride will travel along the Oak Leaf Trail through Sheridan and Warnimont parks into the northern part of Grant Park and returning to Sheridan […]

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Introduces Resolution to Downsize County Holdings
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Introduces Resolution to Downsize County Holdings

Formal Facilities Strategic Plan Adoption

County Board Approves Agreement Won in Court Action Brought by MICAH and BHCW to Fund New Transit Route
Supervisor Jursik Introduces Resolution to Restore Bus Access to Malls
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Supervisor Jursik Introduces Resolution to Restore Bus Access to Malls

New Ordinance Would Create a Disorderly Conduct Citation for Failure to Provide Full Bus Access

B.U.S.S. Welcomes Goodwill to Coalition
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B.U.S.S. Welcomes Goodwill to Coalition

Bus Safety at Southridge Mall a Priority

Jursik Says Transit Debate Too Important for Playing Russian Roulette
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Jursik Says Transit Debate Too Important for Playing Russian Roulette

"I'm from the Private Sector and I'm here to help myself."

Transit Plus Service Does Not Provide Enough Accessibility to Southridge
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Transit Plus Service Does Not Provide Enough Accessibility to Southridge

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Says Bus Stop at Mall Entrance Still Needed for Safety

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Additional Block Grant Funds to Upgrade the Sheridan Park Pavilion During This Centennial Year
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Additional Block Grant Funds to Upgrade the Sheridan Park Pavilion During This Centennial Year

The Economic and Community Development (ECD) Committee of the Milwaukee County Board approved additional Block Grant Funds to upgrade the Pavilion in Sheridan Park.

Murphy’s Law: Why Southridge Doesn’t Want Your Business
Murphy’s Law

Why Southridge Doesn’t Want Your Business

Its owner, Simon Property, has a history of relocating bus stops and discouraging certain kinds of customers.

Supervisor Jursik Criticizes Shoreline Bill
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Supervisor Jursik Criticizes Shoreline Bill

Jursik Says Shoreline Bill Washes Out Trustee Duty to Protect Public Access

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Warns of Ice Hazards
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Warns of Ice Hazards

Danger in Walking on the Ice Build-up Along Our Shores

Supervisor Jursik Calls First “B.U.S.S.” Stop a Success
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Supervisor Jursik Calls First “B.U.S.S.” Stop a Success

Hopes for More Dialogue With Southridge Mall over Misplaced Bus Stop

Milwaukee County Board Marks 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
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Milwaukee County Board Marks 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

The Milwaukee County Board honored Dr. Richard Lux and Director Bonnie Shafrin on November 7, 2013 for their continuing and tireless work to educate the wider community of the lessons taught by the darkest days of humanity signified by Kristallnacht.

Murphy’s Law: Why Governments Never Cooperate With Each Other
Murphy’s Law

Why Governments Never Cooperate With Each Other

Chris Abele seeks to improve efficiency through cooperative ventures with municipal governments. Will the county board resist?

Supervisor Jursik Congratulates Recipients of Community Development Block Grants
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Supervisor Jursik Congratulates Recipients of Community Development Block Grants

The Milwaukee County Board unanimously approved the allocation of 2014 Community Development Block Grant Funding.

Milwaukee County Board Economic and Community Development Committee Unanimously Approves SEWRPC Recommendations on Housing
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Milwaukee County Board Economic and Community Development Committee Unanimously Approves SEWRPC Recommendations on Housing

(MILWAUKEE) – The Milwaukee County Board’s Economic and Community Development Committee today unanimously approved the Southeast Wisconsin Planning Commission’s 2035 Regional Housing Plan for Southeastern Wisconsin. The comprehensive plan highlighted the need for: Decent and financially sustainable housing for all current and future residents of the region Improving links between jobs and affordable housing Maintaining […]

Murphy’s Law: The Curious Case of Kimberly Walker
Murphy’s Law

The Curious Case of Kimberly Walker

The board is angry at Abele so they fired Walker. Go figure.

Op-Ed: Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired
Op-Ed

Why Kimberly Walker Was Fired

The county board had ample grounds for dismissing the Corporation Counsel.

Removing Chief Corporation Counsel Not a Vindictive Action by Board
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Removing Chief Corporation Counsel Not a Vindictive Action by Board

A Call to County Executive Chris Abele to Begin Working Toward the Next Budget.

Supervisor Taylor Criticizes Resolution Limiting Sheriff Clarke’s Public Service Announcements as Nothing More than a Personal Vendetta
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Supervisor Taylor Criticizes Resolution Limiting Sheriff Clarke’s Public Service Announcements as Nothing More than a Personal Vendetta

Supervisor Steve F. Taylor sharply criticized the resolution considered today by the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, which aims to limit elected county officials’ ability to use county funds to purchase media commercial time or space in order to place commercials that feature the elected official.

Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisor David F. Bowen in Support of an Ethics Resolution by Supervisor Patricia Jursik Directing All County Officials to Refrain from Using County Funds to Purchase Commercials
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Statement of Milwaukee County Supervisor David F. Bowen in Support of an Ethics Resolution by Supervisor Patricia Jursik Directing All County Officials to Refrain from Using County Funds to Purchase Commercials

Sheriff David Clarke has instructed his out-of-county and out-of-state pro-gun-lobby supporters to advocate to my office on his behalf.

Murphy’s Law: The War Between Steve Schultze and Chris Abele
Murphy’s Law

The War Between Steve Schultze and Chris Abele

County exec tries to undermine county reporter because of his slanted stories.

Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures
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Intergovernmental Relations Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Local Reform Measures

Public hearing will allow Milwaukee County residents an opportunity to speak out on County governance reforms

“Exhibit A” Criticizes the Sheriff
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“Exhibit A” Criticizes the Sheriff

Supervisor Patricia Jursik condemns Sheriff David Clarke’s name-calling and dishonesty, applauds the County Executive for appointing an interim Superintendent for the House of Correction

Supervisor Patricia Jursik, Chair of Economic Development for Milwaukee County, Congratulates the Wave Organization and Sue Black
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik, Chair of Economic Development for Milwaukee County, Congratulates the Wave Organization and Sue Black

Milwaukee-Supervisor Patricia Jursik congratulates the Wave Organization on the hiring of Sue Black as President and CEO. Black has a network second-to-none in the Milwaukee Area and will help the Wave obtain the recognition it deserves, given its outstanding record this year. “I am pleased Sue has found a position that matches her love for […]

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

Lake Parkway Extension Added to Regional Transportation Plan
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Lake Parkway Extension Added to Regional Transportation Plan

Extension will provide infrastructure for economic growth

Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December
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Chairwoman Dimitrijevic Announces Seven “Chat with the Chair” Events for the Month of December

“Chats” set for Whitefish Bay, South Milwaukee, West Milwaukee, Greenfield, Greendale, Hales Corners and Bayside

Cudahy War Memorial Tree Chosen as County Christmas Tree
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Cudahy War Memorial Tree Chosen as County Christmas Tree

The Cudahy War Memorial is donating a tree from their memorial at Sheridan Park as the 2013 Milwaukee County Christmas Tree.

Chair of Committee on Economic and Community Development Calls on County Exec To Stabilize Economic Development Leadership
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Chair of Committee on Economic and Community Development Calls on County Exec To Stabilize Economic Development Leadership

Recognizing the importance that the business community places on certainty, the Chair of the Milwaukee County Board Committee on Economic and Community Development (ECD) is asking the County Executive to shore up the County’s leadership on economic development by adhering to Milwaukee County residency requirements.

Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody
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Supervisor Stamper Praises Board for Leadership in Cases Involving Death of a Person in Law Enforcement Custody

Board overwhelmingly approves resolution outlining policy for Medical Examiner’s office

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: Nov. 5, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, under the leadership of Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, has adopted the 2013 Budget today.

Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting
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Results from Today’s Milwaukee County Board Meeting

A summary of items passed at the county board meeting.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 31, 2012

he Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

Supervisor Jursik Prioritizes Long-Term Planning for County Facilities in Budget
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Supervisor Jursik Prioritizes Long-Term Planning for County Facilities in Budget

Jursik gains colleagues’ support for her budget amendment aimed at downsizing facilities, lowering costs

County Board Junks Bus Fare Proposal

County Board Junks Bus Fare Proposal

Proposal to kill transfers and cut fares suddenly lost its supporters.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 25, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 25, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012
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County Board Budget Blast: October 24, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance, Personnel & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012
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County Board 2013 Budget Blast: October 23, 2012

The Milwaukee County Board’s Finance & Audit Committee is holding a series of budget hearings throughout October on the County Executive’s 2013 Recommended Budget.

October E-Update from Supervisor Jursik
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October E-Update from Supervisor Jursik

October e-newsletter from Supervisor Patricia Jursik.

Rush to Judgement

Rush to Judgement

Whew. A county committee quickly approves a barely-vetted proposal for a new hotel.

Wanna Buy Some Park East Land?

Wanna Buy Some Park East Land?

Sensing market interest, Milwaukee County is trying to sell a parcel of land -- for the third time.

Murphy’s Law: Abele Under Fire
Murphy’s Law

Abele Under Fire

Has the Johnny Thomas situation poisoned relations between the county exec and county board?

County Threatened With Lakefront Lawsuit

County Threatened With Lakefront Lawsuit

County committee okays negotiations with The Couture developer, despite a casual threat of lawsuit.

The Chatter: The Chicago Challenge
The Chatter

The Chicago Challenge

Economic cooperation with our massive neighbor could help Milwaukee. But Gov.Scott Walker stands in the way.

The Chatter: Abele vs County Board — Again
The Chatter

Abele vs County Board — Again

Someone leaked the info on Abele's plan for a 44 story lakefront tower, leaving him apologizing to the board.

Murphy’s Law: The Farley Fiasco
Murphy’s Law

The Farley Fiasco

Is the County board punishing Abele’s aide Patrick Farley for whistle blowing?

2009 Milwaukee: A Year in Review
2009 Milwaukee

A Year in Review

It's time to look back at all the predictions we made for last year, and see how overly optimistic we were.

County Board Votes for Task Force Recommendations

County Board Votes for Task Force Recommendations

The proposed Regional Transit Authority recommendations were on the agenda after being delayed at a previous meeting of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.  At the previous meeting a task force was created and charged with putting together a positive message from the county supporting regional transportation. Supervisor Pat Jursik explained that despite the task […]

Walker Administration Defends Vote Against RTA

Walker Administration Defends Vote Against RTA

The Milwaukee County Board Task Force on the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority Recommendations, chaired by Supervisor Patricia Jursik, met for the first time on Monday December 29th, 2008. Other members of the task force present at the meeting included Supervisor Chris Larson, Supervisor John Thomas (who arrived late), Thomas Kujawa (formerly of MCTS), and Lloyd Grant (attending on behalf of Ms. Anita Gulotta-Connelly). The goal of the task force is to present recommendations to the Transportation Committee, which will then be presented to the full Milwaukee County Board on February 5th, 2009.

Board of Supervisors Lay Over RTA Resolution

Board of Supervisors Lay Over RTA Resolution

This meeting of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors featured the much debated resolution regarding the proposed Regional Transit Authority.

Milwaukee County Committee Fails to Reconsider RTA Vote

Milwaukee County Committee Fails to Reconsider RTA Vote

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting of the Committee on Transportation, Public Works and Transit to further discuss the proposed RTA. Supervisors Larson and Jursik hoped to put forward a positive response to the proposed RTA in place of the committee's overtly negative response that came out of the last committee meeting.