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Preston Cole

Preston Cole, Commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood Service.

Prior to moving to DNS Cole was the Director of Operations, City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works.

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Commissioner Cole honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful
Press Release

Commissioner Cole honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful

Much of Cole’s record of success was created while working for the City.

Will South Korea Partner With City?

Will South Korea Partner With City?

Daegu, South Korea wants to be a water tech sister city. City panel says yes.

2017 State of the City
Press Release

2017 State of the City

As Delivered by Mayor Tom Barrett

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil New Signs for Arena
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil New Signs for Arena

Two huge signs will add life to arena, but will trees grow on concrete plaza?

Plenty of Horne: City Department Paints the Town
Plenty of Horne

City Department Paints the Town

Painted curbs will denote no-parkng areas. And new parking checkers will ride bikes.

Plenty of Horne: Behold The ECO Mayor

Contribution to Michael Murphy of $100

Plenty of Horne: Behold The ECO Mayor
Plenty of Horne

Behold The ECO Mayor

Barrett touts green efforts, changes name of environmental sustainability office to ECO.

Plenty Of Horne: All Hail Our Business Improvement Districts

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

Plenty Of Horne: All Hail Our Business Improvement Districts
Plenty Of Horne

All Hail Our Business Improvement Districts

City party celebrates work of 35 BIDs, which have helped improve many city neighborhoods.

DNR board tables sale of lakefront land to Walker donor
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DNR board tables sale of lakefront land to Walker donor

Plenty of Horne: Barrett’s Birthday Party

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $100

Plenty of Horne: Barrett’s Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Barrett’s Birthday Party

The mayor's celebration is 11 days late. And Lakefront Brewery shatters its record for annual barrels manufactured.

Photo Gallery: Entrants & Winners for Wisconsin Avenue Placemaking
Photo Gallery

Entrants & Winners for Wisconsin Avenue Placemaking

The "Tournavation" event at City Hall included an expert panel and audience, which selected two winners from among 12 finalists.

Citizens, Cut Your Grass!

Citizens, Cut Your Grass!

Common Council is considering a proposal by Ald. Davis with tougher restrictions against overgrown lawns.

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: “Groundbreaking” for Bridge
The Roundup

“Groundbreaking” for Bridge

It’s not really a groundbreaking without a shovel, so Cecelia Gilbert of the Department of Public Works brought five well-used, albeit ceremonial, spades to the Thursday 27 May event celebrating the beginning of construction of the Holton Marsupial Bridge. Obliging dignitaries, sensing a photo-op, grabbed the shovels and pantomimed digging them into the asphalt pavement […]