Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic
Press Release

Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic to Address Sustainability Summit

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

By - Mar 2nd, 2015 09:00 am

Milwaukee County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic will address the Sustainability Summit on environmental sustainability on Thursday, March 5 at 8:30 a.m.

Since elected in 2004, Chairwoman Dimitrijevic has been an outspoken leader in environmental sustainability. She successfully authored the award-winning Green Print resolution which has reduced Milwaukee County’s environmental footprint and saved taxpayer dollars. Due to her efforts, Milwaukee County has an environmental sustainability director and a new environmental ethic.

Dimitrijevic recently authored legislation to construct a solar farm at Milwaukee’s Mitchell Airport which would supply clean energy and create green jobs. Recently, Chairwoman Dimitrijevic successfully led an effort to attract more riders to public transit by adding new service to suburban job centers and providing free rides to disabled and older adults.

Dimitrijevic has spoken at the Green Vehicle Conference many times and will address attendees at the Sustainability Summit on Day 2. http://www.sustainabilitysummit.us/

“It is an honor to welcome summit attendees to Milwaukee County where we are working every day to be a better environmental citizen. It is our responsibility as governmental leaders to preserve our resources for future generations.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Government:
Neighborhoods:

Recent Press Releases by Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic - Page 3

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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

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

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic
Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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”

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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

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

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic
Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

GO Passes Available Starting March 31

New resource increases independence and transit ridership.

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

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. Marina Dimitrijevic

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.

Sup. Marina Dimitrijevic

Dimitrijevic to hold listening session at Pulaski Pool

Neighborhood listening session will combine with “dollar days” event

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *