Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Press Release

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

By - Apr 22nd, 2013 11:38 am

The County Board’s Committee on Intergovernmental Relations will hold a public hearing on local reforms on Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Milwaukee County Courthouse, 901 N. 9th St., in Room 203R.

UPDATE: The doors at the 10th Street entrance will be open until 5:00 p.m. There will be available public access to the Courthouse after 5:00 at the 9th street security check point in the Courthouse basement level.

Those interested in reviewing the details of the reform package can access it online via Milwaukee County CLIC (County Legislative Information Center) at http://county.milwaukee.gov/CLIC. The reform package (File No. 13-397) is sponsored by Supervisors Dimitrijevic, Lipscomb, Romo West, Cullen, Jursik, Borkowski, Bowen, Schmitt, Broderick, and Haas.

Under the proposed reform package, the budget of the County Board would be cut by 50 percent and Supervisors’ salaries would be cut by 20 percent. Other reforms include:

· Clarification of roles and responsibilities

· Independent Intergovernmental Relations

· Streamline processes

· Follow-up on audit for additional countywide and operational efficiencies

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