Ald. Chantia Lewis

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Attack on Milwaukee continues – even with a new occupant of the Governor’s Office
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Attack on Milwaukee continues – even with a new occupant of the Governor’s Office

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis May 16, 2019

Denim Day Shows Support for Sexual Violence Survivors
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Denim Day Shows Support for Sexual Violence Survivors

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis April 24, 2019

Council Committee strongly backs creation of city Board of Health
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Council Committee strongly backs creation of city Board of Health

The full Common Council is scheduled to take action on the legislation when it meets on Tuesday, February 5 at 9 a.m. in the third floor Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 E. Wells St.

Saving for the future while taking care of our employees now
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Saving for the future while taking care of our employees now

Statement from Alderwoman Lewis - October 30, 2018

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis reminds you about voting early
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis reminds you about voting early

"It’s important to be involved in this election."

Saturday: Family-friendly Harvest Fest brings fun for everyone
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Saturday: Family-friendly Harvest Fest brings fun for everyone

News release from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis

New Health Advisory Committee can spike citizen participation and engagement on critical issues
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New Health Advisory Committee can spike citizen participation and engagement on critical issues

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - September 18, 2018

New café set for grand opening in 9th District
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New café set for grand opening in 9th District

The café will also feature catering and delivery.

Council action to help breathe life in to former Target building in the 9th District
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Council action to help breathe life in to former Target building in the 9th District

"We are looking at 100 jobs and a community business providing family sustaining wages."

Good Hope Road Library project construction begins
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Good Hope Road Library project construction begins

The existing building will soon be razed to begin building the new, mixed-use facility.

Statement from Alderwoman Lewis on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
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Statement from Alderwoman Lewis on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

I believe that someone in the model that other Republican presidents have appointed would be better.

Rhythm & Blooms concert Thursday at Green Tree Community Garden
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Rhythm & Blooms concert Thursday at Green Tree Community Garden

6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19

Resolution focusing on drag racing spectators moves forward
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Resolution focusing on drag racing spectators moves forward

Under the resolution, spectating fines will range from $20 to $400, together with the costs of prosecution.

I stand with our children
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I stand with our children

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - March 14, 2018

Alderwoman Lewis congratulates Dr. McManus on new appointment
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Alderwoman Lewis congratulates Dr. McManus on new appointment

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - February 7, 2018

Shopping Cart Resolution Passes Committee
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Shopping Cart Resolution Passes Committee

The resolution will now move onto the Common Council for a full vote on February 6.

9th District future to be focus of major announcement
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9th District future to be focus of major announcement

The announcement and unveiling will take place after the grand opening of Irie’s Place, a new restaurant in the district.

Council approves Northridge parcel transfer to City of Milwaukee
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Council approves Northridge parcel transfer to City of Milwaukee

“This is just the beginning of business increased development in the area, in the New Year we will see a whole new 9th District.”

Move at former Northridge site sets the table for future projects
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Move at former Northridge site sets the table for future projects

Penzeys Spices owner William Penzey is transferring ownership of the former Northridge Mall Boston Store property to the City of Milwaukee.

Committee recommends approval of shopping cart ordinance
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Committee recommends approval of shopping cart ordinance

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - November 20, 2017

Budget includes money for key lead water lateral marketing campaign
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Budget includes money for key lead water lateral marketing campaign

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - November 10, 2017

Alderwoman Lewis invites business owners to learn about proposed shopping cart ordinance
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Alderwoman Lewis invites business owners to learn about proposed shopping cart ordinance

A council study found that abandoned shopping carts were creating blight in neighborhoods.

Business Builders Summit offers once in a lifetime chance for local entrepreneurs
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Business Builders Summit offers once in a lifetime chance for local entrepreneurs

This event supports business ownership by community residents and fosters sustainable small businesses in Milwaukee’s 9th District.

Harvest Fest to bring family-friendly atmosphere on October
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Harvest Fest to bring family-friendly atmosphere on October

Harvest Fest will include games, food, hay rides, pumpkins and a petting zoo.

Ald. Lewis pleased with new restaurant now calling District 9 home
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Ald. Lewis pleased with new restaurant now calling District 9 home

The restaurant opened on October 7 and residents welcomed it saying, it has some of the best Mexican food in the 9th District.

Event let students pay it forward while feeding those in need
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Event let students pay it forward while feeding those in need

Statement of Alderman Cavalier “Chevy” Johnson - October 13, 2017

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis takes on reckless speeding in District 9
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis takes on reckless speeding in District 9

Recently, the City of Milwaukee installed speed cushions on 87th and Tower Ave.

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis remembers the victims of 9/11 and honors their memory
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Alderwoman Chantia Lewis remembers the victims of 9/11 and honors their memory

Today is an emotional day for our nation and for me personally, as I was an active member of the United States Air Force when the attacks on September 11 took place

Meet with Alderwoman Lewis “over coffee” on September 9th
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Meet with Alderwoman Lewis “over coffee” on September 9th

Discuss neighborhood issues with the Alderwoman one-on-one

MPS Rec programs now just weeks away for residents
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MPS Rec programs now just weeks away for residents

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - August 9, 2017

Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden
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Rhythm & Bloom concert at Green Tree Community Garden

Free Concert Series Information from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis and Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Standing tall when it counts
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Standing tall when it counts

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - July 14, 2017

New Approach for Prevention Over Incarceration
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New Approach for Prevention Over Incarceration

Invest on the front end and avoid huge costs on the back end

Alderwoman Lewis to host State of the District event on April 5
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Alderwoman Lewis to host State of the District event on April 5

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis invites residents from throughout the city to attend her inaugural State of the District Address

City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes
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City of Milwaukee website, cable channel to host black history vignettes

News release from Alds. Chantia Lewis and Milele A. Coggs

City to partner with UWM on far North Side redevelopment workshop
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City to partner with UWM on far North Side redevelopment workshop

The design charrette will provide a vision for the redevelopment of high-priority underused sites along W. Brown Deer Road and N. 76th Street.

Council Signs Off on “Ban the Box” Legislation for City Job Applicants
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Council Signs Off on “Ban the Box” Legislation for City Job Applicants

The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday approved legislation that will enshrine as law the City of Milwaukee’s practice of eliminating questions about prior criminal history from applications for employment with the city, according to the measure’s lead sponsor, Alderwoman Chantia Lewis.

String of daytime burglaries prompts warnings from Ald. Lewis, MPD
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String of daytime burglaries prompts warnings from Ald. Lewis, MPD

Throughout the last month, around a dozen burglaries have been reported in the general area north of W. Mill Road and N. 84th Street.

Alderwoman Lewis invites residents to unique job fair opportunity
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Alderwoman Lewis invites residents to unique job fair opportunity

The companies will be interviewing on the spot for many different available positions.

Work Underway at Site of Restaurant Fire
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Work Underway at Site of Restaurant Fire

Crews are removing debris and working to remediate the condition of the burned out Burger King.

All Things in Common block parties are set for this weekend
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All Things in Common block parties are set for this weekend

News release from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis

Far North Side police begin crackdown on late night drag racers
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Far North Side police begin crackdown on late night drag racers

“Unfortunately, this sort of activity has been on the rise lately”

Council members to announce community resource hub initiative with help from up to 25 local churches
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Council members to announce community resource hub initiative with help from up to 25 local churches

News release from Alderwoman Chantia Lewis

Neighborhood grateful for quick action by police in last night’s hold-up
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Neighborhood grateful for quick action by police in last night’s hold-up

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis May 6, 2016

Chantia Lewis Backs Ashanti Hamilton for Common Council President
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Chantia Lewis Backs Ashanti Hamilton for Common Council President

Alderwoman Chantia Lewis is supporting Alderman Ashanti Hamilton in his bid for Common Council President.

Chantia Lewis Praises Common Council Action to Close Milwaukee Sex Offender Ordinance Loophole
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Chantia Lewis Praises Common Council Action to Close Milwaukee Sex Offender Ordinance Loophole

The Milwaukee Common Council took action to close the loophole by changing the Sex Offender Ordinance’s definition of residency.

Chantia Lewis to Enter Milwaukee 9th District Aldermanic Race 9
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Chantia Lewis to Enter Milwaukee 9th District Aldermanic Race 9

Chantia has lived in District 9 for over ten years and is a small business owner, mother, wife, and veteran of the United States Air Force.