Ald. Jose Perez

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City Hall Parranda brings holiday spirit to Milwaukee
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City Hall Parranda brings holiday spirit to Milwaukee

Parrandas are musical festivities during the holiday season most common in Afro-Caribbean Latin American countries and parts of South America.

Alderman Pérez offers condolences to family of crossing guard
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Alderman Pérez offers condolences to family of crossing guard

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez - November 20, 2017

Common Council passes substitute ordinance on ATV operation
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Common Council passes substitute ordinance on ATV operation

Anyone who violates Wisconsin’s ATV laws can be fined up to $250.

Eddie Palmieri Benefit Concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Relief
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Eddie Palmieri Benefit Concert for Mexico and Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Advance concert tickets are $40, and VIP packages are $150.

Aldermen Peréz voices disappointment in Mayor Barrett’s veto decision
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Aldermen Peréz voices disappointment in Mayor Barrett’s veto decision

Statement by Aldermen José Peréz

United Latino Fundraiser offers relief for disaster victims
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United Latino Fundraiser offers relief for disaster victims

The fundraiser will be at the Latino Family Expo and Festival, which includes family fun activities throughout the day.

Family friendly weekend: Mitchell Street Branch Library Opening, and Harbor Fest
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Family friendly weekend: Mitchell Street Branch Library Opening, and Harbor Fest

Join Aldermen Perez and area residents as we celebrate two great events all in one weekend!

FPC right to see reform process through for Police Department
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FPC right to see reform process through for Police Department

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez - September 21, 2017

Hit-and-run incidents show callous disregard for others
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Hit-and-run incidents show callous disregard for others

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez June 6, 2017

Hit-and-run death hits close
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Hit-and-run death hits close

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez May 12, 2017

Work is complete for Water Quality Task Force
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Work is complete for Water Quality Task Force

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez April 28, 2017

Cermak Fresh Market is hiring
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Cermak Fresh Market is hiring

Attend job fair April 27 and April 28

Remembering Frank González
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Remembering Frank González

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez April 24, 2017

Former City-Owned Home to be Featured on New Milwaukee-based HGTV Show
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Former City-Owned Home to be Featured on New Milwaukee-based HGTV Show

A new HGTV reality show will air its pilot episode this weekend featuring the renovation of a home in the 12th Aldermanic District.

The City of Milwaukee mourns a dedicated civil servant
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The City of Milwaukee mourns a dedicated civil servant

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez March 23, 2017

Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals
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Overwhelming support for our fellow citizens and for our ideals

Milwaukee could be the first city in the U.S. to officially declare its opposition to the travel ban.

New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public
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New City of Milwaukee ID card now available to the public

Informational news conference set for Friday at City Hall

12th District neighborhood selected for 2017 Block Build MKE
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12th District neighborhood selected for 2017 Block Build MKE

Revitalize Milwaukee initiative will bring FREE improvements to properties

Ad mocking Bradley Tech students was vile
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Ad mocking Bradley Tech students was vile

Ads like that belong in the recycling bin, and not on the pages of published magazines.

DPW Sanitation Services to Amend E-Notify Choices
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DPW Sanitation Services to Amend E-Notify Choices

Improvements coming to E-Notify system

Two MPD officers to receive honors for heroic actions while off duty
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Two MPD officers to receive honors for heroic actions while off duty

“The selfless actions of Detective Ayala and Officer Acevedo speak volumes about their sense of duty and their caring about the wellbeing of their fellow citizens.”

Public video art event on West Historic Mitchell Street
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Public video art event on West Historic Mitchell Street

The event will feature video productions by more than 30 regional and national artists projected simultaneously onto exterior surfaces and within buildings.

Ciclovía MKE, South Side Bicycle Day, to feature car-free streets in Walker’s Point
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Ciclovía MKE, South Side Bicycle Day, to feature car-free streets in Walker’s Point

Side Bicycle Day will provide free children’s helmets and will raffle off more than 600 bicycles and bike locks.

Tragedy is a sad reminder to buckle up, drive safe, follow rules of the road
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Tragedy is a sad reminder to buckle up, drive safe, follow rules of the road

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez November 11, 2015

City officials take on business leaders in basketball game to benefit Autism Speaks
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City officials take on business leaders in basketball game to benefit Autism Speaks

A team of Milwaukee public officials will face off against business leaders from around the city in a basketball game and charity event to benefit Autism Speaks on Saturday, June 13 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Journey House.

The passing of Alderman Joe Dudzik
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The passing of Alderman Joe Dudzik

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez May 22, 2015

Ald. Pérez to propose stricter sex offender residency rules
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Ald. Pérez to propose stricter sex offender residency rules

Meeting on Wednesday will provide info about “troubling” developments

Alderman Perez seeks viewpoints on Walker Square
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Alderman Perez seeks viewpoints on Walker Square

Community meeting to be held to discuss city's ideas for housing, public spaces, commercial areas, bicycles and pedestrians

Important city documents for businesses now available in Spanish
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Important city documents for businesses now available in Spanish

“Milwaukee is fortunate to have a growing population of small business owners from the Spanish-speaking community.”

Milwaukee Children’s Zone to address achievement gap on the near south side
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Milwaukee Children’s Zone to address achievement gap on the near south side

Stakeholders from around Milwaukee’s near south side will be brought together in order to seek solutions to an achievement gap affecting less fortunate neighborhoods.

New location for Saz’s Catering opening in Walker’s Point
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New location for Saz’s Catering opening in Walker’s Point

Saz’s Catering has announced that they will move their operations to 201 W. Walker St.

Again, the justice system fails Milwaukee
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Again, the justice system fails Milwaukee

Joint Statement from Alderman José G. Pérez and Alderman Bob Donovan September 4, 2014

Historic Mitchell St. walk with Alderman Pérez and Mayor Barrett
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Historic Mitchell St. walk with Alderman Pérez and Mayor Barrett

Alderman José G. Pérez will be joined by Mayor Tom Barrett for a walk down Historic Mitchell Street.

Community JOBS Resource Fair is Monday, July 21
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Community JOBS Resource Fair is Monday, July 21

Event will showcase opportunities available during $450M NML HQ project

FPC nominees to appear at community forum tomorrow
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FPC nominees to appear at community forum tomorrow

Reappointed Fire and Police Commission member Kathryn A. Hein and new Commission appointee Steven M. DeVougas will take part in a public forum tomorrow (Tuesday, October 22) evening at La Luz del Mundo Family Services, 1570 W. Greenfield Ave.

Eighth annual Fatherhood Summit offers resources, advice for Milwaukee dads
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Eighth annual Fatherhood Summit offers resources, advice for Milwaukee dads

Aimed at giving Milwaukee fathers the tools they need and providing some dads with a much-needed second chance, the Milwaukee Fatherhood Initiative Summit kicks off this weekend with resource fairs, informational sessions and much more. The theme of this year’s eighth annual Fatherhood Summit is “Changing Milwaukee through Male Empowerment.” The event will be held […]

Going green is good news for workers and the environment
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Going green is good news for workers and the environment

Statement from Alderman José G. Pérez September 25, 2013

Information and assistance is available to help citizens deal with dangerous heat
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Information and assistance is available to help citizens deal with dangerous heat

Milwaukee police have reported several suspected heat-related deaths in the city during the most recent wave of hot temperatures.

Listening Session with Alderman Jose G. Perez
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Listening Session with Alderman Jose G. Perez

Alderman José G. Pérez is hosting a 12th District Listening session TONIGHT to meet residents and discuss issues that affect local neighborhoods and the city as a whole.

Alderman Pérez appointed to NLC national Hispanic leadership post
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Alderman Pérez appointed to NLC national Hispanic leadership post

Alderman José G. Pérez has been appointed to serve as a member of the board of directors of the Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) for the National League of Cities (NLC).

Alderman Pérez invites residents to Zilber Clarke Square Community Listening Café
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Alderman Pérez invites residents to Zilber Clarke Square Community Listening Café

Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.

District 12 welcomes Natural Resource Technology to the Freshwater Hub
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District 12 welcomes Natural Resource Technology to the Freshwater Hub

Statement of Alderman José G. Pérez March 6, 2013

Alderman Pérez part of this week’s “Around the Corner” episode on MPTV
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Alderman Pérez part of this week’s “Around the Corner” episode on MPTV

Each episode of “Around the Corner” is broadcast on Milwaukee Public Television, Channel 10.1.

Common Council to recognize state champion Saint Anthony soccer team
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Common Council to recognize state champion Saint Anthony soccer team

In just its third season since organizing, the fledgling Milwaukee Saint Anthony Roman Legion soccer program fought its way to a 27-3 record in its 2012 championship push.

Family needs assistance to help pay for 15- year-old daughter’s funeral
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Family needs assistance to help pay for 15- year-old daughter’s funeral

Alderman José G. Pérez is inviting residents to help the family of Brendaliz Morales Rodriguez, who died earlier this week after being shot accidentally by a sibling, according to the family.

Concerned citizen brings health and safety issue to light
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Concerned citizen brings health and safety issue to light

I am very concerned about safety and health violations that have been brought to light related to the ongoing Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) demolition project of certain properties along the Kinnickinnic River.

Alderman Pérez will speak during fundraiser to help disaster victims
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Alderman Pérez will speak during fundraiser to help disaster victims

Alderman Pérez will speak during fundraiser to help disaster victims

Prayer vigil planned in response to beating death outside club
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Prayer vigil planned in response to beating death outside club

Residents will hold a prayer vigil this evening (Wednesday, November 7) in the wake of the fatal beating of Mariano Lopez.

Congregation plans prayer vigil tonight in response to parking lot shooting death
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Congregation plans prayer vigil tonight in response to parking lot shooting death

Parishioners at the St. Hyacinth Catholic Church will hold a prayer vigil this evening in the wake of a disturbing shooting that left a 35-year-old man dead in the parish’s parking lot this week.

Deadline is Oct. 1 to apply for NSP2 Homebuyer Assistance program
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Deadline is Oct. 1 to apply for NSP2 Homebuyer Assistance program

Participants are offered both financial and technical advice as part of the program.

Bradley Tech students to unveil Milwaukee Observatory in historic Walker’s Point
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Bradley Tech students to unveil Milwaukee Observatory in historic Walker’s Point

The Milwaukee Observatory will be open Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 22 and Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Rent-to-own initiative expanding on city’s near south side
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Rent-to-own initiative expanding on city’s near south side

A scattered-site project on the near south side of Milwaukee to renovate and transform vacant foreclosed homes into rent-to-own single-family homes is expanding, said Alderman José G. Pérez.