Patricia Jursik

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Op Ed: County Neglects Parks and Culture
Op Ed

County Neglects Parks and Culture

Bucks arena gets millions while parks, museums, zoo decline.

O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.
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O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.

In late 2015, not satisfied with the plan negotiated by the County Executive, the County Board chose to reimagine the O’Donnell plaza and garage proposal.

The Century Parks of Bay View, Sheridan and Grant Must Be Protected
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The Century Parks of Bay View, Sheridan and Grant Must Be Protected

Sup. Jursik Calls for Zoning Protection for South Shore Parks

Sup. Jursik: Softball, Baseball Diamonds in South Shore Parks Suffer Under County Executive Abele
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Sup. Jursik: Softball, Baseball Diamonds in South Shore Parks Suffer Under County Executive Abele

She Says South Shore Diamonds Could Have Been Repaired With $300,000 Surplus in Parks Revenue

Truth in Advertising: Games, Claims and Frames
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Truth in Advertising: Games, Claims and Frames

A Review of the Milwaukee County 2016 Budget

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Congratulates Rick Barrett on Couture Project
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Congratulates Rick Barrett on Couture Project

But Chairwoman of Economic and Community Development Committee Asks for Assurances on Public Access

Milwaukee County Residents Not Well-Represented in Arena Financing Plan
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Milwaukee County Residents Not Well-Represented in Arena Financing Plan

"A rose, by any other name, is still a rose"

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Thanks the County Board for an Emergency Provision to Fix Pedestrian Foot Bridge
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Thanks the County Board for an Emergency Provision to Fix Pedestrian Foot Bridge

In May, the bridge finally washed out for the last time, and it was deemed too broken to replace.

Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”
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Supervisor Jursik Says County Arena Funding Plan is “Unconscionable”

"Bad Debt Not a Revenue Stream"

Kickoff Summer with Pedal in the Park with Pat & the Amazing Bluegrass All-Stars
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Kickoff Summer with Pedal in the Park with Pat & the Amazing Bluegrass All-Stars

"This concert has been embraced as the South Shore Start of Summer"

Milwaukee County Wins Fair Housing Award
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Milwaukee County Wins Fair Housing Award

Only Award Given to County Government in Wisconsin

An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson
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An Open Letter to Sen. Ron Johnson

I strongly object to your having signed the letter that was sent to the Iranian Government.

New Southridge Bus Service is Now in Place, Including a New Stop on the South Outside Macy’s Department Store Serving Routes 64 and 76
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New Southridge Bus Service is Now in Place, Including a New Stop on the South Outside Macy’s Department Store Serving Routes 64 and 76

Milwaukee County Transit Service has begun to provide service to new bus stops at Southridge Mall.

Grand Opening of Sheridan Park Pavilion to be Held Saturday
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Grand Opening of Sheridan Park Pavilion to be Held Saturday

Event Will Also Include Annual Meeting of Sheridan Park Friends

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Calls Southridge Bus Stop Deal a “Compromise”
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Calls Southridge Bus Stop Deal a “Compromise”

Says New Bus Stops Will Move People Closer to Mall; Indicates Former Bus Stop at Mall Entrance Stop Was Not Possible

Sup. Jursik Announces South Shore Option Forum on Nov. 17
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Sup. Jursik Announces South Shore Option Forum on Nov. 17

South Shore Option 3.0, The Economic Development Forum for the South Shore, to be held November 17, 2014 at the new St. Francis Civic Center

Will Northwestern Mutual Be the Partner Milwaukee County Needs?
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Will Northwestern Mutual Be the Partner Milwaukee County Needs?

Supervisor Patricia Jursik States One Piece Remains to be Added to Gain Her Support for the O’Donnell Sale: Deed Restricting the Southeast Quadrant to Protect the Continued Stewardship of the Lakefront

Negotiations With Southridge to Improve Safety at Bus Stop Fails
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Negotiations With Southridge to Improve Safety at Bus Stop Fails

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Criticizes Southridge Management for treatment of elderly, disabled and all transit users in failing to reach a fair agreement to provide safe bus stops at Southridge Mall

Communications Via Press Release: Audits Provide Good Factual Background
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Communications Via Press Release: Audits Provide Good Factual Background

Supervisor Jursik Criticizes the Use of Issuing Press Releases as “Shilling for Time on Talk Radio”.

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Audit Resolution
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Audit Resolution

Says Critics of Audit Use Inflammatory Rhetoric

Chair of Economic Development Committee in Milwaukee County Criticizes Outer Suburbs’ Rejection of the Regional Housing Plan Created by SEWRPC
Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday
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Sherdian Park Centennial Celebration is Theme of Cudahy 4th of July Parade on Friday

Re-dedication of Patrick Cudahy Statue to Follow

County Holdings Downsizing to Provide a Catalyst For Budget Planning
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County Holdings Downsizing to Provide a Catalyst For Budget Planning

City Campus to Be Focus Number One of Downsizing and Redevelopment

“Pedal” in the Park with Pat Celebrates Centennial of Sheridan Park in 2014 Annual Ride
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“Pedal” in the Park with Pat Celebrates Centennial of Sheridan Park in 2014 Annual Ride

Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik invites all constituents and bicycle enthusiasts to join her on a FREE bike ride June 19th beginning at the Sheridan Park Pavilion, Area 1. This family-friendly ride will travel along the Oak Leaf Trail through Sheridan and Warnimont parks into the northern part of Grant Park and returning to Sheridan […]

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Introduces Resolution to Downsize County Holdings
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Introduces Resolution to Downsize County Holdings

Formal Facilities Strategic Plan Adoption

Supervisor Jursik Introduces Resolution to Restore Bus Access to Malls
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Supervisor Jursik Introduces Resolution to Restore Bus Access to Malls

New Ordinance Would Create a Disorderly Conduct Citation for Failure to Provide Full Bus Access

B.U.S.S. Welcomes Goodwill to Coalition
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B.U.S.S. Welcomes Goodwill to Coalition

Bus Safety at Southridge Mall a Priority

Jursik Says Transit Debate Too Important for Playing Russian Roulette
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Jursik Says Transit Debate Too Important for Playing Russian Roulette

"I'm from the Private Sector and I'm here to help myself."

Transit Plus Service Does Not Provide Enough Accessibility to Southridge
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Transit Plus Service Does Not Provide Enough Accessibility to Southridge

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Says Bus Stop at Mall Entrance Still Needed for Safety

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Additional Block Grant Funds to Upgrade the Sheridan Park Pavilion During This Centennial Year
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Applauds Additional Block Grant Funds to Upgrade the Sheridan Park Pavilion During This Centennial Year

The Economic and Community Development (ECD) Committee of the Milwaukee County Board approved additional Block Grant Funds to upgrade the Pavilion in Sheridan Park.

Supervisor Jursik Criticizes Shoreline Bill
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Supervisor Jursik Criticizes Shoreline Bill

Jursik Says Shoreline Bill Washes Out Trustee Duty to Protect Public Access

Supervisor Patricia Jursik Warns of Ice Hazards
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik Warns of Ice Hazards

Danger in Walking on the Ice Build-up Along Our Shores

Supervisor Jursik Calls First “B.U.S.S.” Stop a Success
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Supervisor Jursik Calls First “B.U.S.S.” Stop a Success

Hopes for More Dialogue With Southridge Mall over Misplaced Bus Stop

Milwaukee County Board Marks 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht
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Milwaukee County Board Marks 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

The Milwaukee County Board honored Dr. Richard Lux and Director Bonnie Shafrin on November 7, 2013 for their continuing and tireless work to educate the wider community of the lessons taught by the darkest days of humanity signified by Kristallnacht.

Supervisor Jursik Congratulates Recipients of Community Development Block Grants
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Supervisor Jursik Congratulates Recipients of Community Development Block Grants

The Milwaukee County Board unanimously approved the allocation of 2014 Community Development Block Grant Funding.

Milwaukee County Board Economic and Community Development Committee Unanimously Approves SEWRPC Recommendations on Housing
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Milwaukee County Board Economic and Community Development Committee Unanimously Approves SEWRPC Recommendations on Housing

“It’s clear that the SEWRPC plan is what is needed to improve the quality of life in the region, and I hope other counties will follow suit in approving it.”

Removing Chief Corporation Counsel Not a Vindictive Action by Board
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Removing Chief Corporation Counsel Not a Vindictive Action by Board

A Call to County Executive Chris Abele to Begin Working Toward the Next Budget.

“Exhibit A” Criticizes the Sheriff
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“Exhibit A” Criticizes the Sheriff

Supervisor Patricia Jursik condemns Sheriff David Clarke’s name-calling and dishonesty, applauds the County Executive for appointing an interim Superintendent for the House of Correction

Supervisor Patricia Jursik, Chair of Economic Development for Milwaukee County, Congratulates the Wave Organization and Sue Black
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Supervisor Patricia Jursik, Chair of Economic Development for Milwaukee County, Congratulates the Wave Organization and Sue Black

“Let’s make this a sell-out to welcome Sue and support the Wave and a great charity!”

Lake Parkway Extension Added to Regional Transportation Plan
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Lake Parkway Extension Added to Regional Transportation Plan

Extension will provide infrastructure for economic growth

Chair of Committee on Economic and Community Development Calls on County Exec To Stabilize Economic Development Leadership
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Chair of Committee on Economic and Community Development Calls on County Exec To Stabilize Economic Development Leadership

The Chair of the Milwaukee County Board Committee on Economic and Community Development is asking the County Executive to shore up the County’s leadership on economic development by adhering to Milwaukee County residency requirements.

Supervisor Jursik Prioritizes Long-Term Planning for County Facilities in Budget
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Supervisor Jursik Prioritizes Long-Term Planning for County Facilities in Budget

Jursik gains colleagues’ support for her budget amendment aimed at downsizing facilities, lowering costs

October E-Update from Supervisor Jursik
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October E-Update from Supervisor Jursik

October e-newsletter from Supervisor Patricia Jursik.