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City Hall: Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech
City Hall

Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech

Mayor touts employers coming to city, The Hop's launch and a friendly governor.

City Hall: Council Approves Civilian Health Oversight Board
City Hall

Council Approves Civilian Health Oversight Board

In the wake of health department's critical failures, mayor and council want more oversight.

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

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.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions as Temperatures Drop
Press Release

City of Milwaukee Health Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions as Temperatures Drop

Cold temperatures and wind chills predicted, residents reminded to take seasonal precautions

City Hall: Karen Dettmer Will Lead Water Works
City Hall

Karen Dettmer Will Lead Water Works

Committee puts veteran engineer through the ringer before endorsing her appointment.

Lead-Free Homes a Priority for Kowalik

Lead-Free Homes a Priority for Kowalik

But “we don’t have enough contractors,” city’s new health commissioner says.

City of Milwaukee Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccines
Press Release

City of Milwaukee Health Department Offers Free Flu Vaccines

Health officials issue reminder that it’s not too late to get vaccinated

Final report released by Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force
Press Release

Final report released by Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force

News release and report from Alderman Michael J. Murphy

Forum Examines Lead Poisoning Prevention

Forum Examines Lead Poisoning Prevention

Solutions? Issue of lead paint vs lead pipes still debated.

City Hall: Health Department Faces Criminal Probe
City Hall

Health Department Faces Criminal Probe

Spat between Hamilton and Zielinski reveals DA investigating and Baker hiring lawyer.

Murphy’s Law: Was Barrett Asleep on Health Department?
Murphy’s Law

Was Barrett Asleep on Health Department?

Problems may go back a decade and mayor deserves much blame, some alderman say.

City Hall: The Inspector General Is Coming
City Hall

The Inspector General Is Coming

Common Council creates its own watchdog to monitor city departments.

City Hall: Barrett Unveils 2019 Budget Proposal
City Hall

Barrett Unveils 2019 Budget Proposal

Proposal would add 10 police officers, spend $20 million on lead abatement efforts.

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

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

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis - September 18, 2018

City Hall: Council Okays New Health Commissioner
City Hall

Council Okays New Health Commissioner

Unanimous vote hands Jeanette Kowalik one of the most difficult jobs in city government.

City Hall: Health Commissioner Pick Gets First Approval
City Hall

Health Commissioner Pick Gets First Approval

Kowalik wins unanimous vote from committee, interim commissioner reveals ongoing issues.