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Jennifer Gonda, Superintendent of the Milwaukee Water Works.

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Chris Abele Won’t Seek Reelection

Chris Abele Won’t Seek Reelection

County executive reverses course in surprise announcement, won't run for reelection.

City Hall: Will He or Won’t He Run for Mayor?
City Hall

Will He or Won’t He Run for Mayor?

Council president Ashanti Hamilton promises his decision by next week.

City Hall: Outside Firm Auditing City’s Lead Program
City Hall

Outside Firm Auditing City’s Lead Program

Expert hired by Comptroller doing audit council originally wanted done by May 2018.

House Confidential: Crew Destroying Abele’s Mansion
House Confidential

Crew Destroying Abele’s Mansion

Historic $2.6 million Eschweiler mansion built by one of city's most esteemed architects.

City Hall: Complaint Against American Sewer Dropped
City Hall

Complaint Against American Sewer Dropped

City officials can't verify complaint, but may still consider debarring contractor.

House Confidential: Inside Abele’s Eschweiler Mansion
House Confidential

Inside Abele’s Eschweiler Mansion

See the 1927 home's interior from when it was new, and just before Abele bought it.

Materials Salvaged From Lake Drive Mansion To Help Local Families In Need
Press Release

Materials Salvaged From Lake Drive Mansion To Help Local Families In Need

“Our team is ensuring these items stay out of local landfills and rather go on to live a second life.”

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.

City Hall: Ashanti Hamilton Files for Mayoral Run
City Hall

Ashanti Hamilton Files for Mayoral Run

Is Chris Abele planning to back Hamilton?

City Hall: Pay Hike for City Politicians Is On Hold
City Hall

Pay Hike for City Politicians Is On Hold

Ald. Chantia Lewis delays vote on 13.6% raise she and some other colleagues want. Mayor threatens veto.

City Hall: Barrett Taps Polenske For Public Works
City Hall

Barrett Taps Polenske For Public Works

Veteran City Engineer to become head of 2,300-employee Department of Public Works.

City Hall: Gonda Resigns from Water Works
City Hall

Gonda Resigns from Water Works

Longtime city employee resigns as Milwaukee Water Works director for job at UWM.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Unveil Custom Fire Hydrants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Unveil Custom Fire Hydrants

City works with team to install 15 unique fire hydrants around new arena.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Bucks Arena Getting Custom-Painted Fire Hydrants
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bucks Arena Getting Custom-Painted Fire Hydrants

The 15 hydrants around the arena will get a new paint job.

Child Care Centers Still Have Lead Pipes

Child Care Centers Still Have Lead Pipes

City has so far replaced lead service lines at 163 of 347 facilities.

Eyes on Milwaukee: $750 Million to Replace Lead Pipes
Eyes on Milwaukee

$750 Million to Replace Lead Pipes

Solutions to city's lead laterals expensive and not simple, council members find.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Waukesha Water Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Council Approves Waukesha Water Deal

Only one alderman objects to 40-year, $286 million deal.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays Waukesha Water Deal
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays Waukesha Water Deal

Key council committee approves largest collaborative deal in region's history.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City To Sell Water to Waukesha
Eyes on Milwaukee

City To Sell Water to Waukesha

After years of debate, Waukesha and Milwaukee strike a historic, 40-year deal.

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

Advocates Push City On Lead Pipes

City may not know which homes own lead laterals, which action to take.

Jennifer Gonda On the Hot Seat

Jennifer Gonda On the Hot Seat

New Water Works director opposed by some aldermen, and faces tough lead pipes issue.

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

18 states require them, 85% of state residents support them, but Walker, GOP resist.

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $400

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

Contribution to Nik Kovac of $394

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

The City’s Real Costs for Bucks Arena

The exact total is unknown, but will be much higher than media has reported.

Arena funding plan would kill convention center expansion, officials say
Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Takes No Action on Streetcar

Public Works Committee votes to send streetcar proposal to full council, setting up a showdown Dec. 16th.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!
Eyes on Milwaukee

Visiting Leaders Pitch Pro Stadiums — And Transit!

MMAC organized event to sell NBA arena, but speakers from Cleveland, Denver and OKC said Millenials want transit, too.

Murphy’s Law: The Decline of Local Control
Murphy’s Law

The Decline of Local Control

Republicans favor local control. So why are they passing so many laws ending it?