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Saturday: Food trucks will return to W. Capitol Dr.
Effort To Ban Guns From Area Around RNC Fails

Effort To Ban Guns From Area Around RNC Fails

Ald. Robert Bauman wanted to challenge state law, but his colleagues demur.

Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Resigns After Closed-Session Meeting

Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Resigns After Closed-Session Meeting

School district is in jeopardy of losing millions in state and federal dollars.

City Hall: Protected Bike Lanes For Lake Drive Raise Ire of Neighbors
City Hall

Protected Bike Lanes For Lake Drive Raise Ire of Neighbors

Despite vehement objections in raucous meeting, committee approves plan.

City Okays Peruvian Restaurant in Bay View

City Okays Peruvian Restaurant in Bay View

Restaurant will have different name - Inca Peru Cuisine - and chef than originally planned.

MPS change imperative to avoid shipwreck
Press Release

MPS change imperative to avoid shipwreck

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland May 31, 2024

Wellpoint Care Network kicks off multi-year project to transform its historic 18-acre campus
Press Release

Wellpoint Care Network kicks off multi-year project to transform its historic 18-acre campus

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland May 21, 2024

Statement on proposed state task force on missing/murdered African American women and girls
Press Release

Statement on proposed state task force on missing/murdered African American women and girls

Statement of Milwaukee Common Council members: Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Andrea M. Pratt, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs,  Alderman DiAndre Jackson, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderwoman Sharlen P. Moore, Alderman Peter Burgelis, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Scott Spiker, and Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic

City Hall: Council At Odds On Committee Assignments
City Hall

Council At Odds On Committee Assignments

But Pérez pledges to install Ald. Pratt as a vice chair within six months.

Vendors can apply to operate in the Capitol Drive Density-Limited Zone
City Hall: Choice of Committee Chairs Criticized
City Hall

Choice of Committee Chairs Criticized

Council president Jose Perez 'shut all four Black women members out,' Ald. Pratt complains.

City Hall: New Council Most Diverse In Milwaukee History
City Hall

New Council Most Diverse In Milwaukee History

The largest number of Black, women and LBGTQ+ members in history. Meet all 15.

How Will Milwaukee Handle Protests At The RNC?

How Will Milwaukee Handle Protests At The RNC?

Concerns grow as city hasn’t approved permit for coalition of activists.

Project Clean and Green set to kick off on Monday, April 15
Thistle and Shamrock is Closing

Thistle and Shamrock is Closing

The Celtic pub, known for its fish fry, will close for good in May.

Gratitude and optimism on cusp of new Common Council term
Press Release

Gratitude and optimism on cusp of new Common Council term

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland April 4, 2024

2024 Spring Election Results

2024 Spring Election Results

MPS referendum and county exec, mayor, Common Council and County Board races all on ballot.

City Hall: Proposal Would Allow Food Trucks To Return To W. Capitol Drive
City Hall

Proposal Would Allow Food Trucks To Return To W. Capitol Drive

Concerns about traffic safety, litter, prompted ban.

Ald. Westmoreland establishes plan for food trucks on Capitol Drive
Vote April 2: Meet the Candidates For City Office
Vote April 2

Meet the Candidates For City Office

And read the analysis of each race and bios for each candidate.

Final public involvement meeting coming for highly anticipated W. Lisbon Ave. roadway project
Sales from vehicles to be illegal along stretch of W. Capitol Dr. starting March 16
City Hall: Council Concerned RNC Free Speech Zone Could Bring Extremists, Violence
City Hall

Council Concerned RNC Free Speech Zone Could Bring Extremists, Violence

'To hell with that,' says alderman of hate groups getting city-sanctioned platform.

Cavalier Johnson Is All In On Growing Milwaukee

Cavalier Johnson Is All In On Growing Milwaukee

Annual State of the City speech places growth plan front and center.

Westmoreland, Winter Advance in 5th District

Westmoreland, Winter Advance in 5th District

Incumbent Lamont Westmoreland will face Bruce Winter, a third-time candidate.

Spring Primary Election Results

Spring Primary Election Results

Mayor, three council seats and a county board seat on ballot.

City of Milwaukee Black History Month to Conclude with Festivities Scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 27
Vote Tuesday: Mayoral Race Headlines Primary Election
Vote Tuesday

Mayoral Race Headlines Primary Election

Plus: Three aldermanic races and a county supervisor contest.

MFD, Ambulance Service Providers to roll out enhanced search protocol
Quilts on display at City Hall reflect fabric of Black Culture and History
Alderman Lamont Westmoreland Announces Key Endorsements in Re-Election Bid
New Solar Arrays Will Help Milwaukee Hit 25% Renewable Energy Goal

New Solar Arrays Will Help Milwaukee Hit 25% Renewable Energy Goal

Arrays near airport help city meet 2025 goal, but alders want tougher rules for We Energies.

Milwaukee Officials Urge Ambulance Policy Changes After Woman’s Death

Milwaukee Officials Urge Ambulance Policy Changes After Woman’s Death

Unanimous Common Council measure calls for future operating procedure updates.

Council adopts file urging change of MFD, ambulance service providers
City Hall: Council Approves Raises For Elected Officials, Administrators
City Hall

Council Approves Raises For Elected Officials, Administrators

Vote was 9-6. Elected officials will get 15% hike, non-elected leaders even more.

Mayor Vetoes Controversial Insurance Partnership

Mayor Vetoes Controversial Insurance Partnership

Council narrowly endorsed idea, only for Mayor Cavalier Johnson to kill initiative.

City Hall: Treegate Is Over, Milwaukee Will Pick Up Christmas Trees
City Hall

Treegate Is Over, Milwaukee Will Pick Up Christmas Trees

"We hear you," says DPW after frustration aired by residents, council members.

Make sure your packages are protected this holiday season
Press Release

Make sure your packages are protected this holiday season

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland December 8, 2023

Leaf Collection Continues Throughout Milwaukee
Ald. Westmoreland: MPD to put greater emphasis on littering violations
Statement on the Confirmation of Jezamil Arroyo-Vega as the Commissioner of Neighborhood Services
Press Release

Statement on the Confirmation of Jezamil Arroyo-Vega as the Commissioner of Neighborhood Services

From members of the Milwaukee Common Council: Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman Mark Borkowski, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderperson Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman Andrea M. Pratt, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, and Alderman Khalif J. Rainey

‘Inflation-Adjusted’ Deer District Concert Venue Approved

‘Inflation-Adjusted’ Deer District Concert Venue Approved

FPC's proposal for a smaller Deer District concert venue finds unanimous support.

Statement on verdict in Joel Acevedo homicide trial
Press Release

Statement on verdict in Joel Acevedo homicide trial

Joint statement from Milwaukee Common Council Members: Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, Alderman Scott Spiker, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

Fight At City Hall Over Control of Board of Zoning Appeals

Fight At City Hall Over Control of Board of Zoning Appeals

Council wants board to be independent of administration, but responsive to aldermanic input.

Milwaukee Seeks Change In State Law To Fight Reckless Driving

Milwaukee Seeks Change In State Law To Fight Reckless Driving

Mayor Cavalier Johnson signs Alderman Lamont Westmoreland's proposal, calls for legislative action.

Important to keep moving forward quickly on reckless driving penalties
Press Release

Important to keep moving forward quickly on reckless driving penalties

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland November 6, 2023

Police Chief Injured In Car Crash Leaving Reckless Driving Press Conference

Police Chief Injured In Car Crash Leaving Reckless Driving Press Conference

Chief Jeffrey Norman's vehicle struck by truck.

2024 Milwaukee Budget Increases Services, Taxes

2024 Milwaukee Budget Increases Services, Taxes

New sales tax allows city to avoid drastic cuts, but comes at a cost.

Council Might Hold Up Mayor’s Changes To Zoning Board

Council Might Hold Up Mayor’s Changes To Zoning Board

At issue is new chair, two new appointments and oversight by Department of Administration.

Time to fight hard against littering mindset
Press Release

Time to fight hard against littering mindset

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland October 17, 2023

Milwaukee Wants More Reckless Drivers Towed

Milwaukee Wants More Reckless Drivers Towed

United council backs state law change. But proposal could die in Legislature.

City Hall: N. 24th Street To Be Renamed For Lester Carter
City Hall

N. 24th Street To Be Renamed For Lester Carter

Street name in Amani neighborhood to honor noted Black pharmacist.

Mayor Announces Reelection Bid, Kicks Off Spring 2024 Races

Mayor Announces Reelection Bid, Kicks Off Spring 2024 Races

Cavalier Johnson seeks a full-term. All city officials are on the ballot.

Statement on stadium financing package proposal
Press Release

Statement on stadium financing package proposal

From Common Council members: José G. Pérez, Marina Dimitrijevic, JoCasta Zamarripa, Michael J. Murphy, Lamont Westmoreland, Mark A. Borkowski, and Scott Spiker

Mayor Johnson Responds To Stadium Funding Deal

Mayor Johnson Responds To Stadium Funding Deal

Milwaukee wants to see development by Brewers and no taxation without representation.

Make Art MKE event comes to Mount Mary University Sunday
Council passes resolution seeking state law change allowing MPD to impound vehicles for first reckless driving offense
Brewers Continue Push for Stadium Subsidy

Brewers Continue Push for Stadium Subsidy

Team threatening to move as Republican legislators craft plan including local tax support.

Council approves measure aimed at increasing diversity in DPW-bid projects
City Hall: City Attorney Pumps Brakes On Council’s Lobbying Changes
City Hall

City Attorney Pumps Brakes On Council’s Lobbying Changes

Decision is on hold until at least after the August recess.

Resignation of Fire and Police Commission chair, vice-chair a huge loss for Milwaukee
Press Release

Resignation of Fire and Police Commission chair, vice-chair a huge loss for Milwaukee

Statement from members of the Common Council: JoCasta Zamarripa, Mark Chambers, Jr., Jonathan Brostoff, Robert J. Bauman, Lamont Westmoreland, Mark A. Borkowski, José G. Pérez, Scott Spiker, and Marina Dimitrijevic

Stadium repairs shouldn’t be on the City of Milwaukee taxpayers’ dime
Press Release

Stadium repairs shouldn’t be on the City of Milwaukee taxpayers’ dime

From Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Mark A. Borkowski, and Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II

City Hall: Mayor Johnson Signs 2% Sales Tax Into Law
City Hall

Mayor Johnson Signs 2% Sales Tax Into Law

"Something huge, something major, something extraordinary," says Johnson of revenue deal, averting fiscal cliff.

Common Council Approves 2% Milwaukee Sales Tax

Common Council Approves 2% Milwaukee Sales Tax

But members blast policy provisions state is imposing. Mayor says vote was equal to one to create city in 1846.

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Sales Tax Proposal Set For Monday
Joint Statement on SCOTUS college admissions ruling
Press Release

Joint Statement on SCOTUS college admissions ruling

From all members of the Milwaukee Common Council: Milele A. Coggs, Andrea M. Pratt, Mark Chambers, Jr., Jonathan Brostoff, Robert J. Bauman, Lamont Westmoreland, Khalif J. Rainey, JoCasta Zamarripa, Larresa Taylor, Michael J. Murphy, Mark A. Borkowski, José G. Pérez, Scott Spiker, Marina Dimitrijevic, and Russell W. Stamper, II

Council Committee Endorses 2% Sales Tax

Council Committee Endorses 2% Sales Tax

And blasts state policy restrictions while insisting tax is far from a 'Milwaukee bailout.'

City employees asked for ideas to generate new revenue
Press Release

City employees asked for ideas to generate new revenue

Statement from members of the Common Council: Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II, Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs, Alderwoman Andrea M. Pratt, Alderman Mark Chambers, Jr., Alderman Lamont Westmoreland, Alderman Khalif J. Rainey, Alderwoman Larresa Taylor, Alderman Robert J. Bauman, Alderman José G. Pérez, Alderman Jonathan Brostoff, Alderman Mark Borkowski, Alderman Scott Spiker, Alderman Michael J. Murphy, Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic, Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa

Little Caesars Gets 10-Day Suspension

Little Caesars Gets 10-Day Suspension

Pizza chain's Capitol Drive restaurant must close from July 2 through 11.

Council adopts resolution directing departments to explore new methods of generating revenue
City to raise Juneteenth Flag in advance of holiday festivities
Press Release

City to raise Juneteenth Flag in advance of holiday festivities

City offices to be closed for first time in recognition of Juneteenth

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee Will Ban Most New Vape Shops
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Will Ban Most New Vape Shops

City zoning code change aims to deter teens from using tobacco.

Milwaukee Has Very Ambitious Climate and Jobs Plan

Milwaukee Has Very Ambitious Climate and Jobs Plan

Alderwoman Dimitrijevic and ECO director Erick Shambarger seek to transform the city.

Will Common Council Approve Sales Tax?

Will Common Council Approve Sales Tax?

State deal requires two-thirds vote of council. Seven of 15 members have expressed concerns.

Joint Statement on Sales Tax Agreement
Press Release

Joint Statement on Sales Tax Agreement

From members of the Common Council: Milele A. Coggs, Mark Chambers, Jr., Russell W. Stamper, II, Larresa Taylor, Andrea M. Pratt, Khalif J. Rainey and Lamont Westmoreland

Current BOZA inconsistency and dysfunction detrimental to serving the public
Press Release

Current BOZA inconsistency and dysfunction detrimental to serving the public

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland June 7, 2023

Zoning Board Approves Capitol Drive Addiction Treatment Clinic

Zoning Board Approves Capitol Drive Addiction Treatment Clinic

Community Medical Services approved to open at N. 76th St. and W. Capitol Dr.

City Hall: Milwaukee Now Requires More Notice When Contractors Dig Up Streets
City Hall

Milwaukee Now Requires More Notice When Contractors Dig Up Streets

Prior practice was "terrible" says Bay View alderwoman.

City Hall: New Food Truck Restrictions Approved
City Hall

New Food Truck Restrictions Approved

Time limits, distance minimums, other rules target bad actors, say sponsors Brostoff and Zamarripa.

Experts Discuss Milwaukee’s Plague of Overdose Deaths

Experts Discuss Milwaukee’s Plague of Overdose Deaths

Milwaukee Overdose Response Initiative confronts a fatal overdose every 16 hours.

So close – but we need more!
Press Release

So close – but we need more!

Statement of Alderman Lamont Westmoreland May 11, 2023

City Hall: MPD Can Tow New Group of Repeat Reckless Drivers
City Hall

MPD Can Tow New Group of Repeat Reckless Drivers

City enacting its part of state law change. But how big of a loophole does the policy have?

City Hall: Pérez Shakes Up Council Committees
City Hall

Pérez Shakes Up Council Committees

Changes after new members added: Ald. Scott Spiker gets his first gavel, Zamarripa loses hers.

Supervisor Martin, Alderman Westmoreland to Host Community Forum on Parks and Neighborhood Safety
Press Release

Supervisor Martin, Alderman Westmoreland to Host Community Forum on Parks and Neighborhood Safety

Forum will focus on Kops, Cooper, and Nash Park communities

City Hall: New Council Members Sworn In To Great Applause
City Hall

New Council Members Sworn In To Great Applause

Andrea Pratt, Lamont Westmoreland and Larresa Taylor join first full council in 17 months.

A new era begins for the Common Council, and for Milwaukee
Press Release

A new era begins for the Common Council, and for Milwaukee

Statement of Common Council President José G. Pérez

Bowen Won’t Seek Recount, Pratt Is New Alderwoman

Bowen Won’t Seek Recount, Pratt Is New Alderwoman

Andrea Pratt wins race to replace Ashanti Hamilton by 17 votes.

City Hall: Pratt, Westmoreland and Taylor Win Council Seats
City Hall

Pratt, Westmoreland and Taylor Win Council Seats

Andrea Pratt defeats David Bowen by very slim margin.

2023 Spring Election: Milwaukee Election Results
2023 Spring Election

Milwaukee Election Results

Three open council seats, one municipal judge race, a county board primary and three school board races.

Vote Tuesday: Three Northside Aldermanic Races
Vote Tuesday

Three Northside Aldermanic Races

Six candidates running to fill three open seats on the Milwaukee Common Council.

City Hall: Three Highly-Competitive Aldermanic Races On April Ballot
City Hall

Three Highly-Competitive Aldermanic Races On April Ballot

Pratt vs Bowen, Westmoreland vs Jackson and Ball vs Taylor.

2023 Spring Primary: Milwaukee Aldermanic Race Results
2023 Spring Primary

Milwaukee Aldermanic Race Results

Three open seats on Common Council with 20 candidates running.

City Hall: More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats
City Hall

More Than 15 Candidates Running For Three Council Seats

North side voters will find packed primaries on Feb. 21.

Dodd Takes Job At Charter School, Six Running To Replace Her

Contribution to Lamont Westmoreland of $5

Dodd Takes Job At Charter School, Six Running To Replace Her

Dodd Takes Job At Charter School, Six Running To Replace Her

Former alderwoman's mystery job revealed.

Jeff Spence Plans Run for Two City Positions

Jeff Spence Plans Run for Two City Positions

Former school board member seeks return to board and election as 5th District alderman.