Personnel File

Peter Burgelis

Elected to Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors in 2022.

2020 candidate for 11th aldermanic district on Milwaukee’s Southwest Side. Was ultimately defeated by incumbent Mark Borkowski.

Campaign Finance Reports

2020 - July Continuing - $2,546 - 4 contributions

2020 Pre-Election - $5,716 - 46 contributions

2020 - Pre-Primary - $1,162 - 11 contributions

2020 - January Continuing - $6,225 - 84 contributions

2019 - July Continuing - $29,118 - 151 contributions

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Content referencing Peter Burgelis

MKE County: Board Considering Abortion Referendum, Again
MKE County

Board Considering Abortion Referendum, Again

Board would place question on April ballot after failing to approve November election proposal.

Supervisor Clancy Applauds Finance Committee Approval of Abortion Advisory Referendum
Supervisor Martinez Renews Call to Fund the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory
MKE County: Proposal For Transit Health Clinic Sees Pushback
MKE County

Proposal For Transit Health Clinic Sees Pushback

Transit system doesn't want new clinic on facility it may sell in the future.

MKE County: New Policy Would Require County To Study Demolishing The Domes
MKE County

New Policy Would Require County To Study Demolishing The Domes

County board considering replacing repair-focused 2016 policy after limited progress.

I-94 Fix-At-Six Resolution Recommended for Adoption by Milwaukee County Transportation and Transit Committee
Transportation: Supervisor Pushes Health Clinic for Transit Workers
Transportation

Supervisor Pushes Health Clinic for Transit Workers

Sup. Peter Burgelis wants to use federal funding for employee health clinic.

MKE County: Crowley Vetoes Lake Park Bluff Proposal
MKE County

Crowley Vetoes Lake Park Bluff Proposal

Should neighbors have rights to maintain bluff forever? Crowley says no.

Transportation: Transit Union Rallies for Fair Contract
Transportation

Transit Union Rallies for Fair Contract

Union has authorized a strike while declining "final" offer from MCTS.

City Hall: Chambers, Brostoff Sworn In As Aldermen
City Hall

Chambers, Brostoff Sworn In As Aldermen

New council members welcomed by colleagues, face budget veto override vote next week.

MKE County: Board Adopts 2023 County Budget
MKE County

Board Adopts 2023 County Budget

Board spent nearly 12 hours debating amendments, what passed?

Supervisor Burgelis Decries DOT Preferred Alternative for I-94 East-West project
Supervisor Burgelis Authors Budget Amendment to Replace Doyne Park Playground
Supervisor Burgelis Appointed to Milwaukee Transport Services Inc. Board of Directors
Missy Zombor Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee Board of School Directors Citywide Seat
Press Release

Missy Zombor Announces Candidacy for Milwaukee Board of School Directors Citywide Seat

Zombor is endorsed by School Board President and current Citywide Representative Bob Peterson

Site of LGBTQ+ Black Nite Brawl Receiving Historic Landmark Designation

Site of LGBTQ+ Black Nite Brawl Receiving Historic Landmark Designation

Patrons at Black Nite gay bar fought back against homophobic attack in 1961.

Supervisor Burgelis Calls on Landmark Committee to Designate Black Nite Uprising Site
MKE County: Board Approves Ungendered Bathrooms
MKE County

Board Approves Ungendered Bathrooms

And LGBTQ inclusion initiative. 'Access to safe restrooms should be a basic right for every person.'

MKE County: Vote Could Send More Youth to Lincoln Hills
MKE County

Vote Could Send More Youth to Lincoln Hills

Board votes down deal with Racine County to hold youth in its detention center.

Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Young Leaders to Apply for Positions on the Milwaukee County Youth Commission
Supervisor Burgelis Highlights Upcoming National Voter Registration Day Event at the Sherman Phoenix
MKE County: Legal Concerns Raised Over Free Election-Day Transit
MKE County

Legal Concerns Raised Over Free Election-Day Transit

Committee approves free election bus rides, but county attorney says there is risk of legal challenge.

Supervisor Burgelis Celebrates Near West Side Week September 11-17
Press Release

Supervisor Burgelis Celebrates Near West Side Week September 11-17

Near West Side Week will feature free activities will including a bus tour of development occurring on 27th Street, a food truck rally, the return of the Rev-Up MKE small business competition’s live pitch event, an outdoor movie night for children and families, and a stroll and roll down the Hank Aaron Trail.  

Supervisor Burgelis’ Plan to Promote Intentional LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Initiatives Recommended for Adoption
Press Release

Supervisor Burgelis’ Plan to Promote Intentional LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Initiatives Recommended for Adoption

It also encourages further support for an approach recognizing the effects of intersectionality on individuals facing discrimination and promotes intentional LGBTQ+ inclusivity initiatives. 

Transportation: MCTS Working On Bus Security. Again
Transportation

MCTS Working On Bus Security. Again

Number of security incidents has declined but most bus drivers report feeling unsafe.

MKE County: Free Bus Rides Proposed for Fall Election
MKE County

Free Bus Rides Proposed for Fall Election

Sup. Burgelis proposes free transit and paratransit service on Nov. 8 to encourage voter turnout.

Supervisor Burgelis’ Plan to Provide Election Day Transit Rides at No Cost to Voters Headed to Committee
Supervisor Burgelis Seeks to Increase Monkeypox Awareness and Vaccine Distribution
County Supervisors Disappointed in Defeat of Referendum on Abortion
Chairwoman Nicholson Proposal to Change Parkway in Washington Park to Olmsted Way Approved
Supervisor Vincent Applauds Launch of 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
MKE County: Washington Park Would Honor Olmsted
MKE County

Washington Park Would Honor Olmsted

Washington Boulevard would be renamed to honor Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed the park and two others in Milwaukee.

MKE County: Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum
MKE County

Supervisors Seek Marijuana Referendum

Question to voters on legalizing pot would be identical to 2018 advisory referendum.

Local Leaders Call For Help With Investigation of Transgender Woman’s Murder

Local Leaders Call For Help With Investigation of Transgender Woman’s Murder

Elected officials ask public to speak up if they know anything about the killing.

Crime Stoppers Reward Announcement for Information Leading to Arrest of Brazil Johnson’s Killer
Statement From the Office of Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley
County Board Unanimously Adopts Resolution Repudiating Discriminatory Covenants
Supervisor Burgelis Will Host Neighborhood Discussion on the Future of Doyne Park
Murphy’s Law: Brewers Could Lose Money on TIF Deal
Murphy’s Law

Brewers Could Lose Money on TIF Deal

Why team may not want tax incremental financed entertainment district.

Murphy’s Law: About That Brewers ‘Entertainment District’
Murphy’s Law

About That Brewers ‘Entertainment District’

It’s not exactly a new idea. Do the Brewers even want it? Could it help support the team?

County Supervisors Support Milwaukee Brewers Pride Night
Supervisor Burgelis to Participate in National Senior Health and Fitness Day at Washington Park
Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Public Participation in Highway 175 Study
Supervisor Burgelis Encourages Residents to Visit Villa Terrace Olmsted Exhibition
County Supervisors Congratulate José G. Pérez on Election as Common Council President
Supervisor Burgelis Introduces Resolution Supporting the People of Ukraine
MKE County: Election Shakes Up County Board
MKE County

Election Shakes Up County Board

Five of 18 supervisors will be new. Longtime Sup. John Weishan, Jr. upset by Peter Burgelis. A sixth new face could be coming.

Meet Milwaukee’s New Mayor Cavalier Johnson

Meet Milwaukee’s New Mayor Cavalier Johnson

Johnson, first elected Black mayor in Milwaukee history, promises to focus on crime, jobs, neighborhoods and relationship with state.

Peter Burgelis Wins Historic Race for Milwaukee County Supervisor District 15
2022 Milwaukee Spring Election Results

2022 Milwaukee Spring Election Results

Election results for mayor and county board.

Vote Tuesday: County Board Candidates
Vote Tuesday

County Board Candidates

Seven districts out of 18 have competitive races. See who is on your ballot.

Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidates Share Views on Domes, Historic Preservation
Press Release

Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidates Share Views on Domes, Historic Preservation

Candidates respond to Milwaukee Preservation Alliance survey on favorite historic sites and more

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance February 2022 Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidate Survey
Press Release

Milwaukee Preservation Alliance February 2022 Milwaukee County Supervisor Candidate Survey

Candidates share views on historic preservation, future of Mitchell Park Domes

2020 Spring Election Results

2020 Spring Election Results

Live City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County results for the April 7th Spring Election.

Vote Absentee: Common Council Candidates
Vote Absentee

Common Council Candidates

Ten contested races could reshape 15-member council.

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $738

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $780

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $410

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $482

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $70

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $334

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $11

Vote Tuesday: Common Council Races
Vote Tuesday

Common Council Races

Six of 15 Common Council seats feature three or more candidates.

MTEA Announces Endorsements in Milwaukee Spring Elections
Citizen Action of Wisconsin Endorses Peter Burgelis for 11th District Alderman
Peter Burgelis Set to be First Milwaukee Resident to Vote in February Primary
Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive
Press Release

Citizen Action endorses Chris Larson for Milwaukee County Executive

Announces more key endorsements in Milwaukee area spring elections

City Hall: Meet the Candidates for City Offices

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $80

City Hall: Meet the Candidates for City Offices

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $200

City Hall: Meet the Candidates for City Offices
City Hall

Meet the Candidates for City Offices

Packed spring election features 46 candidates for 19 city offices.

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 212 Endorses Peter Burgelis for Common Council, District 11
Press Release

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 212 Endorses Peter Burgelis for Common Council, District 11

“Local 212 has an incredible record of fighting for progressive causes, from education to immigration.”

Brett Blomme for Milwaukee County Circuit Court  Announces List of Early Endorsements

Contribution to Aycha Sawa of $100

Brett Blomme for Milwaukee County Circuit Court  Announces List of Early Endorsements
Press Release

Brett Blomme for Milwaukee County Circuit Court Announces List of Early Endorsements

“I am so honored to have earned the support of these great leaders.”

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $269

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $7,500

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

Contribution to JoCasta Zamarripa of $100

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

Contribution to Bob Peterson of $100

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $764

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District
Press Release

Peter Burgelis Announces Campaign for Alderman in Milwaukee’s 11th District

"I am running for Alderman because we need someone on the Common Council who will focus on real solutions, not just quick fixes."

Guaranteed Rate joins LGBT Chamber as newest Gold Founding Member

Contribution to Peter Burgelis of $5,000

Guaranteed Rate joins LGBT Chamber as newest Gold Founding Member
Press Release

Guaranteed Rate joins LGBT Chamber as newest Gold Founding Member

"We are truly thankful to Guaranteed Rate for their support of the LGBT community."