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Steve Miner

Steve Miner, Assessment Commissioner for the City of Milwaukee.

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City Hall: New Assessments Hike Residential Values By 17.7%
City Hall

New Assessments Hike Residential Values By 17.7%

Property values surging across the entire city, but won't necessary mean a tax increase.

City Hall: New Assessment Commissioner Chosen
City Hall

New Assessment Commissioner Chosen

Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson picks Nicole Larsen to first serve as Chief Assessor, then Assessment Commissioner.

City Hall: Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic
City Hall

Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic

First female to lead DPW, first time that no major mayor-appointed leaders are white males.

City Hall: ‘Tax & Take’ Pastors Disrupt Council Meeting
City Hall

‘Tax & Take’ Pastors Disrupt Council Meeting

Protest action elevates concerns with supposed taxing of churches.

Plats and Parcels: Third Ward Apartment Building Planned
Plats and Parcels

Third Ward Apartment Building Planned

Plus: A roundup of the week's real estate news.

City Hall: Pastors Demand “Tax and Take” Moratorium
City Hall

Pastors Demand “Tax and Take” Moratorium

City officials say it's not possible, as discussion of how to handle churches gets confusing.

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Jesse Jackson Blasts City’s “Taxing and Taking”

Longtime activist and reverend joins local pastors to insist churches must stay tax exempt.

City Hall: 2022 Assessment Process Could Be Chaotic
City Hall

2022 Assessment Process Could Be Chaotic

Top staffers departing, number of 2020 appeals still pending, hot real estate market, no assessments in 2021.

Murphy’s Law: How Tax-Exempt Property Hurts The City
Murphy’s Law

How Tax-Exempt Property Hurts The City

Your tax bill would be lower -- much lower -- without all those tax exemptions.

Swigs Pub & Grill Up For Sale, For A Low Price

Swigs Pub & Grill Up For Sale, For A Low Price

Plus: The bar's role in the banning of pinball in Milwaukee.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Big Property Owners Gear Up To Sue City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Big Property Owners Gear Up To Sue City

Record challenges to 2020 assessments now headed to court.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Hotels Fight City Hall, Win $500,000
Eyes on Milwaukee

Hotels Fight City Hall, Win $500,000

Marriott and Springhill Suites win settlement. And council debates assessments.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s 10 Most Valuable Properties
Eyes on Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s 10 Most Valuable Properties

Some may surprise you. All will make you feel better about your own your property tax bill.

City Hall: Assessor Wants No Assessments in 2021
City Hall

Assessor Wants No Assessments in 2021

Proposal would freeze property values for two years.

City Hall: Assessment Commissioner Keeps His Job
City Hall

Assessment Commissioner Keeps His Job

Once expected to face a close vote, Steve Miner gets council approval on 13-2 vote.

City Hall: Council Might Fire Assessor Steve Miner
City Hall

Council Might Fire Assessor Steve Miner

Assessment Commissioner finds little support from Judiciary & Legislation Committee.

Public comment sought again for next set of cabinet-level appointees
Press Release

Public comment sought again for next set of cabinet-level appointees

Leadership for Board of Zoning Appeals, Board of Review, Assessor’s Office, Department of Administration and Department of Employee Relations set for next week

City Hall: Council Spending Hours Reviewing Barrett’s Appointments
City Hall

Council Spending Hours Reviewing Barrett’s Appointments

Plenty of praise and criticism for department heads, including Jeff Polenske and Jeanette Kowalik.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Assessment Appeal Deadline Extended
Eyes on Milwaukee

Assessment Appeal Deadline Extended

City board gives three week extension, to June 8, for homeowners appealing new assessments.

City Hall: Council Debates Assessment Process
City Hall

Council Debates Assessment Process

Alders unhappy. Assessor gets grilled about home value hikes in certain neighborhoods.

What’s It Worth?: Schlitz Tivoli Palm Garden Is a Classic
What’s It Worth?

Schlitz Tivoli Palm Garden Is a Classic

1901 Charles Kirchhoff, Jr. building at heart of city's largest concentration of historic structures

Schools to Address Urban Segregation?

Schools to Address Urban Segregation?

'The Color of Law' event triggers local efforts to create history courses on how government segregated cities.

Plenty of Horne: Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar
Plenty of Horne

Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar

His claim on streetcar turns out to be false. Meanwhile, new city assessor appointed with little fanfare.