County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb, Sr.
Press Release

Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. Re-Elected Chairman of the Milwaukee County Board

Promises to Be an Accessible and Accountable Board Leader

By - Apr 18th, 2016 04:01 pm

Milwaukee County Supervisor Theodore Lipscomb, Sr. has been re-elected as Chairman of the Milwaukee County Board for the 2016-2018 term. Lipscomb was first elected as Chairman in July, 2015.  Lipscomb thanked Supervisors for their support, promising to be accessible and accountable.

Supervisor Peggy A. West was elected First Vice Chairperson, and Supervisor Steve F. Taylor was elected as Second Vice Chairperson.

“The County Board will continue to set the policies and budget for Milwaukee County,” Lipscomb said.

“The people of Milwaukee County demand quality representation and services from their elected officials. Together, as a united body, we will continue to improve Milwaukee County.”

Lipscomb was first elected to the office of 1st District Supervisor in a very unique write-in election in 2008. He served two four-year terms and was re-elected for a two-year term in 2016. The 1st District includes all of Bayside, Brown Deer, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills and a portion of the Northeast side of Milwaukee.

Lipscomb served as Co-Chair of the Finance, Personnel and Audit Committee until he was elected Chairman of the Board in 2015, and has also served on every standing committee of the Board at some point during his tenure.

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