Transportation: Construction Underway on Traffic Calming Projects
Transportation

Construction Underway on Traffic Calming Projects

New curb bump-outs and other interventions aim to reduce reckless driving.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Seeking Affordable Housing Developers Who Need Funding
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Seeking Affordable Housing Developers Who Need Funding

Housing Trust Fund has $10 million to award to worthy projects.

Transportation: Milwaukee Seeks Partners On Project Lowering Speed Limits
Transportation

Milwaukee Seeks Partners On Project Lowering Speed Limits

Firms will design outreach campaign, measure results for project to lower speed limits to 20 mph.

City Hall: ARPA Funds Can’t Plug City Budget Hole
City Hall

ARPA Funds Can’t Plug City Budget Hole

Deficit keeps growing and even devoting every ARPA dollar to it won't solve problem.

Plats and Parcels: City Seeks Firms To Transform Vacant Homes
Plats and Parcels

City Seeks Firms To Transform Vacant Homes

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

Transportation: DPW Plans Surge of Traffic-Calming Bump Outs
Transportation

DPW Plans Surge of Traffic-Calming Bump Outs

Plan to combat reckless driving, protect pedestrians using ARPA funds.

City Hall: Federal Grant Could Help Stave Off 1,300 Layoffs
City Hall

Federal Grant Could Help Stave Off 1,300 Layoffs

But only for a couple years. Milwaukee still needs state help.

Transportation: DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects
Transportation

DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects

Effort being funded with American Rescue Plan Act funds. Construction to start in spring.

City Hall: Committee Recommends Few Budget Amendments
City Hall

Committee Recommends Few Budget Amendments

No fee increases and few changes as council braces for next year's fiscal cliff.

City Hall: Council Adopts $179 Million Rescue Plan Package
City Hall

Council Adopts $179 Million Rescue Plan Package

Compromise plan includes money for pension reserve, housing, lead abatement and child care providers.

City Hall: ARPA Funding May Delay City’s Fiscal Cliff Says Policy Forum
City Hall

ARPA Funding May Delay City’s Fiscal Cliff Says Policy Forum

Non-partisan organization reinforces need for state support to address Milwaukee's structural financial issues.

City Hall: Council Strikes Deal On How To Spend $179 Million ARPA Allocation
City Hall

Council Strikes Deal On How To Spend $179 Million ARPA Allocation

Housing, lead abatement, child care, police recruits, violence prevention, a new MLK library and more.

City Hall: Common Council Has 7 Times The Ideas As It Has Funding
City Hall

Common Council Has 7 Times The Ideas As It Has Funding

82 ideas for how to spend $394.2 million federal grant. What will council choose?

City Hall: 12 Takeaways From City’s 2022 Budget
City Hall

12 Takeaways From City’s 2022 Budget

What's in the 600 page, $1.75 billion budget document? An inside look at your city government.

City Hall: Committee OK’s ARPA Funding for Ambulances, Reckless Driving and Eviction Prevention
City Hall

Committee OK’s ARPA Funding for Ambulances, Reckless Driving and Eviction Prevention

Finance & Personnel Committee recommends spending $14 million of city's $394 million ARPA allocation.

City Hall: City Could Lose 40% of ARPA Funds to Revenue Recovery
City Hall

City Could Lose 40% of ARPA Funds to Revenue Recovery

Funds would go towards plugging revenue shortfalls, not generational investments.

City Hall: Council Delays Action On ARPA Funds
City Hall

Council Delays Action On ARPA Funds

City has $193 million in the bank. But how to spend it still being debated.

City Hall: Council Holds ARPA Spending Until September
City Hall

Council Holds ARPA Spending Until September

Mayor's $93 million "summer plan" delayed, along with proposals by alders.

Committee moves forward ARPA funding for Universal Basic Income program, Office of Veterans Affairs
City Hall: Barrett Plan Combats Reckless Driving
City Hall

Barrett Plan Combats Reckless Driving

$28.2 million in federal grant targeted at reckless driving, violence, early childhood education and small business support.

Barrett Calls For $44 Million In Workforce And Housing Spending

Barrett Calls For $44 Million In Workforce And Housing Spending

Funds would come from $394 million federal ARPA grant.

Mayor Barrett Prioritizes Investments in Housing in Plan for American Rescue Expenditures
Council approves resolution related to ARPA fund distribution and tracking
Committee to discuss file related to $150 million allocation of ARPA funding for affordable housing
Eyes on Milwaukee: Bauman’s $150 Million Affordable Housing Plan
Eyes on Milwaukee

Bauman’s $150 Million Affordable Housing Plan

Plan would save every city-owned single-family home and duplex.

Proposed legislation targets city’s worsening affordable housing crisis
City Hall: Should Millions in Federal Aid Be Split Up By Aldermanic District?
City Hall

Should Millions in Federal Aid Be Split Up By Aldermanic District?

Council members float idea that would allocate some of the money by district instead of citywide.

Committee sets public hearing for next week on ARPA funding preferences

Committee sets public hearing for next week on ARPA funding preferences

Statement from Alderman Michael J. Murphy and Alderman Cavalier Johnson

Committee to hear file related to moratorium on mechanical demolitions
Council approves transparency file for receipt and distribution of ARPA funds