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
City Hall: City Must Decide How To Spend $405 Million
City Hall

City Must Decide How To Spend $405 Million

Latest federal COVID-19 stimulus plan creates pleasant challenge for mayor, council.

American Rescue Plan Act approval is a life-changer for thousands in Milwaukee

American Rescue Plan Act approval is a life-changer for thousands in Milwaukee

Statement of Alderwoman Chantia Lewis March 10, 2021