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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Changes Could Include High Turnover on Milwaukee County Board

There might be some new faces on the Milwaukee County Board beginning in 2016, as a result of a referendum vote this week.

There's already a proposal to hold meetings at night, following voters' decision Tuesday to, in effect, create a part time County Board.

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Politics & Government
10:08 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Voters Slash Milwaukee County Supervisors’ Pay and Benefits

County supervisors will make $24,000 a year once the change in their pay and benefits takes effect

Milwaukee County residents have created what essentially will be a part-time county board.

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Environment
5:30 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Solar Farm Coming to Mitchell International Airport?

Land east of Mitchell International runways might be suitable for solar farm.
Credit S Bence

Milwaukee County supervisors voted (16-2) Thursday to study the feasibility of installing solar panels at the airport. 

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Politics & Government
1:42 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

County Board Looking for More Routes, Cheaper Fares from Future Transit Manager

Milwaukee County is looking for a new managerial partner to take over running the county buses.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews County Board chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic.

The future management of the Milwaukee Country Transit system is still in flux.  The for-profit Dallas-based MV Transportation emerged as the leading bidder in the process. 

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Politics & Government
1:39 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Compromise Would Ensure Long-Term Funding for War Memorial, Art Museum

Milwaukee County's War Memorial Center and the Milwaukee Art Museum (in the background)
Credit Peter Alfred Hess/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Milwaukee Art Museum director Dan Keegan, War Memorial director David Drent, and County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic.

Advocates for the War Memorial Center and the Milwaukee Art Museum are optimistic about their future after a compromise agreement was reached recently to provide long-term county funding for both.

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