As Steering & Rules Committee chair Ashanti Hamilton opened Wednesday's special meeting, he described the moment as pivotal to Milwaukee. He called for thoughtfulness and urgency.
“The more we learn about the consequences of lead exposure, the clearer it is that the highest degree of care and caution must be given, especially to our most vulnerable communities,” Hamilton said.
Members of the public and media in the room expected to be ushered out. The word around town was the committee would move to a closed session.