Archive for September, 2008

The Right View WI – Milwaukee County Board Meets in “Secret” – Overrides Veto of Sales Tax Ref.

September 4, 2008

I just posted a piece on The Right View WI about the County Board’s vote to override County Executive Walker’s veto of the sales tax referendum. Supervisor Weishan was among those who voted to override.

You can read it here:


Milwaukee County Budget Hearings Coming

September 3, 2008

County Supervisor Elizabeth Coggs, the chair of the County Board’s Finance and Audit committee, has announced three public hearings on the county’s budget.

The meetings will be held from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the following locations and dates:

  1. September 10th at the Franklin City Hall, 9229 W. Loomis Rd.
  2. September 16th at Kosciuszko Community Center, 2201 St. Seventh St.
  3. September 18th at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 1531 W. Vliet St.

I’m planning to attend the first meeting as it is the closest to my home. I encourage everyone to attend if you can and express your feelings about the county’s budget!

UPDATE: Fourth Hearing Added

A fourth county budget hearing has been added to the schedule. It will be at the Granville Senior Center located at 7717 W. Good Hope Rd. on September 17th from 6-7:30pm.