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Public Safety Survey

Public Safety Survey From Common Council President and 1st District Alderman Ashanti Hamilton: Welcome Community Members, Civic leaders and community partners across the city have been engaged in a robust conversation around public safety.  We welcome your input as you and others help shape the outcome of public safety policy in the City of Milwaukee. I invite you to take this opportunity to share

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UWM Voter Registration Request

This request to neighbors comes from the UWM Student Association: Hello, My name is Brandi Hernandez and I am currently a student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I am also a member of the Student Association and we are currently working on a couple projects regarding the upcoming elections. All of the members on the Student Association executive board are SRDs (Special Registration Deputies)

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Leaf Raking Season is Here!

Rake Your Leaves into the Street Beginning October 1, 2016. The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announces that residents may rake their leaves into the curb lanes beginning Saturday, October 1 and ending Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Leaves and brush, along with other yard waste, are banned from landfills and must not be placed in garbage or recycling carts.  DPW collects

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September MHNA Meeting

Neighbors, We hope you will be able to join us for our next MHNA Meeting on Tuesday, September 27.  It begins at 7 PM at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park (1500 E Park Place).  We will be hearing from Kate Nelson, UWM’s Chief Sustainability Officer, who will share with us an overview of UWM’s green initiatives.  We will also have MPD District 1

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Organics Collection Pilot Program

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) announces a one-year pilot program to study the impact of a residential collection program for food and yard waste. The pilot study zone will target a limited number of households that include the Bay View, East Side, and Riverwest neighborhoods (see attached map). Residents in these neighborhoods living in single-, two-, and multi-family homes (up

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Asian Fusion Liquor License Meeting

Dear Neighbor, Asian Fusion is a licensed, operating restaurant located at 1609-C E. North Ave. They currently have a Food Dealer Restaurant license. This allows them to serve only food at their establishment. The owner of the restaurant recently applied for a Class B Beer and Class C Wine license, which would allow them to serve both beer and wine, but not hard alcohol.

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Ravine Road Bridge Meeting

Thursday meeting about the future of the Lake Park Ravine Road County Supervisor Wasserman has expressed a desire to engage area community groups in the process of deciding the fate of the Ravine Road bridge. Many residents have an interest in this historic bridge and would like it preserved. One thing we probably can all agree on is that the dithering and indecision has

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3rd District Meeting with Alderman Kovac

Invitation from Alderman Kovac Dear Neighbor, Please attend the 3rd District town hall meeting I have scheduled at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14th at the East Library (2320 N. Cramer Street). The meeting will include officers from Milwaukee’s 1st Police District (which covers the East Side and Downtown), as well as representatives from the Department of Neighborhood Services, the Department of Public Works

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Notes from August Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came out to the August MHNA meeting.  We had some excellent speakers and had a great turnout.  Here are a few key pieces of information you may find useful as we transition into fall. UWM Dean of Students The Dean of Students office intends to continue its practice of proactive messaging to students as well as a protocol of mandatory dean’s

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