City Notices

Reminder: Community Meeting TODAY regarding fencing the track in Riverside Park

From MHNA on July 9: There is a proposal on the table to fence off the track in Riverside Park behind the high school. Ms. Gina Spang from MPS has organized a meeting for neighborhood residents to discuss their concerns. The meeting is to be held at the Urban Ecology Center at 5:30PM on Wednesday, July 17th. If you are concerned about this matter,

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Downer Classic ISCorp Bike Races are coming to the neighborho​od

The Downer Classic ISCorp Bike Races are coming to the neighborhood on Saturday June 29th from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm . These Pro Am bike races are part of the Tour of America’s Dairyland Cycling Series (See www.tourofamericasdairyland.com/schedule/milwaukee-description.php for specific information). International and local racers will provide hours of exciting racing along with other entertainment, kids activities, shopping, food and drink. Make the

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Landlord registrati​on program could be eliminated

Statement from Alderman Nik Kovac June 20, 2013 A bill (AB 183/SB179) now moving through the state Legislature would eliminate the City of Milwaukee’s landlord registration program – a highly successful program that has helped to resolve problems and hold landlords accountable when they have problem tenants or are negligent in maintaining a property. The bill has already passed the Assembly, has had a

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East Library is Closing…

Media Advisory EAST LIBRARY IS CLOSING Milwaukee Public Library will hand out “I Closed East Library” mementos at closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) invites people to “close” East Library. The library will hold a closing celebration on Saturday, June 22nd before closing its doors permanently at 5:00 pm after 45 years of service to the east

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Burglary Suspect Notice

This notice is from Officer Alba at District 1. P.O. JOSE A. ALBA Community Liaison Officer Milwaukee Police Dept. District 1 (414) 935-7701 ——————- BOLO, (be on look out) burglary suspect in sector 120 (east side), officers engaged in a brief chase with suspect yesterday. Suspect on dark dirtbike, first observed Park and Cramer, last scene Locust and Bremen northbound. Green olive drab shirt

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Eastside School Survey

From Alderman Kovak: Eastside Community Residents: A group of residents on the Eastside recently met to discuss what could be done to strengthen public education in our community. One focus of the discussion was Hartford University School, with a goal of increasing neighborhood enrollment. From that discussion, we decided it would be helpful to conduct a survey of Eastside residents to be able to

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Reminder: Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday

Please plan to attend a Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8 pm at Riverside University High School (auditorium, 1615 E. Locust St.). Speakers include Alderman Kovac, District One Police Capt. Stephen Basting, Heidi Weed from the Department of Neighborhood Services, and a representative from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Updated data on owner occupancy trends and nuisance

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Neighborhood Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, May 14

From Alderman Kovak: Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac invites residents to share concerns and hear from local officials at a Neighborhood Town Hall meeting the evening of Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Speakers include Alderman Kovac, District One Police Capt. Stephen Basting, Heidi Weed from the Department of Neighborhood Services, and a representative from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Updated data on owner occupancy trends and nuisance

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Message from the Mayor: Residency Requirement Legislation

Passing along this note from the Mayor.  (Note: MHNA as an organization currently has no position on this issue.) ———————- Dear Milwaukee Residents, Business and Community Leaders: I need your help with an issue that’s of critical importance to the City of Milwaukee’s future. Since 1938, Milwaukee has required all city employees to live within its municipal boundaries as a condition of employment. The

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Project Clean and Green

From the City: The 2013 Project Clean & Green program will run from April 15 through June 4, 2013. Now is the perfect time to get rid of unwanted furniture, mattresses, household items, up to 5 tires, and extra recyclables for free when you place them at your usual garbage collection point – either the curb or alley line – on your regular collection

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