City Notices

Solar Group Buy Update

Many MHNA members participated in last year’s group buy program. If you are interested, here’s information about the program this year sent to us by Peter Murphy at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). The City of Milwaukee launched the first iteration of the program back in 2013 and due to our success since then, we are now expanding to reach the entire city!

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Improper Hazardous Chemical Disposal

Note from Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works:  Improper Hazardous Chemical Disposal Puts Recycling Facility and Sanitation Workers at Risk Old chemicals, gasoline, and propane cylinders should not be put in garbage or recycling carts With a recent incident involving a garbage truck on the City of Milwaukee’s west side and a separate incident of a small fire at the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), the City of

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MHNA – May Meeting Announcement

Meeting notice correction. A small correction is needed to the agenda for tomorrow meeting:  Zipcar will not be presenting at this month’s meeting, however they will likely be a guest at a future meeting. Come join your neighbors and friends on Tuesday, May 24th at the Urban Ecology Center to hear from Carrie Lewis and Ben James from City of Milwaukee Water Works. Carrie

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Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale

Department of Public Works: 5th Annual Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale NEW for 2016 – Pre-Order your bin and/or barrel! The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works (DPW) will again host a one-day-only, first-come first-served compost bin and rain barrel sale on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Wilson Recreation Senior Center parking lot, 2601 W. Howard Ave.  The event

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Project Clean and Green: May 23 – 27

Time to clean the garage, basement and attics or materials involved in moving out.  Get rid of excess household debris at no cost.  City of Milwaukee Collection Crews will target one zone each week and collect extra items left at the collection point on the scheduled Collection Day. Murray Hill is part of Zone 7 which will be targeted for clean up the week

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Huan Xi Liquor License Meeting

Neighbors, Please review the meeting announcement below from Alderman Kovac and try to attend if your schedule permits. By way of brief background, MHNA has been working with other East Side neighborhood groups to address the overconcentration of bars on North Avenue, promoting instead a commercial corridor with a diversity of restaurants and shops. MHNA is on record in opposition to the request for a new

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2016 Summer Reader Program

Super Reader Program – Summer Reading Kick-Off at East Library The 2016 Summer Reading Program begins Monday, May 16 but sign-up can be done throughout the spring and summer. Visit any Milwaukee Public Library to sign-up to become a Super Reader- all kids 0-12 years of age and their parents can participate. Come to Super Reader Kick-off at the East Library on Wednesday, May

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Meeting on Liquor License for below Beans & Barley

Notice from Alderman Kovac: Dear neighbors, I am hosting a neighborhood meeting regarding a new application for a Class B Tavern License, Food Dealer’s License and Public Entertainment Premise License for the old Library Club, located in the space beneath Beans & Barley. Marla and David Poytinger, the current owners and operators of Splash Studio in the Third Ward, will be there to present

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Neighborhood Cleanup Box Program

This information is provided by Ghassan Korban, Commissioner of Public Works: Thinking your block could benefit from a neighborhood cleanup?  Here’s a great opportunity to get one organized! The Department of Public Works will begin taking reservations for neighborhood cleanup boxes on Tuesday – March 1, 2016.  The 2016 program will place up to 13 boxes each Saturday from April 16th through July 23rd. 

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