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Board of Supervisors Pass 2019 Waukesha County Budget

11/13/2018 11:45:25 AM

Today, the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors passed the 2019 Waukesha County Budget, 24-1. It will invest in public safety; roads and infrastructure; economic development; and the initial stages of the new courthouse project. County Executive Paul Farrow is expected to sign the 2019 Budget Friday morning.

Waukesha County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

9/25/2018 8:22:00 PM

Waukesha County has received the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting; the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has presented the county with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2018 budget.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Introduces 2019 Executive Budget

9/25/2018 6:25:10 PM

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow has introduced his 2019 Executive Budget to the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors. The budget cuts the County tax rate for the fourth consecutive year while falling under the state revenue cap. It invests in public safety; economic development; roads and infrastructure; and the initial stages of the new courthouse project. The County Board is expected to pass the final budget in November.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Appointed to National Trade Policy Advisory Committee

4/26/2018 11:53:09 AM

Today, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow announces his appointment to the Intergovernmental Policy Advisory Committee (IGPAC) by U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer. The Committee advises the USTR on trade policy matters that impact state and local governments.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Signs 2018 Budget

11/20/2017 11:39:53 AM

Friday, November 17, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow signed the 2018 Waukesha County Budget. It passed unanimously by the County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The budget cuts the County tax rate for the fourth consecutive year, while falling $200,000 under the state revenue cap and investing in public safety and economic development.

Thanksgiving and Other Closings at Waukesha County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Sites

11/14/2017 1:23:05 PM

All Waukesha County Household Hazardous Waste Collection sites will be closed on Saturday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving and all sites, with the exception of the Menomonee Falls site, will be closed the remainder of the year and reopen in February 2018.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Introduces 2018 Executive Budget

9/26/2017 7:13:54 PM

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow has introduced his 2018 Executive Budget to the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors. The budget cuts the County tax rate for the fourth consecutive year, while falling $200,000 under the state revenue cap and investing in public safety and economic development. The County Board is expected to pass the final budget in November.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Cuts Borrowing by $3.3M in 2018-2022 Capital Plan

9/6/2017 7:34:50 PM

Waukesha County’s 2018 – 2022 Capital Plan will reduce previously planned borrowing by $3.3M. The Capital Plan includes funding for all major projects to be proposed in the County budget over the next five years, such as road, facility, and parks projects, as well as investments in technology. The Waukesha County Board of Supervisors is currently reviewing the Plan and is anticipated to vote on it during their Tuesday, October 24 board meeting.

Waukesha County Commemorates International Overdose Awareness Day with Proclamation, Butterfly Release

9/6/2017 2:22:52 PM

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow proclaimed Thursday, August 31 2017 Overdose Awareness Day in Waukesha County to raise awareness that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.

Waukesha County Emergency Management Asks Residents to Create Emergency Supply Kits

9/6/2017 2:19:38 PM

Waukesha County Emergency Management Coordinator Kathy Schwei is asking residents to create an emergency supply kit this month. September is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide effort sponsored by the US Department of Homeland Security to encourage Americans to do simple things to prepare themselves in the event of a disaster or emergency.

Recycling Facility Open for Doors Open Milwaukee

9/6/2017 12:36:48 PM

The public is invited to tour the City of Milwaukee/Waukesha County Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) as a part of Doors Open Milwaukee. The annual event invites the public to explore Milwaukee’s art, architecture, culture and history, and is a great opportunity for the community to tour their MRF, located at 1401 W. Mt. Vernon Ave., Milwaukee. The free, ticket-required guided tours will take place on Saturday, September 23 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Limited tickets are available online starting Tuesday, September 6 at www.doorsopenmilwaukee.org on a first come, first served basis.

Community Input Sought on Top 3 Health Priorities for Waukesha County

8/8/2017 4:33:46 PM

The Waukesha County Community Health Improvement Plan and Process (CHIPP) Steering Committee invites Waukesha County residents to a drop-in Open House on Wednesday, August 9th at the Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha. A fun, interactive voting process will occur between 3–5 p.m. to help determine Waukesha County’s health-related priority areas for the next 4 years.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow's Statement on the Foxconn Announcement

8/8/2017 4:32:53 PM

“First, I want to thank Governor Scott Walker for his leadership and his commitment to economic development. Both were vital to landing this once in a lifetime opportunity. The Governor engaged regional partnerships, including the legislature; the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC); the Milwaukee 7 (M7) and its partners; and county and municipal leaders to work together with a common goal.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Statement on Washington County's Shared Services Proposal

8/8/2017 4:31:30 PM

“We have received Washington County’s letter and I have spoken to County Administrator Schoemann to express interest in a partnership to increase service to residents while saving valuable taxpayer dollars.