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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.