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Waukesha County Announces Vaccination Preparations and Contact Tracing Modifications

11/17/2020 1:37:07 PM

On Tuesday, November 17, Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow and Health Officer Benjamen Jones are asking residents to focus on safety ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday as COVID-19 cases rise and Waukesha County Public Health enters a new phase in managing the pandemic. The County is preparing to add new modifications to its contact tracing process to continue tracking all positive cases in the county. It is also taking its first steps in preparing for vaccine distribution as early as December.

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow Introduces 2020 Executive Budget

9/24/2019 5:42:36 PM

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow has introduced his 2020 Executive Budget to the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors. The budget invests in public safety and economic development while falling under the state levy cap and cutting the County tax rate for the sixth consecutive year, including all five years County Executive Farrow has been in office. The Board of Supervisors is expected to pass the final budget in November.

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.

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.