On April 5, Riverwest residents in the northern half of the neighborhood will be voting for one of two candidates for the MPS School Board 4th District. They will choose between incumbent and Board Vice President Charlene Hardin and challenger Bernadine Bradford. We asked each of the candidates to answer a series of MPS-related questions of importance to our neighborhood.
Announcements were made about the Jan. 13 public hearing regarding reservoir reconstruction; the Jan. 19 hearing regarding the docking of a military ship at the lake front; and the Jan. 22 spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Riverwest Co-op. Presentations: Bernadine Bradford, candidate for District 4 School Board Position, discussed her platform. Ms. Bradford, former MPS substitute […]
Riverwest voters delivered a solid victory to Gwen Moore in her bid for the 4th US Congressional District seat in the Sept. 14 primary election. Of the 1,521 Democratic votes cast in neighborhood polling places, 1,062 went to Moore, 306 to Matt Flynn and 150 to Tim Carpenter. Three voters cast write-in ballots. On the […]
minutes taken by Lorraine Jacobs Announcements: George Martin mentioned a potential source of funding for mediation services in the Riverwest neighborhood. Presentations: James Pekrul, Foster Youth Independence Center of Milwaukee, Inc., has submitted an application to the Zoning and Neighborhood Development Committee requesting approval for operation of a social service agency. This agency would be […]
Steve Servais, a Riverwest neighbor, shared his experience and knowledge regarding rain barrels and water conservation systems. He provided a handout with background on Milwaukee’s waste water system difficulties and the benefits of rain barrels…