County Executive Abele To Hold Budget Town Hall Meetings

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County Executive Abele will be holding Town Hall Meetings to get input from the community on priorities for the 2016 Milwaukee County Budget. This is an important opportunity to share priorities for people with disabilities and older adults in the 2016 budget. The County Budget provides funding for many essential services for people with disabilities including transit, paratransit services, housing, benefits counseling, services in the criminal justice system, mental health and substance abuse and much more. You can share your priorities for the 2016 budget with County Executive Abele at these hearings – please help spread the word. The first session is Tuesday August 18th and the second is Wednesday August 19th – see the details below.

Tuesday August 18th, 2015 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Wauwatosa Civic Center, 7725 W. North Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53212

Wednesday August 19th, 2015 9:30 - !1:00 a.m.
Mitchell Park Pavilion on the Lagoon, 2200 W. Pierce St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204

The 2016 department budget requests are posted online at You can review the budget requests for transit, paratransit, health and human services, and any other areas of interest as background before attending the budget town halls. Remember these are budgets proposed by county departments. The County Executive has the opportunity to accept the budget requests and/or to change them in his budget, which will be presented to the County Board no later than October 1st. You have the opportunity to share information with the County Executive for him to consider as he develops the budget he will propose for 2016.

Barbara Beckert, Milwaukee Office Director: DISABILITY RIGHTS WISCONSIN
6737 W. Washington St., Suite 3230 Milwaukee, WI 53214
414–773–4646 Ext 15 Voice
414–773–4647 Fax

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