County meetings moved due to Courthouse closure

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- Due to the closure of the Milwaukee County Courthouse as a result of a weekend electrical fire, a scheduled Milwaukee County Board meeting set for Wednesday, July 10th will be held at MATC.

The County Board meeting will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday in room M210.

The Transportation, Public Works and Transit Committee will also meet at 9:00 a.m. July 10 at General Mitchell International Airport in the Sijan-Lovell Room. Enter the Sijan-Lovell Room through the "Mitchell Gallery of Flight" in the main concourse of the airport. 

The Judiciary, Safety and General Services Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 11. It will also be located in Room M210 at MATC if the Courthouse is still closed.

The public is invited to all Board and committee meetings at any location. The County Board meeting will be streamed live on the MATC web site. You can find the agenda for meetings online at

In a statement, County Board Chairwoman Marina Dimitrijevic said:

"The County Board is committed to serving the public and we still have a job to do even though the Courthouse is closed. 

Thank you to County Executive Abele and his Administration for their work and communication regarding the Courthouse closure. We thank our partners at the Airport for their help as well.

I want to especially thank Milwaukee Area Technical College President Burke for his outstanding accommodation in hosting our County Board Meeting and Committee Meeting this week. We are lucky to have such great partners in public service."