Mayor Tom Barrett delivers State of the City Address
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Mayor Tom Barrett delivered his State of the City Address Monday morning at Fiserv Forum.
Barrett said the State of the City “continues to improve”. Barrett said overall, the economy is stronger and neighborhoods are safer, but there are challenges that remain. Among those challenges, Barrett talked about the need for jobs in low income neighborhoods and problems with the Milwaukee Health Department's lead program.
Barrett also talked about plans to expand the city's streetcar service.
.@MayorOfMKE says he expects the streetcar to have service to Summerfest grounds, art museum and Discovery World by the end of the year— Brendan Cullerton (@BCullerton) March 11, 2019
Barrett also honored the three Milwaukee Police Officers killed in the line of duty and a city crossing guard and public works employee who also died on the job.
You can watch and read the full address below: