Fire & Police Commission nominees Soler and McKenzie were confirmed by the Milwaukee Common Council.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
July 28, 2016
Milwaukee, WI – On Tuesday, the Milwaukee Common Council by 14-1 vote approved Angela McKenzie and Nelson Soler as members of the Fire & Police Commission. Alderman Robert “Bob” G. Donovan was the only Common Council member to oppose the appointments of both McKenzie and Soler citing that citizens with police experience were needed in the Commission.
The term of the Commissioners overlap 5-years and each will get a salary of $6,600.00 per year.
MaryNell Regan was reappointed as executive director of the Fire and Police Commission by the Milwaukee Common Council and was approved by unanimous vote.
McKenzie is a Milwaukee County Court Commissioner and Soler is the Chief Solutions Officer at Multicultural Entrepreneurship Institute, Inc., Adjunct faculty member at Cardinal Stritch University and Adjunct instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College Alumni Network.
The full Milwaukee Common Council also approved the creation of a Water Quality Task Force to concentrate in the removal of at least 70,000 lead toxic fresh water laterals connected to homes in the City of Milwaukee.