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City of Milwaukee Economic Growth Plan

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Transcript of City of Milwaukee Economic Growth Plan

Second Plenary
Progress Update and Game Changers

City of Milwaukee Economic Growth Plan
Job Growth Returning
Residents working = FLAT
1 year old
Five goals:
Mitigate foreclosures / vacant land
Workforce development / training
Coordinate intermodal transit (air, sea, land)
Stormwater mitigation (30th St Corridor)

Now: Create strategic plan for partnerships based on the previous year's work laying foundations. Knit community plans, regional plans
Create near, medium, long term action timeline
GEOGRAPHY:

Riverworks
30th St / Century City
Menomonee Valley
Port of Milwaukee
Airport (Aerotropolis)

Surrounding neighborhoods
Dan Eisenberg; Entrepreneurship Policy Advisors

Conceptual work has begun
MKE is one of only a few cities globally that have engaged in this process
NEED
AVAILABILITY
TRANSPORT
Large corp, SMB, startup = multidimensional strategy
EDU
WTS
JOBS
SIMPLE
$
Not just tourism: What's going on here? Make it known locally, nationally, globally. Create belief.
7!!!
We're Number
We often overlook this, or consider it separate. It's not.
Be intentional about researching fiscal dollars that attach to each principle and action.
DRAFT: Create an environment that will attract investment, not just make it easy.
(Draw it in: service-like attitude, improved / visible efficiency, transparency.)
include as "valid" work that residents do outside the city.
What is the role of city government vs private sector?
CITY
Private Sector
RISK
ASSESS IT
TAKE IT
LEADERSHIP
ALIVE IN ACTION
NEEDS assessment
Collect data from local businesses - stay, leave, grow
More practice evaluating risk
Less preconception around risk
Discovery of real risk, context, and results
"I won't do risk unless you do."
LOW COST SPACE
UNDERSERVED NEIGHBORHOODS
SUPPLY CHAIN ADVANTAGE
STRONG UNIVERSITIES
MULTILINGUAL
Simple regulations
Simpler rules
Navigation
The City as Concierge
LARGE
corp
SMB
local source, cluster by cluster
EDU, Biz leaders: Entrepreneurship is a path for you in Milwaukee, young people!
How do we incentivize?
Better tools for managing risk
Level of communication / presentation growth
PRESENTATION
GO CHAMP!
What can other employers do to learn from great examples like these?
young
white
professionals
young
black
professionals
GAP
MKE
MY FUTURE IN
everyone can support this goal
articulate the future here for all residents
create vision of future MKE which includes and articulates
Examples to study:
More in the Middle
Baltimore
2/3 African American population
Grow middle-class African Americans in city:
Attract to Baltimore
Grow into middle-class
500 ACRES, folks!
AEROTROPOLIS
MENOMONEE VALLEY
and always be telling the story
I have an idea about this one...
CONSENSUS BUILDING TOOL and data modeling
SUPPORT the efforts that MAGNETIZE residents to the city
CULTURE = $
SYNTHESIZE OVERLAP
many groups scope across
QoL issues
REMEMBER when we tried to get Google Fiber? Yeah.
This is just like effective intermodal transport.
ACT of SAVING changes the life path: child, family--towards kid's future. Finish school. Family support. Get to college.
$700,000 / yr
"We believe this $50 investment will save us money when this child is a teenager, moving into HS, because the attitude they have about their future will be different than if we didn't make the investment."
We had the original Homeboyz here
WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT and PROGRAMMING
Previous efforts in MKE had an impact.
Teaching local businesses how to think like this?
College / HS mentorship project:
Translate milwaukee.gov
What's the sister city's name?
Does everyone know?
IDEAS
ACTION PLAN
FIND and CONVENE
existing, local efforts
'not reinvent small wheels that could get bigger'
INTENTIONAL SESSION
NOW
include and support local efforts
Example: Alabama region banks investing in the city
Major lending institutions
WHEDA
City
SMALL efforts also count
equity-like investments
neighborhood businesses
minority businesses
LE BANK
DIGITAL DIVIDE
FREE INTERNET within the city
Wireless mesh networks: $250/block
Restorative Justice approach to marijuana possession for African American males?

Criminal justice system adjustments to the city focused around African American males
MY PATH
SCHOOLS
BIZ
Adoption of Principles:
Change how we think about our actions
PRINCIPLES
ACTION PLAN
BIDs
Idea share
Create a list of questions we can ask ourselves that reflect the principles and their adoption in our planning and dialogue
FOOD
WELLNESS
JAILS
loss of talent to other cities
31%
2nd oldest in white residents (age of pop)
4th youngest in African American / Hispanic (age of pop)
"I'm leaving"
need to be recruiting outside the family
need to be intentional about biz culture inclusivity / diversity
young
white
professionals
young
black
professionals
GAP
MKE
MY FUTURE IN
everyone can support this goal
articulate the future here for all residents
create vision of future MKE which includes and articulates
Examples to study:
More in the Middle
Baltimore
2/3 African American population
Grow middle-class African Americans in city:
Attract to Baltimore
Grow into middle-class
1. Stronger language and positioning
2. Simpler principles expression - extensional principles
Can't get there, can't live there, gotta work there.
RECRUIT minorities with SCIENCE / ENG backgrounds before they leave the city, to focus them on the city
Kill the echoes of our dismay
Use the appreciative language we know
Get 'er done!
What's next?
Reconvene
Open House in Fall
"I'm not a fan of plans!"
Let's get to TO DO
PRINCIPLES
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