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West Allis and Greenfield to Merge Health Departments in a Five-Year Intergovernmental Agreement for the Southwest Suburban Health Department

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
Merger of Greenfield and West Allis Health Departments

The Greenfield Health Department and West Allis Health Department are set to merge, resulting in the formation of the new Southwest Suburban Health Department. This merger aims to consolidate public health services for the communities of West Allis and Greenfield, providing more efficient and comprehensive services.

Mayor Dan Devine of West Allis expressed his support for the merger, stating that it will allow for a more strategic and effective way of meeting the needs of the public. Mayor Michael Neitzke of Greenfield believes that unifying their two public health departments will enable a more streamlined and focused delivery of community and environmental health services to all residents they serve.

The Southwest Suburban Health Department will be supported by an intergovernmental agreement for a five-year term, with a joint board of health overseeing its operations. Funding for the new department will come from both cities as well as state health grants. This collaboration between West Allis and Greenfield has a history of working well together, as both cities share a mutual approach to serving their communities.

By Samantha Nguyen

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