Hines Jr. resigns after serving ten years as president of the Milwaukee Common Council.
By H. Nelson Goodson
January 31, 2014
Milwaukee, WI - On Friday, Willie Hines Jr. announced that he will retire as an Alderman for the 15th District and as Common Council president, according to his resignation notice effective February 1. Hines Jr. had been the president of the Milwaukee Common Council for the last ten years and was first elected as alderman in 1996.
Hines Jr. will be the new associate director for the city's Housing Authority. He will begin his new job Monday.
The Common Council is expected to elect a new president by February 11 when the meet and a special election will be held to fill his vacant seat.