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File #: 110062    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2011 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 5/24/2011
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving the establishment of election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ELECTIONS, REDISTRICTING
Attachments: 1. Proposed 2011 Voting Wards.pdf, 2. Table_Demographics of 2011 LRB Proposed Voting Wards.pdf, 3. Table_Summary of Voting Ward Changes.pdf, 4. 2011 Blocks Assigned to Voting Wards.pdf, 5. Hearing Notice List, 6. Proposed 2011 Voting Wards - amended 5 16.pdf, 7. 2011 Blocks Assigned to Voting Wards - amended 5-16.pdf, 8. Table_Summary of Voting Ward Changes-Amended 5-16-11.pdf, 9. Table_Demographics of 2011 Proposed Voting Wards - amended 5 16.pdf, 10. List of Polling Places.pdf, 11. cover letter from the Office of the Milwaukee county Clerk and maps, 12. Table_Summary of Voting Ward Changes - Amended 5-24-2011.pdf, 13. Table_Summary of Voting Ward Changes - Amended 5-24-2011.pdf, 14. Amendment 1 Map.pdf, 15. Hines Amendment 2 - wards 133 and 136.pdf, 16. Amendment 2 Map.pdf, 17. Hines Amendment 3 - wards 167 and 168.pdf, 18. Amendment 3 Map.pdf, 19. Bohl Amendment 4 - wards 10 and 36.pdf, 20. Amendment 4 Map.pdf, 21. Donovan Amendment 5 - wards 225 and 235.pdf, 22. Amendment 5 Map.pdf, 23. Donovan Amendment 6 - wards 249 and 250.pdf, 24. Amendment 6 Map.pdf, 25. Coggs Amendment 7 - wards 180 and 181.pdf, 26. Amendment 7 Map.pdf, 27. Amendment 1 - wards 180, 182, and 183.pdf, 28. Final 2011 Voting Wards - adopted 5-24-11.pdf, 29. Table_Summary of Voting Ward Changes - adopted 5-24-2011.pdf, 30. Table_Demographics of 2011 Proposed Voting Wards - adopted 5-24-11.pdf, 31. 2011 Blocks Assigned to Voting Wards - adopted 5-24-11.pdf, 32. Letters to County Clerks, 33. 2011 Blocks Assigned to Voting Wards - amended 6-20-11.pdf, 34. Letters to County Clerks dated 6-21-11
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
5/31/20112 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/20111 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Donovan moved to amend this file by assigning the area of proposed ward 235 west of S. Muskego Ave to proposed ward 225.
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/20111 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Donovan moved to amend this file by assigning the area of proposed ward 250 bounded by W. Lincoln Ave., S. 20th St., the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, S. 27th St. and W. Forest home Ave. to proposed ward 249.
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/20111 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs moved to amend this file by assigning the area of proposed ward 180 bounded by W. McKinley Ave., N 7th St., W. Vliet St., N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr., W. Juneau Ave., W. Winnebago St., and I-43 to proposed ward 181.
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/20111 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/24/20111 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Hamilton moved to amend this file by adding a second "Further Resolved" clause to read as follows: "Further Resolved, That the attached plan establishing election ward boundary lines shall be effective with the 2012 spring primary elections."
Pass13:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20110 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Individuals present: LRB- Richard Pfaff, Richard Watts Ald. Coggs President Hines Individuals from the Public: Vincent Knots Juan Carlos Ruiz - Wisconsin Latino Commission 1. Motion by Ald. Witkowski to amend file 110062 by assigning the area of proposed ward 182 bounded by N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., W. Walnut St., E Pleasant St., N. Water St., N Milwaukee St., E Ogden Ave., N Broadway., E Juneay Ave., and W Juneay ave to proposed Ward 183. The area of proposed ward 182 west of this area is assigned to proposed ward 180. Prevailed by 4-0 Ald.Donovan excused.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20110 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 2. Motion by Ald. Witkowski to amend file 110062 by assigning the area of proposed ward 133 east of N. Sherman Blvd to proposed ward 136. Prevailed 5-0
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20110 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 3. Motion by Ald. Davis to amend file 110062 by assigning the area of proposed ward 167 east of N. 39th St., to proposed ward 168. Prevailed 5-0
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20110 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: 4. Motion by Ald. Bohl to amend file 110062 by assigning the area of proposed ward 10 east of the Little Menomonee River to proposed ward 32. Prevailed 5-0
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20111 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/11/20110 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/3/20110 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
110062
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON
Title
Substitute resolution approving the establishment of election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee.
Analysis
This resolution approves the establishment of election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee based on 2010 U.S. census data.
Body
Whereas, Section 5.15, Wis. Stats., requires all cities, villages and towns with a population of 1,000 or more to establish municipal wards based on the results of each decennial U.S. census; and

Whereas, Once established, wards are intended to remain as permanent as possible, although municipalities are given latitude to adjust ward boundaries to: 1) comply with population ranges required by law; 2) reflect changes in municipal boundaries which occurred after the adoption of the existing ward plan; 3) permit the establishment of election districts of substantially equal population; and 4) permit the establishment of aldermanic or supervisory districts which enhance the participation of minorities in the political process and their ability to elect representatives; and

Whereas, Based on population changes between 2000 and 2010, the City of Milwaukee, in compliance with the requirements of s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., has developed a ward plan, including a map of the city showing revised ward boundaries as well as a list of census block numbers contained within each ward, that allows for the creation of aldermanic districts that are as nearly equal in population as practicable and which enhance the participation of the minority community in the political process; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a City of Milwaukee ward plan is approved, pursuant to s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., and that in compliance with s.5.15, Wis. Stats., the following are attached to and incorporated as part of this file: 1) all wards numbered in whole numbers in consecutive order beginning with the number one; 2) designation of pol...

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