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File #: 111222    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Placed On File
File created: 12/20/2011 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2013
Effective date:    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to the issuance of new public passenger vehicle permits for taxicabs, the frequency of vehicle inspections, and vehicle standards and equipment requirements.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: PERMITS, PUBLIC PASSENGER VEHICLES, TAXICABS
Attachments: 1. Public Transportation Review Board discussions, 2. Hearing Notice List, 3. Proposed Sub A, 4. WATO Press Release, 5. Prop Sub A Revised.pdf, 6. Economic Effects of Taxi Vehicle Caps in Milwaukee and Medallion System of Taxicab Permitting, 7. Speakers registration and comments received, 8. Fwd taxi cab shortage in Milwaukee, 9. Denver taxicab lawsuit.pdf, 10. Houston taxicab federal lawsuit.pdf, 11. kansas city taxicab lawsuit.pdf, 12. Milwaukee county airport taxicab lawsuit.pdf, 13. Benefits of a Full Service Taxicab Company to the Community and Consumers May 8 2006.pdf, 14. The Need For Cab Regulations Oct 17 2011.pdf, 15. Review of Taxicab Regulatory Changes in Cincinnati, Indianapolis, and Seattle May 1998.pdf, 16. 4-29-13 letter from Mr. Richard Christensen, 17. Sp Hearing Notices 5-6-13, 18. List of Hotel/Motels noticed, 19. Hearing Notice List, 20. CCFN 111222 Fiscal Note SUB1.pdf, 21. CCFN 111222 Fiscal Note SUB2.pdf, 22. Email from Greg Taxi - lifting caps seems good, 23. May 6, 2013 George Mitchell statement, 24. letter sent to Ald. Witkowski, 25. Email from Deb Seibel MCHA, 26. Email to Journal Sentinel and other Media, 27. Registration Form - 5/6/13 Meeting, 28. From Mr. Don Natzke PTRB member, 29. memo summarizing proposed taxi ordinance changes (revised).pdf, 30. FiscalImpactStatement DPW - Taxi Cab Legislation.pdf, 31. Taxicab Cost Sheet DPW - PJK Revisions.pdf, 32. Prop Sub C Ald Murphy.pdf, 33. memo summarizing proposed taxi ordinance changes (revised).pdf, 34. Prop Sub D Ald Witkowski.pdf, 35. Fwd taxi complaint, 36. Certified Copy of Milwaukee County Resolution, 37. Kevin Scharnek taxi concerns, 38. City Attorney's opinion, 39. John Coyne, American Taxi Dispatch Inc, 40. Model Regulations Smartphone Application Technology for Taxicabs & Limousines, 41. Wi Association of Taxicab Owners - Milwaukee Chapter
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/17/20133 COMMON COUNCIL PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/5/20133 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/2/20133 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/20132 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Appearing: Richard Withers - LRB Common Council President - Willie Hines Jr., Ald. Murphy Rebecca Grill - License Division Adam Stephens - Assistant City Attorney Jim Owcazarski - City Clerk Ald. Bauman offered proposed Sub B before the committee. Ald.Murphy presented proposed Sub C. Proposed sub C was not offered by a member of the committee. Ald. Puente moved to accept proposed Sub D. Prior to action on Ald. Puente's motion, Ald. Davis moved to hold this item to the call of the chair.
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5/9/20133 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/6/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Robert Grosch - Milwaukee County Hospitality Association 3509 E Plankinton Cudahy WI 53110 Harpreet Khangura - Economy Inn Hotel (owner) 7284 W Appleton Ave Milwaukee WI 53216 Michael Dietrich - Hilton Milwaukee River Hotel S69 W13442 Hale Park Court Muskego WI 53150 Paul Upchurch - Visit Milwaukee 648 N Plankinton Ave., Ste #425 Milwaukee WI 53203 Bennie Lewis DID NOT SPEAK Ghansham owner of Capitol Manor and American Inn DID NOT SPEAK Rihab Snobar - cab driver/owner 721 W Grange Ave Milwaukee WI 53221 County Supervisor Jason Haas - 3422 S Pennsylvania Ave Milwaukee WI 53207 David Tatarowicz - Jeremiah Supplier 2510 A S Kinnickinnic Milwaukee WI 53207 Tim Smith - Intercontinental Hotel 139 E Kilbourn Ave Milwaukee WI 53202 Angel Sanchez - Citizen
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5/2/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/2/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Bauman - Sponsor Richard Withers - LRB Adam Stephens - Asst City Attorney Jeffrey Tews - Fleets Section DPW Paul Klajbor - DPW Administration Ald. Murphy - District 10th also co-sponsoring legislation Rebecca Grill - Deputy City Clerk John Doherty - Public Transportation Review Board Ald. Bauman moved to receive substitute A REVISED There were no objections. Public testimony: Lee Ann Kingston - 205 N Water St., #103 Milwaukee WI 53202 Anthony B. Sanders -Institute for Justice 527 Marquette Ave., Ste. #1608 Minneapolis MN 55402 Michael Richlin - 100 W Pierce Sammy Movline - 12676 W Eucllid Ave New Berlin WI 53151 Ismael Harvn - 2521 N Holton Milwaukee WI 53212 Saad Malik - 1333 W Edgerton Ave., Milwaukee WI 53221 Harbereet Sign - 3824 S 16th St Milwaukee WI 5221 Surinder Tiwari - PO BOx 80049 Milwaukee WI 53208 Khalid Taleb - W278 N2456 Prospect Ave Pewaukee WI 53072 Ghaleb Ibrahim - 5031 N 83rd St., Milwaukee WI 53218 Bivake Gill - 6931 S Birdsong Dr Oak Creek WI 53156 Red Christensen - W.A.T.O. 646 S 2nd St., Milwaukee WI 53204 Sukhdev S. Khalsa - 10759 S Christina Ct Oak Creek WI 53154 Aboy Fofanes - 836 N 28th St., #103 Milwaukee WI 53208 Mohammed Fumba Bility - 9012 W Fairmount Ave Milwaukee WI 53225 Siaka Konnek - 2713 W Concordia Ave Milwaukee WI 53216 Siyad Snobar - 721 W Grange Ave #202 Milwaukee WI 53221 Salah Eltayb - 2508 W Leroy Ave Milwaukee WI 53221 Rajeeb Kumar - 5715 N 56th St., Milwaukee WI 53218 Joseph Rice - Wisconsin Association of wI Taxicab Operations - Milwaukee Chapter 1749 N Prospect Ave Milwaukee WI 53202 Ald. Puente moved to hold item. Prevailed 5-0
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4/18/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Under the ANALYSIS portion of the text, Mr. Doherty pointed out that the language should read "limited liability company" not 'legal company".
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4/17/20132 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED

Minutes note: Propsed Sub A REVISED
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4/15/20132 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED

Minutes note: Proposed Sub A
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4/15/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20131 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/20130 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/26/20120 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/20/20110 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
111222
Version
SUBSTITUTE 3
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN AND WITKOWSKI
Title
A substitute ordinance relating to the issuance of new public passenger vehicle permits for taxicabs, the frequency of vehicle inspections, and vehicle standards and equipment requirements.
Sections
81-60.5-4 cr
81-68-4 cr
81-76-4 cr
81-89-4 cr
81-106.5-4 cr
81-126-2 rc
81-126-3 rc
81-126-4 cr
81-126-5 cr
85-21-2-b am
100-3-16 am
100-3-18 am
100-50-3 rc
100-50-4-a rc
100-50-4-e am
100-50-11-i cr
100-50-12-a am
100-50-12-b-1 am
100-50-12-b-3 cr
100-50-12-c rn
100-50-12-c cr
100-50-12-d rn
100-50-12-e rn
100-50-12-f rn
100-50-12-g rn
100-50-12-i cr
100-50-13 rc
100-50-14-a rn
100-50-14-a cr
100-50-14-b rn
100-50-14-c rn
100-51-1 rn
100-51-1-b cr
100-51-1-c cr
100-51-1-d cr
100-51-2-0 am
100-51-2-e rc
100-51-4-d am
100-51-5-b am
100-51-6-b am
100-51-7 am
100-51-8-a am
100-51-8-b am
100-51-8-c-0 am
100-51-8-c-2 am
100-51-8-c-3 am
100-51-8-d-1-0 am
100-51.5-3-c cr
100-51.5-3-d cr
Analysis
This ordinance repeals the limitation on issuance of new public passenger vehicle permits for taxicabs and authorizes the issuance of 100 new permits prior to November 1, 2014. Ten additional new permits may be issued after November 1, 2014, annually for a period of 5 years. Additional new permits may be issued to ensure that the total number of permitted taxicabs is not reduced to fewer than 320. New permits may only be issued to applicants who reside within city limits, or, if the applicants are partnerships, corporations or limited liability companies, only to those partnerships, corporations or limited liability companies in which the individuals holding the chief financial interest are residents of the city.

The ordinance authorizes the city clerk to establish a process for accepting and processing completed applications using a lottery or other system as necessary to ensure orderly processing of taxicab permit applications. If ...

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