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File #: 111729    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/11/2012 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 6/12/2012
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the proper City officers to enter into a contract for the collection of overdue Municipal Court judgments.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: CONTRACTS, MUNICIPAL COURT
Attachments: 1. City Attorney Letter.pdf, 2. Letter to Common Council re Overdue Municipal Court judgments.pdf, 3. CONTRACT FOR COLLECTION SERVICES FOR OVERDUE MUNICIPAL COURT.pdf, 4. Hearing Notice List, 5. Updated Contract, 6. Motion to amend collection contract 139992 Kovac 2.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/14/20121 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20121 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TOFail3:12 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20121 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: The motion was to suspend the rules to allow an amendment not in writing.
Pass8:7 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20121 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20121 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: The resolution is amended by striking the "Resolved" clause and replacing it with the following clauses to read: "Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a revised contract with Harris Harris in substantially the same form as is attached to this file and covered by letter of the City Attorney dated June 11, 2012, is approved subject deleting Paragraph C of Article VIII, entitled "Performance" and replacing it with the following new Paragraph C: C. Contractor shall lease a location in downtown Milwaukee for the duration of this Contract where in-person payments can be made and collected. ; and, be it Further Resolved, That, subject to this amendment, the proper City officers are authorized to execute this contract."
Pass14:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/12/20121 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moves to amend the resolution by striking the "Resolved" clause and replacing it with the following clauses to read: "Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a revised contract with Harris & Harris in substantially the same form as is attached to this file and covered by letter of the City Attorney dated June 11, 2012, is approved subject to amending Paragraph E of Article VIII, entitled "Performance" to read substantially as follows: E. The City >>, or the Common Council by motion,<< may terminate this Contract at any time by giving at least 60 days notice in writing [[from the City]] to the Contractor, unless the Contractor, unless the Contractor violates a material provision of this Contract, whereupon the City >>or the Common Council by motion,<< may terminate with 10 days notice to the Contractor. ; and, be it Further Resolved, That, subject to this amendment, the proper City officers are authorized to execute this contract."
Fail6:9 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/22/20121 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCIL

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moves to hold in Council.
Pass8:4 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/14/20121 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals present: Linda Burke - Deputy City Atty Kristine Henrichs - Chief Court Administrator Judge Derek Mosley - Muni Court Ald. Bauman - in opposition of the award for services to Harris & Harris LTD Mr. Arnold Harris - President and CEO of Harris & Harris LTD Mr. Craig Johnson - Principal Professional Placement Services LLC Ms. Irina Johnson - President Professional Placement Services LLC Ms. Tomasina Brooks - Employee of Professional Placement Services LLC Ms. Danielle Hardwell - Employee Professional Placement Services LLC
Pass3:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/7/20121 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/7/20121 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/7/20121 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/20120 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
111729
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the proper City officers to enter into a contract for the collection of overdue Municipal Court judgments.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the proper City officers to enter into a contract with Harris & Harris, LTD for the collection of overdue Municipal Court judgments.
Body
Whereas, In July of 2011, the Common Council passed Resolution File No. 110270 authorizing the City Attorney to request proposals for the collection contract for overdue Municipal Court judgments; and

Whereas, The City Attorney advertised for proposals three times each in the Daily Reporter, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Milwaukee Business Journal, and the Milwaukee Community Journal; and

Whereas, The City Attorney received 52 requests for the RFP and eight proposals, one of which was withdrawn before oral presentations; and

Whereas, The evaluation team, consisting of the Presiding Judge of the Municipal Court, the Court's Chief Administrator and its IT director, and two representatives of the City Attorney's office reviewed the proposals, conducted oral presentations and interviews, and recommends that the City enter into the attached contract with Harris & Harris, LTD for the collection of City receivables, to commence July 1, 2012; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a revised contract with Harris & Harris, in substantially the same form as is attached to this file and covered by letter of the City Attorney dated June 11, 2012, is approved subject to deletion of Paragraph C of Article VIII, entitled “Performance” and replacing it with the following new Paragraph C:

C. Contractor shall lease a location in downtown Milwaukee for the duration of this Contract where in-person payments can be made and collected.

; and, be it

Further Resolved, That, subject to this amendment, the proper City officers are author...

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