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File #: 161061    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/22/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/18/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY, ALD. BOHL, ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: CITY-COUNTY HEROIN, OPIOID, AND COCAINE TASK FORCE
Attachments: 1. Literature Review Table Final, 2. ME Data Analysis Opioids_Final
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/27/20172 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/26/20171 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/20171 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/20171 COMMON COUNCIL RECONSIDERED

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper moved to suspend the rules for the purpose of making a motion not in writing. There were no objections. Ald. Stamper moved to amend the title of the Task Force to the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force. There were no objections.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/20172 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/6/20171 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Bohl co Sponsor Sarah Zarate - Intergovenrmental Relations Division (IRD)
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/5/20171 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/1/20160 PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Murphy - Sponsor Ald. Bohl requested to be added as a Co-Sponsor
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11/22/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
161061
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. MURPHY, BOHL, RAINEY
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force.
Analysis
This resolution creates a City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force to study the problem of rising prevalence of opioid, heroin, and synthetic analog and cocaine (in both powder and crack form) misuse and addiction in Milwaukee and to make evidence-based recommendations to reduce fatal and nonfatal overdose within the community. The Task Force will be comprised of, but not limited to, members of the Common Council, Health Department, Police Department, Fire Department, Milwaukee County Circuit Court, Intergovernmental Relations, designees appointed by the County Executive, healthcare or hospital systems, Medical Society of Milwaukee County, medical professionals, community organizations, and the public. All City departments are directed to cooperate with and support the work of the Task Force. The Task Force shall be in existence for a minimum of six months from the effective date of the resolution, at which time strategies and outcomes will be fully evaluated by the Common Council and Mayor prior to renewing the Task Force charter.
Body
Whereas, The misuse of opioids, heroin, and related synthetic analogs and cocaine (in both powder and crack form) has resulted in a significant and unmitigated risk to the public health and safety of the community; and

Whereas, Americans comprise 4.6% of the world’s population yet consume 80% of the global prescription opioids, as well as two-thirds of the world’s illegal drugs; and

Whereas, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has characterized prescription opioid use as a public health epidemic in the United States; and

Whereas, People who misuse prescription opioids may progress to use of heroin and other types of synthetic analogs; and

Whereas, “Opioid use disorder” is now recognized as a cli...

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