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File #: 161217    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Placed On File
File created: 12/13/2016 In control: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 6/1/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to purchase of Milwaukee County delinquent taxes.
Sponsors: ALD. BOHL
Indexes: INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS, MILWAUKEE COUNTY, PROPERTY TAXES
Attachments: 1. LRB Memo, 2. Excerpts from 2013 Proposed Plan and Executive Budget Summary, 3. Hearing Notice List, 4. SNP Alloc Exp Report 2014-2017
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6/1/20220 COMMON COUNCIL PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20220 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/22/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE NOT ACTED ON

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Ald. James Bohl, 5th Aldermanic District Dennis Yaccarino, Budget and Management Division
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3/22/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/16/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/11/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/6/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/6/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/6/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/6/20170 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
161217
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BOHL
Title
Resolution relating to purchase of Milwaukee County delinquent taxes.
Analysis
This resolution directs the City Attorney, assisted by other City and non-City entities as needed, to renegotiate the City/County intergovernmental agreement for the City to purchase Milwaukee County delinquent property taxes to enhance parity between the City’s economic and financial interests and those of Milwaukee County.

In addition, the City Attorney is directed to submit the renegotiated agreement for Common Council approval with sufficient time to execute the new agreement by December 31, 2017, or report the status of negotiations as soon as possible if it appears, in the City Attorney’s judgement, negotiates will likely not be completed in time to execute the new agreement by year end 2017.
Body
Whereas, The City has purchased delinquent taxes owed to Milwaukee County on properties located in the City through an intergovernmental agreement for over 25 years, effectively eliminating the collection risk, and making both entities whole for these unpaid taxes; and

Whereas, The City incurs a direct financial loss which would otherwise be borne by Milwaukee County whenever delinquent taxes purchased on a property through the City/County intergovernmental agreement are not paid and the City is forced to pursue a tax foreclosure; and

Whereas, The incidence of tax foreclosure on properties for property tax default has significantly increased since March, 1991, when the current intergovernmental agreement governing the City’s purchase of Milwaukee County delinquent taxes was executed; and

Whereas, The higher incidence of property tax foreclosures has significantly increased the City’s collection risk on delinquent taxes purchased through the City/County intergovernmental agreement; and

Whereas, The City incurs significant costs for property upkeep, police and fire services, and property disposition ...

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