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File #: 161306    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/18/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/7/2017
Effective date:    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to the use of coal tar sealants.
Sponsors: ALD. BOHL, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. PEREZ, ALD. WITKOWSKI, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. ZIELINSKI
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Impact, 2. Bans Coal Tar Free America, 3. Coal tar main source of toxicity in streams, 4. Toxipedia Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, 5. Health Concerns Over Common Driveway Sealant Continue to Prompt Local Bans.docx, 6. Update PAHs Coal Tar Sealants, 7. Coal-Tar-Sealant a Major Source of PAH Contamination in Milwaukee Streams, 8. MMSD Coal Tar Support, 9. Ban North Barrington IL, 10. DPW Coal-Tar Ban email, 11. Requested Amendment to High-PAH Sealant Ord..., 12. PCTC Email, 13. USGS organization, 14. USGS Fact sheet, 15. Public health concerns prompt physician policy _ AMA Wire, 16. ECO Support for Coal Tar ban, 17. Riverkeeper Email, 18. SEWRPC Email, 19. Motion, 20. Pavement Council email, 21. USGS brochure, 22. Notice Published on 2-23-17
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
2/23/20172 CITY CLERK PUBLISHED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/16/20172 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20171 COMMON COUNCIL SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A. (Prevailed 15-0) Ald. Perez, Witkowski, Stamper, Johnson, and Zielinski added as cosponsors.
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
2/7/20172 COMMON COUNCIL PASSED

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A.
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/25/20170 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/25/20170 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGE

Minutes note: Erick Shambarger - Office of Environmental Collaboration Tea Norfolk - Legislative Reference Bureau Jeff Dellemann - Department of Public Works
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/18/20170 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
161306
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BOHL, KOVAC, MURPHY, PEREZ, WITKOWSKI, STAMPER, AND JOHNSON
Title
A substitute ordinance relating to the use of coal tar sealants.
Sections
61-23 cr
66-30 cr
66-31 cr
66-32 cr
66-33 cr
115-22.7 cr
200-08-68.5 am
252-74-2-c am
Analysis
This ordinance bans the use and sale of coal tar sealants and other pavement sealant products that contain greater than 1% polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by weight. It also amends the allowable paving materials for parking lots, areas, and spaces.
Body
The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1 Section 61-23 of the code is created to read:

61-23. Class Q. Upon conviction of a Class Q violation, the violator shall forfeit not less than $1,000 nor more than $10,000. Each incidence of a violation shall constitute a separate offense. Upon default of payment, the violator shall be subject to imprisonment not less than 30 days nor more than 100 days.

Part 2. Subchapter 3 of Chapter 66 of the code is created to read:

SUBCHAPTER 3
COAL TAR SEALANT AND OTHER HIGH PAH PAVEMENT SEALANT PRODUCTS USE AND SALE PROHIBITED

66-30. Definitions. In this subchapter:
1. COAL TAR SEALANT PRODUCT means a material that contains coal tar, coal tar pitch, coal tar pitch volatiles, or any variation, and is for use on an asphalt or concrete surface, including a driveway, playground, or parking area.
2. HIGH PAH SEALANT PRODUCT means any pavement sealant product that contains greater than 1% polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by weight, including, but not limited to, coal tar, coal tar pitch, coal tar pitch volatiles, tar, fuel oil, petroleum, or asphalt.
3. COMMISSIONER means the commissioner of the department of public works or a designated representative.
4. DEPARTMENT means the department of public works.

66-31. Regulations. 1. USE. a. No person shall:
a-1. Apply any coal tar sealant product or high PAH sealant product ...

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