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File #: 161741    Version: 0
Type: Resolution-Immediate Adoption Status: Passed
File created: 3/28/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution adding a member to the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY
Indexes: CITY-COUNTY HEROIN, OPIOID, AND COCAINE TASK FORCE

IMMEDIATE ADOPTION

Number

161741

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

161061

Sponsor

ALD. MURPHY

Title

Resolution adding a member to the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force.

Analysis

This resolution adds one member to the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force.

Body

Whereas, The City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force was created by Common Council File Number 161061 on January 18, 2017, for the purpose of addressing the problem of rising prevalence of opioid, heroin, 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; and

 

Whereas, The Task Force is comprised of representatives 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; and

 

Whereas, The Task Force has determined that adding a recovering addict to its membership is essential to the success of its mission; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that a person who is recovering from addiction to heroin, opioids, and/or cocaine shall be added to the Task Force, and that person shall be appointed by the Director of the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB167986

Tea Norfolk

3/24/2017