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File #: 181420    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY, ALD. COGGS, ALD. LEWIS
Indexes: TRAFFIC CONTROL REGULATIONS
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/25/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/4/20190 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Murphy - Sponsor Michael Brunson - MPD Asst. Chief Ald. Lewis asked to be added as co-sponsor. There were no objections.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/4/20190 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski asked file be amended to include a representative from the Safety and Civic Commission to the Task Force. There were no objections.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
1/4/20190 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/18/20180 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
181420
Version
SUBSTITUTE 2
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. MURPHY, ALD. COGGS AND ALD. LEWIS
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.
Analysis
This resolution creates a City-County Carjacking Task Force to address the prevalence of carjacking and reckless driving in the city and county and to make recommendations and implement policies to reduce carjacking and reckless driving incidents.

The Task Force shall be comprised of the following 13 members:

1. The Mayor or the Mayor’s designee.
2. Two Common Council members appointed by the Common Council President.
3. The Police Chief or the Chief’s designee.
4. The District Attorney or the District Attorney’s designee.
5. One representative from the Health Department appointed by the Health Commissioner.
6. Two community members appointed by the Common Council President.
7. One representative from the Milwaukee Municipal Court.
8. One representative from the Milwaukee County Circuit Court.
9. The Milwaukee County Sheriff or the Sheriff’s designee.
10. One Youth Council member appointed by the Common Council President.
11. One representative from the Safety and Civic Commission.
Body
Whereas, Carjacking and reckless driving in the city and county have created significant risks to the health and safety of the community; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee Police Department reports that 410 carjackings occurred in 2017, and 334 carjackings have occurred to date in 2018; and

Whereas, From 2014 to 2017, there were 1,353 felony traffic and other offense cases filed in the Milwaukee County Circuit Court Criminal Division, as well as 532 felony cases filed for operating motor vehicles without owners’ consent and 101 misdemeanor cases filed for operating vehicles without owners’ consent; and

Whereas, From 2014 to the present, there have been 229,823 traffic offense cases, many of which would be considered reckless driving on City streets; and

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