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File #: 181491    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/5/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to partner with the Department of Neighborhood Services, Police Department, and Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS, ALD. RAINEY, ALD. HAMILTON
Indexes: CRIME PREVENTION, SECURITY MEASURES
Attachments: 1. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
2/15/20190 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Hamilton added as a cosponsor.
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
2/4/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Martha Brown, Dept. of City Development Archie Blunt, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Nicholas DeSiato, Milwaukee Police Dept.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
1/29/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/23/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/14/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

181491

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. COGGS, RAINEY AND HAMILTON

Title

Resolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to partner with the Department of Neighborhood Services, Police Department, and Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates.

Analysis

This resolution directs the Commissioner of City Development to partner with the Department of Neighborhood Services, Police Department, and Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates.

Body

Whereas, Vacant homes contribute to increased neighborhood crimes rates; and

 

Whereas, Vacant homes offer a place for people to conduct criminal activities under cover of not being seen in the open; and

 

Whereas, People conducting criminal activities frequently seek out abandoned homes to squat in, sell drugs from, steal copper pipes and other items from, or to conduct other criminal activity; and

 

Whereas, Vacant homes contribute to a run-down landscape, including trash, overgrown grass, and pest problems that can spill over into neighboring properties; and

 

Whereas, Vacant homes can present safety hazards to neighbors and first responders; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Commissioner of City Development is directed to partner with the Department of Neighborhood Services, Police Department, and the Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB172860

Tea Norfolk

11/19/2018