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File #: 181544    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/5/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/24/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to contracts between the Department of City Development and Friends of Housing Corporation.
Sponsors: ALD. PEREZ
Attachments: 1. Friends of Housing Contract, 2. Hearing Notice List, 3. Motion by Ald Perez, 4. Veto Letter, 5. Ald Perez Letter, 6. Friends of Housing Letter, 7. Termination Letter
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/24/20201 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILFail4:11 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/20201 COMMON COUNCIL RECONSIDEREDFail5:10 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/20201 COMMON COUNCIL VETO OVERRIDDENPass11:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/9/20201 MAYOR VETOED   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/27/20201 COMMON COUNCIL     Not available Meeting details Not available
2/27/20201 COMMON COUNCIL     Not available Meeting details Not available
3/19/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Martha Brown, Dept. of City Development
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/18/20191 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/12/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
2/5/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
181544
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. PEREZ
Title
Substitute resolution relating to contracts between the Department of City Development and Friends of Housing Corporation.
Analysis
This resolution directs the Department of City Development to work with the City Attorney to explore the feasibility of terminating all contractual relationships with the Friends of Housing Corporation and requires Common Council approval for any subsequent contractual arrangements between the City and Friends of Housing Corporation.
Body
Whereas, Friends of Housing Corporation (FOH) was established by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) in 1996 to provide property management services to City agencies and non-profit organizations in Milwaukee; and

Whereas, FOH has since evolved into a privately-run property management service provider; and

Whereas, FOH manages five scattered-site City-owned tax-foreclosed properties under a November 1, 2016, contract with the Department of City Development; and

Whereas, While under management by FOH, City-owned properties have repeatedly been inspected by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) for code violations related to debris, large furniture, and tall grass and weeds in outdoor areas; and

Whereas, FOH also manages scattered-site properties on behalf of the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation (NIDC) under a November 30, 2015, contract; and

Whereas, While under management by FOH, NIDC-owned properties have been inspected by DNS for code violations relating to scattered piles of construction debris, debris/litter scattered in alleys, large-item debris/litter in yards, and weeds and tall grass in front yards; and

Whereas, The Executive Director of FOH, Armando Gutierrez, is the registered agent for apartment buildings owned by MGCAT LLC at 1305-1311 W. Madison St., in the 12th Aldermanic District (“the Madison St. property”), which are marketed on the Friends of Housing we...

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