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File #: 191476    Version: 0
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 12/17/2019 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action:
Effective date:    
Title: An ordinance relating to a municipal service fee on food delivery network services.
Sponsors: ALD. DODD
Attachments: 1. IA letter in opposition to Milwaukee 3rd Party delivery tax, 2. Uber testimony ordinance 191476 delivery fee, 3. TechNet.Milwaukee food delivery tax 1.7.20, 4. 0120 MKE Delivery tax, 5. BikeFed testimony, 6. MMAC Testimony, 7. CA opinion, 8. Food Delivery Surcharge Memo 12.04.19 348150.pdf, 9. Leg LRB Memo-Counties Charging Fees for Trips Through Internet-01.2020
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Minutes note: Ald. Dodd Sen. Lena Taylor Sup. Sylvia Ortiz Velez Atty. Adam Stephens - CAO
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12/17/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available




An ordinance relating to a municipal service fee on food delivery network services.

304-24.5 cr

This ordinance establishes a municipal service fee on food delivery network services. Fee revenues shall be used for street maintenance and to supplement non-rail-based public transportation within the city.

The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 304-24.5 of the code is created to read:

304-24.5. Food Delivery Network Services. 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of this section is to provide the department of public works sufficient resources to maintain public streets and to reduce added wear and tear on public streets arising from the proliferation of on-demand food delivery services. This will be accomplished by applying funds generated from a food delivery network service fee to street maintenance and increasing access to public transportation.

2. DEFINITIONS. In this section:
a. “Customer” means an individual who uses a food delivery network company's digital network to connect to a participating driver for food delivery network services.
b. “Digital network” means any Internet site or online-enabled application, software, or system that permits the prearrangement of food delivery network services.
c. “Food delivery network company” means a business that, for compensation, uses a digital network to connect customers to participating drivers for the purpose of providing food delivery network services to those customers.
d. “Food delivery network services” means collecting ready-to-eat food from a third-party establishment and delivering that food to a customer in the participating driver's personal vehicle. A participating driver is considered to be engaged in food delivery network services beginning when the participating driver accepts a customer's request for food delivery received through a food delivery netwo...

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