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File #: 210175    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 7/27/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3925 W North Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Erica Brown.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Request for Vacation of In-Rem Judgment, 2. InRems Notices for 7 20 21, 3. City Attorney Letter re Brown 7-19-21.pdf, 4. Treasurer's Office, 5. 210175_DCD_Letter.docx.pdf, 6. 210175 DNS Letter.pdf, 7. 210175_DCD_Letter updated 7-20-21.docx.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
8/5/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/27/20211 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available

Minutes note: Appearing: DNS - Tanz Rome DCD - Deborah McCollum-Gathing ACA - Kimberly Prescott Treasurer's Office - Jim Klajbor Erica Brown
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/11/20211 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available








Substitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3925 W North Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Erica Brown.


This resolution authorizes the return of real estate locates at 3925 W North Avenue, in the 15th  Aldermanic District to its former owner, Erica Brown, under conditions imposed by s. 304-50 of the Code of Ordinances.


Whereas, The property located at 3925 W North Avenue, previously owned by Erica Brown, has delinquent taxes for 2018-2020 and was foreclosed upon pursuant to Sec. 75.521, Wis. Stats., and  a fee simple absolute was obtained in favor of the City of Milwaukee dated March 24, 2021 210175; and


Whereas, Eric Brown would like to reclaim said property by paying all City and County real estate taxes, plus accrued interest and penalties to date of payment, and all costs as sustained by the City in the foreclosing and management of said property since March 24, 2021; and


Whereas, Eric Brown has agreed to pay all related city charges up until the point that the property is returned, as well as all charges and conditions which are detailed in the letters submitted by the Department of Neighborhood Services, Department of City Development, the Health Department, the Treasurer’s Office, and the City Attorney's Office, as though set forth in this resolution; now, therefore, be it


Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that in order to return the property at 3925 W North Avenue, a cashier's check must be submitted in the amount indicated by the City Treasurer within thirty (30) calendar days of the adoption of this resolution;  and, be it


Further Resolved, That the City Attorney is then authorized to enter into a stipulation with the former owner to reopen and vacate the City's judgment in Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case No 20-CV-007046. Known as the 2020-2 In Rem Parcel 347, securing the court's order and recording said order with the Milwaukee County Register of Deeds; and, be it


Further Resolved, That if the current levy-year installment taxes and all prior levy-year  delinquent taxes inclusive of accrued interest and penalties due through the month of payment, plus all related City charges incurred through date of payment, are not paid within 30 days of the adoption of this resolution, this process becomes null and void.




Joanna Polanco