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File #: 210224    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing an appropriation to pay for the special counsel reviewing the adoption of Common Council File Number 201573.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: LAKEFRONT DEVELOPMENT
Attachments: 1. Letter re Common Council File No 210232. Proposed Repeal of MCO 304-21, 2. Mayor's Veto Letter
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/22/20212 MAYOR RETURNED NOT SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/15/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moved to amend the file by changing the dollar amount in the analysis and the first “Resolved” clause from $50,000 to $45,000. (Prevailed 15-0)
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/15/20211 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20211 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20210 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Bauman - sponsor
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/25/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

210224

Version

SUBSTITUTE 2

Reference

201365, 201573, 210223

Sponsor

ALD. BAUMAN

Title

Substitute resolution authorizing an appropriation to pay for the special counsel reviewing the adoption of Common Council File Number 201573.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes an appropriation to pay for the special counsel reviewing the adoption of Common Council File Number 201573. The authorization is for an amount not to exceed $45,000 and shall come from the Outside Counsel Expert Witness Fund in the City Attorney’s Office.

Body

Whereas, On March 2, 2021, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 201365, approving an amended and restated cooperation, contribution, and redevelopment agreement as well as personal guaranties, for the redevelopment of the property at 909 East Michigan Street for the Couture Project; and

 

Whereas, On March 19, 2021, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 201573, relating to the Amended and Restated Cooperation, Contribution, and Redevelopment Agreement as well as personal guaranties for the redevelopment of the property at 909 East Michigan Street for the Couture Project; and

 

Whereas, File Number 201573 rescinded File Number 201365 and directed the hiring of a special counsel to review the Amended Agreement attached to File Number 201365 regarding whether the Common Council’s actions adopting the amendment providing for a contribution as part of the approval of the Amended Agreement were done in a manner consistent with law; and

 

Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 210223 authorizes the Office of the Common Council - City Clerk to retain outside counsel to assist the Common Council in preparing its response to the special counsel reviewing the adoption of Common Council File Number 201573 and appropriating funds for this purpose; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that an appropriation in the amount of no more than $45,000 from the Outside Counsel Expert Witness Fund in the Office of the City Attorney is authorized to pay for the special counsel reviewing the adoption of Common Council File Number 201573; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized and directed to establish the necessary accounts and accounting procedures to carry out the intent of this resolution.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB 176736-3

Tea B. Norfolk

6/9/2021