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File #: 210338    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving an agreement between the Milwaukee Police Department and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., regarding extra-duty police services.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY, ALD. COGGS, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. BAUMAN, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. DODD, ALD. SPIKER, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. RAINEY, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. JOHNSON
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, FESTIVALS, POLICE DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Addendum to Extra Duty Letter of Agreement_MPD-MWF, 2. Extra Duty Letter of Agreement
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/15/20210 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/7/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: The following were added as a co-sponsors: Ald. Coggs Ald. Hamilton Ald. Bauman Ald. Lewis Ald. Dodd Ald. Spiker Ald. Stamper Ald. Rainey Ald. Kovac Ald. Johnson
Pass14:1 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/24/20210 PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Murphy Nick DeSiato - MPD Chief of Staff Frank Nicotera - Chief Administrative Officer - General Counsel for The Milwaukee World Festival
Pass4:1 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/15/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

210338

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. MURPHY, COGGS, HAMILTON, BAUMAN, LEWIS, DODD, SPIKER, STAMPER, RAINEY, KOVAC, AND JOHNSON

Title

Resolution approving an agreement between the Milwaukee Police Department and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., regarding extra-duty police services.

Analysis

This resolution approves an agreement between the Police Department and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., related to extra-duty police services at Summerfest.

Body

Whereas, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc (“MWF”), is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) responsible for Summerfest; and

 

Whereas, MWF and the City made and entered into a Second Amendment to Lease Agreement, effective January 6, 2010 (“Lease Agreement”) that remains in effect as of the date of this resolution; and

 

Whereas, pursuant to Exhibit O-4 of the Lease Agreement (“Schedule of Supplemental Service Fee Payments”), MWF is scheduled to pay to the City Financing Charges in accordance with the Financing Documents and the Supplemental Service Fee. For 2021, that Supplemental Service Fee is scheduled to be $143,960 owed to the City. The intent of the Supplemental Service Fees is to cover, in part, the costs of law enforcement services provided at Summerfest; and

 

Whereas, the costs assumed by the Milwaukee Police Department (“MPD”) to provide public safety for Summerfest has exceed $800,000 for 2016-2019, including straight times salaries, fringe benefits, overhead costs and overtime salaries; and

 

Whereas, Summerfest was not held in 2020; and

 

Whereas, MWF and MPD have engaged in numerous positive and productive discussions since 2019 to discuss MWF paying for the costs of MPD services at Summerfest; and

 

Whereas, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances 312-26 permits MPD to enter into agreements for up to one year and not exceeding $50,000, for additional law enforcement services with entities that have been approved by the police chief and meet certain criteria; and

 

Whereas, the police chief has approved the additional law enforcement services and Summerfest meets the certain criteria found in MCO 312-26-2-a.; and

Whereas, the anticipated costs for the MPD services provided under the 2021 Extra Duty Agreement are expected to exceed $143,960; and

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Extra-Duty Letter of Agreement between the Police Department and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., related to extra duty services for Summerfest, and as attached to this file, is approved; and

 

Further Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Addendum to 2021 Extra Duty Letter of Agreement between the Police Department and Milwaukee World Festival, Inc., related to extra duty services for Summerfest, and as attached to this file, is approved; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Chief of Police, or the Chief’s designee, and the appropriate City officials are authorized to execute the Agreement, or one substantially similar.

 

Requestor

Police Department

Drafter

Nicholas P. DeSiato

June 14, 2021