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File #: 210373    Version: 0
Type: Charter Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action:
Effective date:    
Title: A charter ordinance relating to removal from elected or appointed office.
Sponsors: ALD. ZAMARRIPA, ALD. MURPHY
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/28/20210 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Zamarripa - sponsor Tea Norfolk - LRB Katherine Holiday - DER Peter Block - Assistant City Attorney Based on the analysis for the file, ‚ÄúThis ordinance provides that the common council may remove from office an elected official or appointee for inefficiency, neglect of duty, official misconduct, or malfeasance in office in accordance with s. 17.12(3m), Wis. Stats. several council members expressed confusion and concern. It was discovered that the state statute authority does not match the city of Milwaukee ordinance, aim of this file is to match both. said Ms. Holiday.
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6/15/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

210373

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. ZAMARRIPA, MURPHY

Title

A charter ordinance relating to removal from elected or appointed office.

Section

4-28-1                                          am

Analysis

This ordinance provides that the common council may remove from office an elected official or appointee for inefficiency, neglect of duty, official misconduct, or malfeasance in office in accordance with s. 17.12(3m), Wis. Stats.

Body

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

 

Part 1. Section 4-28-1 of the charter is amended to read:

 

4-28. Removal from Office.

1. MAJORITY VOTE. A majority of all the members elect of the common council shall have power to dismiss from office, for >>inefficiency, neglect of duty, official misconduct, or<< malfeasance in office in said city, any person elected or appointed to office in said city, except justices of the peace. And the common council shall provide by ordinance the manner of hearing and disposing of complaints against such officer. 

 

Part 2. This is a charter ordinance and shall take effect 60 days after its passage and publication, unless within such 60 days a referendum petition is filed as provided in s. 66.0101(5), Wis. Stats., in which event this ordinance shall not take effect until submitted to a referendum and approved by a majority of the electors voting thereon.

 

LRB

APPROVED AS TO FORM

 

 

__________________________

Legislative Reference Bureau

Date: _____________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney

IT IS OUR OPINION THAT THE ORDINANCE

IS LEGAL AND ENFORCEABLE

 

 

___________________________

Office of the City Attorney

Date: ______________________

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB176749b-1

Tea Norfolk

6/9/2021