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File #: 210894    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/21/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Final, 2. Finance and Personnel Committee 2021 Approved ARPA Recommendations (Yellow Packet) REVISED, 3. 2021 24-Hour ARPA Proposals (Salmon Packet), 4. Finance Chair 2022 Budget Amendments & ARPA Proposals Submittal Letter, 5. ARPA Proposals to Finance and Personnel Committee 10-15-21, 6. ARPA Omnibus Proposal Sub 1C, 7. ARPA Omnibus Proposal Sub 1D, 8. ARPA Omnibus Proposal Sub 1G, 9. ARPA Proposal Sub 45A, 10. ARPA Proposal Sub 47A, 11. OEI Comments - Common Council ARPA Requests, 12. DOA Memo on ARP Requests 10-11-21, 13. Omnibus 1 Equity Impact Statement, 14. Employ Milwaukee Response on EMI ARPA Projects, 15. ECO ARPA Ideas, 16. DCMKE - ARPA - October 15th 2021 - with Reduction in Funding 10.14.21, 17. Direct Connect MKE - Updated with Reduction - Oct 14..., 18. Milwaukee Area Labor Council Email, 19. Milwaukee Area Labor Council Letter, 20. MPD Letter on Sworn Staff, 21. ARPA Proposal 1 Support Letter.pdf, 22. ARPA Proposal 1 and 33 Support Letter.pdf, 23. ARPA Proposal 1 and 34 Support Letter.pdf, 24. ARPA Proposal 34 Support Letters, 25. ARPA Proposal 34 Support Letter.pdf, 26. ARPA Proposal 34 Support Letter UEDA.pdf, 27. 9to5 Support Letter ARPA Proposal 40, 28. ARPA Proposal 76 Support Letters.pdf, 29. GWG Sierra Club Letter of Support - (#7, 11, 23, 74).pdf, 30. Victory Over Violence (#75) Letter of Support.pdf, 31. MWERC Support letter (#7, #23).pdf, 32. RENEW Wisconsin Letter of Support - (#7, 23).pdf, 33. eComment - Alex Larson, 34. eComment - Ann Batiza, 35. eComment - Athena Turner, 36. eComment - Bradley Thomas, 37. eComment - Brian Gonzalez, 38. eComment - Bridget Brown, 39. eComment - Carolyn Dame, 40. eComment - Carrie Williams, 41. eComment - Catina Harwell-Young, 42. eComment - Cesar Castillo, 43. eComment - Conor Williams, 44. eComment - Courtney Towne, 45. eComment - Crystal Jones, 46. eComment - Daniel Kasten, 47. eComment - Daria Hall, 48. eComment - Diana Altstadt, 49. eComment - Dionda Lewis, 50. eComment - Dominica Shaw, 51. eComment - Fabiola Ramirez, 52. eComment - Favian Gonzalez, 53. eComment - Heiner Giese, 54. eComment - Jacelia Colla, 55. eComment - Jackie Schommer, 56. eComment - Janet Pritchard, 57. eComment - Jennifer Evans, 58. eComment - Jeremy Ebersole, 59. eComment - Jonatan Zuñiga, 60. eComment - Karen Lemke, 61. eComment - Karen Samelson, 62. eComment - Karen Villanueva, 63. eComment - Katherine Taff, 64. eComment - Kathy Harris, 65. eComment - Kelly Moore Brands, 66. eComment - Kevin Hernandez, 67. eComment - Kia Holloway, 68. eComment - Kristi Luzar, 69. eComment - Lamont Smith, 70. eComment - Lauren James, 71. eComment - Linda Frank, 72. eComment - Lindsey Hillesland, 73. eComment - Lorna Dilley, 74. eComment - Madelyn Lampark, 75. eComment - Matt Snyder, 76. eComment - Miguel Sanchez, 77. eComment - Pam Fendt, 78. eComment - Rafael Smith, 79. eComment - Richard Traner, 80. eComment - Robert Kraig, 81. eComment - Salvador Barba, 82. eComment - Sara Saunders, 83. eComment - Sarah Werner, 84. eComment - Sue Blaustein, 85. eComment - Ted Kraig, 86. eComment - Thomasina Jenkins, 87. eComment - Walter Hughlett II, 88. eComment - Yimma Davila Castro, 89. RMI Letter of support for modular housing (#1 & 9).pdf, 90. MCS Stats As of 20210630, 91. Milwaukee Area Labor Council Letter - ARPA Proposal 47A, 92. EDBC Correspondence and Request
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/1/20211 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: Recommendations approved by the Finance and Personnel Committee were considered. ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G This allocation funds: 1. Affordable housing in the amount of $43,500,000 for the following: (1) Department of City Development (DCD) rehabilitation of 150 in rem homes at $100,000 each, for a total of $15,000,000, (2) $4,500,000 to support and expand current housing programs administered by DCD, (3) targeted demolition by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) in the amount of $3,000,000, (4) $1,000,000 for compliance loan funding in DNS, (5) $10,000,000 in the Housing Trust Fund, (6) modular housing in the Department of Administration – Environmental Collaboration Office for $1,000,000, and (7) Westlawn for $9,000,000. 2. Lead abatement in the Health Department for $26,050,477. 3. A combination of lead-abatement, housing, and jobs programming for: (1) lead abatement workforce development in the Department of Administration for $3,000,000 and (2) Energy-efficiency upgrades to homes being remediated for lead in the Department of Administration for $2,000,000. 4. Continued response to COVID for $15,000,000 in the following departments: (1) Department of Administration – Office of African American Affairs for $400,000, (2) Fire Department for $1,000,000, (3) Health Department for $13,300,000, and (4) the Library for $300,000. 5. Jobs training with Earn and Learn for $1,300,000. 6. Early Childhood Education initiatives in the amount of $7,000,000, managed by the Department of Administration, as follows: (1) $5,102,500 in stipends for teachers, (2) $309,000 for dual enrollment in MATC, (3) $1,059,000 for the Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Follows, and (4) $529,500 for MKE Rising. 7. Lost Revenue, as outlined by the Budget Management Division, for: (1) Translation services for $300,000 in the Department of Administration – Information Technology Management Division and $300,000 in the Common Council – City Clerk, (2) six engine companies for the Fire Department for $14,783,529, (3) early childhood education costs for the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives for $315,687, (4) payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000, (5) street lighting circuit reliability improvement for $10,000,000, (6) building energy account and construction supplies account in the Department of Public Works – Infrastructure for $4,245,000, (7) The Big Clean city cleanup for $2,310,000, and (8) operating costs not funded by user fees in the Department of Public Works – Operations for $3,096,000. 8. Additional levy savings to fund Fire Department salaries and wages in the amount of $36,049,977. The intent of this allocation is to place $30,000,000 into the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget for levy savings, and the remaining $6,049,977 going into the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget will be placed in the Police Department’s Budget to fund 3 recruit classes of 65 each for a total of 195 recruits. 9. Office of Violence prevention funding in the amount of $3,270,000 to fund the departmental special funds unfunded in the 2022 budget and to support and expand 414LIFE. Ald. Coggs moved separate action on the payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve the payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. (Prevailed 8-7)
Pass8:7 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 45A This request will fund mailing the City of Milwaukee’s online American Rescue Plan Act Public Survey to residents within the 6th, 7th and 15th Aldermanic with 53206 ZIP codes. (Prevailed 15-0)
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 47A This request will provide retroactive hazard pay for front-facing, City workers who worked from pay period 10 through pay period 16 of 2020. In total, this would apply to 1,456 workers. (Prevailed 15-0)
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 58 This allocation provides funding for lost revenue in the amount of $4,200,000, which is allocated to the Library for construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr., branch library, and will be used to fill budget shortfalls and avoid cuts to services. (Prevailed 15-0)
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: With the funding amount exhausted, the 24-Hour ARPA proposals were not considered.
Pass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G Ald. Hamilton moved separate action on the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. (Prevailed 10-5)
Pass10:5 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/21/20211 COMMON COUNCIL AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G A roll call vote was taken to approve the remainder of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G. (Prevailed 12-3)
Pass12:3 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1 This item was considered after ARPA Proposal 58. This allocation funds: 1. Affordable housing in the amount of $43,500,000 for the following: (1) Department of City Development (DCD) rehabilitation of 150 in rem homes at $100,000 each, for a total of $15,000,000, (2) $4,500,000 to support and expand current housing programs administered by DCD, (3) targeted demolition by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) in the amount of $3,000,000, (4) $1,000,000 for compliance loan funding in DNS, (5) $10,000,000 in the Housing Trust Fund, (6) modular housing in the Department of Administration – Environmental Collaboration Office for $1,000,000, and (7) Westlawn for $9,000,000. 2. Lead abatement in the Health Department for $26,050,477. 3. A combination of lead-abatement, housing, and jobs programming for: (1) lead abatement workforce development in the Department of Administration for $3,000,000 and (2) Energy-efficiency upgrades to homes being remediated for lead in the Department of Administration for $2,000,000. 4. Continued response to COVID for $15,000,000 in the following departments: (1) Department of Administration – Office of African American Affairs for $400,000, (2) Fire Department for $1,000,000, (3) Health Department for $13,300,000, and (4) the Library for $300,000. 5. Jobs training with Earn and Learn for $1,300,000. 6. Early Childhood Education stipends for teachers for $7,000,000, managed by the Mayor’s Office – Office of Early Childhood Initiatives. 7. Lost Revenue, as outlined by the Budget Management Division, for: (1) Translation services for $300,000 in the Department of Administration – Information Technology Management Division and $300,000 in the Common Council – City Clerk, (2) six engine companies for the Fire Department for $14,783,529, (3) early childhood education costs for the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives for $315,687, (4) payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000, (5) three police recruit classes of 65 recruits each for $6,049,977, (6) street lighting circuit reliability improvement for $10,000,000, (7) building energy account and construction supplies account in the Department of Public Works – Infrastructure for $4,245,000, (8) The Big Clean city cleanup for $2,310,000, and (9) operating costs not funded by user fees in the Department of Public Works – Operations for $3,096,000. 8. Additional levy savings to fund Fire Department salaries in the amount of $30,000,000. Appearing: Common Council President Cavalier Kailyn Kenney, 1st Ald. Dist. Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist. Ald. Coggs moved substitution of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1 with ARAP Omnibus Proposal 1C. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 45 This item was considered last. Remaining ARPA available funds were $15, 654.50. This request will fund mailing the City of Milwaukee’s online American Rescue Plan Act Public Survey to residents within the 6th, 7th and 15th Aldermanic with 53206 ZIP codes. ARPA Proposal 45A (ARPA Proposal 45 with administrative change to funding sources) The allocation amount of $18,151 to consist of the final $15,654.50 ARPA funds remaining and the Common Council - City Clerk's office to fund the remaining amount of $2,516. Ald. Coggs moved approval of ARPA Proposal 45A (ARPA Proposal 45 with administrative change to funding sources). (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 47 This request will provide retroactive hazard pay for front-facing, City workers who worked from pay period 10 through pay period 26 of 2020. In total, this would apply to 1,456 workers. Ald. Spiker moved to amend the allocation amount from $2,571,740.73 to $1,060,000. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 58 This item was considered first out of order. This allocation provides funding for lost revenue in the amount of $4,200,000, which is allocated to the Library for construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr., branch library, and will be used to fill budget shortfalls and avoid cuts to services. Appearing: Joan Johnson, City Librarian Ald. Chantia Lewis, 9th Ald. Dist. Ald. Marina Dimitrijevic, 14th Ald. Dist. Ald. Khalif Rainey, 7th Ald. Dist. Ald. Russell Stamper, 11, 15th Ald. Dist. Ald. Murphy, Kovac, Zamarripa, Hamilton, Lewis, Dimitrijevic, Dodd, Rainey, Stamper, and Johnson added as cosponsors. Ald. Coggs moved approval of ARPA Proposal 58. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa moved to place on file all other remaining ARPA proposals. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C This allocation funds: 1. Affordable housing in the amount of $43,500,000 for the following: (1) Department of City Development (DCD) rehabilitation of 150 in rem homes at $100,000 each, for a total of $15,000,000, (2) $4,500,000 to support and expand current housing programs administered by DCD, (3) targeted demolition by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) in the amount of $3,000,000, (4) $1,000,000 for compliance loan funding in DNS, (5) $10,000,000 in the Housing Trust Fund, (6) modular housing in the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office for $1,000,000, and (7) Westlawn for $9,000,000. 2. Lead abatement in the Health Department for $26,050,477. 3. A combination of lead-abatement, housing, and jobs programming for: (1) lead abatement workforce development in the Department of Administration for $3,000,000 and (2) Energy-efficiency upgrades to homes being remediated for lead in the Department of Administration for $2,000,000. 4. Continued response to COVID for $15,000,000 in the following departments: (1) Department of Administration - Office of African American Affairs for $400,000, (2) Fire Department for $1,000,000, (3) Health Department for $13,300,000, and (4) the Library for $300,000. 5. Jobs training with Earn and Learn for $1,300,000. 6. Early Childhood Education initiatives in the amount of $7,000,000, managed by the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives in the Mayor’s Office, as follows: (1) $5,102,500 in stipends for teachers, (2) $309,000 for dual enrollment in MATC, (3) $1,059,000 for the Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Follows, and (4) $529,000 for MKE Rising. 7. Lost Revenue, as outlined by the Budget Management Division, for: (1) Translation services for $300,000 in the Department of Administration - Information Technology Management Division and $300,000 in the Common Council - City Clerk, (2) six engine companies for the Fire Department for $14,783,529, (3) early childhood education costs for the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives for $315,687, (4) payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000, (5) street lighting circuit reliability improvement for $10,000,000, (6) building energy account and construction supplies account in the Department of Public Works - Infrastructure for $4,245,000, (7) The Big Clean city cleanup for $2,310,000, and (8) operating costs not funded by user fees in the Department of Public Works - Operations for $3,096,000. 8. Additional levy savings to fund Fire Department salaries in the amount of $36,049,977. The intent of this allocation is to place $30,000,000 of levy savings from the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget, and the remaining $6,049,977 from the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget will be placed in the Police Department’s Budget to fund 3 recruit classes of 65 each for a total of 195 recruits. 9. Office of Violence prevention funding in the amount of $3,270,000 to fund the departmental special funds unfunded in the 2022 budget and to support and expand 414LIFE. Also appearing: Kirsten Johnson, Health Dept. Commissioner Ald. Khalif Rainey, 7th Ald. Dist. Steven Mahan, Community Development Grant Administration Ald. Russell Stamper, II, 15th Ald. Dist. Ald. Jose Perez, 12th Ald. Dist. Ald. Coggs moved substitution of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C with ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D. (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D The intent is the same as ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C with language added to "Description, 2. Description of activities:, i." as follows: The Health Department, in conjunction with the Inspector General, shall report quarterly to the Common Council on the status of the program. Additionally, a portion of the funds designated for hotel vouchers to be used for the rehabilitation of city-owned foreclosed properties to be used as temporary emergency housing for families displaced by lead remediation. The Health Department shall work with the Department of City Development to identify appropriate properties and potential partnering agencies, similar to the existing emergency housing program. Also appearing: Tyler Weber, Health Dept. Chytania Brown, Employ Milwaukee President & CEO Ald. Marina Dimitrijevic, 14th Ald. Dist. Daria Hall, Milwaukee Succeeds Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, 1st Ald. Dist. Mr. Yaccarino said that the Early Childhood Education stipends should be under the Department of Administration and not the Mayor's Office as an administrative change. Also appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, Dept. of Public Works Arnitta Holliman, Office of Violence Prevention Ald. Chantia Lewis, 9th Ald. Dist. ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) Ald. Coggs moved to divide the question for: Payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve the payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. (Prevailed 4-1) No - Coggs
Pass4:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) Ald. Coggs moved to divide the question for: Westlawn for $9,000,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve to the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. (Prevailed 4-1) No - Coggs
Pass4:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) A roll call vote was taken to approve the remainder of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections). (Prevailed 5-0)
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/20211 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE AMENDED

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 47A Ald. Spiker moved approval of ARPA Proposal 47A (ARPA Proposal 47, as amended). (Prevailed 4-1) No - Kovac
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9/24/20211 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20210 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
210894
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
210268
201571
210547
210738
210743
210745
210792
Sponsor
ALD. JOHNSON
Title
Substitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
Analysis
This resolution provides for the appropriation and allocation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds and authorizes city departments to expend the monies appropriated.
Body
Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210268, authorized the Department of Administration to accept funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant in the amount of $197,113,324.50 and further authorized expenditure of $3,800,000 to fund the Earn and Learn Program; and

Whereas, The ARPA grant will operate from March 3, 2021, to December 31, 2024, and will provide approximately $394,226,649 to the City of Milwaukee through the Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (LFRF); and

Whereas, The City has received the initial LFRF grant award of which $197,113,324.50 is provided by the grantor and $0 will be provided by the City; and

Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210738, authorized expenditure of $1,800,000 to fund eviction prevention - Milwaukee right to counsel; and

Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210743, authorized expenditure of $4,700,000 to fund a Milwaukee emergency medical services augmentation project; and

Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210745, authorized expenditure of $6,000,000 to fund a Reckless Driving Initiative - Department of Public Works; and

Whereas, The Common Council, in File Number 210792, authorized expenditure of $1,150,000 to fund a Reckless Driving Initiative - Police Department; and

Whereas, The remaining dollar amount for the first tranche of ARPA funds is $179,663,324.50; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the projects and amounts in Exhibit A...

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