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File #: 091303    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Dead
File created: 1/20/2010 In control: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 3/2/2010
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution reserving a sum not to exceed $1,097,287 from the 2010 Common Council Contingent Fund to bring back into service Fire Ladder Truck #10 for the remainder of 2010.
Sponsors: ALD. DONOVAN, James N. Witkowiak, ALD. ZIELINSKI, ALD. DAVIS
Indexes: BUDGET, CONTINGENT FUND, FIRE DEPARTMENT
Attachments: 1. Fire Dept. PowerPoint presentation, 2. Memo from Budget & Management Div., 3. Contingent Fund Request Information Form, 4. Fiscal note, 5. 12-4-10 Ald. Witkowiak News Release, 6. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
3/2/20100 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDFail5:9 Action details Meeting details Not available
2/9/20100 COMMON COUNCIL HELD IN COUNCILPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
2/3/20100 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILE

Minutes note: Individual speakers: Ald. Donovan Mark Nicolini, Director, Budget and Management Div. Jennifer Meyers, Budget & Managment Div. Interim Fire Chief Michael Jones Emma Stamps, Fire Dept. Dave Seager, President, Local #215, Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters' Assoc. Chief Jones gave a PowerPoint presentation.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
2/1/20100 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
1/20/20100 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
091303
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. DONOVAN, WITKOWIAK, ZIELINSKI AND DAVIS
Title
Resolution reserving a sum not to exceed $1,097,287 from the 2010 Common Council Contingent Fund to bring back into service Fire Ladder Truck #10 for the remainder of 2010.
Analysis
This resolution reserves a sum not to exceed $1,097,287 from the 2010 Common Council Contingent Fund to bring back into service Fire Ladder Truck #10 for the remainder of 2010, a Ladder Truck that was decommissioned as a result of the passage of the 2010 Budget. If other funds become available to partially replace the need to use Common Council Contingent funds, those funds shall be used in lieu of Contingent funds subject to any other actions required by law.
Body
Whereas, The Fire Department experienced significant funding reductions in the 2010 Budget; and

Whereas, Budget funding reductions resulted in the decommissioning of Ladder Truck #10, located at the fire station at 3628 North Holton Street; and

Whereas, There have been recent fires in the vicinity of this fire station; and

Whereas, Had Ladder Truck #10 been in commission there would have been a greater likelihood that there would have been a faster response time to these fires; and

Whereas, It is in the best interest of the public’s safety and well being for Ladder Truck #10 to be brought back in active service; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that $1,097,287 is reserved from the 2010 Common Council Contingent Fund to bring back into service Fire Ladder Truck #10 for the remainder of 2010; and, be it

Further Resolved, That if other funds become available to partially replace the need to use Common Council Contingent funds for the reestablishment of Fire Ladder Truck #10, those funds shall be used in lieu of Contingent funds subject to any other actions required by law; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to transfer on an as-n...

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