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File #: 091610    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2010 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 5/4/2010
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution directing the City Clerk to contract for consulting/lobbying services.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: CITY CLERK
Attachments: 1. Substitute Fiscal Note, 2. Fiscal Note, 3. Transportation Federal Lobbying Prospectus, 4. Proposal, 5. Resume of Jeffrey Boothe, 6. Hearing Notice List, 7. Letter to City Attorney
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
5/10/20102 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20102 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass8:6 Action details Meeting details Video Video
5/4/20103 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTED

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ald. Bauman and Ronald Leonhardt - City Clerk Proposed Substitute A accepted.
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20103 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONFail2:2 Action details Meeting details Not available
5/4/20103 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass4:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/26/20102 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/15/20102 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20102 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/6/20101 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIR

Minutes note: Individual present: Ald. Bauman
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/1/20101 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/1/20101 JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/1/20101 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/24/20100 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
091610
Version
SUBSTITUTE 3
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN
Title
Substitute resolution directing the City Clerk to contract for consulting/lobbying services.
Analysis
This resolution directs the City Clerk to contract up to $24,000 from the City Clerk’s professional services account for consulting/lobbying services related to the planning, design and construction of the Downtown Streetcar Circulator funded in part by the $54.9 million in federal transportation funds which Congress has appropriated to the City of Milwaukee.
Body
Whereas, $91.5 million in federal transportation funds for Milwaukee local transit projects have remained unspent since 1991; and

Whereas, As part of a federal omnibus bill signed by the President on March 11, 2009, Congress appropriated $54.9 million of those funds to the City of Milwaukee for a downtown streetcar line and appropriated $36.6 million to Milwaukee County for buses; and

Whereas, Since March, 2009, the City of Milwaukee has been engaged in the planning and design of the Downtown Streetcar Circulator under the jurisdiction of the Federal Transit Administration which is the federal agency that oversees the expenditure of federal transit funds including the $54.9 million appropriated to the City of Milwaukee; and

Whereas, It would be in the best interest of the City of Milwaukee to employ a lobbyist/consultant experienced in dealing with the Federal Transit Administration to assist the City of Milwaukee in the planning, design and construction of the Downtown Streetcar Circulator and, in particular, advising the city on the most prudent and expeditious use of the $54.9 million; and

Whereas, Additional funding opportunities have arisen and will arise which would enable to the City of Milwaukee to expand the size and scope of the Downtown Streetcar Circulator and a lobbyist/consultant experienced in dealing with the Federal Transit Administration would assist the City of Milwaukee in securing those additional...

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