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File #: 110474    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2011 In control: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 9/20/2011
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution amending the election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee.
Attachments: 1. Adjusted 2011 Voting Wards - proposed.pdf, 2. Changes_to_Ward_Map_Resulting_from_State_Redistricting.pdf, 3. 2011 Proposed Ward Adjustments - Demographics.pdf, 4. Blocks Assigned to Voting Wards - proposed adjustments to state boundaries.pdf, 5. Hearing Notice List
Substitute resolution amending the election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee.
This resolution approves the amendment of election ward lines in the City of Milwaukee based on the establishment of Wisconsin State Legislature boundaries.
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee approved, through adoption of File Number 110062 on May 24, 2011, voting ward lines for the city, pursuant to s. 5.15, Wis. Stats.; and

Whereas, The State legislature, through enactment of Wisconsin Act 39 on August 9, 2011, amended s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., to require municipalities to retroactively adjust voting ward lines to conform to state legislative boundaries; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the City of Milwaukee ward plan is amended, pursuant to s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., and that in compliance with s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., the following are attached to and incorporated as part of this file: 1) all wards numbered in whole numbers in consecutive order beginning with the number one; 2) designation of polling places for the wards; 3) the boundaries for each ward specified pursuant to the conventions of s. 4.003, Wis. Stats.; which are incorporated into 4) a map of the City of Milwaukee which illustrates the ward boundaries; 5) a list of the block numbers used by the U.S. Bureau of the Census that are wholly or partly contained in each ward; and, be it

Further Resolved, That as required by s. 5.15, Wis. Stats., the City Clerk shall transmit a copy of this resolution to the county clerks of Milwaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties, and to the State Legislative Reference Bureau, together with items #4 and #5 specified in the "Resolved" clause, within 5 days after adoption of this resolution; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the attached plan establishing election ward boundary lines shall be effective with the 2012 spring primary election...

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