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Meeting Name: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/25/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
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Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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221440 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving levying of assessments and construction of assessable public improvement projects at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City cost of these projects approved by this resolution is estimated to be $3,265,713.84 for a total estimated cost of $9,708,236.84.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW Neighbors in Opposition: Ursula Hall - 3822 W Hampton Av - said that she should not be paying anything at all and wants to know how this project will affect her home, because two years ago, she had a sewer back up situation that has not been addressed by the City yet. Ms. Rutenbeck said that they won't be excavating anything deep, it is just a sidewalk replacement.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221442 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $771,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $3,600,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
221442 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $771,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $3,600,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221443 03.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $3,923,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,067,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
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221443 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $3,923,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,067,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221441 04.ResolutionResolution determining it necessary to make various assessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $15,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $200,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221444 05.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a project agreement titled “Cost Sharing Memo of Understanding Between the City of Milwaukee and the Hmong American Peace Academy, LTD.” for the cost of the construction of two concrete speed tables on North 84th Street between West Congress Street and West Hampton Avenue in the 5th Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of $40,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221445 06.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a project agreement titled “Cost Sharing Memo of Understanding Between the City of Milwaukee and the City of St. Francis” for the cost sharing of construction for the asphalt overlay on S. Brust Ave. in the 13th Aldermanic District with a City share of $7,700.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221424 07.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “2nd Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Urbanized Area STP-Urban Program Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the programming, design, and construction of West Vliet Street from N. 27th Street to N. 12th Street.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221436 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design of West Vliet Street from N. 27th Street to N. 12th Street with a total estimated cost increase of $40,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0, and an estimated City share of $40,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221276 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the City of Milwaukee to execute a Permanent Roadway Easement Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation as part of the Kneeland Properties Infrastructure Improvement Project at 907 West Hinman Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Benjamin Timm - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221437 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing City entry into Green Infrastructure Funding Agreements, and Conservation Easements, with MMSD and MPS for various, identified MPS properties in the 1st, 6th, 10th, 12th and 14th Aldermanic Districts.

Minutes note: Solomon Bekele - DPW
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221067 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving and adopting the Agency Safety Plan for The Hop MKE Streetcar dated August 2022 (Version 5).

Minutes note: Andrew Davis-Lockward and Brian Hinkle - DPW Streetcar Operations
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
221184 112.ResolutionResolution approving an Operating Agreement with Ventures Endurance, LLC for staging of the 2023 Milwaukee Marathon in the City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: James Washington - DPW Atty. Miller - OCA Chip Hazewski - Race Director Ald. Bauman requested to hold the file because he did not know that the Streetcar won't be operating during the marathon. Ald. Stamper said that Sherman Blvd. was part of the race once and, that his family and neighbors enjoyed having the runners in the neighborhood and, that they cleaned up after. He added that he is welcoming the marathon in his district. Ald. Brostoff said that most of the marathon runs in his district and that he wants to make sure that there is enough time to reach out and to follow up with the neighbors. Mr. Hazewski said that they use an out of state firm for reach out and communications but that they have local partners and, that they also use social media platforms. Ald. Brostoff asked if it's possible to hold the item one cycle. Mr. Hazewski said that the marathon won't happen if the file it's held one cycle because of the timeline. Ald. Brostoff asked Mr. Hazewski if he is able to join a community meeting. Mr. Hazewski said that he is available. Ald. Bauman reminded the board that the City bears the entire cost and that it does not get a penny of the sales tax and; that only 1% of the revenue goes to the Wisconsin District Center. He suggested the implementation of an impact fee. Atty. Miller said that they will pay for the police and DPW services. Ald. Brostoff asked what is the actual cost of those services. Mr. Washington said that MPD and DPW are working on the estimates. Atty. Miller said that they will need to pay it in advance and, that the previous marathon paid around $65K. Ald. Bauman asked how the impact fee can be negotiated. Atty. Miller said that they need to look if there is way to do/charge revenue. Ald. Bauman said that if the company is for-profit, they should be sharing the profit with the City. Ald. Stamper said that he would like to see the marathon happening this year because it is a positive event specially after Covid. Ald. Brostoff said that there are inconveniences associated with this project and, that we do have a rich tradition with marathons, that it will be promoting an active life style, that people will be visiting our city and that he would like to move forward today. He added that he does not disagree with all the issues that Ald. Bauman brought up and that he wants to have more conversations for the future.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:1 Action details Not available
221480 013.AppointmentAppointment of Jackie Carter as Municipal Port Director by the Mayor.

Minutes note: Arlisia Mc. Henry - Mayor's Liaison Officer and Jackie Carter - Port Director
RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
191930 014.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of current and future operations.

Minutes note: Danielle Rodriguez - DPW Operations - said that we have salt trucks deployed for the snow from this morning. She said that due the lack of snow, they were able to catch up with the illegal dumping requests. Ald. Stamper said that this effort will be promoted on the Big Clean Up project that he intends to share with other districts. Ms. Rodriguez said that they have seen an increase on reporting this issue. She also said that the Forestry Department has been focused on tree pruning and that a limited amount of litter pick up on the streets and boulevards has been done. Ald. Bauman asked what about the accident debris. Ms. Rodriguez said that they have seen an increase and that some accidents are not reported to the police so they don't know about the debris of those. She asked the public to report it along with the illegal dumping. Ald. Rainey suggested to have someone from the community to drive around to pick up the debris rather than having contractors.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
211119 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of Traffic-Calming and Complete Streets projects to address reckless driving and to provide a safer infrastructure for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Minutes note: Kevin Muhs - DPW •Rapid Implementation Coordinating with the Burleigh BID, East Side BID, and UWM on potential projects, but final plans and maintenance agreements aren’t yet finalized. •ARPA Construction 2022 Advertisement -5 of the 9 projects completed (Locust near Sherman Park, Oklahoma near Humboldt Park, Butterfly Park, and S 35th near Jackson Park, Oakland at Newberry). -Remaining 4 will begin construction this spring when weather breaks (N 35th on near west side, N 35th near Capitol, N 27th near Capitol, N 60th near Hampton). 2023 Advertisement -5-7 additional projects will be advertised in early February (27th/FDL/Center, Lapham east of Chavez, North east of 30th, 40th and Galena near Washington Park, Locust at Cambridge, Lincoln Ave through Lincoln Village). -One additional project, Highland Blvd, will be advertised later this spring as we're developing a more complex design (bus islands, protected bike lanes) and are required to coordinate with MCTS and WisDOT. •Safe Routes to School – various locations -Pavement markings complete. -Concrete going in spring-didn’t want to disrupt paths to school in case we couldn’t get concrete. •TID Work -TID 85 – concrete work along 6th in Walkers Point is complete. TIDs (Midtown let for spring construction, Stadium about to enter design and outreach.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
220344 016.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: Agenda Only LUNA, Rodolfo, Agent for "Securitas Electronic Security, Inc", Alarm Business License Renewal Application with Change of Agent for "Securitas Electronic Security" at 3800 Tabs DR. (Expires 2/8/2023) Ald. Brostoff moved approval. There were no objections. (Prevailed 4-0)
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221169 017.MotionMotion relating to the appeal of T R Edwards, Hunger Task Force, for a special event permit.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Not available