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Meeting Name: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/13/2023 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, Third Floor, City Hall
2024 BUDGET HEARINGS This is also a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view the proceedings are able to do so via the City Channel - Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable - or on the Internet at http://city.milwaukee.gov/citychannel.
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     Meeting convened at 9:15 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     Also present:

Minutes note: Aycha Sawa, City Comptroller Nik Kovac, Budget Director Keith Broadnax, LRB Manager Tea Norfolk, LRB Fiscal Planning Specialist
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230001 01.BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2024 budget.

Minutes note: -City Attorney Appearing: Angelique Pettigrew, Budget Office Tearman Spencer, City Attorney Robin Pederson, Deputy City Attorney Odalo Ohiku, Deputy City Attorney Todd Farris, Deputy City Attorney Jennifer Williams, Deputy City Attorney Tawauna Swanigan, Business Finance Officer Ms. Pettigrew, City Attorney Spencer, Deputy Pederson, Deputy Ohiku, Deputy Farris, and Deputy Williams gave a City Attorney presentation on the following: 2024 Budget Summary, Positions & Salaries, Operating & Equipment Expenditures, Special Purpose Accounts, Revenues, Key Performance Measures, Org Chart, Department Demographics, Assistant City Attorney Demographics, Racial Equality & Inclusion, Staffing and Office Challenges, Highlights -Employment, Labor & Benefits Section (Employment, Labor & Benefits; Issued Opinions; Elections; Contracts and Other Work), Highlights - Real Estate, Education & Housing Section (Transactional, Advising, and Training; Litigation), Highlights - Litigation Section (Handling of Claims, Litigation, Matters other than mortgage foreclosure actions, Property Assessment Litigation, Significant Property Assessment Lawsuits), Highlights - Neighborhood Revitalization & Ordinance Enforcement Section (Building & Zoning Code Prosecutions, Health Department Prosecutions, Municipal Court Prosecutions, OWI Cases Reviewed/Filed, Non-Traffic Citations Reviewed, Property Returns in Circuit Court) Ald. Murphy requested for the City Attorney's Office to discuss with Municipal Court to find legal tools to change behaviors of traffic and reckless driving offenders and to combat recidivism. Ald. Coggs requested for the City Attorney's Office to consider legal tools to combat illegal dumping.
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     10:30 A.M.

Minutes note: Meeting recessed at 10:55 a.m. Meeting reconvened at 11:12 a.m.
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230001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2024 budget.

Minutes note: -Health Department Appearing: Sarah Osborn, Budget Office Mike Totoraitis, Health Commissioner Aaron Szopinski, Budget & Administration Manager Bailey Murph, Deputy Commissioner - Policy, Innovation & Engagement Erica Olivier, Deputy Commissioner - Community Health Heather Paradis, Deputy Commissioner - Medical Services Tyler Weber, Deputy Commissioner - Environmental Health Carly Hegarty, Consumer Environmental Health Director Ms. Osborn, Commissioner Totoraitis, Manager Szopinski, Deputy Murph, Deputy Olivier, Medical Officer Paradis, and Deputy Weber gave a Health Department presentation on the following: 2024 Budget Summary, Salaries and Positions, Operating & Equipment Expenses, Special Funds, Special Purpose Accounts, Revenues, Key Performance Indicators, Demographics, Org Chart and Functions, 2023 Successes and Challenges, 2024 Priorities and Goals, 2024 Budget, 2024 Unified Budget (Mandated Health Functions - 36%, Strategic Health Functions - 64%), Policy Innovation and Engagement & 2024 Strategic Goals, Community Health and 2024 Goals, Clinical Services (MHD Laboratory, 2024 Goals), and Consumer Environmental Health (Emergency Preparedness, Lead Case Management, Lead Hazard Reduction, 2024 Goals) Ald. Dimitrijevic requested for the Health Department to send communication and information for people to check their MMR measles vaccination status and access to vaccination resources, a memo on climate and equity, a mapping of lead remediation, information on lead testing of City-owned properties, and exploration of/information on financial tools or models to assist private property owners for lead testing. Ald. Murphy requested for a breakdown of costs per home for lead abatement, information on the expenditure of $3 million in ARPA, the number of homes with lead orders issued and their compliance results, for discussion with the School of Freshwater Sciense to do online/drone water sampling, for there to be more education and outreach on the opioid/drug addiction to communities, and to have as the reduction or outcome on the number of sexual/reproduction disease cases at health clinics. Ald. Coggs requested for the exploration of increasing charges for lead remediation and for further education (with partnerships) to daycare providers on lead testing and to further discuss online regarding the elimination of the Chief of Staff position.
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230001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2024 budget.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 2:08 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
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