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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/31/2011 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting convened: 1:43 P.M.

Minutes note: Inidvidual present: Jan Smokowicz, Asst. City Atty.
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101164 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 9285 W. Greenview Court, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Noah Fielder, Agent for CoreLogicTax Services)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Noah Fiedler, Agent forCorelLogicTax Services Real State Taxes due if pay in February $11,708.02 if pay in March 10th, $11,840.54
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
101189 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing an appropriation of $636,626.35 from the Common Council Contingent Fund to the Remission of Taxes Special Purpose Account and directing payment of a judgment in favor of U.S. Venture against the City in the amount of $540,191.13 plus simple interest at 1% per month from the date of the judgment until date of payment.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Mary Reavy, Assessor's Office Peter Weissenfluh, Assessor's Office Vincent Moschella, Deputy City Attorney's Office
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101189 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing an appropriation of $636,626.35 from the Common Council Contingent Fund to the Remission of Taxes Special Purpose Account and directing payment of a judgment in favor of U.S. Venture against the City in the amount of $540,191.13 plus simple interest at 1% per month from the date of the judgment until date of payment.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION AND ASSIGNEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
101187 03.ResolutionResolution to cancel real estate taxes levied against a certain parcel identified by Tax Key No. 361-0649-100-8, 174-184 W. Wisconsin Avenue, on the 2009 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Marey Reavey, CIty Assessor's Office Peter Weissenfluh, Assessor's Office Vincent Moschella, Deputy Asst. City Attorney's Office
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101191 04.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to approval of the division or combination of land parcels when property taxes owed to the city are unpaid.

Minutes note: Mary Reavey, Assessment Commissioner Peter Weissenfluh, Assessor's Office Peter Weissenfluh, Chief Commissioner
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101174 05.ResolutionResolution relative to the cancellation of a special improvement bill placed on the 2009-2010 Tax Rolls.

Minutes note: Individual present: DPW Special Assessment, Mary Dziewiontkowski
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101018 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Diane Williams for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ms. Diane Williams, claimant Jan Smokowicz, Asst. City Atty. Haywood Morgan, DPW Urban Forestry Manager Ald. Witkowski moved denial based on testimony of City Atty and Forestry Dept. Prevailed 4-0 (Ald. Bohl exc)
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101196 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Joyce Robinson for property damage.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ms. Joyce Robinson, claimant Asst. City Atty. Jan Smokowicz Bernice Flemming, Milwaukee Water Works Jason Sanders, DPW Sewers Ald. Davis moved denial. Prevailed 3-0 (Ald. Bohl Abstain & Ald. Donovan Exc)
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101163 08.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Ryan Hayes for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Mr. Ryan Hayes claimant Asst City Attorney, Jan Smokowicz Jeff Dellemann, DPW Ald. Witkowski moved denial. Prevailed 5-0
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101056 09.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Jerome Huiras for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Jerome Huiras, claimant Jan Smokowicz, Asst. City Atty. David Krey, Department of Neighborhood Service Ald. Witkowski based on report of DNS and Cty Atty and the lack of witness moved denial. Prevailed 5-0
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100915 110.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the conveyance of in rem properties.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ald. Bauman, being a member of the Froeclousure Task Force, passed out a letter dated 11-1-2010 addressed to all members of Common Council from Dept of Neighborhood Service regarding all properties that are undergoing foreclousure. Vincent Moschella, City Atty. Megan Crump, Asst. City Atty. Jim Klajbor, Treasurer's office Motion by Ald. Witkowski place on file. Prevailed (Davis, Bohl and Hamilton voted No) 2-3 motion failed Motion by Ald. Bohl to hold this item to the call of the chair. Prevailed 5-0
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101117 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt, Intergovernmental Relations Division (IRS) Sue Edman, Election Commission Neal Albrecht, Deputy Director Election Commission Jennifer Gonda, IRS SB-6 Requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. Ald. Donovan not prepare to vote on this bill as is. Supports legislation and will abstain from any other proposals discussed at the table. Ald. Witkowski moved to opposed Senate Bill 6. Prevailed 3-2 (Ald. Donovan & Ald. Bohl voted No) Ald. Bohl said that committee should promote changes/improvement to senate bill 6. Ald. Witkowski moved to support changes to Bill 6. Prevailed 4-0 (Donovan abstain) Individuals present: Jenifer Gonda, IRS Maria Monteagudo, Employer Relation Department Asst. City Atty. Ellen Tangen, SB-8 Conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority. Ald. Donovan moved support of Senate Bill 8. Prevailed 5-0
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101117 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 4:24 P.M. Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant

Minutes note: This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.
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