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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/24/2011 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 called to order at 1:40 P.M.    Roll call Not available
     Also present: Jan Smokowicz - Asst City Atty    Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, October 24th, 2011 in Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who will render oral or written advice with respect to litigation in which the city is or is likely to become involved and then will go into open session for the regular agenda.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski moves that the Judiciary and Legislation Committee convene into closed session pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who will render oral or written advice with respect to litigation in which the city is or is likely to become involved and then will go into open session for the regular agenda. Roll call at 1:41 P.M. Alds. Davis, Bohl, Donovan, Witkowski and Hamilton Individuals present: Donald Schriefer - Asst. City Atty. Kim Montgomery - Mayor's Office Ald. Witkowski moved that the Judiciary and Legislation Committee convene into Open session. Roll call at P.M. Alds. Hamilton, Donovan, Bohl, Witkowski and Hamiton
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110848 01.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of Barbara Mauhar vs. the City of Milwaukee.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
110825 02.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Cynthia Montgomery, in the amount of $17,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
110294 03.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Francisco Guerrido for property damage. (8th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110398 04.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Lena Roby for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110399 05.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Danny McFadden for property damage. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Asst. City Atty - Jan Smokowicz Chuck Schumacher - Fleet Services Mr. McFadden - Claimant Mr. Schumacher provided members with additional pictures.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110415 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Sharon Megna relating to property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: applicant was not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110777 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claims of Erin Karlin, agent for State Farm Insurance Company on behalf of Oakbrook Village Condo Association for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110824 08.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Patricia Paige for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Claimant - Patricia Page Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:1 Action details Not available
110829 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Vincent Tony for personal injuries. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individual present: Vincent Tony - Claimant
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
110793 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3615 North 50th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Anchor Bank)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Loretta Bunke - VP for Anchor Bank Lynn Stefen - DNS Karen Taylor - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer If paid in November $27,528.11 taxes due If paid by Decemkber 2, 2011 $27,808.69 taxes due DNS charges in the amount of $675.00 for Property Recording Enforcement fees.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
110794 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3554-56 N Teutonia Ave, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Anchor Bank)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Lorietta Bunke - VP for Anchor Bank Lynn Stefen - DNS Karen Taylor - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer If paid in November $21,508.10 taxes due If paid by December 2, 2011 $21,734.67 taxes due
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
110795 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3237 N Buffum St, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Anchor Bank)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Loretta Bunke - VP for Anchor Bank Lynn Stefen - DNS Karen Taylor - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer If paid in November $6,663.71 taxes due If paid by Decemkber 2, 2011 $6,733.57 taxes due
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
110796 013.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2236 N 39th St., in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Shannon McElroy)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Mr. Jerry Blalock - Property Manager and father of owner Lynn Stefen - DNS Karen Taylor - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer If paid in November $10,504.48 taxes due If paid by Decemkber 2, 2011 $10,620.97 taxes due Pending reinspection charge of $125 from DNS for property located at 5977 N 62nd St, that need to be pay by noon on November 1, 2011 Owner also has 3 other properties within the City; two are paid in full, the third is in foreclosure. Redemption date is 11/30/11, therefore, this property will be return to Ms. McElroy not sooner than November 30, 2011
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
110817 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2412 N 33rd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Genghiskhan Xiong)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Mr. Xiong - foremer owner Lynn Stefen - DNS Karen Taylor - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer If paid in November $8,129.82 taxes due If paid by December 2, 2011 $8,219.47 taxes due
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110592 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Comptroller’s Office relating to the Annual Outstanding Receivables Report.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Craig Kammholz - Comptroller Office Adm Linda Radmer - Comptroller Office Auditing Cindy Angelos - DPW Adm Kristine Hinrichs - Muni Court Jennifer Gonda - Intergovernmental Relation Division Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Office Ald. Witkowski requested this file be heard in 3 months.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass3:0 Action details Not available
110764 016.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the state to allow agent agreements to enforce regulations in joint overlapping or similar jurisdictions.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ron Roberts- Dept of Neighborhood Services JoeMar Hooper - Intergovenmental Relations Division Ald. Witkowski requested to be added as co sponsor of this resolution. There were no objections.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
110149 017.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Intergovernmental Relations Division: Jennifer Gonda, Paul Vornholt, Brenda Wood, JoeMar Hooper Eric Gass, Anna Benton - Health Dept Adm Ald. Coggs Kein Burton - RACM, Adm Mary Reavey and Peter Weissenfluh - Assessor's Office SB-175/ Restricting eligibility for the homestead tax credit. AB-244 Motion by Ald. Bohl to oppose Senate Bill 175/Assembly Bill 244. Prevailed 4-0 (Ald. Davis Excused)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: SB-182/ Excluding permits and licenses from the definition of real property for AB-262 property tax purposes. Motion by Ald. Bohl to oppose SEnate Bill 182/Assembly Bill 262. Prevailed 3-0 (Ald. Donovan and Davis Excused)
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110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: AB-295 Requiring a referendum before a municipality or county may impose a local motor vehicle registration fee. Motion by Ald. Witkowski to oppose Assembly Bill 295. Prevailed 3-0 (Alds. Donovan and Davis Excused)
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110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: SB-237 Providing instruction in human growth and development. Motion by Ald. Witkowski to oppose Senate Bill 237. Prevailed 3-0 (Ald. Bohl abstained, Ald. Davis Excused.)
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110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: AB-234 Ordinances, regulations, resolutions, or other restrictions of local governmental units that restrict hunting with a bow and arrow. • Per Legislative Package support for maintaining local control. • Prohibits the city from restricting “urban bow hunting” citywide but continues to allow restrictions on local government owned property or areas with 150 yards of an occupied building. SB-207 Permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, etc. • Per Legislative Package support for creating employment opportunities for city residents. • Reduces the ability of felons to obtain and retain employment. AB-311 Creating a sporting recruitment and retention council, programs to encourage recruitment of hunters and trappers, restrictions on expenditures under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson stewards program, reduced fees for certain first-time hunting and trapping approvals, high school credit under and administration of the hunter and trapper education programs, waiving fishing license requirements for a weekend ice fishing event, and sturgeon spearing license age requirements. • Per Legislative Package support for improving quality of life and increasing public safety. • Prohibits DNR from acquiring land under the stewardship program unless hunting will be allowed on the land or unless every member of the natural resources board approves the land acquisition. Motion by Ald. Bohl to opposed: Assembly Bill 234 Senate Bill 207 Assembly Bill 311 Prevailed 3-0 (Alds. Donovan and Davis Excused)
AMENDEDPass3:0 Action details Not available
110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: AB-269 Prohibitions against contacting certain persons and providing penalties. • Per city commitment to the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. • Expands no contact orders to family members. SB-201 An income and franchise tax credit for hiring unemployed individuals. • Per Legislative Package support for creating employment opportunities for city residents. • Provides businesses with an incentive to hire unemployed individuals. AB-263 Costs associated with providing false information to a law enforcement officer. • Per Legislative Package support for diversifying revenue capacity. • Allows MPD to recover costs related to investigations of false information reports. AB-288/ Adoption by governmental units of a maintenance program that applies to SB-199 private sewage systems. • Per Legislative Package support for maintaining local control. • Extends the deadline for meeting this state mandate. SB-196 Excluding from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments expenditures made pursuant to a purchasing agreement with a school district. • Per Legislative Package support for service consolidation efforts. • Removes a potential barrier to joint purchasing efforts with MPS. AB-179 Authorizing the creation of a multijurisdictional tax incremental financing district. • Per Legislative Package support for business growth and the Aerotropolis project. • Allows municipalities to create joint TID’s in border areas. Motion by Ald. Witkowski to support: Assembly Bill 269 Senate Bill 201 Assembly Bill 263 Assembly Bill 288/Senate Bill 199 Senate Bill 196 Assembly Bill 179 Prevailed 3-0 (Alds. Donovan and Davis Excused)
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110149 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
091369 018.Communication-ReportCommunication related to the 2010 activities of the Ethics BoardRECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass3:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 4:36 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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