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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/21/2011 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Amended 1/17/11
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting called to order at 1:38P.M.    Roll call Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, November 21, 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.    Not available
110954 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the filing fee for administrative review appeals.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
110899 12.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3703 N 22nd St, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Shavanaka Feagin by Ronald Kelly)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Lynne Steffen - DNS Rich Schmidt - Treasurer Office Mr. Ronald Kelly represented Ms. Feagin The Department of Neighborhood Services does not object to the return of this property provided the applicant pays $2,450.00 in reinspection fees and $475.82 in litter nuisance fees, for a total of $2,925.82. The applicant has also indicated ownership interest in the following properties which have pending special charges: 3610-12 N 20th St Recording Enforcement Fee $1,125.00 2528 N 5th St Litter Cleanup $ 596.92 Reinspection Fee $ 100.00 Total $ 696.92 The total amount owed for all 3 properties is $4,747.74. These outstanding amounts ($4,747.74) need to be pay by noon on November 29th, or this file will be return to committee. Mr. Kelley stated that the property at 2528 N 5th has been included as part of the applicant filing for bankrupcy. Ald. Davis said that Mr. Kelly was actually requesting the outstanding fees for property at 2528 N 5th St to be waived. If in deed applicant has included this property in Bankrupcty, amount due should be $4,050.82. Property at 3703 N 22nd St Taxes fue if pay by November $12,156.96 if pay by December $12,235.00 Applicant also has interst on 3802 N 22nd St and 3610-12 N 20th St taxes are paid in full. Property at 2547 N 22th St has delinquent 2010 taxes due of $1,998.89 Property at 2528-30 N 5th St delinquent taxes from 2009- 2010 $15,996.20, taxes for 2009 currently at Kohn Law firm for collection . Mr. Schmitt stated that the treasurer's office has not receive anything indicating that property located at 2528 N 5th is in bankrupcy.
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110900 13.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3412-3414 N 15th St, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Nannie Triggs represented by Darlene Rose)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Lynne Steffen - DNS Rich Schmidt - Treasurer Office Mrs. Triggs represented by Mrs. Rose Taxes if paid by November $8,934.34 if paid by December 30th $9,041.31
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110927 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1908-1910 N 34th St, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Phua Vang)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Lynne Steffen - DNS Rich Schmidt - Treasurer Office Ms. Phua Vang Administrative cost incurred by Department of City Development in the amount of $468.00 that Ms. Taylor may be ocntacting Ms. Vang on this matter. Taxes due If paid by November $8,557.12 If paid by December 30th $8,656.97
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110928 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3714 N 2nd Lane, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Robert Triplett)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Karen Taylor - DCD Lynne Steffen - DNS Rich Schmitt - Treasurer Office Carol Davis on behalf of Mr. Triplet The Department of Neighborhood Services does not object to the return of this property provided the applicant pays $900.00 in pending Recording Enforcement fees. Pay by noon on November 29th, 2011. Administrative cost incurred by Department of City Development in the amount of $468.00 that Ms. Taylor may be contacting Mr. Triplet or Ms. Davis on this matter. Taxes due if paid by November $7,861.43 if paid in December $7,947.49
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110940 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2968 N 9th St, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Calves Haynes)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Lynne Steffen - DNS Rich Schmitt - Treasurer Office Calves Haynes Administrative cost incurred by Department of City Development in the amount of $465.00 that Ms. Taylor may be contacting Ms. Haynes on this matter. Taxes if paid in November $7,610.93 if paid in December $7,693.95
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110929 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the proper City officers to enter into a contract for the collection of receivables.

Minutes note: Inidividual present Linda Burke - Deputy City Atty.
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110884 08.Communication-ReportCommunication from the City Attorney relative to expenditures from the Outside Counsel/Expert Witness Fund Special Purpose Account.

Minutes note: Individual present: Barbara Woldt - City Attorney's Office
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110907 09.Communication-ReportCommunication from the City Attorney relating to semiannual reports as to the determination and disposition of all claims pending and closed and litigation matters closed through June 30, 2011.

Minutes note: Individual present: Barbara Woldt - City Attorney's Office
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
110896 010.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Shannon McDonald for property damage.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
110879 011.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Corves Coleman for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note:  Motion by Ald. Bohl denial based on non appearance.
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110895 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the claim of Jeff Carl for property damage. (2nd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Jerome Wallace - Sanitation North 2 Mr. Carl represented by his wife, Mrs. Carl Su Lappen - Asst City Atty. Mrs. Carl provided committee members with pictures of the alleged claim. Ald. Davis moved to make pictures, provided by Mrs. Carl, part of the permanent record. There were no objections. Ald. Davis moved to hold this item to the call of the chair. Failed 2-3
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRFail2:3 Action details Not available
110895 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the claim of Jeff Carl for property damage. (2nd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claim granted in the amount of $345.00
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110415 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Sharon Megna relating to property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ms. Megna Bernise Flemming - Water Department Sue Lappen - Asst City Atty. Motion by Ald. Davis to deny this claim based on testimonies of City departments.
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110903 014.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Pamela Jordan for the loss of her dog. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Pamela Jordan - claimant Police Department Sue Lappen - Asst. City Atty. Ald. Davis moved denial
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110905 015.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Nikola Stojsavljevic for appeal costs. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individual present: Claimant, Mr. Stojsaviljevic
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110056 016.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - IRD JoMar Hooper - IRD Jennifer Gonda - IRD SB-247 Exemption of individuals who are at least 65 years of age from the requirement to provide proof of identification for voting. No position was taken by Committee on SB-247.
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110056 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - IRD JoMar Hooper - IRD Jennifer Gonda - IRD LRB-3141/1 Creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts paid for sewer, water, and garbage collection fees. Ald. Witkowski moved to support LRB3141/1.
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110056 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - IRD JoMar Hooper - IRD Jennifer Gonda - IRD LRB-3420/P1 Proposal to require the WI Department of Revenue to provide municipalities with preliminary determinations of equalized value. Motion by Ald. Donovan to Support LRB-3420/P1.
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110056 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - IRD JoMar Hooper - IRD Jennifer Gonda - IRD Recommendations to the Waste, Fraud and Abuse Commission Motion by Ald. Davis to hold this item. There were no objections
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110056 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 3:59 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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