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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/17/2013 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, 3rd Fl., City Hall
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     Meeting call to order at 1:47 P.M.    Roll call Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 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 moved the Legislation and Judiciary 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 involve and then will go into open session for the regular agenda. Roll call: Ald. Puente, Witkowski, Donovan, Hamilton Ald. Davis excused Asst City Atty. Ed Ehrlich Asst. Atty. Adam Stephens City Atty Grant Langley Ald. Perez Ald. Zielinski Asst. City Atty Sue Lappen City Atty Rudolph Konrad Ald. Bohl Deputy City Clerk Rebecca Grill Mayor's Office Clifton Crump Ald. Kovac Ald. Dudzik Ald. Murphy Asst City Atty Joanna Gibelev Asst City Atty Kevin Sullivan LRB Manager Richard Pfaff LRB Richard Withers Ald. Davis arrived at 1:56 p.m. At 2:47 p.m. Ald. Witkowski moved the Judiciary and Legislation Committee go into open session. Ald. Hamilton, Witkowski, Puente, Davis Ald. Donovan excused fromt the meeting
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130617 01.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Family Worship Center Pentecostal Church of Holiness, Inc., et al. v. See, et al.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Roll call Video Video
130445 02.AppointmentReappointment of Joanne Barndt to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130636 03.AppointmentReappointment of Sheldyn Himle to serve as Chief Court Administrator by Judge Phillip M. Chavez.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sheldyn Himle Chief Judge Phillip M. Chavez
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130379 04.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Jemal Billings for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Jemal Billings - Appelant Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure Division Ald. Davis moved to grant claim in the amount of $207.06 Failed 2-1 Ald. Witkwski, Donovan excused Ald. Hamilton and Puente voted no Ald. Davis voted yes Ald. Puente moved denial based on city atty testimony. Prevailed 3-0
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     At 3:04 p.m. Ald. Hamilton was excused for rest of meeting.    Not available
130559 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Rose McClain for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Puente moved to denial.
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130560 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Bruce Narten for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Mr. Bruce Narten - appellant Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure Based on city attorney and DPW testimony, Ald. Puente moved denial.
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130530 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Bernadette Lewis for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Bernadette Lewis - Appellant Jeff Delleman - DPW Infrastructure Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Based on testimony of city attorney, Ald. Puente moved denial.
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130529 08.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Steven LeMaster for property damage. (4th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Mr. Steven LeMaster - Appellant Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure Ed Ehrlich -Asst City Atty Based on the city attorney's and DPW's testimony, Ald. Puente moved denial.
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130483 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Eudell Harris, Sr. for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Puente moved to denial.
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130417 010.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Dennis Janczak for property damage.

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Puente moved to denial.
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130509 011.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Russell Loving for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Jason Blasiola - Fleet Services Mr. Russell Loving - appellant Based on testimony from city attorney and Fleet services division, Ald. Puente moved denial of this claim.
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130476 012.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Ramon Bruzon for loss of property. (8th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Puente moved to denial.
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130475 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Atty. Jeanette Corbett on behalf of Alicia Meier for damages. (14th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Alicia Meier - Appellant Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Based on City Atty testimony, Ald. Puente moved denial.
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130398 014.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Sholem Horowitz for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Mr. Sholem Horowitz - Appellant Ed Ehrlich - Asst City Atty Based on city atty testimony, Ald. Puente moved denial.
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130418 015.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from LaKesha Ledford for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Puente moved to denial.
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130462 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending the 2013-2014 State Legislative Package relating to the establishment of a state facility or facilities to house released sexually violent offenders and to end the program that places them in residential neighborhoods.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Zielinski - Sponsor Ted Medhin - LRB Ald. Puente moved to amend the current text to include "Further Resolved, That the Common Council supports the establishment of the facility or facilities only in the state's rural communities; and, be it" Ald. Puente asked to be added as co sponsor. There were no objections
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130462 216.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending the 2013-2014 State Legislative Package relating to the establishment of a state facility or facilities to house released sexually violent offenders and to end the program that places them in residential neighborhoods.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Video Video
130538 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper City official to execute an amendment to the contract between the City and Kohn Law Firm, S.C. for the Collection of City Receivables, regarding the fee for collecting delinquent personal and real property tax bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jim Klajbor - Deputy CIty Treasurer
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130643 018.ResolutionResolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s opposition to recently-enacted anti-gay laws in Russia and calling upon the repeal of such laws.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Zielinski - Sponsor
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130647 019.CommunicationCommunication from City intergovernmental relations staff relating to the portions of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission’s report, Regional Housing Plan for Southeastern Wisconsin 2035, that will be presented to state and federal legislators.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood - CC CC IRD
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130101 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending the 2013-2014 state legislative package relating to disabled parking.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass3:0 Action details Not available
130444 021.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood - CC CC IRD Neil Albrecht - Executive Director of Election Commission SB-262 Labeling of duplicate ballots Ald. Puente moved committee takes a position to Support SB-262 3-0 SB-263 Challenging an elector's registration during recount proceedings Ald. Davis moved committee takes a position to Opposed SB-263 3-0 SB-266 The procedure for recounting ballots when electors voting in person are required to sign the poll list and fail to do so Ald. Puente moved committee takes a position to Opposed SB-266 3-0
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130444 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 4:51 p.m. Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant

Minutes note: This meeting will be webcast live at www.milwaukee.gov/channel25.
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