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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/28/2013 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, 3rd Fl., City Hall
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     Meeting called to order at 1:38 P.M.     Roll call Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, October 28, 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. Puente moved the Judiciary and Legislation Committee may 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: Ald. Hamilton, Puente, Davis, Donovan Also present: Jan Smokowicz - Asst City Atty Jm Thur - DPW Sewer Maintenance Fund Clifton Crump - Mayor's Office Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Richard Withers - LRB Ald. Witkowski moved the Judiciary and Legislation Committee convene into open session.
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     Ald. Witkowski arrived during Closed Session    Roll call Not available
130863 01.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Whitley Bay Marina, Inc. v. City of Milwaukee, for the total amount of $4,000, inclusive of all statutory interest.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130860 02.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing various key numbers on the 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax rolls, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130472 13.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to amending the U.S. Constitution to permit the U.S. Congress and state and local legislatures to limit corporate influence and expenditures in public elections, and urging the Wisconsin Legislature and Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to submit the question to voters.

Minutes note: Apearing: Richard Withers - LRB Ald. Kovac - Co sponsor Ald. Murpy - co Sponsor Ms. Mary Laan - Co-Chair of Move to Amend of Southeast Wisconsin Mr. Withers presented an amendment moved by Ald. David to amend the first "Resolved Clause" with the addition of the phrase "and that permissible contributions and expenditures shall be publically disclosed" to read: Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the U.S. Congress is urged to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constituion, for ratification by the states, reversing the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and establishing principles in the U.S. Constitution that only human beings--not corporations, unions, nonprofit organizations, or similar associations--are endowed with constitutional rights, that limiting political contributions and spending is not equivalent to restricting political speech---and that permissible contributions and expenditures shall be publically disclosed and, be it
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130472 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to amending the U.S. Constitution to permit the U.S. Congress and state and local legislatures to limit corporate influence and expenditures in public elections, and urging the Wisconsin Legislature and Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to submit the question to voters.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130855 04.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 7115 W Adler St, in the 10th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Sandra Genne)

Minutes note: Apeearing: Sandra Genne Karen Tyalor - DCD Lynn Steffen - DNS Carrie urban - Treasurer 2009-2012 Delinquent taxes if paid in November $12,382.62 if paid by December 5, 2013 $12,510.77
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130896 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2476-2478 S 13th St, in the 12th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Jan Stojek)

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Lynn Steffen - DNS Carrie Urban - Treasurer Mr. Jan Stojek The Department of Neighborhood Services does not object to the return of this property provided the applicant pays pending REsinpection Fees of $100.70 and Recording Enforcement Fees of $304.20, for a total of $404.90 no later than Monday, November 4, 2013 by noon. 2010-2012 delinquent taxes due if paid in November, $12,940.48 If paid by December 5, 2013, $13,086.72
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130674 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Jeanette Harris for property damage. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Jeanette Harris Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Randy Krouse - Forestry Section Based on department testimony, Ald. Witkowski moved denial. Prevailed 4-0 Donovan excused
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130895 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Emily Donohue, agent for Travelers Home and Marine Insurance Company on behalf of Kevin Thomas, for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130893 08.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Fran Krueger, agent for Church Mutual Insurance Company on behalf of the Village Church for property damge. (3rd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Witkowski moved denial.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130675 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Nilda Quiroz for personal injuries. (13th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Witkowski moved denial.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130802 010.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Vida Washington for personal injuries. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Vida Washington Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Based on the city department testimony, Ald. Puente moved denial. Prevailed 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130818 011.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Surasack Bounmy for property damage. (4th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Surasack Bounmy Nancy Alvarado - Sewer and Maintenance Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Based on testimony from city department, Ald. Puente moved denial. Prevailed 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130859 012.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Mary Beth Heiter for personal injuries. (11th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Mary Beth Heiter Jeff Dellemann - DPW Infrastructure Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Based on city department's testimony Ald. Witkowski moved denial of this claim. Prevailed 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130819 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Lynn Arendt for property damage.

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Witkowski moved denial.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
130816 014.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Michael Thomas for loss of property. (2nd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Apearing: Michael Thomas Srgt Michelle Pagan - MPD Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Based on city department testimony's Ald. Puente moved denial. Prevailed 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130817 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Jerry Dzemske for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Jerry Dzemske Patricia Fricker - Asst City Atty Ald. Puente moved to settle this claim in the amount of $1,936.54 Prevailed 5-0
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130817 115.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Jerry Dzemske for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
120653 016.ResolutionResolution relating to publication of electoral campaign finance reports.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
130882 017.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Paulina DeHaan - IRD --- AB-445/SB-353 Identification presentation and monitoring for certain prescription drugs. Ald. Puente moved to Support AB 445/SB-353 Donvan excused --- AB-446/SB-252 Training agreements for administering the drug naxolone, requiring emergency medical technicians to carry naxolone, and immunity for certain individuals who administer naxolone. Ald. Witkowksi moved to Support AB-446/SB-252 Prevailed 4-0 Donovan Excused --- AB-447/SB-350 Granting immunity from certain criminal prosecutions for offenses relating to a controlled substance or a controlled substance analog. Ald. Davis moved to Support AB-447/SB-350 --- AB-448/SB-351 Programs for the disposal of drugs, including controlled substances, and certain medical or drug-related items, and the regulation of prescription drugs. Ald. Puente moved to Support AB-448/SB-351
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130882 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
     Meeting Adjourned at 4:15 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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