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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/23/2007 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments:
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070432 01.AppointmentAppointment of Amoun Sayaovong to the Board of Review by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070568 02.AppointmentReappointment of Russell Hudziak to the Board of Review by the Mayor. (8th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
      The JUDICIARY AND LEGISLATION COMMITTEE may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, July 23, 2007 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 is rendering advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the City with respect to the case of Estate of Justin Fields, et.al v. Nawotka, et.al, Case No. 03-C-1450, and for item #3... Resolution to approve settlement agreement in the matter of Steven J. Alexander, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al. and then will go into open session for the regular agenda.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman 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 is rendering advice concerning strategy to be adopted by the City with respect to the case of Estate of Justin Fields, et.al v. Nawotka, et.al, Case No. 03-C-1450, and for item #3... Resolution to approve settlement agreement in the matter of Steven J. Alexander, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al. and then will go into open session for the regular agenda. Roll call: Ayes: Ald. D'Amato, Ald. Bauman, Ald. Bohl, Ald. Murphy and Ald. Hamilton - 5 Individuals present: Grant Langley, Rudy Konrad, Miriam Hurwitz and Susan Lappen- City Attorney's Office John Ledvina - Budget Office Kim Montgomery - Mayor's Office
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070463 03.ResolutionResolution to approve settlement agreement in the matter of Steven J. Alexander, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al, United States District Court Case Number 03-C-611.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
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070400 04.ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt, Jennifer Gonda - Intergovernmental Relations Jon Richards - Wisconsin Representative David Riemer - Wisconsin Health Project Mike Brady - Dept. of Employee Relations Mr. Vornholt provided an update on the state budget. SB-214/AB-433 Individuals present: Anna Ruzinski - Milwaukee Police Dept. Paula Kiely - Milwaukee Public Library Director Ms. Gonda will provide committee members with a copy of a memo that details the differences between the assembly and senate bills. Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Ald. D'Amato moves for opposition to SB-214/AB-433. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-409/SB-223 Ald. D'Amato moves for support of AB-409/SB-223. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-77 Ald. Bauman moves to watch and report on AB-77. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-140 Ald. Baumanmoves for opposition to AB-140. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-426 Mary Reavey - Assessor's Office Ald. Murphy moves for opposition to AB-426. Prevailed. 5-0 SB-203 Ald. Bohl moves for support of AB-203. Prevailed. 5-0
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070400 0 ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt, Jennifer Gonda - Intergovernemental Relations Jon Richards - Wisconsin Representative David Riemer - Wisconsin Health Project Mike Brady - Dept. of Employee Relations Mr. Vornholt provided an update on the state budget. SB-214/AB-433 Individuals present: Anna Ruzinski - Milwaukee Police Dept. Paula Kiely - Milwaukee Public Library Director Ms. Gonda will provide committee members with a copy of a memo that details the differences between the assembly and senate bills. Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Ald. D'Amato moves for opposition to SB-214/AB-433. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-409/SB-223 Ald. D'Amato moves for support of AB-409/SB-223. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-77 Ald. Bauman moves to watch and report on AB-77. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-140 Ald. Baumanmoves for opposition to AB-140. Prevailed. 5-0 AB-426 Mary Reavey - Assessor's Office Ald. Murphy moves for opposition to AB-426. Prevailed. 5-0 SB-203 Ald. Bohl moves for support of AB-203. Prevailed. 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070543 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of state legislation declaring the electronic posting of meeting notices by cites of the first class sufficient to meet the posting requirements of s. 19.84, Wis. Stats.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ronald Leonhardt - City Clerk Jim Owczarski - Deputy City Clerk
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070562 06.ResolutionResolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation authorizing the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to issue bonds and to establish a fund and program for refinancing of residential property loans at risk of foreclosure.

Minutes note: This file is currently title-only.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
070562 0 ResolutionResolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation authorizing the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to issue bonds and to establish a fund and program for refinancing of residential property loans at risk of foreclosure.RECONSIDEREDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070562 0 ResolutionResolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation authorizing the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) to issue bonds and to establish a fund and program for refinancing of residential property loans at risk of foreclosure.

Minutes note: Draft of the file was submitted at the table.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
070561 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation to require licensure and certification of property appraisers.

Minutes note: Full text was provided for the file.
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070561 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation to require licensure and certification of property appraisers.

Minutes note: Amend the file to include commercial, in addition to residential inspectors. Ald. Murphy and Ald. Bauman added as sponsors. Also present: Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070561 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting introduction and passage of state legislation to require licensure and certification of property appraisers.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070486 08.ResolutionResolution directing the Intergovernmental Relations Division-Department of Administration to seek introduction and passage of state legislation enabling the City of Milwaukee to recover booking costs from individuals who are processed by the Police Department.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Ald. Zielinski Anna Ruzinski - Milw. Police Dept. Tom Schaeffer - Legislative Reference Bureau Held until questions can be answered by the Legislative Reference Bureau related to the percentage of prisoners who would financially be able to pay booking costs.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
070455 09.CommunicationCommunication relating to the Election Commission's strategic plan in preparing for the 2008 elections.

Minutes note: Individual present: Sue Edman - Election Commissioner
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
070370 010.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance clarifying and updating provisions of the code relating to discrimination in housing, employment, and the provision of services or charges for services of certain city licensees.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Kimberly Montgomery - Mayor's Office Kathryn Zalewski - City Attorney's Office Richard Withers - Legislative Reference Bureau Charles Coleman - Dept. of Employee Relations Patrick Flaherty - Center Advocates, Inc. Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Proposed Sub. A accepted.
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070370 0 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance clarifying and updating provisions of the code relating to discrimination in housing, employment, and the provision of services or charges for services of certain city licensees.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Kimberly Montgomery - Mayor's Office Kathryn Zalewski - City Attorney's Office Richard Withers - Legislative Reference Bureau Charles Coleman - Dept. of Employee Relations Patrick Flaherty - Center Advocates, Inc. Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Amended to include military discrimination language in 3 sections where it was inadvertently left out.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
070370 0 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance clarifying and updating provisions of the code relating to discrimination in housing, employment, and the provision of services or charges for services of certain city licensees.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Kimberly Montgomery - Mayor's Office Kathryn Zalewski - City Attorney's Office Richard Withers - Legislative Reference Bureau Charles Coleman - Dept. of Employee Relations Patrick Flaherty - Center Advocates, Inc. Heiner Giese - Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRFail2:3 Action details Not available
070370 0 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance clarifying and updating provisions of the code relating to discrimination in housing, employment, and the provision of services or charges for services of certain city licensees.RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGEPass5:0 Action details Not available
070464 011.ResolutionResolution to settle claims of Cermele & Associates for defense of various police officers.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Items below will be heard no earlier than 3:30 P.M.:    Not available
070459 012.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Ivory Smith for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070460 013.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Jo Anne Amby-Nagel for property damage.

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070461 014.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Virgil Hill for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070462 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the claim of Lorette Russenberger.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
070506 016.ResolutionResolution to cancel real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing various key numbers on the 2006 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available