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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2007 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2007, Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 E. Wells Street, 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 litigation in which it is engaged.

Minutes note: Ald. D'Amato moved 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 litigation in which it is engaged and will also 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 Item #1...Resolution to approve settlement agreements in the matters of Art Ketchman, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al, and Gregory Baur, 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 and Ald. Hamilton - 4 Individuals present: Miriam Horwitz, Sue Lappen, Patricia Fricker and Rudy Konrad - City Attorney's Office Ald. Murphy joined the committee in closed session at 9:26 A.M.
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070853 01.ResolutionResolution to approve settlement agreements in the matters of Art Ketchman, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al, and Gregory Baur, et al v. City of Milwaukee, et al.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
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070650 02.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services - Division of Children and Family Services relating to licensing, monitoring and regulating group and family foster homes.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Denise Revels-Robinson - Director of the Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare Deborah Blanks - Milwaukee Child Welfare Policy Partnership and Executive Director of the Social Development Commission Cathy Swessel - foster care and adoption services Cinda Stricker - licensing chief Chris Morano - Wraparound Milwaukee Adrian Hunter - Servant Manor Held at the request of Ald. Hamilton.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
070814 03.ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Terry Perry and Jennifer Gonda - Intergovernmental Relations Kristine Hinrichs - Milwaukee Municipal Court Ald. D'Amato moved for opposition to AB-418. There were no objections. Ald. D'Amato moved for opposition to AB-496. There were no objections. Ald. Bauman moved for support of SB-269/AB-520, with the proposed amendment (eliminating the prohibition of the imposition of fees for local government emergency services). Ald. D'Amato moved for opposition to AB-482. There were no objections. Ald. D'Amato moved for opposition to SB-258. There was one objection (Ald. Bohl voted "no")
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070814 1 ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070746 04.ResolutionSubstitute resolution implementing the City of Milwaukee Election Commission’s Adopt-a-Site program, whereby persons affiliated with certain charitable organizations may fully staff polling sites during each election and assign their compensation to the affiliated charitable organizations.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
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070769 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4216 N. Sherman Blvd., in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner upon payment of all city and county tax liens and any special improvement bonds, with all interest and penalty hereon and directing the City Assessor to combine tax parcels 247-0428-5 (4214 North Sherman Boulevard) and 247-0427-X (4216 North Sherman Boulevard) into one tax parcel upon receipt of said payment and directing the City Treasurer to apply the $1,370 administrative fee previously paid by the former owner to be applied to the tax liens outstanding. (John Moore)

Minutes note: A Further Resolved clause will be added to direct the Comptroller's Office to combine 4214 and 4216 addresses into one tax bill. The Staff Assistant will research how to refund the $1,370 administrative fee.
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070769 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4216 N. Sherman Blvd., in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner upon payment of all city and county tax liens and any special improvement bonds, with all interest and penalty hereon and directing the City Assessor to combine tax parcels 247-0428-5 (4214 North Sherman Boulevard) and 247-0427-X (4216 North Sherman Boulevard) into one tax parcel upon receipt of said payment and directing the City Treasurer to apply the $1,370 administrative fee previously paid by the former owner to be applied to the tax liens outstanding. (John Moore)RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070770 06.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2767-2769 N. 13th St., in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner upon payment of all city and county tax liens and any special improvement bonds, with all interest and penalty thereon and all costs as sustained by the City in foreclosing and managing said real estate. (Anthony McNeail)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Jeanetta Robinson - community activist Owner needs to pay $3,275 in outstanding fines prior to the return of this property. Item was held to allow the owner to set up a payment plan for the outstanding fines. The Committee would also like to have a letter in the file from Ald. Hines stating his support fo the payment plan and return of the property.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
070771 07.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2365 N. Richards St., in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner upon payment of all city and county tax liens and any special improvement bonds, with all interest and penalty thereon and all costs as sustained by the City in foreclosing and managing said real estate. (Doris Hurse)

Minutes note: Valerie Hurse, daughter of the property owner, present.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070772 08.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2524-2524A N. 16th St., in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner upon payment of all city and county tax liens and any special improvement bonds, with all interest and penalty thereon and all costs as sustained by the City in foreclosing and managing said real estate. (Ann Cain)

Minutes note: Att. Andrew Shaw also present.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070774 09.ResolutionResolution canceling various City invoices.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070781 010.ResolutionResolution relative to the payment of a special improvement bill placed on the 2004 Tax Roll and appropriating funds for this purpose with the total cost of the bill being $95.38.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070810 011.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 ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
070815 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to settle claim of Cermele & Associates and Gimbel Reilly Guerin Brown for defense of various police officers.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Items below will be heard no earlier than 10:15 A.M.:    Not available
070667 013.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Mary Ayala for property damage. (14th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
070777 014.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Lynnette Lowery-Cowser for property damage. (8th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070775 015.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Denise Wall-Valadez for property damage. (2nd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimant.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
070779 016.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Wesley Bishop for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070778 017.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Veronica Junior for property damage.

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimant.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
070776 018.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Earl Hines for storage fees. (6th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070665 019.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Tammy Harris for property damage. (2nd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070760 020.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Anthony Rudig for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070579 021.ResolutionResolution relating to the Claim of Howard Tolefree for loss of property. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available
070761 022.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Antoinette A. Colla for personal injuries.

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Not available