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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/2/2008 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Amended 5/30/08
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, June 2, 2008 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 Item #1...Resolution authorizing settlement in the case entitled Miller v. Jones.    Not available
080198 01.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement in the case entitled Miller v. Jones.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski 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 Item #1...Resolution authorizing settlement in the case entitled Miller v. Jones. Roll call: Ayes: Ald. Davis, Ald. Witkowski and Ald. Hamilton - 3 Excused: Ald. Bohl and Ald. Donovan - 2 Individual present: Jan Smokowicz - City Attorney's Office
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080056 02.AppointmentReappointment of Mary Reavey to the position of the Commissioner of Assessments by the Mayor.RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080063 03.AppointmentReappointment of Susan Edman to the position of Executive Director of the Election Commission by the Mayor.RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080067 04.AppointmentReappointment of Paul Vornholt to the position of Legislative Liaison Director by the Mayor.RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080132 05.ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - Intergovernmental Relations Ed Huck - Executive Director of the Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Mark Nicolini - Budget Director Ald. Witkowski moved for support of the Wisconsin Alliance of Cities proposal related to distribution of state shared revenue. Prevailed. 3-0 Jennifer Gonda - Intergovernmental Relations Ald. Davis moved for support of US HR 3221, US HR 5818 and the Senate version of GSE reform. Prevailed. 3-0
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080132 1 ResolutionSubtitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080077 06.ResolutionSubstitute resolution expressing City of Milwaukee support for efforts to discontinue federal corn ethanol mandates, cease incentives for corn ethanol production and end tariffs on imported biofuels.

Minutes note: Held at the request of the sponsor.
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080049 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing the cancellation of Milwaukee Fire Department invoices totaling $82,331.26 related to bank of hours personnel costs paid to members engaged in Milwaukee Professional Firefighters’ Association Local 215, IAFF, AFL-CIO activities while on duty.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080088 08.ResolutionA resolution authorizing cancellation of the City of Milwaukee’s subrogation claim against Deborah Wolfgram for medical services under the Basic Health Plan.

Minutes note: Held as the City Attorney not present to answer questions.
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080162 09.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.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski moved for adoption. Withdrawn. Held as the City Assessor not present to answer questions.
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080133 010.ResolutionSubstitute Resolution to settle claim of Cermele & Associates for defense of various police officers.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
     Items below will be heard no earlier than 2:15 P.M.:    Not available
071663 011.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Cleo Theresa Simmons for property damage and loss of property. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimant for the second time.
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080163 012.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Cindy Macco, Agent for Acuity Insurance Company for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available
080112 013.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Adam Roethig for property damage.

Minutes note: Grant in the amount of $2,400
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080112 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Adam Roethig for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
080106 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Charita Ross for property damage.

Minutes note: Grant in the amount of $358.
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080106 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Charita Ross for property damage.

Minutes note: Grant in the amount of $145.00
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080106 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Charita Ross for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
080109 015.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Lillie Mae Gregory for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
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080071 016.ResolutionResolution to the claim of Gary Fowler and Shine Investment, LLC.

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
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080045 017.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Pamela Hughes for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Bernice Fleming and Carrie Lewis - Water Works Mother of the claimant also present.
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080108 018.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from James Geracie for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available
080110 019.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Alberto Januchowski for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available
080111 020.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Teresa Gueller for property damage.

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
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080138 021.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Denise McCaskill for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available
080081 022.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Attorney Charles David Schmidt on behalf of Minerva and Joaquin Castillo for personal injuries.(14th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available
080044 023.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Atty. Raymond Schrank, on behalf of Andrea Boivin for personal injuries. (8th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
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080186 024.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Linda Gossen for personal injuries.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Not available