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Meeting Name: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/1/2014 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, 3rd. Fl., City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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140817 01.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving levying of assessments and construction of assessable public improvement projects at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City cost of these projects approved by this resolution is estimated to be $76,400 for a total estimated cost of $77,000.

Minutes note: Meeting convened at 1:40 pm. Individual appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Roll call Video Video
140819 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $2,224,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,910,000.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - Department of Public Works
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140819 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $2,224,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,910,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
140818 03.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $172,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,651,000.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - Department of Public Works
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140818 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $172,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,651,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
140816 04.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various assessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $227,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,072,000.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - Department of Public Works
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140816 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various assessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $227,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,072,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
140820 05.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division transmitting the 2015 Assessment Rates Report.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140810 06.AppointmentReappointment of John Gurda to the Citizens Advisory Committee on the Naming of Public Buildings, Facilities and Streets by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
131756 07.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to Milwaukee Smoked BBQ Incorporated for a fence, dumpster enclosure and step in the public right-of-way for the premises at 3902 South Whitnall Avenue, in the 14th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130807 08.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to SK Management LLC to construct and maintain a retaining wall and two sets of steps in the public right-of-way for the premises at 2669-2673 South Clement Avenue, in the 14th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130808 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to The Chef’s Table LLC for a wood entrance structure and a backup driveway in the public right-of-way for the premises at 500 South 3rd Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130548 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to Nelson Development Corporation of Milwaukee for various encroachments in the public right-of-way for the premises at 343 North Broadway, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
090496 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending a special privilege for change of ownership to Warehouse No. 1 LLC for a covered walk and ADA ramp structure and for addition of two benches, a moveable planter and a private parking area in the public right-of-way for the premises at 120-126 North Jefferson Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130551 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending a special privilege to Pritzlaff Redevelopment LLC for addition of a platform with steps in the public right-of-way for the premises at 315-333 North Plankinton Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mike Loughran - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140580 013.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate North 37th Street from West Highland Boulevard to West Juneau Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Items #13, 14, and 15 were heard together. Individuals appearing: Ald. Stamper Mike Loughran - Department of City Development Ed Richardson - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140582 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the North-South alley in the block bounded by West Highland Boulevard, West Juneau Avenue, North 35th Street and North 37th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Items #13, 14, and 15 were heard together. Individuals appearing: Ald. Stamper Mike Loughran - Department of City Development Ed Richardson - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
140584 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate West Juneau Avenue from North 35th Street to North 37th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Items #13, 14, and 15 were heard together. Individuals appearing: Ald. Stamper Mike Loughran - Department of City Development Ed Richardson - Department of City Development
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
140771 016.ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper City Officers to execute a Wisconsin Department of Transportation Conveyance of Rights in Land document for Water Easement WE836 Parcel A in the City of Franklin, and Water Easement WE664 in the City of Greenfield.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Mark Scheller - Milwaukee Water Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140767 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works and Comptroller to execute four Project Agreements with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for traffic signal improvements and to fund preliminary engineering for these four projects using Congestion Mitigation Air Quality program funds in various Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated preliminary engineering cost for these four projects of $601,500, with a grantor share of $481,200 and a City share of $120,300.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chris Fornal - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140813 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established subaccount for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation and installation of capital improvements in conjunction with the paving project of West Capitol Drive from North 60th Street to North 84th Street in 2nd, 5th, 7th Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost increase of $127,000, with an estimated grantor share increase of $127,000 and an estimated City share increase of $0.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chris Fornal - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140814 019.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of traffic control devices in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of South Howell Avenue from East Layton Avenue to East Howard Avenue in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts at a total estimated cost of $156,225.27, with one hundred percent of the total cost funded by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chris Fornal - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140815 020.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of traffic signal improvements under two Highway Safety Improvement Program projects in various Aldermanic Districts at a total estimated cost of $265,058.17, with an estimated grantor share of $238,109.25, and an estimated City share of $26,948.92.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chris Fornal - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140826 021.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of street lighting improvements in conjunction with streetscape improvements under the Transportation Enhancements Program on South Layton Boulevard/South 27th Street (STH 241) from Oklahoma Avenue to West National Avenue in the 8th Aldermanic District at a total estimated cost of $656,252.82., with an estimated grantor share of $525,002.26, and an estimated City share of $131,250.56.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chris Fornal - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140821 022.ResolutionResolution relative to the application, acceptance and funding of a Private Property Inflow and Infiltration grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District totaling $420,625 for the project in North 86th Street from West Center Street to West Chambers Street and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a funding agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Zafar Yousuf - Department of Public Works Ald. Bohl requested to be added as sponsor. There were no objections.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140812 023.ResolutionResolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant funding from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of permeable pavement in the alley bounded by South 20th Street, West Windlake Avenue and West Arthur Avenue, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Nader Jaber - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140798 024.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Revised Project Agreement titled “State Municipal Agreement for a State LET Urbanized Area Surface Transportation Program Urban Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the improvement of West Lloyd Street from North 60th Street to West Lisbon Avenue, with 80 % State and Federal aid, under the Surface Transportation Program; to allow reallocation of $200,000 for real estate acquisition, which is no longer needed, to construction and construction engineering, with no change to the estimated total cost of $4,027,000.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Chad Chrisbaum - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140913 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to a presentation by the Sixteenth Street Community Health Center regarding the proposed green infrastructure improvements to be undertaken as part of the Pulaski Park Neighborhood Revitalization Plan.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Nader Jaber - Department of Public Works Nadia Bogue - Sixteenth Street Community Health Center
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140882 026.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the condition of street lighting in the Historic Third Ward.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
140808 027.ResolutionResolution relating to identification of, and objection to, municipal public works projects in the We Energies service area that will involve absorption of utility relocation costs by We Energies.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Tom Miller - Assistant City Attorney
SUBSTITUTEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140808 1 ResolutionResolution relating to identification of, and objection to, municipal public works projects in the We Energies service area that will involve absorption of utility relocation costs by We Energies.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140917 028.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to an update of the cheese brine pilot program.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Wanda Booker - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140702 029.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Department of Public Works transmitting its 2013 residential recycling annual report.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Wanda Booker - Department of Public Works Rick Meyers - Department of Public Works Becky Curtis - Department of Public Works
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140023 030.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development and the Department of Public Works relating to marketing for the leasing and use of commercial space located at 1118 North 4th Street in the City's 4th and Highland parking structure.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Elaine Miller - Department of City Development
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Video Video
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140446 031.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: AKINDELE-OBE, Olawale A, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Davis moved to hold to the call of the chair for nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: ALI, Mohammad F, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Bohl moved to hold to the call of the chair for nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: COLBERT, Robert L, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Davis moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: DOIRON, Gregory L, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: GAYTON, Pamela C, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expired 10/31/2013) Ald. Bohl moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report, contingent on proof of fine payment being submitted to the License Division prior to October 10, 2014. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: GOROVITS, Yakov, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: GREWAL, Rajdeep S, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Bohl moved to hold to the call of the chair. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Bohl later moved to reconsider the item. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Bohl moved nonrenewal based on the police report and a second nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: HINTON, Latricia M, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expired 10/31/2013) Ald. Bohl moved to hold to the call of the chair for nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: OBEROI, Kuldeep, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Atty. Vincent Bobot appearing with the applicant. Ald. Bohl moved to add a letter from the probation officer, email, and certificates as part of the record - exhibit #1. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Bohl moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: SCHUMACHER, Mitchell A, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: STEELE, Devin B, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: VANZANT, Allen O, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Davis moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: WATKINSON, James J, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Davis later moved to reconsider the item. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Davis moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: WATKINSON, JR, John J, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Davis moved approval with a warning letter. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: WELLS, JR, Ronnie D, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Bohl moved to hold to the call of the chair for nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: WILLIAMS, La derle R, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expired 10/31/2012) Ald. Bohl moved nonrenewal based on a second nonappearance. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: ZAMAN, Mohammad, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 10/31/2014) Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: KAUR, Amarjit AND SINGH, Sukhdeep, Taxicab Permit Renewal Application for "YELLOW CAB". (Expires 10/31/2014) Individual appearing in opposition: Erich Hochman - 2636B N Buffum - He states the applicant picked up him and his wife from the hospital, as his wife has a foot injury. He states the applicant first nearly drove away without him and then his wife had to ask for the window to be closed several times before it was closed. As his wife was exiting the vehicle, the applicant began closing the automatic door and it hit her foot. He states the applicant said, "I pray to god that she breaks her other leg." The applicant states that as the door was closing, the woman called him names and told him to go back to his own country. Ald. Bohl moved approval with a ten day suspension based on testimony. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: MOORE, Larry C, Taxicab Permit Application for "Ls Trans". Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
AMENDEDPass3:0 Action details Video Video
140446 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: COLON, Jacqueline, Taxicab Permit Application for "Jacqueline D Colon. Ald. Bohl moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0)
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140304 032.ResolutionResolution granting a special privilege to Merge Incorporated to construct and maintain a railing in the public right-of-way for the premises at 1932 East Kenilworth Place, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
130974 033.ResolutionResolution approving a lease with Phoenix Cudahy, LLC for a portion of the property at 4200 North Holton Street for Election Commission equipment storage and ballot processing, in the 6th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Meeting adjourned at 3:59 pm. Staff Assistant Jessica Celella
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