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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/22/2014 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hall
Revised 1/16/14
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Matters Introduced (New Business) Report
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     Meeting was called to order at 9:20 a.m.    Not available Not available
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said and followed by an invocation to be offered by Father David E. Cooper of St. Mathias's Parish. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of December 17, 2013? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.    Not available Video Video
     UNFINISHED BUSINESS:    Not available Not available
130781 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2014 Adopted Budget.    Not available Not available
     COMMUNICATIONS TO BE PLACED ON FILE:    Not available Video Video
131355 02.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.    Not available Not available
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
130877 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.    Not available Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
131271 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.    Not available Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
130645 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a retaining wall easement to Library Hill LLC over City of Milwaukee owned property located at 755 North James Lovell Street in the 4th Aldermanic District.    Not available Video Video
130991 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate a portion of the alley in the block bounded by vacated West Plainfield Avenue, West Waterford Avenue, vacated South 4th Street and South 5th Street, in the 13th Aldermanic District.    Not available Video Video
131236 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper City officials to apply for, accept and fund a grant utility agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for work on Milwaukee Water Works facilities in conjunction with the Zoo Interchange’s Blue Mound Road contract work across USH 45, South of USH 18.    Not available Not available
131237 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute Project Agreements titled “State Municipal Agreement for a Local Bridge Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for rehabilitation of the North 51st Boulevard Bridge over Lincoln Creek and the reconstruction of the Port Washington Bridge over West Capitol Drive with local funds for estimated preliminary engineering costs of $230,040 and $426,420, respectively.    Not available Video Video
131240 19.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 $1,227,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $19,200,000.    Not available Video Video
131241 110.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 $2,015,800 for a total estimated cost of $2,226,000.    Not available Video Video
131242 111.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 $410,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,600,000.    Not available Video Video
131243 112.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 $9,049,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $9,969,900.    Not available Video Video
131244 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established subaccounts for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation and installation of traffic control improvements in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of North 91st Street-North Swan Road from West Hampton Avenue to West Flagg Avenue in the 2nd and 5th Aldermanic Districts with an estimated cost increase for the project of $5,000, with an estimated grantor share increase of $4,000 and an estimated City share increase of $1,000.    Not available Video Video
131262 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper City Officers to execute an amendment to the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Milwaukee, the Board of School Directors of the Milwaukee Public Schools and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District regarding modifications to the stormwater detention facility located at Henry David Thoreau Elementary School.    Not available Not available
131289 015.ResolutionResolution approving Lease Agreement with Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminal, LLC.    Not available Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131281 016.AppointmentAppointment of Diane Diel to the Harbor Commission by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)    Not available Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
121406 017.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2013 activities of the Capital Improvements Committee.    Not available Video Video
131319 018.CommunicationCommunication relating to the impact of recent state legislation regarding pedal taverns.    Not available Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131264 119.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2014 offices and positions in the City Service.    Not available Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
131208 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution appropriating additional funding to the Department of Neighborhood Services from the 2014 Special Purpose Account Reimbursable Services Advance Fund.    Not available Not available
131209 121.ResolutionSubstitute Resolution relating to the carryover of 2013 authorization for general obligation and revenue based borrowing.    Not available Not available
131210 122.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market general obligation promissory notes.    Not available Not available
131211 123.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market general obligation corporate purpose bonds.    Not available Not available
131212 024.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market up to $175,000,000 of general obligation revenue anticipation promissory notes.    Not available Not available
131214 025.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of $25,000,000 general obligation notes, to pay a general and current municipal expense associated with the Community Development Block Grant and other grant programs.    Not available Not available
131215 026.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $10,075,000 for bridges.    Not available Not available
131216 027.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $8,500,000 for street lighting.    Not available Not available
131217 028.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $26,582,000 for street improvements.    Not available Not available
131218 029.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,626,000 for street improvement funding.    Not available Not available
131219 030.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $39,500,000 for sewerage.    Not available Not available
131220 031.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $560,000 for parks and public grounds.    Not available Not available
131221 032.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $8,952,000 for the construction of police facilities and combined fire and police safety buildings.    Not available Not available
131222 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $2,342,000 for fire engines and other equipment of the fire department.    Not available Not available
131223 034.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,245,000 for construction of engine houses, and for pumps, water mains, reservoirs and all other reasonable facilities for fire protection apparatus or equipment for fire protection.    Not available Not available
131224 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,715,000 for parking lots or other parking facilities.    Not available Not available
131225 036.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $2,000,000 for school purposes.    Not available Not available
131226 037.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $3,293,000 for libraries.    Not available Not available
131227 038.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $6,816,000 for buildings for the housing of machinery and equipment.    Not available Not available
131228 039.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $6,270,000 for providing financial assistance to blight elimination, slum clearance, community development, redevelopment and urban renewal programs and projects.    Not available Not available
131229 040.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $16,000,000 for Tax Incremental Districts for providing financial assistance to blight elimination, slum clearance, community development, redevelopment and urban renewal programs and projects.    Not available Not available
131230 041.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $4,000,000 for water systems.    Not available Not available
131231 042.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $9,817,000 for any combination of sewage, garbage, refuse or rubbish disposal.    Not available Not available
131232 043.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $750,000 for harbor improvements.    Not available Not available
131233 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $37,000,000 for grants and financing receivables.    Not available Not available
131257 045.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Milwaukee Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Grant.    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131045 046.ResolutionResolution approving changes for Group Life Insurance.    Not available Not available
131204 047.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of the Comptroller transmitting the 2012 Accounts Receivable Activity Report for the year ended December 31, 2012.    Not available Not available
131268 048.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.    Not available Not available
130782 149.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to employee benefits for the position of operations driver/worker.    Not available Not available
131263 150.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2014 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.    Not available Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
131015 151.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1442 N Farwell Ave, in the 3rd Aldermanic District to its former owner. (James C Stephens)    Not available Video Video
131039 152.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3454 S 1st Place, in the 14th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Jorge A. Vargas & Juana Cecilia Vargas)    Not available Not available
131068 153.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4578 N 65th Street, in the 2nd Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Debra Eaton)    Not available Video Video
131069 154.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 6628 N 60th street, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner. (Timothy Day on behalf of Great Day Real Estate Investment, LLC)    Not available Video Video
131193 155.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3133 N. 6th Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to former owner Barbara Jean Sanders.    Not available Not available
131195 156.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5854 N. 81st Street in the 2nd Aldermanic District to former owners Henry L. Jones & Bobbie J. Jones.    Not available Video Video
131196 157.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 626 W. Melvina Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to former owner Robert I. Greer.    Not available Not available
131197 158.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1319-1321 N. 23rd Street in the 4th Aldermanic District to former owner Soukkaserm Sangkhom.    Not available Not available
131205 159.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4056 N. 19th Street in the 1st Aldermanic District to former owner TYN Properties LLC. (Application made by the registered agent John Nelson)    Not available Video Video
131206 160.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3607 N. 21st Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to former owner Devon A. Matthews.    Not available Not available
131234 161.ResolutionResolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3278 N. 12th Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to former owner Jerry C. Smith.    Not available Not available
131245 062.ResolutionResolution providing for continuance of deferred payment of assessments for worthy indigent resident property owners and appropriating funds for this purpose with the City cost to be $625.32 with a six-year total of the deferred properties being $9,960.32.    Not available Not available
131258 063.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Pierce Milwaukee, LLC v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, to cancel real estate taxes levied against certain parcels identified by Tax Key No. 355-0431-116-1, 2202 N. Bartlett Avenue, and Tax Key No. 356-0312-111-0, 2121 N Farwell Avenue, Milwaukee, (Pierce Milwaukee LLC), on the 2010 and 2011.    Not available Not available
131259 064.ResolutionResolution to cancel real estate taxes levied against certain parcels identified by Tax Key No. Tax Key No. 426-0133-000-2, 320-338 S Emmber Lane, Milwaukee, (Emmpack Foods Inc), on the 2012 manufacturing tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.    Not available Not available
131260 065.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing various key numbers on the 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax rolls, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.    Not available Not available
131261 066.ResolutionResolution to authorize partial refund of personal property taxes levied against Johnson Controls Inc., Hangar-Citation Way, 300 Citation Way, Account No. 9302-0754 for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 tax rolls, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.    Not available Not available
131274 167.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.    Not available Not available
131295 168.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to approve settlement of the City of Milwaukee’s claims against Engberg Anderson, Inc., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., Lexington Insurance Company, Bloom Companies, LLC and Endurance American Specialty Insurance Company in the matter of City of Milwaukee v. Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, Inc., et al.    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131033 069.OrdinanceAn ordinance authorizing the return of real estate located at 1801 W. Keefe Avenue, 3075-77 N. 14th Street and 3299 N. 11th Street, to former owner Cache Investments, LLC, Caston Love.    Not available Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available Not available
131189 070.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Tashyra Young for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
131172 071.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to an annual report provided by the health department.    Not available Not available
131238 272.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.    Not available Not available
131239 173.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.    Not available Not available
131311 074.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to eligibility for establishment of commuter parking impacted areas.    Not available Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131256 075.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a COPS Community Policing Development STOP Program grant.    Not available Not available
131305 176.ResolutionSubstitute resolution implementing a footnote to the 2014 Adopted Budget by directing the Fire and Police Commission to conduct a survey relating to public interaction with the Police Department to determine areas of customer service improvement.    Not available Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131000 077.AppointmentAppointment of Andrew Tillman to the Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131128 078.AppointmentReappointment of Mark Lyday to the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131129 079.AppointmentReappointment of Victoria Olsen to the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Mayor. (10th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131130 080.AppointmentReappointment of Roberta Rieck to the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
110103 081.CommunicationCommunication relating to a policy change to eliminate a limit on the number of public passenger vehicle permits issued.    Not available Not available
111743 082.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to analysis provided regarding traffic control issues.    Not available Not available
120047 083.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to a study of all sworn and civilian positions in the Fire and Police Departments.    Not available Not available
120086 084.CommunicationCommunication from the Commissioner of Health relating to Infant Mortality Statistics.    Not available Not available
120229 085.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Milwaukee Police Department relating to its inspection of public passenger vehicles.    Not available Not available
121381 086.CommunicationCommunication relating to the operation of the Fire and Police Commission.    Not available Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
130955 287.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to floodplain zoning regulations.    Not available Not available
131142 188.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance amending certain provisions for the disposal of city real estate.    Not available Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131252 089.ResolutionResolution approving the blight designation of the City-owned brownfields at 3034 West Lisbon Avenue and 3044 West Lisbon Avenue and of the adjoining City-owned vacant lot at 1812 North 31st Street for acquisition and remediation by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee, in the 15th Aldermanic District.    Not available Not available
131254 090.ResolutionResolution directing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for comprehensive and redevelopment planning, land use analysis, GIS mapping and zoning activities.    Not available Not available
131275 191.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale of City-owned scattered site houses to Gorman & Company, Inc. for rehabilitation for affordable housing, in the 1st, 6th, 7th and 15th Aldermanic Districts.    Not available Not available
131276 192.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale of City-owned scattered site houses to the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee for development of scattered site, affordable housing, in the 6th, 7th and 15th Aldermanic Districts.    Not available Not available
131285 193.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of City Development to prepare, in collaboration with other City departments and agencies, a comprehensive guide, for purchasers and owners of one- to 4-unit residential properties, of all programs administered by City departments and agencies that provide financial resources and other assistance for the purchase, repair, rehabilitation or improvement of one- to 4-unit residential properties.    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
121405 094.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2013 activities of the Special Joint Committee on the Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes.    Not available Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Video Video
131135 095.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the membership of the Frank P. Zeidler public service award selection committee.    Not available Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131139 096.ResolutionResolution amending the Community Workforce Agreement as part of the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program and the Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program.    Not available Video Video
131139 0 ResolutionResolution amending the Community Workforce Agreement as part of the Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program and the Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program.    Not available Video Video
131249 097.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2014 Global Youth Service Day Lead Agency Grant.    Not available Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131089 098.AppointmentReappointment of Ken DeWeerdt to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131090 099.AppointmentReappointment of Susan Press to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131091 0100.AppointmentReappointment of Tracey Villa to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131278 0101.AppointmentReappointment of John Grunau to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
131280 0102.AppointmentAppointment of Vanessa Allen to the Milwaukee Arts Board by the Mayor. (10th Aldermanic District)    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131250 0103.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to 2013 Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative accomplishments.    Not available Not available
     THE STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
131034 1104.MotionSubstitute motion approving the name change of the CEO Leadership Academy to the Milwaukee Collegiate Academy.    Not available Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available Not available
130793 0105.CommunicationCommunication from the Charter School Review Committee transmitting its Annual Report.    Not available Not available
131037 0106.MotionMotion relating to withdrawing the charter school application of Milwaukee Academy of Academics and Character.    Not available Not available
131038 0107.MotionMotion relating to withdrawing the charter school application of Quest Milwaukee.    Not available Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available Video Video
131333 0108.Motion-Immediate AdoptionMotion amending the schedule of regular meetings of the Common Council and its standing committees for the year 2014.    Not available Not available
     Announcements were made. There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeting was adjourned at p.m. Joanna Polanco, Staff Assistant    Not available Not available
     This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.    Not available Not available