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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/12/2015 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
150144 01.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141904 02.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the regulation of convenience food stores.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141740 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Renewal with a 10 day suspension, based on the police report, of the Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Michael Tsirlin for the premises located at 4126 N Teutonia Ave (“Zarko’s Nightclub”) in the 1st aldermanic district. (No written objections have been filed) Renewal of the Class B Tavern license and renewal with a 30 day suspension, based on police, aldermanic, and public testimony and the police report, of the Public Entertainment Premises license for Stephen Jaszkowski, agent for Pepper 200, LLC for the premises located at 200 E Washington St (“Studio 200”) in the 12th aldermanic district. (No written objections have been filed) Renewal with a 10 day suspension, based on the police report, neighborhood testimony, and aldermanic testimony, of the Class B Tavern license for Manuel Escobar, agent for Manny’s Club 69, LLC, for the premises located at 1663 S 11th St (“Club 69”) in the 12th aldermanic district. (No written objections have been filed) [3 ayes, 1 no, 1 excused]
APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150048 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moved to return to committee the license application for Durell Miller.
AMENDEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150048 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
121761 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate North 2nd Street from West St. Paul Avenue south to its terminus, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
121797 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending a special privilege for change of ownership to Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and for addition of ten moveable planters in the public right-of-way for the premises at 733 North Van Buren Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141007 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a lease agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for construction of a communication tower located at Milwaukee Fire Department Engine 38, 8463 N. Granville Road.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141572 08.ResolutionResolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions for Separate Infrastructure and Sewer Separation grant funding from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of bio-retention areas, storm sewer and sanitary sewer improvements and roadway reconstruction including permeable pavement on the Riverside Pumping Station site located at 1311 East Chambers Street, in the 3rd Aldermanic. District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141791 09.ResolutionResolution approving a right-of-way plat and accepting land conveyances for public right-of-way dedication and a permanent limited easement from the City of Greenfield for West Morgan Avenue.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141834 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Revised Project Agreement titled “State/Municipal Agreement for a State - Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the rehabilitation of the West Wells Street (USH 18) Bridge over the Milwaukee River with Federal and State aid under the State Trunk Highway Program and to fund the preliminary engineering estimate of $632,500 of which $158,125 is the City of Milwaukee’s share and $474,375 is the grantor’s share.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141898 011.ResolutionResolution approving an Adopt-a-Lot Program for vacant City-owned lots.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150019 012.ResolutionResolution directing the City Engineer to apply for an Urban Nonpoint Source and Stormwater Construction grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150020 013.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Municipal Flood Control Grant, on behalf of Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, to acquire and raze the property at 980 West College Avenue and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150030 014.ResolutionResolution 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 $10,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $45,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150031 115.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 $853,000 for a total estimated cost of $905,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150032 116.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 $1,688,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,815,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150033 117.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 $1,930,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $2,259,123.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150034 018.ResolutionResolution approving the Three Bridges Park-Programming Agreement, regarding the Three Bridges Park in the Menomonee Valley, in the 8th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150037 019.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a sewer agreement (SA-1588, Parcel A) document allowing Loomis Centre, Inc. to construct a building over and within the limits of a portion of the existing sewer easement on the property whose address is 3545 South 27th Street.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150054 020.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of traffic control devices in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of North Teutonia Avenue from West Capitol Drive to West Ruby Avenue in the 1st Aldermanic District at a total estimated cost of $362,716.73 with an estimated grantor share of $164,000, and an estimated City share of $198,716.73.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150056 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving an easement with All Hands Boatworks, Inc. for a portion of the property at 1313 West Mt. Vernon Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
100398 022.OrdinanceAn ordinance establishing a city locker room privacy policy.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
140300 023.ResolutionResolution to vacate a portion of the north side of West Canal Street located East of North Emmber Lane, in the 12th Aldermanic District.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
141826 024.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of traffic control devices in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of North Teutonia Avenue from West Capitol Drive to West Ruby Avenue in the 1st Aldermanic District at a total estimated cost of $252,245.78 with an estimated grantor share of $164,000, and an estimated City share of $88,245.78.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141330 325.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to requirements for the procurement of service contracts.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141849 126.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2015 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150045 127.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2015 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141365 028.ResolutionResolution approving the form of the Preliminary Official Statement used in connection with the sale of City of Milwaukee debt.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141673 129.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing carryover of certain fund balances from 2014 to 2015 in accordance with Section 65.07(1)(p), Wisconsin Statutes.

Minutes note: Ald. Hamilton moved to amend this file by inserting the following after the second "Further Resolved" clause: "Further Resolved, That the Common Council urges the Milwaukee Police Department to implement its crime reduction strategies in a manner that includes collaboration and communication with neighborhood residents and elected officials, and to coordinate to the extent possible with the Milwaukee Promise Zones initiative; and, be it".
AMENDEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141673 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing carryover of certain fund balances from 2014 to 2015 in accordance with Section 65.07(1)(p), Wisconsin Statutes.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141674 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution rescinding reserved commitments and appropriating remaining funds from the 2014 Common Council Contingent Fund for the purpose of closing the 2014 financial books due to unanticipated shortfalls in current year operating expenses.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141918 031.ResolutionResolution authorizing expenditures for attendance at meetings of the National League of Cities’ Hispanic Elected Local Officials.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150014 032.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established projects for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design and construction of various capital improvements in conjunction with various projects in various aldermanic districts with a total estimated cost increase of $60,000, with one hundred percent of increase being City share.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150071 133.ResolutionSubstitute resolution reserving and appropriating up to $1,175,000 from the 2015 Common Council Contingent Fund to the Outside Counsel/Expert Witness Fund Special Purpose Account, the 2015 Damages & Claims Fund Special Purpose Account and the 2015 Operating Expenditures Account of the City Attorney’s Office for costs and expenditures relating to police litigation.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091094 034.CommunicationCommunication relating to the Request For Proposal for the Unified Call Center.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
141847 035.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
150013 036.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to amending the 2015 Salary Ordinance relating to administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
150041 037.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire Department relative to amending the 2015 Positions Ordinance relating to technical corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
150084 038.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Water Works relative to amending the 2015 Positions Ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141654 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2718-2720 N. Richards Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Emmit Groce & Carmelita Groce.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141707 140.ResolutionSubstitute resolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s support for the removal of the Estabrook Dam.ADOPTEDPass13:1 Action details Not available
141909 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4433 W. Stark Street in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Taft Parsons Jr., J Perry, P Parsons, D. Jordan (Application made by Taft Parsons Jr.).ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141910 142.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5725 W. Burleigh Street in the 10th Aldermanic District to its former owner Sabir Ali.NOT ACTED ON   Action details Not available
141913 143.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2623-2625 W. Fond du Lac Avenue in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Mary Choudry.NOT ACTED ON   Action details Not available
150060 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Leo Hardy v. City of Milwaukee, et al.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150061 045.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of lawsuit, Jeanine Tracy, et al. v. City of Milwaukee, et al.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150065 046.ResolutionResolution authorizing an additional payment in the settlement of discrimination claims made by Tania L. McCarthy in Tania M. McCarthy v. City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150076 247.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to inspections of the railroad tracks, crossings and bridges on which Bakken crude oil is carried through Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141911 148.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2866 N. 23rd Street in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Deandre P. Perkins (Application made by Seaway Bank & Trust Co., mortgagee).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
141912 149.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2532 N. 14th Street in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Deandre P. Perkins (Application made by Seaway Bank & Trust Co., mortgagee).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
141914 150.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1949 N. 29th Street in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Deandry P. Perkins (Application made by Seaway Bank & Trust Co., mortgagee).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
141915 151.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4270 S. Howell Avenue in the 13th Aldermanic District to its former owner Dawood & Sons Investments LLC (Application made by Seaway Bank & Trust Co., mortgagee).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141906 052.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to responsibility for enforcement of on-street motor vehicle repair violations.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150003 153.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150004 154.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.

Minutes note: Ald. Zielisnki moved to amend the file by adding the intersection of South Clement Avenue and East Potter Avenue an all-way stop.
AMENDEDPass11:3 Action details Not available
150004 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass11:3 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141765 055.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Milwaukee Police Department to accept and fund an I-43/94 Bridge Rehabilitation Project overtime agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141894 056.ResolutionResolution amending Council Council File 140824 related to funds received from the State of Wisconsin for the City’s ShotSpotter Program.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141901 057.ResolutionResolution approving an extension to the Law Enforcement Special Assignment Grant Agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     Ald. Kovac moved to take item from Public Safety Committee.    Not available
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass14:0 Action details Not available
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.

Minutes note: Ald. Wade asked to be a Co-sponsor to this file. There were no objections
SUBSTITUTEDPass10:4 Action details Not available
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.ASSIGNED TOFail6:8 Action details Not available
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.HELD IN COUNCILPass5:9 Action details Not available
150010 058.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Incident Based Reporting System Upgrade grant.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
150011 059.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of additional funding for the Law Enforcement Special Assignment Grant Agreement with the Bradley Center.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141431 060.AppointmentAppointment of Fred Crouther to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141789 061.AppointmentAppointment of Sheila Bost to the Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
141797 062.AppointmentAppointment of Earnest Goggins, Jr. to the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150027 063.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Police Department relating to its response to recent incidents of violence.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
150028 064.CommunicationCommunication from the Police Department relating to increased traffic enforcement efforts for the summer season.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
150062 065.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Health Department regarding the Annual Food Safety Report.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141766 266.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to maximum lot coverage for principal buildings in residential zoning districts.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
141841 167.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Industrial-Heavy and Local Business to General Planned Development for multi-family development at 2151 and 2181 South Robinson Avenue, located on the west side of South Robinson Avenue, north of East Ward Street, in the 14th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
140835 168.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting permanent historic designation to the Sylvester Pettibone House at 2051 West Wisconsin Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150009 069.ResolutionResolution supporting the Home Matters movement.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150022 170.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a minor modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as Jennings Neighborhood Center to allow for a contractor's shop and yard on a portion of the site at 2705 North 92nd Street and 9208 West Center Street, on the northwest corner of North 92nd Street and West Center Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150038 071.ResolutionResolution accepting an unsolicited offer to purchase from Ulysses J. Brown to purchase 2106-08 North 42nd Street for rental purposes, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150040 072.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed properties at 1840-42 and 1848 West Fond du Lac Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150066 173.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Century City Redevelopment Corporation to participate in the Operating Agreement of Century City 1, LLC, with General Capital Management, Inc., for development of a light manufacturing facility at 31st and Capitol in the Century City Business Park, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150072 074.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to the quarterly report regarding Small Business Enterprise and Residence Preference Program participation on The Posner Building Project.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141843 175.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the transfer and expenditure of funds from the 2014 Facade Program to a subaccount to support the Citywide Facade Grant, Retail Investment Fund and Citywide White Box Programs.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141862 076.AppointmentReappointment of Rana Altenburg to the Business Improvement District #10 (Avenues West) by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141888 077.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration, Office of Small Business Development, relating to the utilization of certified small businesses.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION    Not available
150143 078.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150149 079.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution authorizing the acceptance of contributions for the MKE Peace Project.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available