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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/2/2015 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)
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     Meeting convened: 9:14 A.M.    Roll call Not available
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said and followed by silent invocation. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of March 31, 2015? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.    Not available
     UNFINISHED BUSINESS    Not available
140697 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.

Minutes note: Ald. Kovac's Substitute D is before the Council as it was before the Council prior to the successful motion to hold.
ASSIGNED TOFail4:9 Action details Video Video
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.

Minutes note: Accept Proposed Substitute D
SUBSTITUTEDPass10:3 Action details Not available
140697 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to penalties for possession of marijuana.PASSEDPass10:3 Action details Not available
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
150248 02.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.    Action details Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141851 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 15 day suspension, based on the police report of the Class B Tavern license for Cedric Horton for the premises located at 5138 N 37th St (“C-Note’s Sports Lounge”) in the 1st aldermanic district. (No written objections have been filed) All members present indicated they had read the report of the recommendations of the committee. Ald. Kovac and Ald. Coggs excused. Ald. Kovac requested unanimous consent to be recorded as voting "aye". There were no objections.
APPROVEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150078 14.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to licensing of photographers.

Minutes note: Ald. Kovac asked for unanimous consent to be voting "aye" on this matter. There were no objections.
PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150128 05.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141138 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the North-South alley in the area bounded by West Hopkins Street, West Townsend Street, vacated North 26th Street and North 27th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150036 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of a quit claim deed and access easement from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for a portion of the property at 1314 East Chambers Street for use as a stormwater drainage channel for the Milwaukee Water Works at the Riverside Pumping Station, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150103 08.ResolutionResolution approving a parking agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Mo Street Development, LLC at the 2nd/Plankinton parking structure.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150105 09.ResolutionResolution authorizing the installation of a traffic control signal on West Lapham Boulevard at South 9th Street in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150106 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Revised Project Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for traffic signal and intersection alignment improvements and to transfer additional funds to the previously established subaccounts with an increase in construction cost of $72,342 for a new construction total cost of $252,342 with a Federal share increase of $65,108 for a new Federal share total construction cost of $227,108 and with a City share increase of $7,234 or a new City share total construction cost for $25,234.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150108 011.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150115 112.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 $537,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,970,000.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150117 113.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 $2,789,000 for a total estimated cost of $2,918,000.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150118 114.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 $1,482,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $14,332,000.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150119 115.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 $4,601,125 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $5,159,800.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150147 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amended and Restated Reciprocal Operating and Easement Agreement for Miller Park, accepting water and sewer easements, accepting Clybourn Street right-of-way, and authorizing preparation of an assessor’s plat for the Miller Park area.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150148 117.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to recognize private streets and authorize the naming of North Selig Drive, West Frederick Miller Way, North Yount Drive and a portion of North General Mitchell Boulevard surrounding Miller Park stadium, located in the 8th and 10th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150150 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing the installation of a new pedestrian traffic control signal at the pedestrian crossing on West Wisconsin Avenue at North 15th Street (vacated) in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150174 119.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing partial release of the City of Milwaukee's Slope and Maintenance easement at located on the properties at 2240 N. Commerce Street and 1300 E. Garfield Avenue, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150181 020.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to prepare a resolution to vacate a portion of North 30th Street, west side, at West Lloyd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150092 021.AppointmentAppointment of Paul Vornholt to be Municipal Port Director by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:1 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150102 022.CommunicationCommunication relating to the first quarter report of MATA Community Media for 2015.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     FURTHER RECOMMENDS PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141916 023.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the transit stop technical advisory committee.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150113 224.Charter OrdinanceA substitute charter ordinance relating to the employes’ retirement system’s compliance with Internal Revenue Code provisions.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150126 125.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2015 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150127 126.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2015 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
101157 127.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to ratify and confirm the final agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Police Supervisors’ Organization.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150134 128.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the Implementing Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards Grant from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150135 129.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the Congenital Disorders Grant from the State of Wisconsin - Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150136 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the Wisconsin Well Woman Program Grant from the State of Wisconsin - Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150137 131.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Bioterrorism Focus Planning Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150138 132.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Public Health Preparedness (CDC) Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150139 133.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the Bioterrorism Grant - Focus CRI (Cities Readiness Initiative) from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150140 134.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the 2015-16 SURVNET- Affordable Care Act (ACA) Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150187 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing $3,891,133.14 of contingent borrowing for the remission of taxes.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150211 136.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the expenditure of up to $20,000 in contributions received for the MKE Peace Project.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
120471 037.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to holidays for certain employees of the police and fire departments.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
131395 038.AppointmentAppointment by Mayor Tom Barrett to the Employes’ Retirement System - Annuity and Pension Board.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150018 039.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to the Audit of City Treasurer In Rem Foreclosure Processes.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150093 040.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to the 2015 Report of Audit Activities.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150123 041.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150141 042.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to amending the 2015 Salary and Positions Ordinances relating to administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150202 043.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to amending the 2015 Salary Ordinance relating to the labor agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Police Supervisors' Organization.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150069 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of WE Energies.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150116 145.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the partial settlement of the property tax assessment lawsuit of Clear Channel Outdoor, Inc. v. City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150120 046.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the Sec. 74.37 property tax assessment lawsuits of various NNN fast food restaurants v. City.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150172 047.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment in the settlement of civil rights claims made by Danyall Simpson in Danyall Simpson, et al. v. James Langer, et al.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150198 048.ResolutionResolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s opposition to a proposal to remove protections for Downer Woods and the Downer College buildings in the 2015-17 State Executive Budget.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141547 149.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3754 N 5th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Alvin and Della Clipps.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
141612 150.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1100 W North Ave, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Cedric Fleming.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141651 151.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3743-3745 N. 40th street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Charles B. Stokes & Ava Stokes.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141653 152.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3879-3881 N. Teutonia Avenue, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Mohammad Rafiq.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141697 153.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2872-2874 N. 44th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner, Sabir Ali.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141910 154.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.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141913 155.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.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150164 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to fast-tracking of property tax collections for vacant or abandoned buildings.TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass13:0 Action details Not available
150164 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to fast-tracking of property tax collections for vacant or abandoned buildings.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150064 056.OrdinanceAn ordinance repealing various food inspection regulations.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150091 158.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150090 157.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150142 059.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to legal occupant lists for residential properties.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150074 160.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for trauma informed care counseling.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper, Murphy and Kovac asked to be added as co-sponsors. There were no objections.
ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150081 061.CommunicationCommunication from the Health Department relating to the 4th Quarter 2014 and 1st quarter 2015 reports on the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
150227 062.CommunicationCommunication from the Public Policy Forum relating to its report: "Marijuana in Milwaukee".PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING    Not available
141437 163.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Industrial-Light to a Detailed Planned Development for multi-family development at the former Gallun Tannery site, 1775-1881 North Water Street, located on the west side of North Water Street, north of East Pearson Street extended, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141871 264.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a Cooperation Agreement among the City of Milwaukee, the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee and the Harbor District, Inc. regarding the revitalization and redevelopment of the Harbor District, in the 12th and 14th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150029 065.ResolutionResolution approving the Menomonee Valley Area Comprehensive Plan Update as an element of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan, in the 4th, 8th and 12th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
150151 066.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4018-20 West Center Street to Mrs. Winona Marshall, or assignee, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150153 067.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned property located at 2710-A West Garfield Avenue to its former owner, Randolph McElroy, III, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150154 068.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 5601 West Vliet Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150157 169.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the Project Plan for Tax Incremental District No. 79 (North Water Street Riverwalk), approving a Riverwalk Development Agreement and authorizing expenditures for the construction of a riverwalk segment adjoining the property at 1781 North Water Street, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150158 070.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4120 West Villard Avenue to Mr. Jeff Hanewall, or assignee, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150160 071.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4313-15 West Fond du Lac Avenue to Ms. Yashica Spears, or assignee, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150161 072.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4345-47 West Fond du Lac Avenue to Ms. Kirsten Helgren, or assignee, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150162 073.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4706-08 West Fond du Lac Avenue to Ms. Sonya Mays, or assignee, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150175 174.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the Project Plan and authorizing expenditures for Tax Incremental District No. 20 (Florida Yards), in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150177 175.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing execution of a Bill of Sale and a permanent public access easement for a portion of the Ivory Tusk riverwalk and approving Amendment No. 1 to a Loan Agreement between the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee and Ivory Retail/Office Operating Company, LLC, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150178 076.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2009-13 South 19th Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150180 177.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to the Project Plan and a Term Sheet authorizing expenditures for Tax Incremental District No. 78 (The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company), in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150185 078.ResolutionResolution approving Amendment No. 2 to the Project Plan and authorizing expenditures for Tax Incremental District No. 27 (Clarke Square), in the 8th and 12th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
141813 179.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting permanent historic designation of the Miller Brewing Company currently known as the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Student Center at 266-272 E. Erie Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150169 080.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to the 2nd and 3rd quarter reports of 2014 regarding Small Business Enterprise and Residence Preference Program participation on the Northwestern Mutual Tower & Commons Development Project.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
150015 081.ResolutionResolution relating to the use and allocation of Community Development Block Grant 2015 reprogramming funds.AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150015 0 ResolutionResolution relating to the use and allocation of Community Development Block Grant 2015 reprogramming funds.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150016 082.ResolutionResolution relating to the use and allocation of HOME Investment Partnership 2015 reprogramming funds.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150017 083.ResolutionResolution relating to the use and allocation of Emergency Solutions Grant 2015 reprogramming funds.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150145 284.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to creation of the Milwaukee Clean Summer Youth Jobs Program, appropriating funding to the Department of Administration from the 2015 Special Purpose Account Reimbursable Services Advance Fund, and authorizing the expenditure of funds for this purpose.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
141855 085.AppointmentReappointment of Richard Wiegand to the Business Improvement District #10 (Avenues West) by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
141859 086.AppointmentAppointment of Eric Wagner to the Business Improvement District #41 (Downer Avenue) by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150152 087.AppointmentAppointment of Saleh Salem to the Business Improvement District #28 (North Avenue Gateway) by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150155 088.AppointmentAppointment of Katharine Stawarz to the Business Improvement District #41 (Downer Avenue) by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
150156 089.AppointmentAppointment of Kristie Goben to the Business Improvement District #48 (Granville) by the Mayor. (9thAldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
141917 0 MotionMotion amending the Common Council Procedure and Rules relating to standing committee assignments.TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass13:0 Action details Not available
141917 0 MotionMotion amending the Common Council Procedure and Rules relating to standing committee assignments.APPROVEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION    Not available
150201 090.Motion-Immediate AdoptionMotion amending the schedule of regular meetings of the Common Council and its standing committees for the year 2015.APPROVEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
150245 091.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution relating to the K-12 Omnibus Motion #457 passed by the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     Meeting adjourned; 11:02 A.M.    Not available
     Interview with President Michael Murphy    Not available