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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/3/2015 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hall
BUDGET ADOPTION
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting convened at 9:33 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said followed by a moment of silent mediation.    Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS BE REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION:    Video Video
150001 01.BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 2. Move funding, position authority, FTEs and operating expenditures of the Document Services section from the DOA-Business Operations Division to the City Clerk’s Office.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 8A. Add funding, position authority and FTE for a Community Economic Development Director in the City Clerk's Office. Eliminate funding and FTEs for the Real Estate Coordinator and Administrative Assistant positions in DCD.
AMENDEDPass13:2 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 9A. Create a $100,000 Art and Resource Buildings capital account to fund a pilot loan program. The program will provide up to $25,000 with a 50% match from the purchaser to buy In Rem residential or commercial mixed use properties for use as artistic studios and/or community resource centers or as living space. Theh program is funded through a $50,000 reduction to the Accelerated In Rem Foreclosure Filings programs and $50,000 capital cash revenues.
AMENDEDPass14:1 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 11A. Add funding to various departments for additional Compete Milwaukee job placements. Offset cost by reducing funding for the Accelerated In Rem Foreclosure Filing program, including reductions to the DPW Property Management Special Fund and the Land Management Special Purpose Account. The intent is to use up to five job placements to perform RPP verification and other related job duties.
AMENDEDPass14:1 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 12A. Add $150,000 to create a $1 lot program open to all City residents to purchase city owned lots. Provide $10,000 forgivable loans to build single-family residences. Owners must live at the residence for seven years.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 13A. Create a Municipal Identification Card Special Purpose Account (SPA), fund the new SPA at $150,000 and assign expenditure authority to the City Clerk's Office. Offset the cost by decreasing funding in DOA for ADA compliance by $50,000 and using $100,000 in aditional Computer Exemption Aid revenue that will be recognized by the Comptroller. This amendment requires revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If the Comptroller recognizes the revenue, the amendment will have no tax levy impact.
AMENDEDPass14:1 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 15A. Add a footnote to the Crisis Response for Trauma-Informed Care Counseling Special Purpose Account providing that some of this funding shall be used to provide trauma-informed care counseling training to fire and paramedic staff in the Milwaukee Fire Department.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 18A. Provide funding, position and FTE authority for a Heroin and Opiate Victim Advocate in the Police Department and offset with grant funding and an increase to the PCA. Add a Safety Coordinator in the Crossing Guard Division and offset with an increase in the Parking Fund transfer to the General Fund. This amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 19B. Restore Friday hours at the Atkinson, Capitol and Forest Home library branches. These branches will be open from 10 am to 6 pm on Fridays. Restore Saturday hours at the Martin Luther King, Mill Road and Tippecanoe library branches. These branches will be open from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturdays. Add position authority, funding and FTEs for six Librarian III positions, to start pay period 5 of 2016, and funding for security services. Eliminate position authority , funding and FTE for a Police Lieutenant, Captain of Police, and Police Fleet Supervisor. Ald. Kovac moved substitution of Amendment 19B with Amendment 19D.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 19D. Restore Friday hours of operation to three library branches: Atkinson, Capitol, and Forest Home. These branches will be open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This amendment restores Saturday hours of operation to three library branches: Martin Luther King, Mill Road, and Tippecanoe. These branches will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This amendment adds position authority, funding and FTEs for six Librarian III positions, to start pay period 5 of 2016, and funding for security services. This amendment is offset by reducing funding for Library materials, the member contribution to the Milwaukee Domestic Animal Control Commission, and Energy costs in the Police Department and in the Department of Public Works. Ald. Wade, Puente, Coggs, Bohl, Stamper, and Bauman added as cosponsors.
AMENDED 15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 25A. Create an MPS Driver's Education Special Purpose Account (SPA) with $50,000 in funding. Offset this cost by eliminating funding and FTE for two positions in the Municipal Court.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 28A. Add $150,000 to the Summer Jobs for Adults Initiative SPA. Offset these costs by reducing Police Operating Expenditures by $150,000. In addition, the intent is to allocate $50,000 in CDBG reprogramming for the Crisis Response for Trauma-Informed Care Counseling SPA. The amendment assumes the Common Council will enact legislation to allocate $50,000 in CDBG reprogramming for this purpose.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 29. Add funding, position authority and FTEs for 20 additional Police Officer positions, with 7 officers (COPS grant- funded) to start with the Dec. 2015 recruit class and 8 grant-funded and 5 levy- funded officers to start with the PP25-2016 recruit class. Offset by eliminating funding, position authority and FTE for a Captain of Police and increasing the PCA. Ald. Puente added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass14:1 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 36. Transfer $500,000 from the Alley Reconstruction Program to the Street Reconstruction or Resurfacing Regular City Program to expand the High Impact Program to residential side streets.
AMENDEDPass10:5 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 37. Update the BID list to reflect changes in BIDs and updating BID assessment amounts.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 4. Transfer the Small Business Development Program in DOA-Business Operations Div. and associated funding, FTEs, position authority and operating expenditures to the City Clerk's Office.
AMENDEDPass8:7 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 5A. Create a Safe Zone Initiative Special Purpose Account with funding of $200,000.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 6. Transfer the Small Business Development Program in DOA-Business Operations Division and associated funding, position authority, FTEs and operating expenditures to the Mayor's Office.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 23. Create a $500,000 Small Business Utilization SPA assigned to the Mayor's Office. Fund by increasing the Parking Fund transfer to the General Fund by $250,000 and the Tax Stabilization Fund Withdrawal by $250,000.
AMENDEDFail1:14 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 32A. Add position authority and FTEs for 10 Community Service Officers to start training November 21, 2016. Create a Safe Zone Initiative Special Purpose Account with funding of $75,000. Offset cost by eliminating funding, position authority and FTE for 1 Captain of Police position. Ald. Hamilton moved substitution of Amendment 32A with Amendment 32C.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 32C. Create a Safe Zone Initiative Special Purpose Account (SPA) with funding of $75,000 and offset by reducing the cash levy for the Department of Administration IT Upgrades capital improvement account by $75,000. The SPA will provide funding for a Request for Proposals from community organizations to coordinate youth violence prevention with the Youth Violence Prevention Manager in the Health Department. Ald. Coggs, Stamper, Bohl, Davis, and Puente added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 33. Add funding, position authority and FTEs for 10 community Service Officers, with training to start Nov. 21,2016 (start of PP 25,2016). Offset cost with private ambulance dispatch fee. Ald. Bohl moved substitution of Amendment 33 with Amendment 33B.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 33B. Add position authority and FTE's authority for 7 Community Service Officers to start training November 21, 2016. Offset through an increased transfer from the Parking Fund to the General Fund. This amendment requires revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If revenues is recognized, there will be no levy impact. If revenue is not recognized, the levy impact will be as shown.
AMENDEDPass13:1 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 34. Add position authority, funding, and Full Time Equivalents for 50 additional Police Officers starting July 5, 2016. Offset this cost by delaying the class of 65 Police Recruits in pay period 19 to pay period 26 and eliminating position authority, funding, and FTEs for various sworn positions in the Police Department. Ald. Donovan moved substitution of Amendment 34 with Amendment 34B.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 34B. Add funding, position authority and FTEs for 20 additional Police Officer positions to start in period 25 of 2016. Offset by eliminating funding, position authority and FTEs for an Assistant Chief of Police and a personnel cost adjustment.
AMENDEDFail5:10 Action details Not available
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 34A. Add position authority, funding, and Full Time Equivalents (FTEs) for 50 additional Police Officers starting July 5, 2016. Offset this cost by delaying the class of 65 Police Recruits in pay period 19 to pay period 24. Ald. Zielinski moved substitution of Amendment 34A with Amendment 34C.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: 34C. Add funding, position authority and Full Time Equivalents for 37 additional Police Officers to the PP25 2016 recruit class.
AMENDEDFail3:12 Action details Video Video
150001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2016 budget.

Minutes note: This file was held and further considered later in the meeting, after item 22.
ADOPTEDPass13:2 Action details Video Video
150766 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the adoption of the proposed 2016 budget for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150504 13.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to make uniform the rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150505 14.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance determining the offices and positions in the various departments, bureaus, boards and commissions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150757 05.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to service charges for inspection and appraisal of new construction, remodeling and additions by the commissioner of assessments.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150865 16.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2016 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150866 17.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2016 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150750 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing a payment from the 2015 Parking Fund to the 2016 Debt Service Fund to pay principal and interest for various parking projects.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150753 09.ResolutionResolution effectuating provisions of the 2016 adopted city budget relating to the use of $7,000,000 in the Employer’s Reserve Fund within the Employe’s Retirement Fund to offset employer paid contributions by the city to the Employes’ Retirement System.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150758 010.ResolutionResolution establishing the 2016 Snow and Ice Removal Cost Recovery Charge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150759 011.ResolutionResolution approving the 2016 monthly and quarterly solid waste collection charges for multi-unit dwellings with 5 or more units.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150760 012.ResolutionResolution establishing the 2016 Local Sewerage Charge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150761 013.ResolutionResolution establishing the 2016 Solid Waste Charge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150762 014.ResolutionResolution establishing the 2016 Equivalent Residential Unit and 2016 Equivalent Residential Unit Rate used in calculation of the Storm Water Management Charge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150693 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue relating to the Revised Estimated 2015 and the 2016 Shared Revenue and Expenditure Restraint.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150825 016.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue relating to state aid payments due to exempted business computers from being subject to property taxes.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150827 017.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Division of Transportation Investment Management relating to the 2016 General Transportation Aids and Connecting Highway Aids Estimates.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150888 018.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations regarding preliminary review and recommendations for appropriate classifications and pay ranges for ten positions in the Redevelopment Authority for the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS THAT THE FOLLOWING BE REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION:    Not available
150285 019.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Public Schools relating to the tax levy for the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150751 020.ResolutionResolution authorizing a further Tax Stabilization Fund withdrawal for 2016.

Minutes note: This file was held and further considered later in the meeting, after item 22. This resolution authorizes a further Tax Stabilization Fund withdrawal for 2016 in the amount of $10,674,324.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
150752 021.ResolutionResolution relative to establishing the rate of taxation for 2016 budget purposes as computed by the Commissioner of Assessments of the City of Milwaukee.

Minutes note: This file was held and further considered later in the meeting, after item 22.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150749 022.ResolutionResolution authorizing a one year extension to the term of Tax Incremental District No. 28 (City Homes) and using the resulting tax incremental revenue to benefit affordable housing and improve housing stock in the City of Milwaukee with the 2015 levy.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     Communications were ordered on file.     Not available
     Meeting recessed at 12:02 p.m.    Not available
     Meeting reconvened at 12:29 p.m.    Roll call Not available
     Ald. Kovac moved, for budget purposes, that the portion of the TSF withdrawal regulated by s. 304-20-4a and b of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances be established and authorized to be $10,412,676 but in no case shall the portion of the withdrawal exceed the amount permitted by s. 304-29-4-a and b of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances. Approved without objection.    Not available
     Items 20, 21, and 1 were further considered.    Not available
     Announcements were made.    Video Video
     Interview with Ald. Kovac.    Video Video
     There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeing was adjourned at 12:40 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant    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