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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/9/2016 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 Bsuiness)
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     Meeting called to order at 9:15 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     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 January 19, 2016? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection. Ald. Perez moved for the Common Council to resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole for the purpose of receiving a number of presentations. Mr. Xavier Rico was recognized on being named the U.S. Youth Soccer Association Region II Boys Competitive Coach of the Year for 2015 at the organization's 24th annual awards in Baltimore on January 29, 2016. There were no objections. Escorting Mr. Rico were Ald. Perez, Kovac, Hamilton, and Zielinski. Andre Lee Ellis was recognized for his positive contributions and community work. Escorting Mr. Ellis were by Ald. Coggs, Stamper, Hamilton, and Davis. Ald. Borkowski moved that the Committee of the Whole rise. There were no objections.     Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS:    Not available
151523 01.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:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151387 02.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to food peddler permits.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151458 13.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance revising various recycling, salvaging or towing license regulations.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151303 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: The question was put: Have the members of the Common Council read the report and recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter? All members of the Common Council indicated reading the report and recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter. The question was put: Are any of the following or their counsels present and, if so, do they wish to address the Common Council?: Debra Torres Israel Ocampo Atty. Andrew Arena, counsel for Debra Torres, was present and wished to speak. Atty. Michael Whitcomb, counsel for Israel Ocampo, was present and wished to speak. Ald. Zielinski moved that the Common Council resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole for the purposes of hearing oral arguments on behalf of the complainant or the licenses in opposition to the report and recommendation and then a statement by the City Attorney. There were no objections. Individuals appearing to provide oral arguments: Atty. Andrew Arena, counsel for Debra Torres Atty. Michael Whitcomb, counsel for Israel Ocampo LaKeisha Butler, Assistant City Attorney Ald. Zielinski moved that the committee now rises. There were no objections. The question was put: Are there any motions relative to this matter? Ald. Puente voting no to the Nonrenewal of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer’s and Public Entertainment Premises licenses based upon items #5-8, 10 and 12 in the police report, and neighborhood, police, applicant, and aldermanic testimony for Debra Torres for the premises located at 1500 W Scott St (“The Tool Box”). There being no motions made, a vote of those Council members present to approve the recommendations of the Licenses Committee as contained in the file was called.
APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151144 05.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150354 16.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance renaming a portion of East Polk Street, from Erie Street to its eastern terminus, to East Summerfest Place in the 4th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150356 07.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to body colors for affiliated taxicabs.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151292 28.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to minimum allowable rates for meter fare taxicabs.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
140373 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution amending a special privilege to Breakwater Condominium Association Incorporated for addition of raised planters, pet waste disposal bins, and moveable planters in the public right-of-way for the premises at 1313 North Franklin Place, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150853 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate North Granville Road from West Good Hope Road north to relocated North Granville Road, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
150855 111.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the unimproved portion of the east-west alley in the block bounded by West Cherry Street, West Vliet Street, North 48th Street and North 49th Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151365 012.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of street lighting in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of West Fond du Lac Avenue from North 68th Street to West Capitol Drive in the 2nd and 7th Aldermanic Districts at a total estimated cost of $793,707.23, with one hundred percent of the total cost funded by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151409 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Milwaukee to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the purposes of establishing the maintenance responsibilities of the two parties with respect to the upper and lower retaining walls along reconstructed Congress Avenue and the bridges located over Lincoln Creek at 37th and Congress and North Sherman Boulevard and Congress.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151410 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works and Comptroller to execute a State Municipal Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for geometric and traffic signal improvements and to fund preliminary engineering for a project on West Fond du Lac Avenue at six intersections in the 7th and 15th Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost of $225,000, with an estimated grantor share of $202,500, and an estimated City share of $22,500.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151413 015.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the development, implementation and funding of traffic control and other safety measures necessary to mitigate traffic diversion on City streets due to construction activity on the Zoo Interchange Project in 2016 and 2017, with the total cost being $100,000 of which 100% is grantor funded.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151417 116.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 $18,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $457,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151418 117.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 $4,133,900 for a total estimated cost of $5,280,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151419 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute Cost Sharing Agreements with Milwaukee County for the planned paving of West Mill Road (CTH S) from North 43rd Street to North Sidney Place and traffic signal improvements at the intersection of West Mill Road (CTH S) and North 43rd Street (CTH G), and authorizing costs for plan review of $10,000, which will be funded 100 percent by the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151420 119.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 $555,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,620,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151421 120.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 $1,830,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $2,085,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151457 021.ResolutionResolution authorizing Conveyance of Rights in Land and a Quit Claim Deed to Wisconsin Department of Transportation, in the 2nd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151274 122.Charter OrdinanceA substitute charter ordinance relating to benefits for employees represented by the Milwaukee Police Association as a result of contract settlements.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
151440 123.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2016 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
151441 224.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2016 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
151451 125.Charter OrdinanceA substitute charter ordinance relating to benefits for employees represented by the Milwaukee Police Supervisors Organization as a result of contract settlements.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150046 126.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
151408 027.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design and construction of five projects at various locations in various Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $190,000, with an estimated City share of $190,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151378 028.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the 2016 Salary and Position Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151386 029.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the 2016 Salary Ordinance relative to information technology positions in the Police Department.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151437 030.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
151483 031.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to amending the 2016 Salary Ordinance relating to the labor agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Police Supervisors' Organization.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151472 032.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to lead abatement charges.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150910 133.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2119 N. 35th Street in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner 2119 North 35th St LLC.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
150955 134.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3015 N. 9th Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Matilda Ross (Application made by Mona Williams, Guardian).ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151272 135.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4540 N. Teutonia Avenue in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner TYN Investments LLC.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151347 136.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 7050 N. 37th Street in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Steven M. Cooper.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151361 137.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2977-2979 N. Martin L. King Jr Drive in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner LaRonnie W. Gilliam.

Minutes note: This file was not acted on, is not before the Common Council due to financial obligations having not been fulfilled, and was returned to committee.
REFERRED TO   Action details Video Video
151381 038.ResolutionResolution amending the 2015-2016 state legislative package relating to requiring community notification and the formation of community advisory committees for adult family homes.

Minutes note: Ald. Davis, Stamper, II, and Murphy added as cosponsors.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151411 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4212 N. 49th Street in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Dorothy Persons.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151432 140.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2369-2371 N. 6th Street in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Jantira Nakhapkorn.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151433 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2744 N. 9th Street in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Jantira Nakhapakorn.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151459 042.ResolutionResolution authorizing an agreement between TJM Holdings, LLC and the City of Milwaukee concerning assignment under Wisconsin Statutes 75.106 of the City’s right to Wisconsin Statutes 75.521 in-rem foreclosure judgment against 1644-48 North 12th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151465 143.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to Wisconsin Department of Transportation decisions to close highway median openings.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151385 144.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 8082 N. Pingree Avenue in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Rosie Phillips (Application made by Wells Fargo C/O Gray & Associates).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151454 145.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4660 N. 29th Street in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Midwest Commercial Funding LLC.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Video Video
151383 046.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of LaKeisha Cole for damages due to police negligence. (6th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
151466 047.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Sharon Shell for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151359 248.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to overnight parking in certain designated areas.

Minutes note: Ald. Perez moved to substitute the file with Proposed Substitute 3.
SUBSTITUTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151359 3 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to overnight parking in certain designated areas.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
151388 149.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
151360 050.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance and funding of a 2015/2016 Milwaukee Area Violent Crime Task Force grant.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151370 051.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Milwaukee Police Department to accept and fund a Crisis Intervention Training grant through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151373 052.ResolutionResolution authorizing the acceptance of additional funding for the Zoo Interchange Traffic Mitigation Project overtime agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     REFERRED TO THE COMMON COUNCIL WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION:    Video Video
151389 153.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass12:2 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
150947 154.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to a private ambulance dispatch fee.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
151464 055.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Water Works and the Milwaukee Health Department relating to water quality in the area of the Milwaukee Harbor.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151194 156.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Downtown-Civic Activity to Parks for the Milwaukee County Historical Society located at 910 North Old World Third Street, on the east side of North Old World Third Street and north of West Kilbourn Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151448 257.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Funds to a subaccount for the preparation of fundraising, marketing and public presentation materials for the Downtown Lakefront Gateway Plaza.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151460 058.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 9308 West Capitol Drive, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151461 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing acceptance of the unsolicited offer to purchase from Richard Hodge for the City-owned property located at 1331 North 28th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151336 060.AppointmentAppointment of Erik Richardson to the Board of Zoning Appeals by the Mayor. (5th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151053 161.ResolutionSubstitute resolution creating the Advisory Board of the Milwaukee Youth Council’s Restorative Justice Initiative.

Minutes note: Ald. Davis moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A.
SUBSTITUTEDPass13:1 Action details Video Video
151053 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution creating the Advisory Board of the Milwaukee Youth Council’s Restorative Justice Initiative.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy added as a cosponsor.
ADOPTEDPass13:1 Action details Not available
151398 062.ResolutionResolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Fiscal Year 2014 Continuum of Care Program from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Milwaukee City and County Continuum of Care.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151414 063.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of additional funding of the Milwaukee Continuum of Care grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Inc.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151395 064.AppointmentAppointment of Theodore Loehrke to the Business Improvement District #8 (Historic King Drive) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151396 065.AppointmentAppointment of Mark Flaherty to the Business Improvement District #21 (Downtown Management District) by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151397 066.AppointmentAppointment of Thomas Irgens to the Business Improvement District #21 (Downtown Management District) by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
140274 067.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration-Office of Environmental Sustainability relating to a quarterly report of contributions and expenditures to the Common Council of the HOME GR/OWN program.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151087 068.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Youth Council relating to a proposed restorative justice program.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151450 069.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to the 2015 Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative accomplishments.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151368 070.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to procurement by the charter school review committee.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151334 071.AppointmentAppointment of Ruben Burgos to the Charter School Review Committee by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     Communications from City officers were read and ordered on file without objection.    Video Video
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available
151516 072.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving a final certified survey map for HCP Real Estate LLC.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
151555 073.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to oppose Wisconsin Assembly Bill 554/Senate Bill 432, relating to the sale of municipal water or sewer utilities to out-of-state, investor-owned entities.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman and Murphy added as cosponsors.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     Announcements were made.    Video Video
     There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeting was adjourned at 10:54 a.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant    Not available
     Closing remarks by Dustin Weis, Public Information Division.    Video Video
     This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.    Not available