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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/9/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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     Meeting convened at 9:08 AM    Roll call Not available
161134 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shawn Bridges for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Item was held to the call of the chair since no one was present when called.
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161167 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Richard D'Aloia, agent for 5th Ward Partners LLC, for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161103 03.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Frank Johnson for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: Patricia Fricker - ACA Mr. Frank Johnson - appellant Based on city Department's testimony, Ald. Perez moved to hold to give opportunity to Fire Dept to offer their testimony.
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161134 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shawn Bridges for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Patricia Fricker - ACA Individuals arrived after MPD representative had left. Ms. Robyn Buchannan on behalf of Shawn Bridges L'Tonya Williams - tenant/resident of the property in question
RECONSIDEREDPass5:0 Action details Not available
161134 0 ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shawn Bridges for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Item was held to the call of the chair to try to contact MPD to return to committee and hear their testimony.
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161102 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Russell Waszak for property damage. (13th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Per ACA, Ms. Fricker appeal has been settled.
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161144 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 6614-6616 W. Carmen Avenue, in the 2nd Aldermanic District to its former owner Jon and Jean Clancy.

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Treasurer Office 2013 - 2016 delinquent taxes, if paid by January $3,983.92; if paid by Feb. 17, $5,040.67
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161158 06.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4473-4473A N. 76th Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District to its former owner Willye Banks.

Minutes note: Per the request of Ms. Banks, this item was held to the call of the chair.
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161159 07.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3058-3060 N. Richards Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Mercedes Calle.

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Treasurer Office - Kerry Urban 2013-2016 taxes if paid by January $12,088.40 if paid by Feb 17 $13,290.77
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160998 08.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3933-3935 N. Teutonia Avenue, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Alexander Echols.

Minutes note: Per the request of Mr. Echols Atty. Stanley Lind, this item was held to the call of the chair.
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160979 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2862 N. 51st Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Jerry Vang.

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Treasurer Office - Kerry Urban Mr. Jerry Vang DNS charges Reinspection fees of $811.20 The department also requests that, if the Common Council approves the return of the property, the applicant work to correct the code violations in a timely manner. 2014-2016 taxes if paid by January $6,235.86 if paid by Feb 17, $10,155.45
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161092 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2350-2352 N. 19th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Clyde Smith, Jr..

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Treasurer Office - Kerry Urban Mr. Clyde Smith Jr 2014-2016 taxes if paid by January $2,364.00 if paid by Feb 17 $3,078.12 Other properties owned by applicant: 2617 N 37th St 2015 Delinquent - tax bill $2,170.80
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160997 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2843 N. 23rd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Rebecca N. Hunter.

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Treasurer Office - Kerry Urban Ms. Rebecca Hunter DNS charges $2,677.97 Applicant also indicated ownership interest in additional properties with outstanding charges. The propeties and outstanding charges are as follows: 2505 N 36th St $9,182.68 GRAND TOTAL DNS pending charges $11,860.65 2013-2016 taxes if paid by January $7,134.54 if paid by Feb 17 $7,611.70 Other properties owned by applicant: 2505 N 36th St Protected under bankruptcy
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161087 112.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to establishing a Milwaukee Public Schools and City of Milwaukee Education Initiative incorporating features of the City’s “Be the Change” program.

Minutes note: Appearing: President Ashanti Hamilton - Co Sponsor Dana Zelezny - LRB Sponsors added: Bauman Johnson
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161087 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to establishing a Milwaukee Public Schools and City of Milwaukee Education Initiative incorporating features of the City’s “Be the Change” program.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
161134 01ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shawn Bridges for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: This item was reconsidered to hear MPD testimony.
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161134 0 ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shawn Bridges for property damage. (7th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Based on MPD testimony and City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this appeal. There were no objections.
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161148 013.CommunicationCommunication from the City Attorney, the Department of Neighborhood Services and the Municipal Court relating to the problems posed by absentee landlords.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsors - Ald. Murphy, Ald. Witkowski Grant Langley - City Attorney Preston Cole - DNS Commissioner Adam Stephens - Deputy CA Kail Decker - ACA Jennifer Gonda - IRD Director Jim Klajbor - Deputy City Treasurer Sheldyn Himle - Municipal Court Administrator Atty. Drew Coursin from Neider & Boucher, SC President of SE Wisconsin Apartment Owner's Association - Ron Hegwood
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161221 114.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the duties of the Special Joint Committee on Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Witkowski - Sponsor
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161221 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the duties of the Special Joint Committee on Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
161193 015.AppointmentReappointment of Bradley Kalscheur to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161192 016.AppointmentReappointment of Joanne Barndt to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161195 017.AppointmentReappointment of Steve Fritsche to the Administrative Review Appeals Board by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161185 018.AppointmentReappointment of Brad Hoeschen to the Administrative Review Appeals Board by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
160955 019.ResolutionResolution canceling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels sold to St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, Inc.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161156 020.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the claim of Enid Marrero, in the amount of $13,700.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161216 021.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of lawsuit, Eddie Mason v. City of Milwaukee, et al. in the amount of $110,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, January 9, 2017 in Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who will render oral or written advice with respect to litigation in which the city is or is likely to become involved and then will go into open session for the regular agenda.

Minutes note: Ald. Johnson moved the Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session. Roll call: Ald. Bauman Ald. Borkowski Ald. Johnson Ald. Murphy
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     Meeting adjourned at 12:26 Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     Not available
     This meeting will be webcast live at www.milwaukee.gov/channel25.    Not available
     In the event that Common Council members who are not members of this committee attend this meeting, this meeting may also simultaneously constitute a meeting of the Common Council or any of the following committees: Community and Economic Development, Finance and Personnel, Judiciary and Legislation, Licenses, Public Safety, Public Works, Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development, and/or Steering and Rules. Whether a simultaneous meeting is occurring depends on whether the presence of one or more of the Common Council member results in a quorum of the Common Council or any of the above committees, and, if there is a quorum of another committee, whether any agenda items listed above involve matters within that committee’s realm of authority. In the event that a simultaneous meeting is occurring, no action other than information gathering will be taken at the simultaneous meeting.     Not available
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