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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/20/2017 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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     Meeting called to order at 9:10 AM     Roll call Not available
161636 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Patricia Lepkowski for property damage. (13th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Ms. Lepkowski was not present when called.
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161523 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Mary Ritenour for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Mr. Mark Anderson - Rep from We Energies Based on city Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this appeal.
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161625 03.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Ray Stribling for loss of property.

Minutes note: Based on non appearance, Ald. Johnson moved to hold to the call of the chair.
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161532 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shirley Nation for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing Pat Fricker - ACA Jeff Delleman - Infrastructure DPW Ms. Nation Based on city attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this appeal.
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161526 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Pat Beaumont for property damage. (13th Aldermanic District)HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
161522 06.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal of Shelia and James Haygood for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Brian field - Fleet Supervisor Pat Fricker - ACA Mr. James Haygood Ald. Borkowski moved to pay this claim in the amount of $500.00 no action was taken on this motion Ald. Murphy moved this item be paid in the amount of $1,800.00
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161522 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal of Shelia and James Haygood for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
161158 17.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 Ms. Banks request to hold.
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160979 18.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 Kerry Urban - Treasurer's Office Mr. Vang $10,290.03 by march $10,424.59 by 4/27/17
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161618 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3934 W. Fond Du Lac Avenue, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church Inc..

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Taylor - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Kerry Urban - Treasurer's Office Mrs. Robin Johnson $19,127.95 by March $19,345.41 by 4/27/17 Delinquent taxes 4796.58 on other property
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161486 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 7350 N. 76th Street, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Shirley M. Johnson as Trustee Shirley M. Johnson Revocable Trust (application made by Melvin Johnson).

Minutes note: Appearing: Amy Turim - DCD REal Estate Emily Mckeown - DNS Kerry Urban - Treasurer's Office Atty. Daniel Forenza Ald. Lewis - Representative for District where property is located Based on Ald. Lewis' recommendation, committee moved to place this item on file
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161547 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 6560 N. 53rd Street in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Brian Johnson.

Minutes note: Appearing: Karen Emily Kerry Mr. Johnson $23,355.10 by March $23,608.57 by 4/27/17 Ald. Bauman moved to hold this item to give an opportunity for Mr. Johnson to contact DCD to discuss possibility to buy back this property.
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161504 012.ResolutionResolution to settle claims for defense of Police Officers Zachary Thoms and David Letteer in the sum of $23,065.35.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jan Smokowicz - ACA
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161614 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Troy Johnson, in the amount of $25,000.

Minutes note: Appearing: Miriam Horwitz - Deputy City Atty
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161613 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Troy Johnson, in the amount of $1,000.

Minutes note: Appearing: Miriam Horwitz - Deputy City Atty
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161546 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Pierce Milwaukee, LLC v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue, to cancel real estate taxes levied against parcel identified as 2202 N. Bartlett Avenue, Wisconsin (Pierce Milwaukee LLC), on the 2013 and 2014 tax rolls.

Minutes note: Appearing: Steven Miner - City Assessor Peter Bronek - Assessor's Office
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161545 016.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing various key numbers on the 2013 and 2015 tax rolls, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
161663 017.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Coalition against Homelessness relating to new initiatives in the City to address the problem of homelessness.

Minutes note: Appearing: Joel Volk - Ken Schmidt - Steven Mahan - Director of Grant Administration Jennifer Gonda - Director IRD
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161539 018.ResolutionResolution relative to legislative bills.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
161646 119.ResolutionSubstitute resolution urging Milwaukee County government to accept the City of Milwaukee’s municipal identification as a valid form of identification.

Minutes note: Appearing Sponsor Ald. Perez Added sponsors w/o objections: Bauman Murphy
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161645 020.ResolutionResolution directing Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation requiring the Wisconsin State Legislature to require mandatory, periodic, and uniform testing for the presence of lead in the water of all State-licensed child care facilities and all schools (public, private, and charter).

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsors Ald. Perez and Johnson Added sponsors w/o objections: Bauman Murphy
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161647 021.ResolutionSubstitute resolution expressing the City of Milwaukee's opposition to proposed reductions in the funding provided to the Environmental Protection Agency for Great Lakes pollution cleanup and urging President Donald J. Trump to move forward with efforts to prevent Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Murphy Jennifer Gonda - Director IRD Added sponsors w/o objections: Bauman Johnson
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, March 20, 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 committee go into closed session.
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     Meeting adjourned at 12:00 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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