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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/28/2017 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:  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     Meeting convened: 9:15 AM    Roll call Video Video
     A moment of silence be observed in honor of Greg "Ziggy" Zyskiewicz The Pledge of Allegiance was said followed by invocation from Father Timothy Manatt. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of March 1, 2017? There being none, the minutes of the meetings were approved without objection.     Not available
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
161703 01.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161571 02.CommunicationCommunication from the License Division relating to a list of all Class “B” special licenses issued by the City Clerk in 2016.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161064 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: motion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses. Included in the file is the following recommendation: Nonrenewal, based on non-appearance, of the Class “D” Operator’s license of Mari Galarza. (no written objections have been filed) Nonrenewal, based on non-appearance, of the Class “D” Operator’s license of William Walker. (no written objections have been filed
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161499 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Nonrenewal, based on the second nonappearance, of the Taxicab Permit for Samuel Ale (no written objections have been filed)
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161291 05.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the amendment of the Official Map of the City of Milwaukee.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
130550 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to Gasoline Studios LLC to install and maintain a back up driveway, exhaust duct, and bollards in the public right-of-way for the premises 2432 West Cornell Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
151177 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to Acme Galvanizing Incorporated to install and maintain an exhaust tower, lean-to building, bollards, and exhaust stack support in the public right-of-way for the premises at 2730 South 19th Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161322 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate a portion of the alley in the block bounded by North Broadway, East Mason Street, North Water Street and East Wells Street and to terminate an air space lease, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161549 09.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of Messmer Catholic Schools.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161550 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of St. Marcus Lutheran School.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161552 011.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer funds for a previously established project for cost participation for a Citywide Bicycle Parking Program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161553 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute revised project agreements titled “State Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Urbanized Area STP-Urban Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the improvement of: North 91st Street from West Mill Road to West Good Hope Road, West Greenfield Avenue from South 35th Street to South Cesar Chavez Drive, West Vliet Street from North 27th Street to North 12th Street, and North Teutonia Avenue from West Garfield Avenue to West Groeling Avenue.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161560 013.ResolutionResolution 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 $10,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $60,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161561 114.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 $915,000 for a total estimated cost of $1,080,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161562 115.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 $1,046,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $13,240,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161563 116.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 $5,850,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,391,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161577 117.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the First Amendment to Development Agreement for the Mitchell Street Library Project.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161598 018.ResolutionResolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of storm water facilities and park improvements and amenities in Copernicus Park.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161599 019.ResolutionResolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of storm water facilities and park improvements and amenities in Dineen Park.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161621 020.ResolutionResolution relative to the application, acceptance and funding of a Private Property Inflow and Infiltration grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District totaling $2,780,000 for the project in the area bounded by West Layton Avenue to West Edgerton Avenue from South 20th Street to South 27th Street and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a funding agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161639 021.ResolutionResolution approving the termination of an Access Easement Declaration and release of an Access Easement for the property located at 318-324 North Water Street in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161640 022.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Public Works, Department of Neighborhood Services, Department of City Development, and Milwaukee Water Works to jointly formulate a workforce development plan for work related to water-service line replacement and to rehabilitation, demolition, and deconstruction of City-owned properties.

Minutes note: Ald. Hamilton, Ald. Perez, Rainey added as co-sponsors There were no objections.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161447 023.AppointmentAppointment of Senator LaTonya Johnson to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District by the Mayor. (10th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161594 024.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to the periodic report on existing leases on City-owned property, excluding one to four-unit in rem properties.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161627 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works on the status of the Pilot Organics Collection Study.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161582 226.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2017 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161583 227.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2017 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161410 128.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to issue a joint request- for-proposals with the Milwaukee Public Schools for the provision of dental benefits for City of Milwaukee employees.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161570 229.ResolutionSubstitute resolution accepting contributions to the City of Milwaukee Health Department for Breast Cancer Awareness from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161619 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the expenditure of funds to be reimbursed by greater than anticipated revenue (Election Commission).ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161492 031.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for Fire and Police Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161581 032.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161658 033.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission amending the 2017 Positions Ordinance relating to changing an Office Assistant II position to bilingual.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161660 034.CommunicationCommunication from the Assessor's Office amending the Positions Ordinance relating to the position of College Intern.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
160979 135.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161504 036.ResolutionResolution to settle claims for defense of Police Officers Zachary Thoms and David Letteer in the sum of $23,065.35.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
161522 037.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal of Shelia and James Haygood for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161545 038.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161546 039.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161613 040.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Troy Johnson, in the amount of $1,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161614 041.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Troy Johnson, in the amount of $25,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161618 142.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..ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161645 043.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: Sponsor added: Ald. Stamper II
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161646 144.ResolutionSubstitute resolution urging Milwaukee County government to accept the City of Milwaukee’s municipal identification as a valid form of identification.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper added as co-sponsor There were no objections
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161647 145.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: Co-Sponsor added: Bohl, Rainey There were no objections
ADOPTEDPass14:1 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161486 146.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).PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161663 047.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Coalition against Homelessness relating to new initiatives in the City to address the problem of homelessness.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
161523 048.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Mary Ritenour for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161532 049.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Shirley Nation for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161529 050.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to keeping of chickens in the city.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
161543 151.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161543 2 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161544 152.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161551 053.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Police Department relative to 2016 Crime and Community Policing.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161548 054.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the provision of city financial assistance to for-profit institutions of higher education or to developers of projects that include for-profit institutions of higher education.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161556 055.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the bid procedure for city sale of neighborhood property.

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A. (Prevailed 15-0) Ald. Stamper, Hamilton and Lewis added as cosponsors.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161556 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the bid procedure for city sale of neighborhood property.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161538 156.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting permanent historic designation to the Bzdawka Building at 1112-1114 W. Lincoln Avenue in the 12th Aldermanic DistrictADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161585 157.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as United Methodist Children's Services to permit an extension of hours for an existing day care center at 3940 West Lisbon Avenue, located on the north side of West Lisbon Avenue, west of North 39th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161595 158.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2319-29 West Capitol Drive, in the 6th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161596 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2311 West Capitol Drive, in the 6th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161611 160.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the membership and duties of the Joint Committee on Redevelopment of Abandoned and Foreclosed Homes.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161616 061.ResolutionResolution accepting an unsolicited offer to purchase from Main West Condominium Association for the condominium unit located at 9980 West Fond du Lac Avenue, Unit 22, for resale to an owner-occupant, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161617 062.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed properties at 1826 West Fond du Lac Avenue, 2135 North 18th Street and 2122 North 18th Street to Adams Garden Park LLC, for development, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161638 163.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the City of Milwaukee acquisition of the property at 1314 East Conway Street from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, in the 14th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:1 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161445 064.AppointmentReappointment of Larri Jacquart to the City Plan Commission by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161224 065.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to purchase the Satewide Wildlife Habitat parcel located at 1314 E. Conway St. in the 14th Aldermanic District from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161628 066.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to quarterly reports regarding Small Business Enterprise and Residence Preference Program participation for the Northwestern Mutual project.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161629 067.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to quarterly reports regarding Small Business Enterprise and Residence Preference Program participation for the Deer District Arena Development.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161630 068.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to quarterly reports regarding Small Business Enterprise and Residence Preference Program participation for the Germania Building project.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
160733 169.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and Daegu Metropolitan City, South Korea.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
161199 170.ResolutionSubstitute resolution terminating the sister city relationship with Morogoro, Tanzania.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161608 171.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to acceptance and subsequent expenditure of contributions received by the Department of Administration for the Midnight Basketball League program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
161243 072.AppointmentReappointment of Ronald San Felippo to the Business Improvement District #2 (Historic Third Ward) by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161246 073.AppointmentReappointment of Sandra Woycke to the Business Improvement District #25 (Riverworks) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161443 074.AppointmentReappointment of Kenneth DeWeerdt to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161444 075.AppointmentReappointment of John Grunau to the Business Improvement District #42 (Schlitz Park) by the Mayor. CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161459 076.AppointmentReappointment of Jaime Maliszewski to the Business Improvement District #40 (Airport Gateway) by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161533 077.AppointmentReappointment of Joseph Arnezeder to the Business Improvement District #4 (Mitchell Street Business Strip) by the Mayor. CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161535 078.AppointmentAppointment of Kristin Godfrey to the Business Improvement District #20 (East North Avenue) by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161536 079.AppointmentAppointment of Robert Kashou to the Business Improvement District #20 (East North Avenue) by the Mayor. CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161564 080.AppointmentAppointment of James Benedict to the Business Improvement District #48 (Granville) by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161612 081.AppointmentAppointment of Representative David Crowley to the Black Male Achievement Advisory Council by the Mayor. (7th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
151716 082.CommunicationCommunication from the Sister Cities Committee relating to its 2016 Annual Report and Activities.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160549 083.ResolutionResolution establishing a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and Lublin, Poland.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160647 084.ResolutionResolution to create a loan program to reduce the upfront cost of façade improvements as part of beautification efforts in the Lindsay Heights neighborhood.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161591 085.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to activities of Employ Milwaukee, including cooperative activities between Employ Milwaukee and the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
161592 086.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to a report on Kiva micro-lending activities.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Video Video
161661 087.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution supporting Milwaukee County Resolution File Number 17-267 relating to a proposal for the Milwaukee County Transit System to operate the Milwaukee Streetcar.ADOPTEDFail1:13 Action details Not available
161690 088.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161721 089.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution amending the number of Water Quality Task Force members needed for a quorum.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161737 090.Motion-Immediate AdoptionMotion amending the order of priority for broadcasting meetings of government bodies on the City Channel.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161740 091.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution adding two members to the Early Education Task Force.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161741 092.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution adding a member to the City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force. ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
161742 093.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s proposed 2018 budget.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     Interview with Ald. Robert Bauman     Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 10:45 AM Joanna Polanco 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