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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/23/2009 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session at 1:30 P.M. on Monday, February 23, 2009 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 is rendering advice with respect to Item #1...Resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Schalanda Long v. Madrina De La Cruz, et al., for the total amount of $35,000; and Item # 2...Resolution authorizing settlement of a lawsuit against Zurich American Insurance Company in connection with damage to certain Milwaukee water distribution facilities during the demolition of the Park East freeway; and then will go into open session for the rest of the agenda.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski moved that the Judiciary and Legislation Committee convene into closed session pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who is rendering advice with respect to Item #1...Resolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Schalanda Long v. Madrina De La Cruz, et al., for the total amount of $35,000; and Item # 2...Resolution authorizing settlement of a lawsuit against Zurich American Insurance Company in connection with damage to certain Milwaukee water distribution facilities during the demolition of the Park East freeway; and then will go into open session for the rest of the agenda. Roll call: Ayes: Ald. Bohl, Ald. Donavan, Ald. Witkowski and Ald. Hamilton - 4 Excused: Ald. Davis Ald. Davis arrived during the closed session at 1:38 P.M. Individuals present: Sue Lappen, Jan Smokowicz and Megan Crump - City Attorney's Office Earl Smith - Water Works
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081396 01.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of the lawsuit entitled Schalanda Long v. Madrina De La Cruz, et al., for the total amount of $35,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
081446 02.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of a lawsuit against Zurich American Insurance Company in connection with damage to certain Milwaukee water distribution facilities during the demolition of the Park East freeway.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:2 Action details Not available
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081475 03.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to notice of actions subject to the review of the administrative review appeals board.RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGEPass5:0 Action details Not available
081411 04.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to various legislative bills.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Paul Vornholt - Intergovernmental Relations Sharon Robinson - Dept. of Administration
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
081378 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Intergovernmental Relations Division-Department of Administration to seek introduction and passage of state legislation amending provisions relating to a First Class City School System to create a citywide elective position of Chief Executive Officer and abolish the position of Superintendent of Schools, and establish the terms of office of both School Board members and the Chief Executive Officer to run and expire concurrently with those of the city’s Mayor and Common Council.

Minutes note: Held at the request of the sponsor.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
     2:15 P.M.    Not available
081432 06.ResolutionResolution approving the transfer of money from the contingent fund to the remission of taxes fund and approving and authorizing the execution of a settlement agreement for real estate and personal property taxes in the matter of In Re Tower Automotive Inc. for property located at 3533 N. 27th Street.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Tom Gartner and Megan Crump - City Attorney's Office
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION AND ASSIGNEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
081394 07.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Comptroller's Office relating to a report relative to the creation of a City website to report potential fraud, waste and abuse within City government.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Jim Michalski and Dennis Smith - Comptroller's Office
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
060638 08.Communication-ReportCommunications from various departments relative to recommendations of the Outstanding Debt Task Force.

Minutes note: Individuals present: Captain Diana Rowe and Gordon Gripe - Milwaukee Police Dept.
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Items below will be heard no earlier than 2:30 P.M.:    Not available
081385 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Zoilo Melendez for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Claimant not present.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
081403 010.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Jason Woll for property damage. (3rd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Deny, based on non-appearance, by Ald. Witkowski. Withdrawn.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
081258 011.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Robert Skalla for property damage and lost wages.

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimant.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
081384 012.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of James Mikecz and Theresa Costello for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individuals present: Jeff Bader - Forestry Earl Smith - Water Works Nancy Wroblewski - Sewers
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
081449 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Euranna Odom for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
081395 014.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Candace Martin for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
081402 015.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Shelly Field for property damage. (3rd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimaint.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
081260 016.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Isaiah Bowie, Jr. for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:1 Action details Not available
081386 017.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Isaiah Bowie, Jr. for property damage. (1st Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:1 Action details Not available
081255 018.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Mamie Ward-Wilson for property damage. (9th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Held at the request of the claimant.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available