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Meeting Name: ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/9/2009 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
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     Meeting commenced at 9:16 a.m.    Roll call Not available
090154 01.ResolutionResolution approving the blight designation and acquisition of six privately owned properties and the adjacent City-owned vacant lots in the vicinity of 22nd and Clarke, 25th and Clybourn and 1st and Keefe to assemble sites for future development, in the 4th, 6th and 15th Aldermanic Districts.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Elaine Miller - DCD Real Estate
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     Ald. Murphy at the table at 9:23 a.m.    Roll call Not available
090075 12.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the Land Disposition Report for Career Youth Development, Inc. for the property at 2615-2643 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive for community purposes, in the 6th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Deshea Agee - DCD Charles Walton - Executive Director, CYD Incorporated
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081309 13.OrdinanceSubstitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Two-Family Residential to a Detailed Planned Development known as Olga Village, on lands located North of West Washington Street and West of South 7th Street for development of apartment housing for the elderly, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Vanessa Koster - Planning Director, Department of City Development Warren Jones - City of Milwaukee Housing Authority Scott Ramble - Uihlein Wilson Architects Ms. Koster says that this is part of the Near South Side Comprehensive Area Plan.
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090127 04.ResolutionResolution facilitating commercial revitalization and job creation at Muskego and Greenfield Avenues in the South Cesar Chavez Commercial Corridor by approving the blight designation and acquisition by the Redevelopment Authority of the privately owned properties at 1443 and 1445-47 South Muskego Avenue and authorizing conveyance to Pete’s Marketplace, Inc., in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Elaine Miller - Department of City Development, Real Estate Gregg Hagopian - City Attorney's Office Dwayne Edwards - Department of City Development, Neighborhood Business Development Team Ms. Miller says that the city is exercising emminent domain. She says that it will facilitate the expansion of Pete's Marketplace in the area of 16th and Greenfield and will contribute to the revitalization of the area. Developers: Craig Donze - One Source Consulting Pete Tsitiridis - Owner and Operator of Pete's Marketplace Mr. Tsitiridis says that he wants to open a fruit supermarket in the city. Mr. Tsitiridis says that he offered to buy the vacant lots from the owner, but the owner said he would only sell it for a million dollars. Mr. Donze also says that the property owner was offered 275,000 dollars through Mr. Tsitiridis' lawyer, but the offer was refused. Anna and Eligio Cetina - owners of the properties Ms. Cetina says that she and her husband had plans to open a business, but the City rejected their plans. Mr. Cetina says that he offered to sell the land to Mr. Tsitiridis for 250,000 dollars but the offer was rejected. Ms. Cetina says that the business that she and her husband wanted to open was a nightclub. Ald. Witkowiak says that the neighbors testified that they did not want another full nightclub in the area, so the Cetinas were denied a license, although they had previously been granted a liquor license but they had allowed it to expire.
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090148 05.ResolutionResolution approving the blight designation and acquisition of three privately owned properties in the vicinity of 26th and Hadley and authorizing subsequent conveyance to the City of Milwaukee for inclusion in the Option to Purchase with United Christian Church for the United Townhomes Project.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Elaine Miller - Department of City Development, Real Estate Alex Runner, Staff Assistant to Common Council President Hines Matt Melendez - Community Development Advocates Mr. Runner says that Ald. Hines' office is in support of the resolution.
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081519 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution dissolving Tax Incremental District Nos. 21, 24 and 45 and authorizing the distribution of excess incremental revenue to overlying taxing districts.

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Jim Scherer - Department of City Development Sandy Rotar - Department of City Development
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090129 07.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to presentation of the 2008 Annual Report of Milwaukee Tax Incremental Finance Districts.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Jim Scherer - Department of City Development Sandy Rotar - Department of City Development Mr. Scherer suggests that Ald. Bauman introduce a file to discuss a recent project that was rejected by the city.
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081202 08.ResolutionResolution approving the blight designation and acquisition by the Redevelopment Authority of City-owned vacant lots in the Near West and Near North planning areas and authorizing conveyance along with Redevelopment Authority property at 11th and Center and 37th and Vliet Streets to Commonwealth Development Partners, LLC, for affordable housing, in the 15th Aldermanic District.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
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     Meeting adjourned at 11:13 a.m.    Not available
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