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Meeting Name: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/5/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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171852 01.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 $375,300 for a total estimated cost of $401,100.

Minutes note: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW 4th Aldermanic District W. Mt. Vernon Ave. - N. 30th St. to N. 31st St. (ST211180177) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Bob and Ann Weiland stated they are opposed. Ald. Donovan moved to delete. (Prevailed 3-0) N. 28th St. - W. St. Paul Ave. to W. Clybourn St. (ST211180176) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Donovan moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0) N. 30th St -- W. Clybourn St. to W. Michigan St. (ST211180178) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) N. 31st St. - W. Clybourn St. to W. Michigan St. (ST211180179) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Donovan moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) N. 32nd St. - W. Clybourn St. to W. Michigan St.(ST211180181) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Kovac moved to hold for community input. (Prevailed 4-0) 7th Aldermanic District Alley between W. Auer Ave., W. Hopkins St., N. 23rd St., and N. 24th St. (ST212160101) Concrete alley pavement reconstruction, replace some abutting walk or driveway approaches, grading, and storm drainage facilities where necessary. Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey is in support. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) N. Elmhurst Rd. - W. Capitol Dr. to N. 39th St. (ST211180164) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey is in support. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) N. 33rd St. - W. Auer Ave. to a point north of W. Auer Ave. (ST211180142) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant stated Ald. Rainey is in support. Ald. Donovan moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 8th Aldermanic District Alley between W. Arthur Ave., W. Hayes Ave., S. 33rd St., and S. 34th St. (ST21210127) Concrete alley pavement reconstruction, replace some abutting walk or driveway approaches, grading, and storm drainage facilities where necessary. Ald. Kovac moved to delete. (Prevailed 4-0) S. 32nd St. - W. Scott St. to W. National Ave. (ST211180146) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Kovac moved to delete. (Prevailed 4-0) 11th Aldermanic District Alley between W. Anthony Dr., W. Forest Home Ave., W. Ohio Ave., W. Oklahoma Ave., S. 43rd St., S. 44th St., and city limits (ST212070113) Concrete alley pavement reconstruction, replace some abutting walk or driveway approaches, grading, and storm drainage facilities where necessary. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) W. Wilbur Ave.-S. 51st St. to S. 54th St. (sponsored by the City of Greenfield) (ST211180119) Concrete pavement reconstruction, replace curb and gutter and sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (10 ‘ width of tree border area), and grading. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) S. 53rd St.-A point south of W. Wilbur Ave. to W. Wilbur Ave. (ST211170102) (sponsored by the City of Greenfield). Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (10’ width of tree border area), and grading. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) 12th Aldermanic District Alley between W. Hayes Ave., W. Lincoln Ave., S. 8th St., and S. 9th St. (ST212160108) Concrete alley pavement reconstruction, replace some abutting walk or driveway approaches, grading, and storm drainage facilities where necessary. Kadid Katway stated he was not in support. He added that the alley is damaged due to an 18 wheeler truck. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) W. Rogers St. - S. 18th St. to S. 19th St. (ST211180175) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Kovac moved approval as amended. (Prevailed 4-0)
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171853 12.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 $185,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,885,000.

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute A
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171853 1 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 $185,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,885,000.

Minutes note: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW
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171854 13.ResolutionResolution 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 $2,129,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $28,018,000.

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute A
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171854 1 ResolutionResolution 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 $2,129,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $28,018,000.

Minutes note: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW
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171855 14.ResolutionResolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $5,260,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $5,621,000.

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute A
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171855 1 ResolutionResolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $5,260,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $5,621,000.

Minutes note: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW
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171856 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing city-wide sidewalk replacement at Scattered Sites, various areas and school sites and appropriating funds for these purposes with the city construction cost estimated to be $1,205,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,250,000.

Minutes note: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW
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171886 06.AppointmentAppointment of Ghassan Korban to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Ghassan Korban - DPW Commissioner
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171910 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution accepting a gift of a sculpture to be installed on the grounds of the City Hall Complex.

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute A
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171910 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution accepting a gift of a sculpture to be installed on the grounds of the City Hall Complex.

Minutes note: Ghassan Korban - DPW Steve Marcus - Marcus Corporation Russell Bowman - Art Advisory Chicago
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171765 08.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works regarding bridge operations.

Minutes note: Craig Liberto - DPW James Washington - DPW Kelly Condon 108 W Wells St stated she doesn't agree that a bell sounding is ambient noise. She invited DPW to come to her home and take decibel readings of the bell from her home.
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171884 09.ResolutionResolution directing St. Mary’s Cement, Inc. to remove the spur track serving 712 West Canal Street from right-of-way and to repair the right-of-way, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Karen Dettmer - DPW Atty. Greg Hagopian - CAO Jim Pike - St Mary's Cement stated the company wants to mitigate the problem and was unaware of any issues until the end of February. He added that the company wants to maintain the tracks so they may be used at some point. Lisa Sabinski stated she rides on the Hank Aaron Trail daily to work and in May 2016 she had an accident crossing the tracks. She added that 58 people have had accidents on the Canal St railroad crossing. Jessica Weinberg - Wisconsin Bike Fed stated there are safety concerns regarding these railroad tracks Peter Mither stated he really likes biking and he often takes the Hank Aaron Trail and the railroad tracks are dangerous to cyclists.
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171882 010.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to prepare a resolution to vacate unimproved West Auer Avenue from North 31st Street to the Soo Line Railroad Company Right-of-Way and the unimproved east-west alley in the block bounded by West Auer Avenue, West Concordia Avenue extended, North 31st Street and the Soo Line Railroad Company Right-of-Way, in the 7th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Kyle Gast - DCD Sherman Morton 7th District Legislative Assistant
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171862 011.ResolutionResolution approving a Recognition Agreement and Estoppel Certificate and City of Milwaukee, UGP-Everest Milwaukee, LLC, and CMFG Life Insurance Company.

Minutes note: Atty. Jeremy McKenzie - CAO
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171907 012.ResolutionResolution approving a Temporary Construction Easement and Limited Access Easement with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for a portion of the City-owned property at 1600 East College Avenue for its Permanent Pigging Station Project, in the 13th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Rhonda Szallai - DCD Ald. Witkowski
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171890 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an amendment to the Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of bioswales within the medians of West Good Hope Road between North 91st Street and North 107th Street to include the installation and funding of bioswales in the medians of West Mill Road between North 43rd Street and North 91st Street in the 2nd and the 9th Aldermanic Districts.

Minutes note: Kurt Sprangers - DPW
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171908 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for the maintenance of bioswales in the medians of West Mill Road (CTH S) between North 49th Street and North 89th Street, in the 2nd and 9th Aldermanic Districts.

Minutes note: Kurt Sprangers - DPW
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171909 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute an Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for the maintenance of bioswales in the medians of West Good Hope Road (CTH PP) between North 97th Street and North Granville Road, in the 5th Aldermanic District.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
171843 016.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration-Environmental Collaboration Office to accept $211,882 of incentive funding from the Focus on Energy program and work with a participant investor and solar installer to design, supply, install, commission, maintain and finance 1.1 megawatts of solar photovoltaic panels on six City buildings.

Minutes note: Elizabeth Hittman - ECO George Dollan stated he is in favor of the solar panels. Mike Trokan 3209 W Dousman stated he had solar panels installed a few years ago and has recouped $6,000 of the $11,000 investment through Milwaukee Shines. Bruce Wiggins 224 E Lloyd St stated he believes this will help the City and he is in support. Ted Craig - Citizen Action of Wisconsin stated he believes this is an economic driver and will help with our climate crisis. Terry Wiggins 224 E Lloyd St stated she is a supporter of the resolution and this sets an example. Dan Folkman 2700 W Weil St stated he put solar panels on his house and has seen the benefits and has not paid for energy this year.
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171844 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the installation of a new traffic control signal at the intersection of West State Street and North 8th Street in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Joseph Blakeman - DPW
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171845 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works and Comptroller to execute a State Municipal Agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for pavement marking improvements and to fund preliminary engineering for a project on six roadways in various Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost of $100,000, with an estimated grantor share of $90,000, and an estimated City share of $10,000.

Minutes note: Joseph Blakeman - DPW
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171796 019.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works, the Superintendent of Water Works and the City Attorney to study the feasibility of establishing a local manufacturer for items needed in the replacement of water infrastructure.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs Jennifer Gonda - Water Works Superintendent Atty. Tom Miller - CAO Ald. Kovac moved to amend the title to include the Water Works Superintendent. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 020.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: ANDERSON, Nathaniel, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0) Ald. Kovac moved reconsideration. (Prevailed 3-0) The applicant stated he was on the porch of the drug house but never went inside and was guilty by default because he was incarcerated. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: BUSH, Keith W, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: GRAY, Michael L, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Kovac moved approval. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: IMRAN, Shahbaz, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expired 2/24/2018) The applicant stated he paid all his fines. Ald. Kovac moved approval with a warning letter based on the police report. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: MCMATH, DiMarco D, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Application. Ald. Kovac moved to hold to the call of the chair based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: TEAGUE, Todd L, Driver's License, Public Passenger Vehicle Renewal Application. (Expires 4/14/2018) Ald. Kovac moved denial based on second nonappearance. (Prevailed 3-0)
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171747 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVALPass3:0 Action details Video Video