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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/17/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     Meeting called to order: 9:27 A.M.    Roll call Not available
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said and followed by invocation from Minister Greg Lewis, Assistant Pastor at St. Gabriel's Church of God in Christ. There were no corrections to the minutes of the March 27, 2018 meeting.     Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
180039 01.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.    Action details Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171098 22.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to reordering and revising food license regulations for the purposes of correcting errors, clarifying and standardizing language and eliminating obsolete provisions.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171605 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file is the following recommendation: Renewal, with a twenty (20) day suspension of the Food Dealer license and renewal, with a ninety (90) day suspension of Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises licenses, based upon the police report, and police, aldermanic, and applicant testimony for Connie Leland for the premises located at 4001 W North Ave (“Connie’s Nite Life Lounge”) in the 15th aldermanic district. No written objections have been filed. All Council members present indicated they had read the report and recommendations of the committee. There were no motions relative to this matter.
APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171747 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file is the following recommendation: Nonrenewal, based on the second nonappearance, of the Public Passenger Vehicle Driver’s license of Todd Teague. No written objections have been filed. All Council members present indicated they had read the report and recommendations of the committee. There were no motions on this matter.
APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171796 15.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. Stamper and Hamilton both asked to be added as co-sponsors.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171843 06.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171844 07.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171845 08.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171852 19.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171853 110.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171854 111.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171855 112.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171856 113.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171862 014.ResolutionResolution approving a Recognition Agreement and Estoppel Certificate and City of Milwaukee, UGP-Everest Milwaukee, LLC, and CMFG Life Insurance Company.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171890 015.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: Ald. Lewis asked to be added as a co-sponsor.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171907 016.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171908 017.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.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171909 018.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.

Minutes note: Ald. Lewis asked to be added as a co-sponsor.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171910 119.ResolutionSubstitute resolution accepting a gift of a sculpture to be installed on the grounds of the City Hall Complex.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171886 020.AppointmentAppointment of Ghassan Korban to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. (5th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171874 121.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2018 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171875 122.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2018 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171367 023.ResolutionRssolution approving the form of the Preliminary Official Statement used in connection with the sale of City of Milwaukee debt.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171717 124.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the 2018 Healthy Living with Diabetes grant from the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171757 125.ResolutionSubstitute resolution rescinding reserved commitments and appropriating remaining funds from the 2017 Common Council Contingent Fund for the purpose of closing the 2017 financial books due to unanticipated shortfalls in current year operating expenses.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171758 126.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing carryover of certain fund balances from 2017 to 2018 in accordance with Section 65.07(1)(p), Wisconsin Statutes.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171819 027.ResolutionResolution relating to expenditure of funds to be reimbursed by greater than anticipated revenue. (Debt Service Fund-Bonded Debt - principal)ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171823 128.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to issue a request for proposals for a Long Term Disability Insurance Benefits provider.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171832 129.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to renew self-insurance status for Worker’s Compensation with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Worker’s Compensation Division.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171871 030.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
171873 031.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
171922 032.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations regarding a report on its review of departmental work rules and any whistleblower provisions contained therein.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171787 133.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the claim of Karla Thomsen for relocation expenses.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171817 134.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Audwin Short for a towing charge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171826 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Gabe’s Construction in the amount of $12,947.07.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171827 036.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of WE Energies in the amount of $15,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171829 037.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of WE Energies in the amount of $22,874.76.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171835 038.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Michael Jazwiecki in the amount of $5,948.95. (14th Aldermanic District)ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171863 039.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcel bearing various tax key numbers on the 2013, 2015 and 2016 tax rolls, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171865 040.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of settlement agreement with Tasha Thomas-Handy, in the amount of $50,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171885 041.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled 3839 Humboldt, LLC, et al. v. City of Milwaukee for the total amount of $12,804.72.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171887 042.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Robert Watts, in the amount of $20,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171888 043.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Michael Lees, in the amount of $20,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171889 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Joseph Anderer, in the amount of $25,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171265 145.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4373-A N. 14th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District, to its former owner Dion D. Harrison.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
171465 146.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3620 N. 3rd Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Bernadine Benson.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
171720 147.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5769 N. Teutonia Avenue, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Joseph F. Alaka (Application made by USA Capital Fund LLC).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
171828 048.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2017 annual report and activities of the Ethics Board.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
171167 049.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Carol Johnston for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171519 150.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking citations and vehicle towing.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171800 151.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171801 152.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171859 153.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Communicable Disease Prevention grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171899 154.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the issuance of a request for proposals for the Cease Fire program.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171813 055.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Health Department relating to a recently-revealed HIV and STD cluster in the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171636 156.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the First Amendment to the Detailed Planned Development known as North Meadows, Stage 4 (commonly known as the Woodlands Condominiums), to permit construction of a multi-purpose community building on land located west of 8921 North Swan Road (91st Street), on the west side of North Swan Road, north of West Brown Deer Road, in the 9th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171723 157.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as 1840 North Farwell Avenue to allow the addition of a patio on the northwest side of the building and changes a door location along Farwell Avenue to accommodate a restaurant use for the building currently under construction at 1840 North Farwell Avenue, on the east side of North Farwell Avenue, south of East Kane Place, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171725 158.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as Park Place, Stage 1, to permit additional freestanding and building wall signage at 11270 West Park Place, located on the northeast side of West Park Place, south of West Liberty Drive, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171808 059.ResolutionResolution requesting the City Attorney to assign a staff attorney to the Board of Zoning Appeals.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171901 060.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 6369 North 46th Street, in the 9th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171902 061.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2453 West Capitol Drive, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171903 062.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 3721 West Villard Avenue, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171905 163.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the transfer of funds from two Capital Improvements-Advance Planning Fund accounts to a subaccount for the preparation of detailed Menomonee Valley Riverwalk design standards, in the 4th, 8th and 12th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171906 064.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1104 West Historic Mitchell Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171917 065.ResolutionResolution relating to appeals and applications to the Board of Zoning Appeals. ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171418 066.AppointmentReappointment of Whitney Gould to the City Plan Commission by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171921 067.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development on the status of the Lakefront Gateway Plaza and other East Town development proposals.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171491 168.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the establishment of the Vel R. Phillips trailblazer award and the Vel R. Phillips trailblazer award selection committee.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs would like all members to be added as sponsors. There were no objections.
PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171839 069.AppointmentAppointment of Charles Bailey to the Business Improvement District #44 by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
171840 070.AppointmentAppointment of Stacie Cherubini to the Business Improvement District #44 by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171841 071.AppointmentAppointment of Rebecca Cottreau to the Business Improvement District #44 by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171893 072.AppointmentReappointment of John Dye to the Business Improvement District #4 by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
171896 073.AppointmentAppointment of Ann Shuk to the Business Improvement District #44 by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING    Not available
171858 074.ResolutionResolution approving an Internship Site Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Marquette University.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available
180004 075.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution amending Common Council File Number 171289, relating to the designation of Hip-Hop Week MKE.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
180034 076.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution urging Ascension Wisconsin to reconsider its plans to reduce its services in the City of Milwaukee.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamer asked to be added as a co-sponsor.
ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
180038 077.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video