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Meeting Name: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/2/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, Third Floor, City Hall
BUDGET AMENDMENT DAY
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     Meeting convened at 9:32 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     Individuals also present:

Minutes note: Martin Matson, Comptroller Dennis Yaccarino, Budget Director Dana Zelazny, Legislative Reference Bureau Keith Broadnax, Legislative Reference Bureau Manager
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180001 01.BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendement 1 Add $100,000 in funding for the Neighborhood Investment Beautification Program special fund in the Department of Administration. Add $100,000 in funding for a new Neighborhood Weed and Vegetation special fund in the Department of Public Works Forestry section. Offset the cost by reducing the funding for the Employer's Pension Contribution Reserve Fund payment by $200,000. Add a footnote indicating the Common Council's intent to use $200,000 in CDBG reprogramming funds for the programs. Individuals appearing: Erick Shambarger, Environmental Collaboration Office Laura Daniels, Dept. of Public Works Jeffrey Tews, Dept. of Public Works
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 1A Add $100,000 in funding for the Neighborhood Investment Beautification Program special fund in the Department of Administration. Add $100,000 in funding for a new Neighborhood Weed and Vegetation special fund in the Department of Public Works Frestry section. Add a footnote indicating the Common Council's intent to use $200,000 in CDBG reprogramming funds for the programs. Tax levy effect is +$200,000.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 2 Add a footnote to the Chief Information Officer position in the Department of Administration, directing that the Chief Information Officer shall cooperate with the information officer of each department and the Public Information Division to establish a coordinated social media strategy, including branding and appearance. Individual appearing: Nancy Olson, Information and Technology Management Division Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 3 Add a footnote to the Chief Information Officer position in the Department of Administration, directing that the Chief Information Officer shall cooperate with city departments to establish a strategic plan for technology development and implementation in order to reduce the City's dependence on proprietary technology systems. Individual appearing: Nancy Olson, Information and Technology Management Division Ald. Murphy, Lewis, and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 4 In the Department of Administration Unified Call Center, add position authority, funding and FTE for one Customer Service Representative III position; add $30,000 in overtime salary funding; and add unfunded auxiliary Customer Service Representative III position authority. The intent is to have various employees in the Mayor's Office and City Clerk's Office fill the auxiliary UCC positions on high volume call days, using the overtime funding to cover the cost. Individual appearing: Nancy Olson, Information and Technology Management Division Ald. Coggs added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 5 In the Department of Administration Unified Call Center, add $45,000 in overtime salary funding.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 6 Create a $100,000 Neighborhood Vacant Property Monitoring Special Purpose Account, managed by DCD, to pay neighborhood block captains for neighborhood surveillance. Offset the increase by increasing Personnel Cost Adjustments for all General City departments.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 6A Create a $25,000 Neighborhood Vacant Property Monitoring Special Purpose Account, managed by DCD, to engage residents in efforts to monitor vacant buildings, with the funds to be targeted in areas with largest number of City foreclosed properties. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Ald. Coggs added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 7 Create $8,000 Baby Changing Station Special Fund in DPW-Infrastructure Services Division. Offset by reducing DOA-ITMD computer equipment account by $5,000 and reducing the Health Department Vehicle Rental operating account by $3,000. Individuals appearing: Cavalier Johnson, 2nd Ald. Dist. Nancy Olson, Information and Technology Management Division Ald. Coggs, Lewis, Murphy, and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 8 Insert a footnote instructing the City Assessor to partner with the Information Technology Management Division and the Department of City Development to establish a website to facilitate enrollment in the City's PILOT program. Individuals appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Steve Miner, Assessor's Office
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 9 Insert a footnote instructing the Commissioner of City Development to partner with DNS, MPD and the Office of Violence Prevention to establish a maintenance and security plan for reducing the impact of vacant City-owned homes on neighborhood crime rates. Individuals appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Preston Cole, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 10 Insert a footnote instructing the Commissioner of City Development to develop an anti-displacement tax fund program similar to Atlanta's West Side Future Fund. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Ald. Stamper added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 11 Reduce the Pension Reserve Fund contribution by $200,000, and increase the DCD Healthy Food Establishment special fund by $200,000.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 12 Insert a footnote instructing the City Clerk to develop a pilot plan for a City merchandise retail outlet, with the intention of establishing a retail presence within 6 months. Individual appearing: James Owczarski, City Clerk Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 13 Add position authority, FTE and funding for the Inspector General position in the City Clerk's office and $100,000 to a new SPA to support the activities of the Inspector General. This position is funded for half a year. This is a new position and the salary is an estimated amount. Actual compensation will be determined by a classification study conducted by the Department of Employee Relations.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 13A Add position authority, FTE and funding for the Inspector General position in the City Clerk's office. This position is funded for half a year. This is a new position and the salary is an estimated amount. Actual compensation will be determined by a classification study conducted by the Dept. of Employee Relations. Individuals appearing: Ald. Robert Donovan, 8th Ald. Dist. James Owczarski, City Clerk
AMENDEDFail2:2 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 14 Add position authority, FTE and funding for the Graphic Designer II position in the City Clerk's office. Individual appearing: James Owczarski, City Clerk Ald. Lewis and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 15 Eliminate funding for the Production Technician in the Television Services Section and increase position authority and funding for a Production Specialist II. Individual appearing: James Owczarski, City Clerk Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 16 Increase funding for the Translation Services Special Fund by $20,000 to expand translation services. Individuals appearing: Ald. Jose Perez, 12th Ald. Dist. James Owczarski, City Clerk
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 17 Create a Hip-Hop MKE Week special fund in the Common Council-City Clerk with funding of $40,000. Offset the cost by reducing the Pension Reserve Fund contribution by $40,000.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 18 Insert a footnote instructing the Employee Relations Director to explore policies to disincentivize employees from separating from City employment after receiving a significant investment in training from the City. Individual appearing: Maria Monteagudo, Dept. of Employee Relations Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 19 Insert a footnote instructing the Director of Employee Relations to conduct a city-wide evaluation of the need for bilingual staffing and translational services.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 19A Insert a footnote instructing the Director of Employee Relations to conduct a City Department-wide evaluation of the need for bilingual staffing and translational services. Individual appearing: Maria Monteagudo, Dept. of Employee Relations Resolution to follow to include the Budget and Management Division. Ald. Lewis and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 20 Insert a footnote instructing the Employee Relations Director to create and implement succession plans for every City department. Individual appearing: Maria Monteagudo, Dept. of Employee Relations Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 21 Insert a footnote in the Department of Employee Relations directing the DER Director to cooperate with the City Clerk and other City Departments to increase utilization and effectiveness of the Direct Connect MKE initiative. Individuals appearing: Maria Monteagudo, Dept. of Employee Relations Bernadette Karanja, City Clerk's Office Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 22 Insert footnote in the Fire and Police Commission Budget directing the Executive Director of Fire and Police Commission to develop a plan for reducing 911 call wait times and present the plan to the council within 6 months. Individual appearing: LaKeisha Butler, Fire and Police Commission Ald. Witkowski, Lewis, and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 23 Appropriate $100,000 to a new Fire Department Special Fund for the creation of a Pilot Critical Response Team program at Fire Station 23. Funding for this special fund will come from personnel cost adjustment. Individuals appearing: Ald. Jose Perez, 12th Ald. Dist. Steven Riegg, Deputy Fire Chief Ald. Perez added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 24 Insert a footnote instructing the Commissioner of Health to establish a defined process for addressing cases of elevated blood lead levels in Milwaukee and present the process to the Council by 3/31/19. Individual appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 25 Create a Targeted Intervention special fund in the Health Department with funding of $50,000. Add a footnote in the Health Department directing the Health Commissioner to establish a targeted intervention pilot program focused on reducing stressors in the lives of black women which may lead to premature births and increased rates of infant mortality.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 25A Create a Targeted Intervention special fund in the Health Department with funding of $50,000. Add a footnote in the Health Department directing the Health Commissioner to establish a targeted intervention pilot program focused on reducing stressors in the lives of the most at-risk women which may lead to premature births and increased rates of infant mortality. Individual appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 26 Insert a footnote directing the Violence Reduction & Prevention Program Manager to cooperate with the Mayor to establish a plan for offering on-site Trauma Informed Crisis training to City employees. Individual appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 27 Reduce Police average sworn strength by 10 FTE and use the savings to add position authority, FTE, and funding for 12 Public Health Nurse III positions in the MHD Family and Community Health Services Division. Individual appearing: Ald. Nik Kovac, 3rd Ald. Dist. Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Meeting recessed at 12:06 p.m. Meeting reconvened at 1:17 p.m. Amendment 28 Add position authority and funding for four Community Outreach Liaisons and one Health Project Coordinator to Health Department to reduce infant mortality rates. Offset the cost of the positions by reducing funding for the Wages Supplement Fund by $246,745. Individual appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Ald. Coggs, Stamper, and Rainey added as cosponsors.
NOT ACTED ON   Roll call Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski moved to amend to offset the cost by increasing the tax levy instead of reducing the funding for the Wages Supplement Fund. (Prevailed 4-0) Ald. Lewis excused. Amendment 28A Add position authority, FTE's and funding for four Community Outreach Liaisons and one Health Project Coordinator to Health Department to reduce infant mortality rates. Offset the cost by increasing the tax levy. Individual appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept.
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 29 Add $50,000 to the Health Department to establish a public education campaign to reduce STI rates in Milwaukee. Individuals appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Ald. Witkowski moved approval contingent on reporting of the use of STI treatment and intervention funds prior to budget adoption day.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 30 Add $20,000 to the Health Department Special Fund- Task Force on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault account and add a footnote directing that the funding be used to support outreach and public awareness on domestic violence and gun violence prevention. Individuals appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Background information to reflect $20,000 instead of $30,000. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 31 Add the following footnote to the Health Dept. - Water Filters Special Fund: The department shall develop a water filter distribution plan and present the plan to the council by 3/31/19. Individuals appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 32 Establish a Community Innovation for Violence Prevention and Peace initiative with funding of $30,000. Individuals appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Report back once parameters defined and execution of money is further along.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 32A Establish a Community Innovation for Violence Prevention and Peace initiative with funding of $50,000. Add a footnote to the Commissioner of Health to investigate if funding is available for a Community Innovation for Violence Prevention and Peace initiative and to develop a plan and metrics to the Common Council prior to the expenditure of funds.
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 33 Insert a footnote directing the Commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood Services to develop a strategy for reducing illegal dumping in targeted areas that experience high volumes of illegal dumping. Individuals appearing: Preston Cole, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Emily McKeown, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Ald. Lewis and Stamper added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 34 Restore position authority, FTEs and funding for six Residential Code Enforcement Inspectors in the Department of Neighborhood Services. Offset the cost of restoring these positions by reducing the funding for the Employer' Pension Contribution Reserve Fund payment by $305,779. Individuals appearing: Preston Cole, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Emily McKeown, Dept. of Neighborhood Services
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 35 Increase funding for the Community Sanitation Special Fund in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $50,000. The intent is to expand the Big Clean MKE program and to install anti-littering signage at selected locations. Fund this increase by eliminating $50,000 in funding for the MPS Driver's Education Special Purpose Account. Individuals appearing: Preston Cole, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Emily McKeown, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist. Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 35B Increase funding for the Community Sanitation Special Fund in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $25,000. The intent is to expand the Big Clean MKE program and to install anti-littering signage at selected locations. Add a footnote indicating the intent of the Common Council to use $25,000 in CDBG reprogramming funds for the Big Clean MKE program.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 36 Increase funding for the Community Sanitation Special Fund in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $25,000 to support the Big Clean MKE Initiative. Offset this increase by reducing funding for the MPS Driver's Education Special Purpose Account by $25,000. Add a footnote indicating the intent of the Common Council to use $25,000 in CDBG reprogramming funds for the Big Clean MKE program.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 37 Create a new anti-littering campaign special fund in the Department of Neighborhood Services with funding of $25,000. Offset the cost by reducing funding for the MPS Driver's Education Special Purpose Account by $25,000.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 38 Insert footnote in the Police Department Budget directing the Chief of Police to develop metrics for measuring the effectiveness of the department's training programs related to interactions with the public, and present the plan to the Common Council by 6/30/2019. Individuals appearing: Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept. Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 39 Reduce average sworn strength by 10 and use savings to add position authority and funding for 14 new civilian Community Correctional Officer positions. The amendment assumes creation of a new position title. The salary amount is an estimate. The actual position title and salary will be determined following a classification study by DER.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 40 Reduce average sworn strength by 20 and use savings to add position authority and funding for 28 new civilian Community Correctional Officer positions to begin in pay period 4, 2019. The amendment assumes creation of a new position title. The salary amount is an estimate. The actual position title and salary will be determined following a classification study by DER. Individuals appearing: Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept.
AMENDEDFail1:4 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 41 Reduce contribution to the Pension Reserve Fund by $400,000. Add funding for 4 Police Officers and create an SPA to be administered by the Common Council-City Clerk to establish two COP Houses. Four Police Officer recruits will be added to the recruit class planned for pay period 25, 2019. Individuals appearing: Ald. Tony Zielinski, 14th Ald. Dist. Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept. Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist.
AMENDEDFail0:5 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 42 Reduce average sworn strength by 10 and use savings to fund 15 Community Service Officer positions. Individuals appearing: Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept.
AMENDEDFail1:4 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 43 Reduce average sworn strength by 20 and add position authority and funding for 30 additional Community Service Officers to begin in pay period 7, 2019. Individuals appearing: Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept.
AMENDEDFail1:4 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 44 Add position authority for one Engineering Technician V in DPW-Administrative Services. The position is unfunded. Individual appearing: Karen Dettmer, Dept. of Public Works
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 45 Insert a footnote directing the Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator to establish metrics for measuring the effectiveness of the implementation of bicycle lanes. Individual appearing: Karen Dettmer, Dept. of Public Works
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 46 Create a Bublr Bikes O&M Special Fund in the DPW-Infrastructure Services Division with funding of $110,000.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 46A Create a Bublr Bikes Special Fund in the Transportation Fund with funding of $110,000. This amendment will require $110,000 increase in the Transportation Fund's withdrawal from retained earnings. Individuals appearing: Karen Dettmer, Dept. of Public Works Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist.
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 47 Establish a Choose2Reuse Pilot program in the Department of Public Works with the intent of operating at two locations on three dates in 2019. Offset the cost by reducing the payment to the Employer's Pension Contribution Reserve Fund.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 47A Add a footnote to the Dept. of Public Works - Sanitation Section Other Operating Services account directing the department to cooperate with Keeping Greater Milwaukee Beautiful, Inc., to establish a Choose2Reuse pilot program run by volunteers at two locations on three dates in 2019. Individuals appearing: Laura Daniels, Dept. of Public Works Rick Meyers, Dept. of Public Works
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 48 Restore position authority for 11 Urban Forestry Specialist and one Urban Forestry Crew Leader positions. This restores position authority but does not provide funding for the positions. Individuals appearing: Laura Daniels, Dept. of Public Works Jeffrey Tews, Dept. of Public Works Ald. Stamper, Murphy, Witkowski, and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 49 Restore position authority, FTE's and funding for 11 Urban Forestry Specialist and one Urban Forestry Crew Leader positions. Reduce the Wages Supplement Fund by the amount necessary to restore these positions and FTEs. The intent of this amendment is restore the funding, FTEs and position authority needed to support an eight year tree pruning cycle.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 50 Restore position authority, FTE's and funding for eleven Urban Forestry Specialist and one Urban Forestry Crew Leader positions. The intent is restore the funding, FTEs and position authority needed to support an eight year tree pruning cycle. Reduce contribution to the Pension Reserve Fund by $823,430.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 51 Establish a $500,000 Grow MKE initiative Special Purpose Account managed by DCD with the intent of supplementing the initiative with future CDBG reprogramming funds. Offset the cost by reducing the Pension Reserve Fund contribution by $500,000. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 51A Add a footnote directing the Dept. of City Development to establish a $500,000 Grow MKE Fund as part of a new Tax Incremental Financing District to be created to support redevelopment of the former Sears building at 20th and West North Avenue. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Ald. Hamilton added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 52 Decrease funding for the City Memberships Special Purpose Account by $23,631. The purpose is to withdraw the City's membership in the National League of Cities.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 53 Increase funding for the Milwaukee Arts Board Projects Special Purpose Account by $50,000. Individuals appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Ald. Nik Kovac, 3rd Ald. Dist. Ald. Stamper and Coggs added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 54 Establish a $100,000 Special Purpose Account named MKE Community Excellence Fund under the Common Council - City Clerk. The purpose is to provide funding for events that promote peace and violence prevention. Add a footnote directing that release of the SPA funds shall be contingent on receiving matching funds. Offset the cost by reducing the payment to the Pension Reserve Fund by $100,000. Individuals appearing: Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. Reggie Moore, Office of Violence Prevention Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Ald. Coggs added as a cosponsor.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 54A Establish a $50,000 Special Purpose Account named MKE Community Excellence Fund under the Common Council - City Clerk. The purpose is to provide funding for events that promote peace and violence prevention. Add a footnote to state intent to earmark $50,000 in future CDBG funds and for the City Clerk to cooperate with the Office of Violence Prevention on this initiative.
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 55 Provide funding for a 1% salary increase for all Group A employees in 2019. The intent is to provide Group A employees with a total salary increase in 2019 of 3%. Increase the Wages Supplement Fund by $1 million to reflect an estimated 1% increase for Group A emplyees, in addition to the 2% salary increase already included in the Wages Supplement Fund for this purpose. The amendment does not adjust salaries in the enterprise funds (Parking, Water, Sewer) for Group A employees and assumes that these funds will absorb any salary increases. Offset the increase by decreasing the payment for the contribution to the Employer's Pension Reserve Fund by $1 million.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 56 Add $375,000 for Project Greenlight. Project's intent is to purchase hardware and software for a video management system that would allow Police to view streaming security camera footage from participating residents and businesses for crime prevention. The cost would be offset by a reduction in the payment to the Pension Reserve Fund. Individuals appearing: Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist. Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 56A Add $375,000 for Project Greenlight. Project's intent is to purchase hardware and software for a video management system that would allow Police to view streaming security amera footage from participating residents and businesses for crime prevention. Offset by reducing Street lighting improvements by $375,000. Add footnote to direct department to develop Standard Operating Procedures and report to Common Council before expenditure of funds.
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.RECONSIDEREDPass5:0 Action details Not available
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Minutes note: Amendment 56B Add $375,000 in General Obligation borrowing authority for Project Greenlight. Project's intent is to purchase hardware and software for a video management system that would allow Police to view streaming security camera footage from participating residents and businesses for crime prevention. Add footnote to direct department to develop Standard Operating Procedures and report to Common Countil before expenditure of funds.
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Minutes note: Amendment 57 Add a footnote to the In Rem Property Program directing that vacant lots shall be added to the ARCH program and that, if necessary, additional funds will be appropriated for this purpose from CDBG reprogramming funding. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 58 Reduce funding in the DCD's In Rem Property Maintenance capital account by $1,370,000. Create a new capital account to support the Mayor's 10,000 Homes Initiative funded at $1,370,000. Add a footnote to the 10,000 Homes Initiative account directing that the Common Council shall approve expenditures from the account. Individuals appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist.
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 59 Establish a Duplex Live-Work Rehab capital program with funding of $100,000 and a Bronzeville In Rem Rehab capital program with funding of $50,000. Funding for both of these projects is intended to come from the TID increment for housing. Increase funding for the In Rem deconstruction capital program by $250,000 in new borrowing and footnote the program to direct that the $250,000 is to be used only for demolition of buildings in areas with high densities of vacant properties.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 59A Establish a Duplex Live-Work Rehab capital program with funding of $150,000 and a Bronzeville In Rem Rehab capital program with funding of $100,000, both funded with new borrowing. Increase funding for the In Rem deconstruction capital program by $250,000 in new borrowing and footnote the program to direct that the $250,000 is to be used only for demolition of buildings in areas with high densities of vacant properties. Offset the increase in new borrowing by reducing funding for the Commericial Investment Program by $500,000. Individual appearing: Rocky Marcoux, Dept. of City Development
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 60 Establish a Duplex Live-Work Rehab capital program with funding of $100,000 with funding to come from the TID increment for housing. Footnote the program to require matching funds of $20,000 from program participants.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 61 Establish a Bronzeville In Rem Rehab capital program with funding of $50,000. Funding is intended to come from the TID increment for housing.
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Minutes note: Amendment 62 Reduce new borrowing for Capital Lead Service Line Replacement Program by $3,100,000. Increase new borrowing for Health Department's Capital Lead Paint Prevention/Abatement Program by $1,550,000. Create new Health Department Capital project funded with $1,550,000 of new borrowing to establish a certified lead water testing lab in the Health Department that any resident can bring their water to for testing, free of charge to the resident.
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 62A Reduce new borrowing for Capital Lead Service Line Replacement Program by $3,100,000. Increase new borrowing for the Health Department's Capital Lead Paint Prevention/Abatement Program by $1,550,000. Create new Water Works capital project funded with $1,550,000 of new borrowing to establish a certified lead water testing lab in the Water Works that any resident can bring their water to for testing, free of charge to the resident. Individuals appearing: Ald. Nik Kovac, 3rd Ald. Dist. Jeanette Kowalik, Health Dept. Jennifer Freiheit, Health Dept. William Christianson, Budget Office Mark Scheller, Water Works
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 63 Increase funding for the Concentrated Blight Elimination capital project by $1.5 million, for total funding of $2.5 million. Fund the increase through the property tax levy.
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 63A Increase funding for the Concentrated Blight Elimination capital project by $1.5 million, for total funding of $2.5 million. Fund the increase through General Obligation borrowing. Individuals appearing: Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist. Preston Cole, Dept. of Neighborhood Services Emily McKeown, Dept. of Neighborhood Services
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 64 Increase funding for new borrowing authority for the Concentrated Blight Elimination program in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $100,000.
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Minutes note: Amendment 65 Increase funding for new borrowing authority for the Concentrated Blight Elimination program in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $150,000.
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Minutes note: Amendment 66 Increase funding for new borrowing authority for the Concentrated Blight Elimination program in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $200,000.
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 67 Increase funding for new borrowing authority for the Concentrated Blight Elimination program in the Department of Neighborhood Services by $250,000.
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 68 Increase funding for the In Rem deconstruction capital program by $250,000 in new borrowing and footnote the program to direct that the $250,000 is to be used only for demolition of buildings in areas with high densities of vacant properties.
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Minutes note: Amendment 69 Create a new capital program for Senior Home Repairs, funded with new borrowing authority of $50,000. The program will be administered by the Department of Neighborhood Services. Add a footnote that the City funding will be used to leverage outside funding.
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Minutes note: Amendment 70 Eliminate $375,000 of new borrowing for the Police Auto License Plate Recognition Capital project.
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Minutes note: Amendment 70A Establish a new capital program in Department of City Development in the amount of $375,000 with the intent of establishing 4 COP Houses for use by the Police Department. The intent is that City-owned houses in Promise Zone areas of higher crime will be rehabilitated and the COP Houses will be operated in partnership between the Police Department and organizations already involved with Promise Zones. Offset by eliminating $375,000 of new borrowing for the Police Auto License Plate Recognition Capital project. Individuals appearing: Ald. Tony Zielinski, 14th Ald. Dist. Alfonso Morales, Police Chief Terrence Gordon, Police Dept. Nicholas DeSiato, Police Dept. Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist. Ald. Hamilton, Stamper, and Lewis added as cosponsors.
AMENDEDPass3:2 Action details Video Video
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Minutes note: Amendment 70B Establish a new capital program in Dept. of City Development in the amount of $375,000 with the intent of establishing 4 COP Houses for use by the Police Department. The intent is that City-owned houses in Promise Zone areas of hisher crime will be rehabilitated and the COP Houses will be operated in partnership between the Police Department and organizations already involved with Promise Zones. Offset by reducing $375,000 of new borrowing for Street Improvements-Street Lighting. Individual appearing: Timothy Thur, Dept. of Public Works
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 70A Establish a new capital program in Department of City Development in the amount of $375,000 with the intent of establishing 4 COP Houses for use by the Police Department. The intent is that City-owned houses in Promise Zone areas of higher crime will be rehabilitated and the COP Houses will be operated in partnership between the Police Department and organizations already involved with Promise Zones. Offset by eliminating $375,000 of new borrowing for the Police Auto License Plate Recognition Capital project.
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Minutes note: Amendment 71 Add $1,000,000 of new borrowing to the Local Street Reconstruction Program. Individuals appearing: Timothy Thur, Dept. of Public Works Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist.
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Minutes note: Amendment 72 Increase new borrowing for High Impact Street Program by $1,800,000. Individuals appearing: Timothy Thur, Dept. of Public Works Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist. Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist. Ald. Stamper and Lewis added as cosponsors.
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Minutes note: Amendment 73 Add $500,000 of new borrowing and $200,000 of special assessment authority to the Alley Reconstruction Program. Individuals appearing: Timothy Thur, Dept. of Public Works Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist.
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Minutes note: Amendment 74 Add $500,000 of new borrowing to the Sidewalk Reconstruction Program for the area-wide replacement program only. Reduce City Hall Foundation & Hollow Walk project by $500,000 of new borrowing. Individual appearing: Timothy Thur, Dept. of Public Works
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Minutes note: Amendment 75 Insert a footnote directing representatives from the Department of Public Works, the Milwaukee Water Works and the Health Department to form an ad hoc committee and report quarterly to the Council on long-term strategies and recommendations for addressing the lead service line replacements.
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Minutes note: Amendment 76 Add $50,000 of new borrowing to the MKE Plays Capital Program.
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Minutes note: Amendment 77 Add a footnote to the Grant and Aid Projects Fund budget to establish the intent of the Common Council to earmark $250,000 in CDBG Reprogramming funds for Black Male Achievement Advisory Council (BMAAC) activities as part of the Milwaukee Promise program. Individual appearing: Pres. Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, Common Council 1st Ald. Dist.
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180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 78 Insert a footnote to the Water Works Other Operating Services directing the department to develop a water filter distribution plan and present the plan to the Council by 3/31/19. Individual appearing: Mark Scheller, Water Works
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
180001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2019 budget.

Minutes note: Mr. Yaccarino said that, after budget amendments, the total budget is increased by about $3.3 million, tax levy is increased by about $1,070,000, and tax rate is $.04 per thousand.
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180601 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the adoption of the proposed 2019 budget for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Not available
181098 03.Charter OrdinanceA charter ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2019 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Not available
181099 04.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2019 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Not available
181100 05.ResolutionA resolution relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2019 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 8:24 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
     PLEASE NOTE: If action is taken on the above files, they may be referred to the November 13, 2018, Common Council - Budget Adoption Meeting.    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