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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/14/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl. City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
181480 01.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181144 02.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s license for Riki Carlson. (no written objections have been filed) Renewal, with a twenty (20) day suspension, based upon items #18-29 in the police report, and police, applicant, aldermanic, and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Public Entertainment Premises, and Food Dealer licenses for Robert Settecase for the premises located at 1125 N Old World Third St (“Ugly’s”) in the 4th aldermanic district. (no written objections have been filed) All Council members present indicated they had read the report and recommendations of the Committtee.
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181145 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
180997 14.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance granting an air space lease to Yards, LLC and Chatham 51 LLC for a building facade overhanging the sidewalks for the premises at 223 W. Oregon Street in the 12th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
131510 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to Urban Ecology Center to construct and maintain a sign adjacent to the premises at 1436 East North Avenue, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181298 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181369 17.ResolutionResolution approving an Operating Agreement with Milwaukee Marathon, LLC, for staging of the 2019 Milwaukee Marathon in the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181370 08.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and expenditure of up to $10,000 in contributions by the Department of Public Works - Operations Division (Forestry Section ) from the Wisconsin Arborist Association to develop career outreach/recruitment resources to promote job opportunities in the urban forestry industry.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181379 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin for a Medical College of Wisconsin (grantor) Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program Grant, and to set up project costs at a total estimated cost of $37,500, with costs fully covered by the grantor.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181382 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution 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 $30,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $200,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181383 111.ResolutionSubstitute resolution 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 $783,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $22,985,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181384 112.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $12,800,560 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $13,064,560.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181410 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the proper City officers to execute Quit Claim Deed document (QCD-2887 and QCD-2888) conveying the combined sewers located in vacated South 14th Street and vacated South 15th Place between West Harrison Avenue and the Kinnickinnic River, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181414 114.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a street occupancy permit to Peridot Construction for construction activities at 2900 North Oakland Avenue, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181415 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of street occupancy permits to Veit & Company for demolition activities at North Vel R. Phillips Avenue between West State Street and West Highland Avenue and West State Street between North Vel R. Phillips Avenue and North 6th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181421 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Fund for Lake Michigan grant in support of the Environmental Collaboration Office’s Water Centric City initiative and Green Infrastructure Plan.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181437 017.ResolutionResolution approving an amendment to a lease agreement with U.S. Cellular for the placement of personal communications services antennas and ancillary equipment at the Southside Health Center, 1640 S. 24th Street.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181385 018.AppointmentAppointment of Corey Zetts to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181403 219.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2019 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181404 220.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2019 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181139 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181309 022.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration and the Department of Employee Relations to conduct a City-wide evaluation of the need for bilingual staffing and translation services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181340 023.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $5,450,000 for bridges.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181341 024.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $11,000,000 for street lighting.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181342 025.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $29,754,000 for street improvements.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181343 026.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,450,000 for harbor improvements.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181344 027.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $29,300,000 for sewerage.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181345 028.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $300,000 for parks and public grounds.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181346 029.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $6,416,000 for the construction of police facilities and combined fire and police safety buildings.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181347 030.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $962,000 for fire engines and other equipment of the fire department.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181348 031.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $2,362,000 for construction of engine houses, and for pumps, water mains, reservoirs and all other reasonable facilities for fire protection apparatus or equipment for fire protection.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181349 032.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $3,385,000 for parking lots or other parking facilities.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181350 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $2,000,000 for school purposes.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181351 034.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $2,150,000 for libraries.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181352 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $12,815,000 for buildings for the housing of machinery and equipment.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181353 036.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $5,875,000 for providing financial assistance to blight elimination, slum clearance, community development, redevelopment and urban renewal programs and projects under ss. 66.1105, 66.1301 to 66.1329 and 66.1331 to 66.1337.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181354 037.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $44,000,000 for Tax Incremental Districts for providing financial assistance to blight elimination, slum clearance, community development, redevelopment and urban renewal programs and projects under ss. 66.1105, 66.1301 to 66.1329 and 66.1331 to 66.1337.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181355 038.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $31,957,222 for water systems.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181356 039.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $6,175,000 for any combination of sewage, garbage or refuse or rubbish disposal.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181357 040.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $1,700,000 for street improvement funding.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181358 041.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds in the aggregate amount of $37,000,000 for grants and financing receivables.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181359 042.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of $25,000,000 general obligation notes, to pay a general and current municipal expense associated with the Community Development Block Grant and other grant programs.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181360 043.ResolutionResolution Authorizing the Sale and Issuance of General Obligation Refunding Notes and Bonds.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181361 244.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the carryover of 2018 authorization for general obligation and revenue based borrowing.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181362 045.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market up to $150,000,000 of general obligation revenue anticipation promissory notes.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181363 246.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market general obligation promissory notes.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181364 247.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market general obligation corporate purpose bonds.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181578 048.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for the cost participation and installation of traffic control devices in conjunction with the Federal State Aid paving of West Fond du Lac Avenue from West Capitol Drive to North 68th Street in the 2nd and 7th Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost increase for the project of $125,000, with one hundred percent of increase being City funded.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181373 049.CommunicationCommunication from the Ethics Board relating to amending the positions ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181401 050.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181402 051.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181455 052.CommunicationCommunication from the Health Department relative to technical or administrative corrections to the Positions Ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181425 053.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the composition of the community relations - social development commission and the term of office for commissioners. PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181258 154.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to an appeal from Ulysus Meredith, Jr. for property damage.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181306 155.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3269 N. 11th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Cordelia Taylor, agent for Family House Incorporated.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181310 156.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5436 N. 103rd Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District to its former owner Thomas J. Schludt.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181311 157.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2237 W. Olive Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Warden Hayden.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181312 158.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2714 W. Melvina Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Gregory Schroeder & Jennifer Bonfiglio.NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
181321 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4463 N. Hopkins Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Terrance D. Hamlin, Sr. (Application made by Glinda Hamlin, POA).ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181386 060.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcel bearing tax key number on the 2017 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181408 061.ResolutionResolution amending the proposed 2019-2020 City of Milwaukee State Legislative Package.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181333 062.AppointmentAppointment of Whitney Maus to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181308 163.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3056 N. 61st Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District to its former owner Robert Hinterberg.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
181244 064.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Deon Dukes for personal injuries.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181280 065.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Atty. Miles Lindner on behalf of Dorothy Flora for personal injuries.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181283 066.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Mary Fitzgerald for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181284 067.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Martha Cooper on behalf of Solid Rock Pentecostal Church for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181336 168.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181337 169.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181216 170.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Health to establish a defined process for addressing cases of elevated blood-lead levels in Milwaukee children and report the process to the Common Council by March 31, 2019.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181218 171.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Health Department to develop a water filter distribution plan and report the plan to the Common Council by March 31, 2019.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181219 172.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Neighborhood Services to develop a strategy for reducing illegal dumping in targeted areas that experience high volumes of illegal dumping.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181220 173.ResolutionSubstitute resolution urging the Chief of Police to develop metrics for measuring the effectiveness of the Police Department’s training programs related to interactions with the public, and to present the plan to the Common Council by June 30, 2019.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181285 074.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2018-19 Homeland Security EOD Robot UpgradeADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181380 075.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance and funding of a 2018/2019 Wisconsin Human Trafficking Task Force grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181381 076.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of an Impaired Driving Enforcement 2018-19 grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181387 177.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance of 2018-19 grant funding from the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)/Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181420 178.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the creation of a City-County Carjacking and Reckless Driving Task Force.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181075 079.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the change in zoning, from Institutional to Parks, of lands located south of West Hampton Avenue and east of North Port Washington Road (6th Aldermanic District).PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181331 280.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to property deconstruction.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman and Ald. Lewis added as co-sponsors.
PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
180948 181.ResolutionSubstitute resolution affirming the Historic Preservation Commission's decision and denying an appeal relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for a block retaining wall and other work performed at 2229 N. Terrace Avenue in the North Point South Historic District for the Wisconsin Corporation of Seventh Day Adventists.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181332 282.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to property deconstruction.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman and Lewis added as co-sponsors.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181409 183.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2451-57 West North Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181426 084.ResolutionResolution relating to the sale of the surplus Milwaukee Public Schools property at 6914 West Appleton Avenue, in the 10th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181326 085.AppointmentAppointment of Allyson Nemec to the City Plan Commission by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181334 086.AppointmentAppointment of Gloria Lott to the Housing Authority by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181274 087.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Neighborhood Services relating to the status of deconstruction in the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181062 088.ResolutionResolution establishing Harvest Fest as an official City event and authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of contributions.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181371 089.ResolutionResolution amending Common Council File Number 180573 relating to the expenditure of funds from the ‘Keeping the Promise’ Special Purpose Account for use in Promise Zones.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181390 090.ResolutionResolution authorizing expenditure of a $25,000 grant from the Fund for Cities of Service, Inc. for the Love Your Block Program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181424 091.ResolutionResolution designating January 26, 2019, as MKE Business Now Entrepreneurship Summit Day in the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
180842 092.AppointmentReappointment of Vedale Hill to the Milwaukee Arts Board by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181319 093.AppointmentAppointment of Spencer Kronz to the Business Improvement District #20 by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181320 094.AppointmentReappointment of Joyce Koker to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181327 095.AppointmentAppointment of Keith Bailey to the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award Selection Committee by the Mayor. (2nd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181330 096.AppointmentAppointment of Ayanna Lee as representative of the 11th Aldermanic District to the Youth Council.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181335 097.AppointmentAppointment of Mildred Coby to the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Award Selection Committee by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181428 098.AppointmentAppointment of Ald. Milele Coggs to the Vel R. Phillips Trailblazer Service Award Selection Committee by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available
181475 099.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey map.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181483 0100.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution authorizing an easement with Wisconsin Electric Power Company on City of Milwaukee property at 3244 West Capitol Drive, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181484 0101.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution removing deed restrictions from two former tax-deed vacant lots at 2161 North 29th Street and 2165 North 29th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181506 0102.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute resolution urging the President and the United States Congress to act quickly to end the on-going Federal government shutdown.

Minutes note: The entire Common Council was made sponsor of this file.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181508 0103.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionAppointment of Thomas Mishefske as temporary Commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood Services by the Mayor.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video