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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/18/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting convened at 1:31 PM    Roll call Video Video
181184 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Shirlean Clayton for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Erin Stoekl - Forestry Ms. Shirlean Clayton Based on the amount of this claim, City Department's testimony and the recommendation of the City Attorney, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this claim. There were no objections.
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181120 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Jeffery Baas and Anthony Torti, agents for Baas-Torti Properties, for property damages. (3rd Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
181494 03.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Ruth Rivera for medical expenses and pain and suffering in the amount of $50,000.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Jerrel Kruschke - DPW Mrs. Ruth Rivera Based on the City Department's of the City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this claim.
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181376 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Lance Quigley for property damages.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Jerrel Kruschke - Infrastructure Amin Samir - Infrastructure Lance Quigley
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181317 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Alex Terry for property damages.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Jerrel Kruschke - Infrastructure Alex Terry Based on the City Department's and City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this appeal.
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171816 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Tracy Korich for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
171460 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Dan and Jill Stilwell for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Video Video
181307 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2233 S. Muskego Avenue, in the 8th Aldermanic District to its former owner LIR Properties LLC.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Atty. Crowley - LIR Properties, LLC Rep. Nicole Larsen - ACA
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181563 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 6151 N. 37th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Lolita Dixon.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Ms. Dixon
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181564 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4709 N. 28th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Dorothy Guthrie (application made by Tiffany Guthrie).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Ms. Tiffany Guthrie DNS reinspection feed pending $1,422.40 that need to be paid by 2/25/19 Two Outstanding building code violations in the amount of $1,464.04 need to be paid by February 25, 2019 Ald. Bauman recommends Ms. Guthrie to negotiate with the City for purchase.
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181579 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5443 N. 40th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Brittany Brewster.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Ms. Brittany Brewster
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181322 112.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3565 N. 14th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Christina Pitts and Klacee SM Pitts.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Ms. Pitts requested item to be postponed until 3/18/19
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181576 013.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3733-3735 N. 11th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Pacific Northwest Investments LLC (application made by Neil Rubnitz, property manager).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Amy Turim - DCD Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Neil Rubnitz, Property Manager Regarding item #181576, please note that the applicant also has an ownership interest in 5526 N. 42nd St., which is not disclosed on the in rem vacation application. The applicant, Brian Wyatt, is affiliated with Pac-Perl LLC. Pac-Perl is the owner of two of the properties disclosed on the application, 4652-54 N. 19th St. and 600-02 W. Garfield, as well as the undisclosed property noted above.
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181562 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5700-5702 N. 61st street, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Lue S. Vang.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Mr Lue S. Vang DNS pending charges for Reinspection feed of $914.40 need to be paid by February 25, 2019 Outstanding Muni court judgment in the amount of $1,838.79 paid by February 25, 2019
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181561 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3917 W. Roberts Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Albert and Verrita Hill.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullum-Gathing - DCD Amy Turim - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer Mr. Albert Hill Regarding item #181561, please note that the applicant, Verrita Hill, also has an ownership interest in 1513 N. 37th, which is not disclosed on the application. Ms. Hill is the incorporator of the owner, Unity United Community Company, Inc., a dissolved corporation. Note that the assessor’s record lists the owner as “Unity United Community Co. Inc c/o Verrita Hill.” This property has delinquent real estate taxes for tax years 2016, 2017, and 2018. There is one outstanding building code violation forfeiture on this property in the amount of $355.00 to be paid by February 25, 2019. The Unity United Community Co, Inc. entity does have outstanding municipal court judgments on properties it once owned but lost to in Rem foreclosure: 2464 W Monroe St., $4,054.15 2817 N 16th St., $1,080.00 To clarify this situation and ownership status of all properties, Ald. Bauman moved to Hold this Item tot he call of the Chair. Ald. Bauman withdrew his motion.
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181561 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3917 W. Roberts Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Albert and Verrita Hill.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
181604 016.ResolutionResolution authorizing the denial of claims for alleged unlawful and alleged excessive tax assessments filed with the City of Milwaukee.

Minutes note: Appearing: William Davidson - ACA Steven Miner - Assessor's Office
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181643 117.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation to restore the eligibility of domestic partners of City of Milwaukee employees and their dependent children for all City benefit programs for which spouses of City employees are eligible.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Dodd - Sponsor Brenda Wood - IRD
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181450 018.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood - IRD AB-2/SB-4 Relating to: motor vehicle immobilization devices. Ald. Bauman moved to Support 3-0 Zielinski and Johnson EXCUSED LRB-1170/1 Relating to: aids to counties and municipalities for certain special election costs and making an appropriation. Ald. Bauman moved to SUpport 4-0 Johnson EXCUSED
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181450 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
170937 019.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to updates and current activities.

Minutes note: Appearing: Lakeisha Butler - F&PC
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, February 18, 2019 in Room 301-B, City Hall, 200 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pursuant to s. 19.85(1)(g), Wis. Stats., for the purpose of conferring with the City Attorney who will render oral or written advice with respect to litigation in which the city is or is likely to become involved and then will go into open session for the regular agenda.    Video Video
     This meeting will be webcast live at www.milwaukee.gov/channel25.    Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 3:55 pm Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     Not available
     In the event that Common Council members who are not members of this committee attend this meeting, this meeting may also simultaneously constitute a meeting of the Common Council or any of the following committees: Community and Economic Development, Finance and Personnel, Judiciary and Legislation, Licenses, Public Safety and Health, Public Works, Zoning, Neighborhoods & Development, and/or Steering and Rules. Whether a simultaneous meeting is occurring depends on whether the presence of one or more of the Common Council member results in a quorum of the Common Council or any of the above committees, and, if there is a quorum of another committee, whether any agenda items listed above involve matters within that committee’s realm of authority. In the event that a simultaneous meeting is occurring, no action other than information gathering will be taken at the simultaneous meeting. Times for specific agenda items are estimations. If items cannot be heard at their specified times, they will be heard as soon as practicable thereafter.     Not available
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