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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/29/2019 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hallo
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     Meeting was called to order at 9:41 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said and followed by an invocation from Rabbi Joel Dinin of Lake Park Synagogue. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of May 7, 2019? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.    Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Video Video
190280 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:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190084 02.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper moved approval, notwithstanding the Committee recommendation, of the Extended Hours Establishment license of Harbhajan Gill, Agent for “Gill’s Gas & Food, Inc” requesting to be open 24 hours 7 days a week for “24/7 Gas & Food Mart” at 1319 W. North Av. (Prevailed 15-0)
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190084 02.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181735 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: The question was put: Have the members of the Common Council read the report and recommendations of the Public Works Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter? All members of the Common Council indicated reading the report and recommendations of the Public Works Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter. The question was put: Are there any motions relative to this matter? Hearing no motions made, a vote of those Council members present to approve the recommendations of the Public Works Committee as contained in File Number 181735 was called.
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181740 04.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the amendment of the Official Map of the City of Milwaukee.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190124 15.OrdinanceA Substitute ordinance granting an air space lease to J. Jeffers and Company for a portion of the building to overhang the adjacent north-south alley for the premises at 511 North Broadway in the 4th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190128 06.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of Sewer Easement SE-2886 and Water Easement WE-969 in vacated East Archer Avenue between South Kinnickinnic Avenue and 166’+/- East of South Kinnickinnic Avenue.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190129 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance of Sewer Easements SE-2880A and SE-2880B in the vacated public alley in the block between South Barclay Street, South Water Street, East Oregon Street, and South Water Street and in vacated East Oregon Street from South Barclay Street to South Water Street. ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190145 08.ResolutionResolution releasing a No Vehicular Access Restriction from a portion of North Granville Road (east side) north of West Darnel Avenue, in the 9th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190147 29.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 $215,700 for a total estimated cost of $230,600.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190148 110.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 $52,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,302,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190149 111.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 $4,597,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $5,450,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190150 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a project agreement title “Cost Sharing Memo of Understanding Between the City of Milwaukee and the Village of West Milwaukee” for the cost sharing of the high impact asphalt surface overlay of West Lincoln Avenue from South 35th Street to west of South 43rd Street in the 8th Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of $360,000, of which the City’s share is $235,000 and the Village of West Milwaukee’s share is $125,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190151 113.ResolutionSubtitute resolution authorizing the Department of Public Works to amend the current contract with Resource Recovery Systems, LLC, for the processing and marketing of recyclables.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190176 014.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to prepare a resolution to vacate a portion of the north-south alley and to dedicate certain City-owned land for public alley purposes in the block bounded by West Clybourn Street, West St. Paul Avenue, North 28th Street and North 29th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190201 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of street occupancy permits to JP Cullen and Sons Incorporated for demolition activities at 5100 West Chambers Street, also known as 3001 North 51st Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190202 016.ResolutionResolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Highway Department, and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation regarding litter pick up of areas within the highway right-of-way of the Milwaukee County freeway system.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190223 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to share fiber and provide network connectivity at the expense of and for the use and benefit of United Community Center and Carroll University.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190193 118.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
190194 119.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2019 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190233 120.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the rates of pay and pay administration practices for resident and non-resident employees.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181878 221.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190081 022.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190152 023.CommunicationCommunication from the City Clerk’s Office relative to amending the 2019 Positions Ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190166 024.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to a proposed Anti-Displacement Tax Fund Program.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190188 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Positions Ordinance to create a Leave Administrator Coordinator position to support FMLA administration function for the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190225 026.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Public Library relating to amending the 2019 Positions Ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190253 027.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the Positions Ordinance relative to adding various positions in the Health Department.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181368 128.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2935 N. Richards Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Patrick Marion Jr..ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
181564 129.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: This file is not before the Common Council due to not meeting stipulations made at committee.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
181902 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting U.S. House Resolution 109 recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy, Perez, Rainey, Lewis, and Hamilton added as cosponsors.
ADOPTEDPass13:2 Action details Video Video
190047 131.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190076 132.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5649 N. 34th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Before and After Rehab, LLC (Application made by Before and After Rehab, LLC c/o Atty. Joseph Sherwenka).

Minutes note: This file is not before the Common Council due to not meeting stipulations made at committee.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Video Video
190156 033.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Calvin Jordan for property damage. (9th Aldermanic District)ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
190179 034.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Columbia St. Mary’s, Inc. v. City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190197 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by the Estate of Derek Williams, Jr., by Sharday Rose, and Tanijah, Taliyah S., and Derek Williams, III.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190198 036.ResolutionResolution authorizing up to $2,050,000 of 2019 contingent borrowing for damages and claims.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Video Video
181395 037.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of attorney Alex L. Ottenheimer of Nielsen, Zehe & Antas, P.C., on behalf of the Milwaukee Athletic Club, for Property Damage. (4th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
181881 038.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Sheree Townsend for property damage. (2nd Aldermanic District.)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
190108 039.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Tim Fritsch for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190074 040.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to penalties for littering.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190126 141.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190127 142.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190224 143.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to chronic nuisance premises.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190059 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing acceptance and funding the 2019-20 Anti-Heroin Task Force Grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190141 045.ResolutionResolution authorizing an Agreement for the 2018/19 Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Task Force Program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181820 046.AppointmentAppointment of Denise Bartlett to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski moved that the Common Council enter into committee of the whole for the purpose of hearing from the appointee Denise Bartlett. (Prevailed 11-4) Voting no were Ald. Bauman, Rainey, Perez, and Stamper. Individual appearing: Denise Bartlett Ald. Bauman moved that the Common Council rise from committee of the whole. There was no objection.
CONFIRMEDFail3:11 Action details Video Video
190199 047.AppointmentAppointment of Ronnie Grace to the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190200 048.AppointmentAppointment of Natalie Hayden to the Milwaukee Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190049 149.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as Greater Mt. Sinai Church of God in Christ to allow a freestanding sign at 5384 North 60th Street, located on the east side of North 60th Street, south of West Custer Avenue, in the 2nd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190056 150.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as Miller Compressing for consolidation of a portion of operations into a new building proposed to be located at 1800-1942 West Bruce Street, on the north side of West Pierce Street, west of South 16th Street, in the 8th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190094 051.ResolutionResolution relating to an exception from the eligibility requirements of the Compliance Loan Program.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190163 152.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 5033-5035 West Center Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190165 153.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the City of Milwaukee’s acquisition of the property at 3100-3120 West Capitol Drive from SMS Investment Group, LLC, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190186 054.ResolutionResolution approving a Commercial Parking Lot Beautification Pilot Program.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190206 055.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 3405 West St. Paul Avenue and allocating funds from the Housing Infrastructure Preservation Fund for the preservation and repair of said property, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moved to amend the file by replacing the Land Disposition Report within the file with the a Proposed Amended Land Disposition Report. (Prevailed 15-0)
AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
190206 055.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 3405 West St. Paul Avenue and allocating funds from the Housing Infrastructure Preservation Fund for the preservation and repair of said property, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181918 156.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the inclusion of Girls’ Day at City Hall as a participating recipient of donations in future City Combined Giving campaigns.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190204 157.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the use and allocation of Community Development Block Grant 2019 reprogramming funds.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190205 158.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the use and allocation of HOME Investment Partnership 2019 reprogramming funds.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190207 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the expenditure of up to $2,200 from the MKE Community Excellence Fund Special Purpose Account for the 2019 Heal the Hood event.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
190218 160.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the HaRUNbee Walk/Run for Healthy Birth Outcomes as an official City of Milwaukee event, and authorizing the City Clerk’s Office to manage the event, solicit and accept contributions to fund the event and to make expenditures to fund the event.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181831 061.AppointmentReappointment of Lincoln Fowler to the East Side Architectural Review Board by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     Communications from City officers were read and ordered on file without objection.    Video Video
     RECCOMENDED FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available
190287 062.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     Announcements were made.

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski was commended for his service to the Common Council, and he addressed the Council one final time.
    Video Video
     There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeting was adjourned at 12:27 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    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