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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/28/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
AMENDED 10/25/19 File Number 191086 has been added.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting convened at 1:31 PM     Roll call Video Video
190760 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Christine Kowalski-Verzal for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Per Mrs. Kowalski-Verzal schedule conflict, unable to attend; asked to be postpone to 12/9/19.
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191089 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4177 N 19th Place, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner E&K Capital Holdings LLC (Application made by Eric Harrinson).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullom Gathing - DCD Norma Lewis - DNS Treasurer's Office - Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen - ACA
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191077 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 8901 N Granville Station Road, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Granville Station LLC Attn: First Western.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullom Gathing - DCD Norma Lewis - DNS Treasurer's Office - Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen - ACA Atty. Ron English for First Western The Department of Neighborhood Services does not object to the request provided the applicant pays Vacant building fees of $766.00 Applicant entity does not exist p reinstate entity
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190990 111.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4144 N 51st Blvd, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner James Hightower and Lucretia Hightower.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullom Gathing - DCD Norma Lewis - DNS Treasurer's Office - Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen - ACA James Hightower and Lucretia Hightower Applicant has also indicated an ownership interest in additional properties with outstanding charges: 2845 - 2847 N 24th Place $640.08 2029 N 41st Street $970.98 Total $1,611.06 due prior to the next Common Council or November 5th, 2019.
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191048 112.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2979 N 37th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Jettie B Williams Jr.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCullom Gathing - DCD Norma Lewis - DNS Treasurer's Office - Nicole Larsen -ACA no debts owed to municipal courts.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
190748 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Jeff Cheske for property damage. (12th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Mr. Ian Brown - Urban Forestry District Manager Mr. Cheske - appellant Based on the City Attorney's recommendation, Ald. Zielinski moved denial of this appeal.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190761 03.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Ashley Lewis for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Ms. Lewis Ald. Borkowski moved to grant this appeal in the amount of $500. Motion failed 2-3 Based on the City Attorney's recommendation, Ald. Johnson moved to hold this item to allow MPD to appear in three weeks.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190716 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Emma Jackson

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Ms. Jackson, accompanied with Mr. jimmy Abernathy James Washington - DPW Infrastructure Based on the City Attorney's recommendation, Ald. Johnson moved to denied this claim.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190762 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Diana and Nathaniel Greene for property damage. (9th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Mr & Mrs Greene Mr. James Washington - Infrastructure DPW Based on the City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Johnson moved denial of this appeal.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190759 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Leon Davis for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Leon Davis Based on City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Dodd moved this appeal be denied.
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190949 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Victoria N. Jones

Minutes note: Appearing: Atty. Katryna Rhodes Mr. James Washington - DPW Infrastructure Ms. Victoria Jones with her daughter, Shaquita Magadorf Based on City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Johnson moved denial of this claim.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Video Video
190659 08.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Gebhard Law Office, LLC on behalf of John Calarco

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:0 Action details Video Video
170937 013.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to updates and current activities.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Griselda Aldrete - Director of the F&PC
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
191090 014.ResolutionResolution supporting 2019 Wisconsin Senate Bill 348, relating to restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonies.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190958 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood - CC CC Jim Best AB-364 Relating to: requiring retail sellers to accept cash and providing a penalty. Zielinski Support 5-0 Danielle Decker - IRD AB-491/SB-442 Relating to: restrictions on the use of products used for inhaling or exhaling vapor. Bauman Support 5-0 SB-245 Relating to: applying the indoor smoking ban to vapor products and marijuana. Ms. Decker asked withdrawal of this bill Jim Bohl LRB-2744 Relating to: housing authorities Dodd Support 5-0
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190958 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood - CC CC Jim Best AB-364 Relating to: requiring retail sellers to accept cash and providing a penalty. Zielinski Support 5-0 Danielle Decker - IRD AB-491/SB-442 Relating to: restrictions on the use of products used for inhaling or exhaling vapor. Bauman Support 5-0 SB-245 Relating to: applying the indoor smoking ban to vapor products and marijuana. Ms. Decker asked withdrawal of this bill Jim Bohl LRB-2744 Relating to: housing authorities Dodd Support 5-0
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
190985 016.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Jeffrey Cook, in the amount of $3,500.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190986 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Addo Williams, in the amount of $10,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
191031 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Joshua Yang, in the amount of $12,500.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
191086 019.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing a settlement of the claims by Chris, Christina, and Isabella Marshall in the amount of $115,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, October 28th, 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.    Not available
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