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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/18/2019 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
3/14/19 AMENDED File 181549 has been removed. Files 181562, 181773, and 181785 have been added. Item added to CCFN 181657
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     Meeting convened at 1:34 PM    Roll call Video Video
181676 01.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2018 annual report and activities of the Ethics Board.

Minutes note: Appearing: Patricia Hintz - Chair of the Ethics Board
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181376 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Lance Quigley for property damages.

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Mr. Lance Quigley Carol Rindt - Sewer Maintenance Roger Reed - DPW Infrastructure Contruction Section Based on City Department's testimony and City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Johnson moved denial. There were no objections.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
181558 03.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Phoenix Loss Control on behalf of Charter Communications.

Minutes note: Based non-apperance, Ald. Zielinski moved denial. There were no objections.
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181395 04.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)

Minutes note: Per the request of Alex Ottenheimer on 3/13/19 (see bellow) The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works will not be able to provide the documentation I requested per the open records request in time for the March 18 hearing. Alex L. Ottenheimer NIELSEN, ZEHE & ANTAS, P.C.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
181559 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Tod Plotkin.

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Randy Krouse - Forestry Manager Mr. Plotkin Based on City Department's testimony and City Attorney's recomnendations, Ald. Johnson moved denial. There were no objections.
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181692 06.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the settlement of claims raised by Marcus White in the amount of $24,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Video Video
181743 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of judgment in lawsuit, 4830 West Vliet Street, LLC v. City of Milwaukee., Case No. 17-CV-5413.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
181576 18.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 McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Erika Martinez - Treasurer's Office Atty Mike Maistelman, Representing Mr. Neil Rubnitz Ald. Coggs
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181322 19.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: Per the request of Ms. Pitts, file was Held to the Call of the Chair. There were no objections.
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181713 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2917 N. 9th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Lowers Bates and Barbara Smith.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Nicole Larsen - ACA Barbara Smith Mr. Lowers Bates owes $407.60 for judgments on four traffic cases in municipal court. Due prior to the 3/26/19 Common Council.
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181711 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2509 W. Capitol Drive, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Squire Land Development LLC (Application made by Evelyn Boyles, manager).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Nicole Larsen - ACA Evelyn Boyles Pending DNS fees in the amount of $1,016.00 due 3/25/19. Outstanding taxes on other properties Squire Land Development LLC (registered Agent, Evelyn Boyles) - owes $1,7000 on B&Z case. (If paid by march 25, 2019, $1,929.14) (if paid by April 25, 2019 $1,935.81) Per the request of Ms. Boyles, item held until April 8, 2019.
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181712 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3320 N. 25th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District to its former owner Lobban Development Inc..

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Nicole Larsen - ACA Mr. Charles McCoy Municipal Court records indicate ????? DNS does not object to the request provided the applicant pays all outstanding charges at other properties where the applicant has indicated an ownership interest. Those are 3236 N 25th Street $193.24 324 E Chambers Street $335.69 Total $528.93 due 3/25/19 Other properties owned by applicant: 3645 N 40TH ST 2680528000 2017-18 OUTSTANDING 2017 taxes $1,908.98, 2018 taxes $1,534.29; GRAND TOTAL $3,443.27 3401 N 15th ST 2842059000 2016-18 OUTSTANDING 2016 taxes $5,198.74, 2017 taxes $2,071.10, 2018 taxes $1,450.81; GRAND TOTAL $8,720.65 3351 N 15th ST 2842060000 2016-18 OUTSTANDING 2016 taxes $6,518.34, 2017 taxes $5,101.22, 2018 taxes $4,117.28; GRAND TOTAL $15,736.84 3236 N 25th ST 2850744000 2017-18 OUTSTANDING 2017 taxes $3,488.11, 2018 taxes $3,355.78; GRAND TOTAL $6,843.89 3128-30 N 24th PL 2850916000 2016-18 OUTSTANDING 2016 taxes $5,517.20, 2017 taxes $2,267.95, 2018 taxes 2,018.43; GRAND TOTAL $9,803.58 3356 N 21st St 2852137100 2017-2018 OUTSTANDING 2017 taxes $2,254.24, 2018 taxes $2,207.55; GRAND TOTAL $4,461.79 3373-75 N 21st ST 2852156000 2017-18 OUTSTANDING 2017 taxes $2,932.15, 2018 taxes $2,142.45; GRAND TOTAL $5,074.60 2548-50 N 35th ST 3261508000 2016-18 OUTSTANDING 2016 taxes $6,515.36, 2017 taxes $3,009.60, 2018 taxes $2,461.90; GRAND TOTAL $11,986.86 3530 W BROWN ST 3480213000 2017-18 OUTSTANDING 2017 taxes $3,566.57, 2018 taxes $857.79; GRAND TOTAL $4,424.36 Mr. McCoy said that these properties are under a payment plan with the Kohn Law Firm. Ald. Johnson moved adoption of this file, contingent upon receiving confirmation from City Treasurer that these 9 properties are on a payment plan, otherwise, file will go back to committee. There were no objections.
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181562 113.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 McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Mr Lue Vang Other properties owned by applicant: 3903 W Florist Ave 2017-2018 outstanding $3,701.66 5640 - 5642 N 61st St., 2017-2018 outstanding $7,097.74
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181709 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 232 N. 41st Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District to its former owner Mark C. Cannon.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office Atty William Judge representing Mr. Cannon
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181710 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1311 N. 40th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Baltic2Boardwalk LLC (Application made by Raymond Cowan, manager).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily Mckeown - DNS Jim Klajbor - Treasurer's office NO ONE SHOWED WHEN CALLED.
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181773 116.ResolutionResolution directing the Election Commission to work with the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee to develop and implement a voter registration program for residents of the Milwaukee Housing Authority.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Rainey - Sponsor All members requested to be added as Co-sponsors. There were no objections.
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181701 017.CommunicationCommunication relating to recent changes to and the current status of laws and regulations governing hemp growing and distribution in the state of Wisconsin.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Coggs Ald. Rainey Brenda Wood - CC CC
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181665 018.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to remove Common Council-sponsored recommendations from the City’s annual State Legislative Package after each four-year election cycle.

Minutes note: Appearing:
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181657 019.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wod Michael Williams - DPW Adam Stephens - Deputy CA Danielle Decker - IRD Sgt Worek -MPD Peter Block - ACA Claire Evers - MHD AB-2/SB-4 Relating to: motor vehicle immobilization devices. Ald. Bauman moved to Support 4-0 Johnson EXCUSED LRB-0902 Relating to the operation of electronic foot scotters. (Added March 14, 2019) Ald. Bauman moved to Support 4-0 Johnson EXCUSED SB-50 Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. Ald. Dodd moved to SUPPORT 3-0 Johnson and Zielinski EXCUSED LRB-1133/1 Relating to: micro market licensing fees. Ald. Bauman moved to OPPOSED 3-0 Johnson and Zielinski EXCUSED
SUBSTITUTEDPass3:0 Action details Not available
181657 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
181785 020.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division presenting an overview of Governor Evers' 2019-21 Executive Budget.

Minutes note: Appearing: Kim Montgomery Danielle Decker Brenda Wood Jim Bohl Jr Ald. Nick Kovac
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Video Video
170937 021.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to updates and current activities.

Minutes note: Appearing: LaKeisha Butler - Director
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, March 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.    Not available
     This meeting will be webcast live at www.milwaukee.gov/channel25.    Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 4:50PM     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
     Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities through sign language interpreters or auxiliary aids. For assistance contact the Legislative Services ADA Coordinator at 286-2998, (FAX)286-3456, (TDD)286-2025 or by writing to Room 205, City Hall, 200 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.    Not available
     Parking for persons attending City Hall meetings is available at reduced rates (5 hour limit) at the Milwaukee Center (southwest corner of E. Kilbourn Ave. and N. Water St.) Parking tickets must be validated in the first floor Information Booth in City Hall.    Not available
     Persons engaged in lobbying as defined in s. 305-43-4 of the Milwaukee Code are required to register with the City Clerk's License Division. Lobbyists appearing before a Common Council committee are required to identify themselves as such. More information is available at http://city.milwaukee.gov/Lobbying.    Not available