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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/10/2018 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, Third Floor, City Hall
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     Meeting convened at 1:32 p.m.    Roll call Video Video
181234 01.AppointmentAppointment of Michael Kruse to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Michael Kruse
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181089 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Atty. Ashton Kirsch on behalf of Nicholas Hunt for personal injuries. (10th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Claimant and counsel did not appear. Ald. Johnson moved denial based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181185 03.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Tionne Reed for property damage. (10th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Tionne Reed Carol Rindt, DPW - Sewer Ald. Zielinski moved denial. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181096 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Atty. Kimberly Powers on behalf of Chase Graff for personal injuires.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Claimant and counsel did not appear. Ald. Johnson moved denial based on nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181257 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Marquette Price for property damages. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Marquette Price Sgt. Christopher Marshall, MPD Ald. Johnson moved denial. (Prevailed 5-0)
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180970 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Zemon and Osceria Hayes for property damages. (1st Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Fricker - ACA Zemon Hayes Osceria Hayes Richard Dollhopf, DPW - Parking Notwithstanding the department's testimony and City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Zielinski moved to grant $1000.00 of this claim. (Prevailed 5-0)
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181092 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1538 S. 23rd Street, in the 8th Aldermanic District to its former owner Glenn & Cynthia Steiner (Application made by Attorney William Judge).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS James Klajbor - Deputy City Treasurer Atty. William Judge No objections from DCD and DNS. No municipal court judgments. Taxes at $5,685.88 if paid by 1/17/19. Recovery of city service charges stand at $1,228.31.
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181068 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2364 S. 20th Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District to its former owner Alice LaGosh Trustee Alice LaGosh Revoc Trust (Application made by Sandra LaGosh, personal representative to the trust).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS James Klajbor - Deputy City Treasurer Kathy LaGosh Sandra LaGosh No objections from DCD and DNS. DNS requests all code violations to be corrected in a timely matter by the applicant. Trust has two municipal court judgements (case numbers 12082123 & 1210992) outstanding in the amount of $1,260 due by 12/17/18 (prior to CC 12/18/18). Taxes at $12,562.87 if paid by 1/17/19. Recovery of city service charges stand at $3,225.19.
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180993 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4230 W. Thurston Avenue, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Willie Paige (Application made by Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC, C/O Gray & Associates).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS James Klajbor, Deputy City Treasurer Atty. Ian Thomson, Gray & Associates (counsel) No objections from DCD. Amounts due to DNS by noon on December 17, 2018 (prior to CC 12/18/18) are as follows: $604.52 in litter clean up fees. $7,696.58 in total reinspection fees from additional ownership interest at 9825 W Carmen Ave ($833.20), 4553 N 27th St. ($172.82), 3507 N 42nd St. ($2,032.00), and 2801 N 26th St ($1,209.24). DNS requesting the restoration of electrical service and occupancy permit at additional ownership interest at 5714 N. 43rd St., which taxes are paid in full. Municipal court judgement (case number 16046126) outstanding in the amount of $691 due by 12/17/18 (prior to CC 12/18/18). Taxes at $1,478.75 if paid by 1/17/19. Recovery of city service charges stand at $360.65.
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181179 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5116 N. 49th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Trinity Property Preservation LLC.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing - DCD Emily McKeown - DNS James Klajbor, Deputy City Treasurer Bernice Adams-Watson, Trinity Property Preservation LLC No objections from DCD. $1,576.80 in DNS fees for additional property interest at 5110 N. 39th St. due by Dec. 17, noon (prior to CC 12/18/18). $2,543.45 in delinquent taxes at 5110 N. 39th St. due by Dec. 17 (prior to CC 12/18/18). Two municipal court judgements (case numbers 03056790 & 03087369) outstanding in the amount of $3,670 due by 12/17/18 (prior to CC 12/18/18). Taxes at $4,148.54 if paid by 1/17/19. Recovery of city service charges stand at $1,257.22.
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180827 011.ResolutionResolution directing the Election Commission to implement a program to train and certify all City employees, including Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee employees, who interact with the public to register residents of the City of Milwaukee to vote.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Khalif Rainey, 7th Ald. Dist. Neil Albrecht, Election Commission
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181230 012.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division transmitting the 2019 Assessment Rates Report.

Minutes note: Appearing: Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW
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181198 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the cancellation of balances on invoices issued to Federal Marine Terminals in the amount of $49,179.94.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jackie Carter - Port
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181252 014.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing tax key numbers on the 2017 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.

Minutes note: Appearing: Peter Bronek - Assessor's Office
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181277 015.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the cancellation of uncollectible receivables relative to the Milwaukee Fire Department.

Minutes note: Appearing: Yvette Rowe - Fire Dept.
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170937 016.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to updates and current activities.

Minutes note: Appearing: LaKeisha Butler - F&PC Kari Gipson - F&PC
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181313 017.CommunicationCommunication from various agencies relating to a status update on Collins et al. vs. the City of Milwaukee et al.

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney Karyn Rotker, ACLU Paul Mozina LaKeisha Butler, F&PC
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181053 018.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division relating to City-County intergovernmental relations.

Minutes note: Appearing: Danielle Decker - IRD
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, December 10, 2018 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.

Minutes note: The Judiciary and Legislation Committee convened into closed session, 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. Ayes - Dodd, Zielinski, Bauman, Johnson, Borkowski Meeting convened into closed session at 3:30 p.m. Present - Dodd, Zielinski, Bauman, Johnson, Borkowski Individuals appearing at the table: Grant Langley, City Attorney Jan Smokowicz, Deputy City Attorney Adam Stephens, Deputy City Attorney Heather Hough, Asst. City Attorney Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, 1st Ald. Dist. & CC President Ald. Jose Perez, 12th Ald. Dist. Ald. Nik Kovac, 3rd Ald. Dist. Ald. Milele Coggs, 6th Ald. Dist. Ald. Russell Stamper, 15th Ald. Dist. Ald. Johnson left the committee at 3:46 p.m. Ald. Zielinski left the committee at 3:55 p.m. Meeting convened into open session at 4:32 p.m. There was no objection.
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     Meeting adjourned at 4:33 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
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