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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/13/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
AMENDED 1/7/20 Following files have been added: 191206, 191045, 191100, and 191202
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
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     Meeting convened at 1:32 PM     Roll call Not available
191366 01.AppointmentAppointment of Jessica Boling to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191367 02.AppointmentAppointment of William Crowley to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191371 03.AppointmentReappointment of Mayhoua Moua to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191372 04.AppointmentReappointment of Tony Snell Rodriquez to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191368 05.AppointmentAppointment of Emily Mueller to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (11th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
190832 06.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to provisions of the code of ethics.

Minutes note: Appearing: Peter Block - ACA Pat Hintz - Ethics Board Chair
RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGEPass5:0 Action details Not available
191369 07.AppointmentAppointment of Irma Yepez Klassen to the Standards and Appeals Commission by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Yepez Klassen
RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191286 08.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Leticia Anderson.

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA - Katryna Rhodes Forestry - Randy Krouse Forestry - Jeff Laufenberg Ms. Leticia Anderson Based on City Attorney's recommendation, Ald. Johnson moved denial of this claim.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
191198 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Fredrick Withrow for property damage. (5th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA - Katryna Rhodes DPW - James Washington Mr. Frederick Withrow & Mrs. Susan Withrow Based on City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Zielinski moved denial of this appeal.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
190728 010.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Yolanda Holmes

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes Ms. Yolanda Holmes Based on City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this claim.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
190750 011.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of James Hedman for property damage. (5th Aldermanic District)HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
190838 012.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Desiree M. Morton

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes James Washington Desiree Morton Based on City Attorney's recommendations, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this claim.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Not available
191076 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Nasif Bowie for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
190760 014.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Christine Kowalski-Verzal for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
191256 115.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4077 N 71st Street, in the 2nd Aldermanic District to its former owner Paula J. Ambos.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Norma Lewis JIm Klajbor Ms. Ambos
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191206 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3435 W. Clybourn Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District to its former owner Agape Properties, LLC (application made by Agape Properties LLC c/o Angelique Sharpe).

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Norma Lewis JIm Klajbor Ms. Angelique Sharpe Rep for Agape Properties LLC
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191045 117.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 317 W Ring Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Bosses Sports Bar & Grill LLC (Application made by Kenneth Harper).

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Norma Lewis JIm Klajbor Mr. Kenneth Harper Bosses Sports Bar & Grill has an outstanding building code violation judgment as follows: Principal balance of $280.00 If payment is received by 1/17/20 $311.96 if paid by 2/20/20 $313.66 The prior owner, was administratively dissolved on 12/12/17. If application is approved, the property will go back into the name of an entity that does not exist in the State of Wisconsin.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191052 118.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1320 W Locust Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Sheila T Nguyen.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
191257 119.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2512 S 34th Street, in the 8th Aldermanic District to its former owner Kathleen Sartorius.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
191339 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2169 S Muskego Avenue, in the 8th Aldermanic District to its former owner Ruben Herrera.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole LArsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Jim Klajbor Mr. Ruben Herrera, represnted by Atty. Nes FLores DNS outstanding charges: $304.80 Ruben Herrera has an outstanding building code violation judgment in the amount of $3,234.06
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191481 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 6240-6242 W Thurston Court, in the 9th Aldermanic District to its former owner Mai Y. Sayaovong.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum GAthing Norma Lewis Jim Klajbor Atty Lorraine McNamara-McGraw, representing Ms. Sayaovong
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191478 122.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 168 S. 66th Street, in the 10th Aldermanic District to its former owner Christine Coan.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum GAthing NOrma Lewis Jim Klajbor NO SHow
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
191480 123.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3608 S 84th Street, in the 11th Aldermanic District to its former owner Joseph A. Tanski and Pearl L. Tanski.

Minutes note: Appearing Nicole LArsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Jim Klajbor Joanne & D'Anne Tanski
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191100 124.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1601 W. Lincoln Avenue, in the 12th Aldermanic District to its former owner Lopez Baking Properties, LLC (application made by Jose Lopez).

Minutes note: Appearing Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Norma Lewis Jim Klajbor Mr. Jose Lopez & Daughter, Diana Lopez Lopez Baking Properties, LLC has outstanding building code Vilation judgment in the amount of $1,380.00 if paid by 1/17/20 $1,630.81 if paid by 2/20/20 $1,636.50 The prior owner, Lopez Bakery Properties LLC, was administratively dissolved on 9/14/10. If the application is approved, the property will go back into the name of an entity that does not exist in the State of Wisconsin.
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191202 125.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1036-1038 W. Wright Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner George l. Noble and Nora Conway.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nicole Larsen Deborah McCollum Gathing Norma Lewis Jim Klajbor no one was present when called. Mr. Noble has an outstanding building code violation judgment as follows: $5,695.00 if paid by 1/17/20 $8,273.22 if paid by 2/20/20 $8,294.28 Prior co-owner of this property, Nora Conway, has outstanding building code violations judgments: $1,750.00 If paid by 12/16/19 $2,192.63 if paid by 1/16/20 $2,199.45
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass5:0 Action details Not available
191340 126.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2465 N 33rd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Clem Richardson.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
191453 027.ResolutionResolution directing the Municipal Port Director to prepare and present a report to the Common Council for reaching out to existing sister cities.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
191238 028.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bill.

Minutes note: Appearing: IRD Jordan Primakow Chris Anderson - Bell Ambulance SB-666 Relating to certification for emergency medical responders. Zielisnki OPPOSED 5-0 SB-667 Relating to ambulance staffing and emergency medical personnel. Zielinski OPPOSED 5-0 AB-696/SB-626 Relating to penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirements, proof of financial responsibility, requirements for registering motor vehicles, oearting a vehicle without an operator's license or after suspension or revocation Zielinski HOLD 5-0 AB-569/SB-511 Relating to claims for compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder by police officers and fire fighters under the worker's compensation law. Brenda Wood Nilsa Rosado - Jurkiewiczz - DER Adm Johnson HOLD 5-0
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
191238 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bill.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191424 029.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Enrique Avina, Jr. v. Todd Bohlen and the City of Milwaukee.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
191313 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the denial of Saint John’s Communities LLC’s claim of alleged unlawful tax.

Minutes note: Appearing: Allison Flanagan Ald. Johnson moved to make Letter to committee from the law office of Von Briesen, Atty. Alan Marcuvitz:, be part of the permanent record. There were no objections. "If appropriate, please either add to, or read into the record, the following message: Saint John's Communities, Inc. appreciates teh Judiciary and Legislation Committee's consideration of its claim of Unlawful tax, which is on the agenda for January 13, 2020. Saint John's respecfully disagrees with the position of both the City Assessor's Office regarding the taxation, as well as the position taken by the City Attorney's Office with respect to this claim. Nevertheless, we recognize that, at this time, it is in the best interest of all parties for the Claim to be promptly addressed by this Committee and Common Council, so the issues posed may move forward expeditiously, based on the City Attorney's recommended action."
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
191313 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the denial of Saint John’s Communities LLC’s claim of alleged unlawful tax.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, January 13th, 2020 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 4:04 PM     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
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