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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/11/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video:  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Video Video
191665 01.CommunicationCommunications from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191423 22.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to dwelling facility rental policies.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper and Dodd asked to be added as Co-sponsors. There were no objections.
PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191509 03.CommunicationCommunication from the License Division relating to a list of all Class “B” special licenses issued by the City Clerk in 2019.    Action details Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191305 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Nonrenewal, based upon the police report and aldermanic and applicant testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Louise Burdue for the premises located at 100 W Maple St (“Ollie’s”) in the 12th aldermanic district. (written objections have been filed) Appeared before council Mr. Richard Notarpole on behalf of Ms. Burdue. Asst City Attorney, Tyrone St. Junior Nonrenewal, based on the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s License of Ninoshka Jimenez. (no written objections have been filed.)
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191191 05.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance, of the Public Passenger Vehicle Driver’s License for Jihad Jackson. (no written objections have been filed)
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191422 06.MotionMotion relating to the locations of various Milwaukee County Transit System bus stops.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
171504 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate all alleys in the block bounded by West Michigan Street, West Wisconsin Avenue, North 27th Street and North 28th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191355 08.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioners of the Department of Public Works and the Department of City Development to develop a plan for minimizing disruptions to local businesses during street construction.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191432 09.ResolutionResolution directing the Water Works Superintendent to collaborate with the Department of Administration-Budget and Management Division to provide recommendations on establishing a program to facilitate lead water service line replacements by owner-occupants who do not qualify for the City’s current cost-share program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191433 010.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to establish a plan to more effectively communicate to residents and businesses plans for underground, sewer, road and other City projects that may disturb lead water service lines.

Minutes note: ALD. Lewis added as Co-sponsor
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191434 011.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Neighborhood Services to concentrate demolitions and deconstructions in the areas experiencing the greatest need, with $250,000 from the 2020 Concentrated Blight Elimination capital program being used solely for demolitions in areas with high densities of vacant properties, with priority given to fire-damaged structures.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191435 012.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to develop a strategy to clean up areas adjacent to highways.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191437 013.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Public Works and the Department of Administration to create and present a plan to the Common Council for activating City-owned play spaces.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191442 014.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to present a report to the Common Council on long-term plans for the maintenance and reconstruction of City alleys.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191443 015.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to report annually to the Common Council on the state of opportunities and technologies for implementing renewable resources in City infrastructure, particularly for street lights.

Minutes note: ALD. Lewis added as Co-sponsor
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191458 016.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to prepare and present a plan to the Common Council for requiring a developer to be responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of City-owned property being held off the market for potential development.

Minutes note: ALD. Lewis added as Co-sponsor
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191548 017.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of traffic control signal improvements under two Signals and ITS Standalone Program projects at 71 intersections in various Aldermanic Districts at a total estimated cost of $319,851.99 with an estimated grantor share of $287,866.79, and an estimated City share of $31,985.20.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191554 118.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 $378,800 for a total estimated cost of $399,600.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191555 119.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 $585,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $2,450,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191556 120.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 $6,759,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $9,968,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191557 021.ResolutionResolution to remove obstructions and to remove or reconstruct encroachments, projections, and special privileges from streets and alleys on the 2020 paving program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191565 122.ResolutionSubstitute resolution certifying that the Exposition Center expansion to be developed by the Wisconsin Center District meets the conditions set forth in Wis. Stat. 229.50(1)(a)(1)(a)-(e).ADOPTEDPass14:1 Action details Video Video
191603 023.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and expenditure of up to $50,000 in contributions by the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office from donors for the Water Centric City Design project.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
191588 124.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2020 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191589 125.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2020 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191421 026.ResolutionResolution amending Common Council File # 181191 relative to the acceptance and funding of the 2019 HIV Partner Services Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191618 127.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Information Technology Management Division to provide City e-mail addresses and cellular telephones to the commissioners of the Fire and Police Commission.

Minutes note: Ald. Johnson and Lewis added as cosponsors.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191609 028.AppointmentAppointment of David Henke to the position of Chief Information Officer by the mayor.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191587 029.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191590 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191626 031.CommunicationCommunication from 414Life providing an update on its activities and initiatives.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191640 032.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the Positions Ordinance to add one auxiliary position of Business Systems Administrator in the Election Commission.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190753 133.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Mary Alice Quigley for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191069 234.ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Minutes note: Per Ald. Borkowski motion, All Council Members to be sponsors. There were no objection
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191202 135.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191257 136.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191340 137.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191479 138.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3475 N. Buffum Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Cornice D. Grace and Betty Hood.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191500 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3555 N 9th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Willie Peavey.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191502 140.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1918 N. 25th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191506 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3326 N. 28th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District, to its former owner, Trolando B. Wright.

Minutes note: This motion replaces Substitute 1 of Common Council File Number 191506 with the Proposed Substitute. The Proposed Substitute requires that the installment plan for current 2019 property taxes of the property owner seeking vacation of the in rem judgment in this file be current, and all prior levy-year delinquent taxes on the property, including any accrued interest and penalties due, be paid within 30 days of the adoption of the resolution. Otherwise, the resolution becomes null and void, and the city retains ownership of the property.
SUBSTITUTED   Action details Not available
191506 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3326 N. 28th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District, to its former owner, Trolando B. Wright.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191508 142.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3919-3921 W. Walnut Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner, Marilyn D. Howze.

Minutes note: This motion replaces Substitute 1 of Common Council File Number 191508 with the Proposed Substitute. The Proposed Substitute requires that the installment plan for current 2019 property taxes of the property owner seeking vacation of the in rem judgment in this file be current, and all prior levy-year delinquent taxes on the property, including any accrued interest and penalties due, be paid within 30 days of the adoption of the resolution. Otherwise, the resolution becomes null and void, and the city retains ownership of the property.
SUBSTITUTED   Action details Not available
191508 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3919-3921 W. Walnut Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner, Marilyn D. Howze.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191513 143.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191599 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitle Gardner Group LLC v. City of MilwaukeeADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191532 045.AppointmentAppointment of Kathleen Johnson to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191408 046.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2019 annual report and activities of the Ethics Board.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191453 047.ResolutionResolution directing the Municipal Port Director to prepare and present a report to the Common Council for reaching out to existing sister cities.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191478 148.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.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
191119 049.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of John Ellenbecker

Minutes note: Motion by ald. Borkowksi to send this item back to the Judiciary and Legislation Committee.
REFERRED TOPass15:0 Action details Not available
191196 050.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Kieran Quinan for property damage.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191315 051.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Paul and Carol Rubitsky for property damage. (10th Aldermanic District)PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191522 152.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191523 153.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191550 054.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Milwaukee Fire Department to enter into an agreement with the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in connection with the Athletic Training Program of the University.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181805 055.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2019 activities of the City-County Heroin, Opioid and Cocaine Task Force.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
180724 156.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to requirements for certified survey maps and subdivision plats.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191357 157.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Local Business, LB2, and Two-Family Residential, RT4, to a General Planned Development to consolidate the zoning and accommodate future mixed-use development on the properties located in the block bounded by West Wisconsin Avenue, North 27th Street, West Michigan Street, and North 28th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190849 158.ResolutionSubstitute resolution denying the appeal relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for re-siding and corner boards at 2017 N. Terrace Avenue, in the North Point South Historic District, for James and Maura Otzko.and affirming the Historic Preservation Commission’s decision.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191490 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to establish and implement a plan that identifies landlords with a history of wrongfully evicting tenants and excludes them from purchasing City-owned properties.

Minutes note: Following Council Members added as cosponsors: Johnson Spiker Borkowski There were no objections.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191562 060.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1697 North Marshall Street, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191563 061.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report for the property at 541 North 20th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191564 062.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 3530 West Lincoln Avenue to Dhawan Corporation for development, in the 8th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191566 063.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to develop a South 13th Street Strategic Action Plan that will amend the Southwest Side Area Comprehensive Plan and Near South Side Area Comprehensive Plan, parts of the City of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan, in the 12th, 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts, and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the South 13th Street Strategic Action Plan.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
090308 064.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to subdivision regulations.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181526 065.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2019 activities of the Bronzeville Advisory Committee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
190506 066.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2019 activities of the Granville Advisory Committee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191489 167.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing an appropriation from the Economic Development Committee Fund relating to The Big Serve MKE.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191494 068.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration to collaborate with Milwaukee County and Milwaukee Public Schools to explore and implement cost- and service-sharing arrangements as part of the ONE Milwaukee initiative.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191535 069.ResolutionResolution designating June 15-19, 2020, as Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week in the City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: Ald. Lewis added as Co-Sponsor. There were no objections.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191571 170.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to changes to funded agencies for the Milwaukee Promise.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190685 071.AppointmentReappointment of Cliff Wenniger to the Business Improvement District #25 by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
190687 072.AppointmentReappointment of Julie McNamara to the Business Improvement District #31 by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191129 073.AppointmentReappointment of Gloria Marquez to the Business Improvement District #4 by the Mayor. (11th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191290 074.AppointmentReappointment of Sharon Adams to the Business Improvement District #32 by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191527 075.AppointmentAppointment of John McMahon to the Business Improvement District #20 by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191528 076.AppointmentAppointment of Marvin Pope to the Business Improvement District #20 by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191529 077.AppointmentAppointment of Joseph Wisniewski to the Business Improvement District #20 by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191530 078.AppointmentReappointment of John Brennan to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191531 079.AppointmentReappointment of Jeff Morgan to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191582 080.AppointmentNomination of Lauryn Jones as an “At-Large” member of the Milwaukee Youth Council.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191547 081.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to the 2019 annual report of neighborhood poster sales in accordance with a license agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Historic Milwaukee, Inc.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191581 082.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to the 2019 Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative accomplishments.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191542 083.CommunicationCommunication from the Democratic National Convention Host Committee Relating to Volunteer/Intern/Job Opportunities.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     RECOMMENDED FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Video Video
191689 084.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 10:23 AM Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     Not available