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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/24/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 201 E. Washington Ave P.O. Box 7946 Madison, WI 53707
AMENDED March 20, 2020 -- Item #75 ADDED AMENDED Maarch 23, 2020 -- Item #83 ADDED
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
     UNFINISHED BUSINESS    Video Video
181544 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to contracts between the Department of City Development and Friends of Housing Corporation.HELD IN COUNCILFail4:11 Action details Not available
181544 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to contracts between the Department of City Development and Friends of Housing Corporation.RECONSIDEREDFail5:10 Action details Not available
181544 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to contracts between the Department of City Development and Friends of Housing Corporation.VETO OVERRIDDENPass11:0 Action details Not available
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
191896 02.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 Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191591 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Nonrenewal, based upon Department of Public Works, aldermanic, and applicant testimony of the Recycling, Salvaging, or Towing Premises license for Muhammad Abdus-Salaam for the premises located at 4453 N Green Bay Ave (“Action Towing”) in the 1st aldermanic district. (written objections have been filed) Renewal, with a 15 day suspension, based upon the police report, and aldermanic and applicant testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Patsy Smith-James for the premises located at 628 N Water St (“District IV”) in the 4th aldermanic district. (no written objections have been filed.) The question was put Have the members of the Common Council read the Report and Recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed in this matter? Roll Call was taken 15-0 The following and their counsels were present and addressed the Common Council. Muhammad Abdus-Salaam and Atty. Janine Collette Ald. Kovac moved that the Common Council resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to hear oral arguments on behalf of the licensee in opposition to the Report and Recommendations and a statement presented by the City Attorney. There were no objections. The council convened into a Committee of the Whole. Atty. Janine Collette appeared on behalf of and with Muhammad Abdus-Salaam. Atty. Tyrone St. Junior appeared on behalf of the City Ald. Kovac moved that the Committee now rise. There were no objections. The question was put Are there any motions relative to this matter? Ald. Hamilton moved renewal with a 15 day suspension and holding issuance contingent upon payment of $20,000 in arrearages and a payment plan is setup. (Prevailed 15-0) There was no further discussion. There was a vote of those Council members present to approve the recommendations of the Licenses Committee as contained in File Number 191951. Roll Call was taken 15-0 There was no further discussion of the Committee report.
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191465 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file is the following recommendation: Renewal, with a 10 day suspension, based upon the police report, of the Public Passenger Vehicle Driver’s License for Romeal Love. (no written objections have been filed) The question was put Have the members of the Common Council read the Report and Recommendations of the Public Works Committee? Roll Call 15-0 There were no motions relative to this matter. There was no further discussion. A vote of those Council members present was taken to approve the recommendations of the Public Works Committee as contained in File Number 191465. Roll Call 15-0 There was no further discussion of the Committee report. Ald. Bauman moved for approval of the remainder of the report of the Public Works Committee. Roll Call 15-0
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191727 25.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the fees charged for loading and unloading zones.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191752 06.ResolutionResolution approving Port Milwaukee’s 2020 Statement of Intentions for the State’s Harbor Assistance ProgramADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191776 07.ResolutionResolution accepting one Water Easement Release, and authorizing the proper City officials to execute the document.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191777 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of a municipal grant from The Recycling Partnership to implement improvements to recycling collection program.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191778 09.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a USDA Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant Improving Resiliency of Milwaukee’s Street Trees.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191784 110.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 $393,900 for a total estimated cost of $394,300.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191785 111.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 $273,100 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,153,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191786 112.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $1,200,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $16,730,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191787 113.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 $8,370,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $12,099,000.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191788 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the transfer of funds from the Street Improvement-State and/or Federal Aid Program to the Street Reconstruct or Resurface Program - Regular City Program for funding of local street improvements under the Local Roads Improvement Program, with the City cost of $1,465,165.76, with a grantor’s cost of $1,015,897.24 for a total estimated cost of $2,481,063.00.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191813 015.ResolutionResolution approving an amendment to the lease agreement between the City and T-Mobile Central, LLC for placement of personal communications services (PCS) antennas at the City's fire station at 5600 W. Oklahoma Ave.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191814 016.ResolutionResolution approving an amendment to lease agreement with T-Mobile Central, LLC for the placement of personal communications services antennas and ancillary equipment at the Ziedler Municipal Building at 841 N. Broadway.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191606 017.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Water Works relating to the financial impact of lead service line replacement.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191768 018.CommunicationCommunication from the Inspector General relating to the 2020 Report of the Department of Public Works, Fleet Operations - Compliance with CNG Vehicle Inspection Requirements.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191815 019.CommunicationCommunication from the Comptroller’s office related to a Review of the Milwaukee Water Works’ Corrosion Control Practices.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191473 220.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to employee wages, benefits, and regulations.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191807 121.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2020 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191808 122.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2020 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190839 223.ResolutionSubstitute resolution indemnifying the 4th District Alderman from damages resulting from litigation in the matter of Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case No. 2007CV13965.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
191405 024.ResolutionResolution approving the form of the Preliminary Official Statement used in connection with the sale of City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, debt.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191642 125.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to issue a request for proposal for dental insurance benefits for City employees.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191732 026.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration- Information Technology Management Division and the City Clerk’s Office to investigate and recommend an online system for the receipt of donations for official City events.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191737 027.ResolutionResolution amending Common Council File # 191177 relative to the acceptance and funding of the Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration Grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191751 028.ResolutionResolution relating to the acceptance and funding of the 2019 - 2020 National Association of County & City Health Officials; Using Health in All Policies Strategies to Address Lead Poisoning Prevention Grant.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191775 129.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Employee Relations and the Department of Public Works to develop a policy for deactivation of employee badges upon termination of employment with the City.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191806 030.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administration corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191855 031.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the 2020 Positions Ordinance to add eight positions of Temporary Program Assistant I and one position of Temporary Election Services Office Administrator in the Election Commission.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191856 032.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the 2020 Positions Ordinance to delete one position of Personnel Payroll Assistant II and add one position of Personnel Payroll Assistant III in the Health Department.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191870 033.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary Ordinance to add recruitment flexibility to the titles of Consumer Environmental Health Division Director and Consumer Environmental Health Supervisor in the Health Department.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
191871 034.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary Ordinance to clarify language related to promotions for the Property Appraiser and Senior Property Appraiser titles in the Assessor’s Office.PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191505 135.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2971 N. 6th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District, to its former owner 123 Helping Hands Personal Care Agency LLC c/o Debbie Lewis.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191693 136.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3453 N. 11th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Robert Harris.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191718 137.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3828 N. 79th Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District, to its former owner David Barland.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191719 138.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5635 N. 39th Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District, to its former owner True Unique Inv. LLC c/o Sylvia F. Williams RA.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191721 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2737 N. 88th Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Nancy L. Cychosz.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191761 140.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 7407 W. Sheridan Avenue, in the 2nd Aldermanic District, to its former owner Kenneth Taylor.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191762 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5877 N. 80th Street, in the 2nd Aldermanic District, to its former owner Rodney J. and Jean M. Fischer.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191765 142.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 1958 W. Fairmount, in the 1st Aldermanic District, to its former owner Jerrell S. Cathey.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191770 043.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Robert and Daphne Kozlicki in the amount of $7,085.95;ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191798 044.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.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191799 045.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Brian Lewandowski, in the amount of $25,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191841 046.ResolutionResolution opposing India’s National Register of Citizens and Citizenship Amendment Act and reaffirming Milwaukee as a welcoming city that accepts all peoples regardless of their religious background.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker added as a co-sponsor
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191874 047.CommunicationCommunication from the Election Commission relating to the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Spring 2020 election.REFERRED TOPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
191316 048.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Curtis Brewer for property damage. (9th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191551 049.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Josephine SantiagoDISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191614 050.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Paul Worthy for property damage. (6th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191771 151.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191772 152.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191839 153.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to residential daytime parking privilege permits.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191444 054.ResolutionResolution directing the Director of the Department of Administration to collaborate with the Chief of Police to develop and submit for Common Council approval a plan for a Street Prostitution Partner Patrol to be funded by $100,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding.SUBSTITUTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
191444 054.ResolutionResolution directing the Director of the Department of Administration to collaborate with the Chief of Police to develop and submit for Common Council approval a plan for a Street Prostitution Partner Patrol to be funded by $100,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
191760 155.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the 2020 from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for the Birthing M.O.M.S. (Moms Offering Moms Support) Grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191826 256.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving revised template intergovernmental agreements to use with various law enforcement agencies providing supplemental law enforcement services to the City of Milwaukee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention and approving an agreement to deputize assisting out-of-state officers.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191669 157.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Industrial Heavy, IH, to Industrial Commercial, IC, for the property located at 123-133 East Walker Street, on the south side of East Walker Street, west of South Barclay Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191560 058.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 4113-15 West North Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191675 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a minor modification to a Detailed Planned Development to add a college as a permitted use within the commercial space of the existing mixed-use soccer facility located at 1305 North Broadway, in the block bounded by North Water Street, North Broadway, East Knapp Street, and North Market Street, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191793 060.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 2729 West Atkinson Avenue, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191794 061.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1313 and 1329 West National Avenue, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191796 062.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of City Development to develop an Industrial Land Analysis and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the Industrial Land Analysis.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191797 163.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the nomination for The Beacon/504 West National Avenue for a Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191667 164.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to a Minor Modification to the Detailed Planned Development known as Park Place, Stage 28 to allow a monument sign at the Comfort Suites hotel located at 10831 West Park Place, on the south side of West Park Place, west of North 107th Street, in the 5th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191464 265.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the acceptance of donations of public art.

Minutes note: Proposed Substitute B corrects a statutory reference relating to the general policy statement for contributions received by the City.
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191464 2 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the acceptance of donations of public art.

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper was added as a co-sponsor.
PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191740 066.AppointmentReappointment of Rickey Potts to the Business Improvement District #39 by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191741 067.AppointmentAppointment of Roberto Montemayor to the Business Improvement District #43 by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191742 068.AppointmentReappointment of David Garzon to the Business Improvement District #43 by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191743 069.AppointmentReappointment of Hetal Patel to the Business Improvement District #43 by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191750 070.AppointmentReappointment of Paraminder Singh Ghotra to the Business Improvement District #50 by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191773 071.AppointmentAppointment of Christopher Walton, Jr. to the Black Male Achievement Advisory Council by the Mayor. (1st Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191781 072.AppointmentAppointment of John Erdmann to the Business Improvement District #31 by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191835 073.AppointmentAppointment of James Ferguson to the Black Male Achievement Advisory Council by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191549 074.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of Small Business Development relating to the Business Capacity Building Program Cohort 3 Final Report.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     STEERING AND RULES COMMITTEE    Not available
191782 075.ResolutionResolution rescinding Common Council File Number 191565, a substitute resolution certifying that the Exposition Center expansion to be developed by the Wisconsin Center District meets the conditions set forth in Wis. Stats. 229.50(1)(a)(1)(a)-(e).TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass8:6 Action details Video Video
191782 075.ResolutionResolution rescinding Common Council File Number 191565, a substitute resolution certifying that the Exposition Center expansion to be developed by the Wisconsin Center District meets the conditions set forth in Wis. Stats. 229.50(1)(a)(1)(a)-(e).ADOPTEDPass9:4 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Video Video
191850 076.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionReappointment of Theresa Garrison to the Bronzeville Advisory Committee by Ald. Milele Coggs.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191851 077.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionReappointment of Lashawndra Vernon to the Bronzeville Advisory Committee by Ald. Milele Coggs.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191852 078.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionReappointment of Rayhainio Boynes to the Bronzeville Advisory Committee by Ald. Milele Coggs.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191858 079.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute resolution approving an amendment to a lease agreement with T-Mobile Central, LLC for the placement of personal communications services antennas and ancillary equipment at the Southside Health Center, 1640 S. 24th Street.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191907 081.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute resolution relating to the proclamation of Mayor Tom Barrett, issued March 19, 2020, declaring a state of emergency in the City of Milwaukee.AMENDEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191907 081.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute resolution relating to the proclamation of Mayor Tom Barrett, issued March 19, 2020, declaring a state of emergency in the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191917 082.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191921 083.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution expressing the City of Milwaukee's Support for the Student Debt Emergency Relief Act.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191860 080.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving a Third Amendment to Lease Agreement between the City and Verizon Wireless Personal Communications, LP, for placement of personal communications services (PCS) antennas at the City’s fire station at 5600 W. Oklahoma Ave.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available