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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/3/2020 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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     Meeting convened at 1:35 PM     Roll call Video Video
191453 01.ResolutionResolution directing the Municipal Port Director to prepare and present a report to the Common Council for reaching out to existing sister cities.RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
191532 02.AppointmentAppointment of Kathleen Johnson to the Ethics Board by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Mrs. Johnson
RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass4:0 Action details Video Video
191408 03.CommunicationCommunication related to the 2019 annual report and activities of the Ethics Board.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pat Hintz - Chair of the Ethics Board Peter Block - ACA for the Ethics Board
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Video Video
191196 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Kieran Quinan for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA DPW Scott Reinbacher Mr. Kieran Quinan Teresa Quinan, mother of Mr. Quinan Ald. Borkowski moved to pay this appeal in the amount of 105.60.
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191196 04.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Kieran Quinan for property damage.RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass3:1 Action details Not available
191119 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of John Ellenbecker

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA James Washington DPW Based on non-appearance.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass4:0 Action details Video Video
191315 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Paul and Carol Rubitsky for property damage. (10th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Jeff Novak - WAter Dept PAtrick Pauly - Water Dept Carol Rubitsky - appellant Ms. May Clemenson Based on City Attorney's recommendations and City Department testimony, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this appeal.
RECOMMENDED FOR DISALLOWANCE & INDEF. POSTPONEMENTPass5:0 Action details Video Video
191076 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Nasif Bowie for property damage. (15th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
190753 08.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Mary Alice Quigley for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Appearing: Katryna Rhodes - ACA Mrs. Mary Alice Quigley and her husband James Washington - DPW Based on City Attorney's recommendations and City Department's testimony, Ald. Bauman moved to pay this appeal in the amount of $250.00
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190753 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal of Mary Alice Quigley for property damage. (11th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191504 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4843 N. 51st Boulevard, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner Kelly L.M. and Becky L. McChristion-Bradley (application made by Sheldon Thompson c/o Paw Solutions LLC).

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr. Sheldon Thompson Property Manager Mr. Prince Wilson property manager c/o Paw Solutions LLC 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.That property and the outstanding charges are as follows: 4178 N 50th Street in the amount of $254.51 due by 2/10/2020 2013-2019 Taxes due if paid by February $15,175.48 if paid by March 12, 2020 $15,315.90 Recovery of City Services charges $9,982.62 Other properties owned by applicant: 3629 W Hampton Ave $6,092.34 8848 N 95th St Unit D $2,490.36 4178 N 50th St 2019 on installment Plan 3064 N 25th St 2018-2019 Outstanding Total $3,634.43 Kelly LM Bradley has the following building code violation judgment i fpau by 2/10/2020 $879.31 if paid by 3/12/2020 $ 883.98 Becky McChristion Bradley has an outstanding building code violation judgment of $280.00 Mr. Bradley and Ms. McChristion Bradley have warrants for their arrest in their respective cases. Prince Anwar Wilson, the member and registered agend of PAW Solutions LLC, has outstanding building code violation and traffic code judgment: if paid by 2/10/2020 $1,506.79 if paid by 3/12/2020 $1,510.11 There is also outstanding building code violation judgment for the property at 3064 N 25th Street: if paid by 2/10/2020 $522.34 if paid by 3/12/2020 $523.85 to arrange payment of the outstanding debt(s), the applicant must contact Mary Lyles, City Attorney's Office, at 414-286-2667. There was a 2 -year lapse in the recording process; Ald. Bauman moved denial of this return. Chair asked for Ald. Bauman to withdraw his motion. There were no objections. Given all the isses that have surfaced, Ald. Johnson asked that the applicant contact the local council representative to seek his/her input. Therefore, he moved to hold until next cycle. Property currently occupied, per Ms. McCollum-Gathing
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
191503 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5044 N. 33rd Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District, to its former owner Charles Singleton.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen No one present when called.
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191479 111.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr. Cornice Grace & Mrs. Jacqueline Grace DNS reinspection fees due in the amount of $609.60 Ms Hood passed in April 2019. Mr Grace and Ms Hood both have outstanding building code violations if paid by 2/10/2020 $586.68 if paid by 3/12/2020 $588.60
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass4:0 Action details Not available
191505 112.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen no one present when called
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
191500 113.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr. Willie Peavey
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191506 114.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: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr Wright
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191507 115.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2862 N. 51st Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Jerry Vang.

Minutes note: Per the request of Mr. Vang, who is unable to appear on 2-3-2020, to postpone this item until 2-24-2020.
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191257 116.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mrs. Kathleen Sartorius
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
191478 117.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: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen DNS Reinspection Fee due in the amount of $609.60
RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILEPass4:0 Action details Not available
191575 118.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2461 S. 6th Street, in the 14th Aldermanic District to its former owner Pyramax Bank and Jose Navarro Jr.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass4:0 Action details Not available
191202 119.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: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr. Noble DNS Reinspection fees due in the amount of $406.40 Municipal judgements
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
191340 120.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Clem Richardson Muni court charges
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191508 121.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: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Mr Leroy Shanks, husband of Mrs. Howze DNS Reinspection fees due in the amount of $234.09
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191501 122.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2546-2548 W. Medford Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Quality Real Estate Services LLC c/o Kwame A. Grayson, Sr.

Minutes note: Per phone call to the Treasurer's Office, Mr. Grayson asked this item be postpone until 2-24-2020.
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191502 123.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.

Minutes note: Appearing: Deborah McCollum-Gathing Tanz Rome Stephanie O'Connor Jim Klajbor Nicole Larsen Brian Sonderman - Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
191069 124.ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

Minutes note: Appearing: Martha Collins - Equal Rights Commission Add co sponsors Borkowski Johnson
SUBSTITUTEDPass3:0 Action details Not available
191069 2 ResolutionSubstitute resolution supporting the principles of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
170937 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Fire and Police Commission relating to updates and current activities.

Minutes note: Appearing: Griselda Aldrete - Director F&PC John McNally - F&PC April Nwandu - F&PC
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191513 026.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood Jordan Primakow Jim Bohl AB-802/SB-765 Relating to: criteria for the court to consider when determining whether to use videoconferencing at a proceeding. AB-803/SB-766 Relating to: using testimony taken by deposition in a criminal trial if witness is at risk of being intimidated. AB-804/SB-767 Relating to: intimidating a victim of domestic abuse and providing a penalty. AB-805/SB-752 Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime. AB-806/SB-753 Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. AB-807/SB-749 Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty. AB-808/SB-745 Relating to: prosecuting a violent felon for the crime of illegal possession of a firearm. AB-809/SB-754 Relating to: earned release from parole or extended supervision and discharge from probation. AB-817 Relating to: bail for a criminal defendant who is charged with bail jumping. OPPOSED All the above 2-0 AB-770/SB-703 Relating to: interest rates on payday loans and loans by licensed lenders. SUPPORT 3-0 LRB-4317 Relating to: making changes related to mixed-use tax incremental financing districts, increasing the amount of time a city or village may extend the life of a tax incremental district to improve its affordable and workforce housing, allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees, and authorizing local units of government to implement workforce housing initiatives. SUPPORT 3-0 LRB-5249 Relating to: authorizing a local government to require advance payment from a presidential or vice-presidential campaign for certain expected public event costs. HCC AB-834/SB-741 Relating to: public notice of noncandidacy for incumbent local elected officials. SUPPORT 3-0 AB-440/SB-479 Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyle. SUPPORT 3-0 AB-771/SB-726 Relating to: leasing tax exempt property of a church or religious organization to an educational association. OPPOSED 3-0
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191513 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass3:0 Action details Not available
191599 027.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitle Gardner Group LLC v. City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA William Davidson Assessor's Office - Ryan Ranker
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, February 3rd, 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 convened at 4:55 PM Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     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