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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/14/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Via Teleconference
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Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     UNFINISHED BUSINESS    Not available
191782 01.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).

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman asks that this item be held until later in the meeting; following the Immediate Adoption files. Ald. Bauman asked to dispense with the reading of the mayor's veto message. There were no objections. The mayor's veto was sustained.
ADOPTEDFail6:9 Action details Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
191956 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
191700 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190880 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate a portion of the west side of North 91st Street from West Silver Spring Drive north to a point and to vacate a portion of the north side of West Silver Spring Drive from North 91st Street west to a point, in the 2nd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191885 15.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 $444,100 for a total estimated cost of $463.500.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191886 06.ResolutionResolution 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 $100,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,200,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191887 17.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 $4,228,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,198,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191888 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing city-wide sidewalk replacement at various areas and appropriating funds for these purposes with the city construction cost estimated to be $600,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $700,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
070134 09.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the use of plastic bags by retail establishments.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
070572 010.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works Environmental Services, Forestry Section relative to a briefing on the emerald ash borer and its potential effects on the city’s tree population.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
071171 011.CommunicationCommunication from the Commissioner of Public Works relating to snow removal efforts during the recent snow storm.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
080296 012.ResolutionCommunication relating to the Commissioner of Public Works' plan for addressing the pothole problem in City streets.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
081241 013.CommunicationCommunication from the Commissioner of Public Works relating to the policies and procedures for snow emergencies.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
081461 014.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to depressed manholes in City streets.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
100122 115.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to appeals of the decisions of the transit stop technical committee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
100287 016.ResolutionResolution relating to a pilot project regarding the use of neighborhood watch signs.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
100475 017.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to sewer backflow prevention devices for new construction projects and extensive sewer lateral repairs.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
101289 018.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to waste collection policies.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
101305 019.ResolutionResolution concerning waste collection policies.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
110443 020.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to assessments for traffic calming installations.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
110615 021.CommunicationCommunication relating to the operations of We Energies' Valley Power Plant.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
120012 022.OrdinanceAn ordinance establishing the transit infrastructure preservation fund.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
120296 023.ResolutionResolution relating to prohibiting advertising on transit shelters within the public right of way.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
120297 024.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to advertising within the public right of way.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
121458 125.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing City departments to increase the usage of biodiesel fuel in City-owned vehicles.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
121480 026.ResolutionResolution relating to the use of waste tires for fuel production.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
121494 027.ResolutionResolution approving an intergovernmental cooperation agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Waukesha County relating to a request for proposals for recycling services.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
130641 128.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Information Technology and Management Division’s Unified Call Center to prepare a report relating to the development and implementation of mobile device applications for the photographing and reporting of potholes, graffiti, illegal dumping and other service issues to the City.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131302 029.ResolutionResolution relating to the disposal of City-owned waste timber.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131323 030.CommunicationCommunication relating to the Mayor’s authority to order the closure of municipal facilities.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131378 031.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2014 activities of the Public Transportation Review Board.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131538 032.CommunicationCommunication relating to an investigation of the operation of taxicabs in the City by Uber.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131578 033.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to public passenger vehicle regulations and clarifying definitions.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
131701 034.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and the Milwaukee Department of Public Works regarding an update on the 30th Street Industrial Corridor.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140087 035.ResolutionResolution relating to a study of the sale of City-owned parking structures.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140104 036.CommunicationCommunication relating to the letting of the City of Milwaukee waste lumber contract.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140299 037.ResolutionResolution authorizing the issuance of a special event permit to Milwaukee Marathon Inc. for the inaugural Milwaukee Marathon throughout the City of Milwaukee, in portions of aldermanic districts 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 15.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140363 138.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration-Office of Environmental Sustainability and the Department of Public Works to evaluate and report on the feasibility of installing solar roadway technology in locations throughout the City.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140375 039.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to award contracts for emergency work at Milwaukee Water Works Texas Avenue Pumping Station.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140376 040.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public works to award a contract for the emergency repair of a water main in S. 27th Street under the Kinnickinnic River.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140475 041.CommunicationCommunication to provide a progress report on repairs to the pipeline at the Texas Avenue Pumping Station.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140478 042.ResolutionResolution relating to the repaving of North 92nd Street between West Capitol Drive and West Hampton Avenue.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140505 043.ResolutionResolution urging the Chief of Police to immediately and strictly enforce violations of public passenger vehicle licensing and operating regulations.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140748 044.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the progress and scheduling of projects on the City’s 2014 Paving Program.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140749 045.ResolutionResolution relating to periodic reporting by the Department of Public Works on the progress and scheduling of projects on the City’s paving programs.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
140882 046.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the condition of street lighting in the Historic Third Ward.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141021 047.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the abatement period for trimming overhanging tree branches and shrubs.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141230 048.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Public Works to increase the enforcement of regulations relating to the separation of recyclables.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141333 049.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to penalties, special charges and the enforcement of solid waste regulations.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141668 050.ResolutionResolution relating to monitoring of the Milwaukee Streetcar project by an outside entity reporting directly to the Common Council and the Comptroller's Office.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141854 051.CommunicationCommunication from Creative Alliance Milwaukee relating to its report to the Wisconsin Avenue Milwaukee Development Corporation on the 2014 Creative Problem-Solving Process for the City-owned Parking Lot at 4th Street and Wisconsin Avenue.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
141892 052.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Public Works to develop and implement the use of local hiring preferences as recently permitted by a U.S. Department of Transportation pilot program.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
150079 053.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the regulation of Transportation Network Companies.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
150357 054.CommunicationCommunication relating to public passenger vehicle regulations.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
150953 055.CommunicationCommunication relating to Time Warner Cable broadcasting and MATA Communications signals and access to viewership data.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
151375 056.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration-Information and Technology Management Division and the City Attorney relating to the municipal construction, ownership and operation of facilities to provide broadband service to the public.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
151376 057.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to snow policy.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
151468 058.ResolutionResolution relating to a street lighting pilot program.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160047 059.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works regarding the Milwaukee Streetcar Project.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160180 060.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works recognizing various projects and employees in the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160736 061.CommunicationCommunication from the office of the Mayor relating to provisions in the 2017 budget for water lateral replacement and other forms of lead abatement.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
160957 062.CommunicationCommunication from various agencies related to the activities of the Water Quality Task Force.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
170445 163.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to special event permits.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171047 164.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the contents of a special event permit.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171049 165.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to regulations for licensed private waste collectors.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171534 166.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to identify the of costs associated with the replacement of lead laterals, lead pipes and the provision of water filters.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171536 067.CommunicationCommunication from various City agencies relating to the replacement of lead service lines, the testing of homes and residents for lead exposure, and efforts to make the public aware of the problems caused by lead service lines.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171538 168.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the replacement or repair of lead drinking water service lines.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171763 069.ResolutionResolution directing Milwaukee Water Works to apply for financial assistance programs through the Leading on Lead Act for replacement of lead water-service lines.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
171782 070.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works regarding the status of the High Impact Paving Program.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
180167 071.ResolutionMotion relating to the locations of bus stops on South Kinnickinnic Avenue.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
180468 072.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to remove the bicycle lane from a portion of North Broadway.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
180490 073.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating its policies for the installation and removal of neighborhood signs.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
180595 074.CommunicationCommunication from the office of the City Attorney relating to the status of Bird scooters within the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
180676 075.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the presence on the public right-of-way of motor vehicles or other vehicles that are prohibited under state law. PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181067 076.ResolutionResolution relating to Stonehouse Water Technologies’ whole-house water purification system. PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181255 077.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the protocol for searching vehicles in the City Tow Lot.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
181782 078.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to extending winter parking restrictions.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
190068 079.ResolutionResolution relating to application, acceptance, and funding of a Nonpoint Source Pollution Control grant.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
190593 080.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of the reconstruction of W. Vliet St. between N. 12th St. and N. 27th St.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
191204 081.ResolutionResolution relating to regulations and fees on transportation network companies.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191873 082.Charter OrdinanceA charter ordinance relating to meetings of the public debt commission.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191878 083.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale and issuance of General Obligation Revenue Anticipation Notes.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191920 184.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to authorize up to $1,945,291.77 of contingent borrowing to fund settlement of the claims raised by the plaintiff Jimmy L. Harris, in the lawsuit entitled Jimmy L. Harris v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 14-CV-1002-LAADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191926 185.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Employee Relations to explore the possibility of premium pay for City work deemed essential.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman, Borkowski, and Hamilton added as cosponsors.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191849 086.CommunicationCommunication from the City Treasurer transmitting the 2020 list of authorized public depositories and security broker/dealers and the 2019 general fund annual investment reports.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191763 187.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2725 N. 23rd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Interstate Realty LLC c/o Jessica Mallette.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191843 188.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2215 W. Oklahoma Avenue, in the 13th Aldermanic District, to its former owner The Estate of Arlene Grudowski c/o Lacey Wilding.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191905 089.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) charge entitled Angela Hagy v. City of Milwaukee Health Department, (more properly named as the City of Milwaukee), cross-filed with the Wisconsin Equal Rights Division (“ERD”)ADOPTEDPass8:7 Action details Video Video
191919 190.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Jimmy L. Harris v. City of Milwaukee, et al., Case No. 14-CV-1002-LA.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191925 191.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of legislation permitting municipal treasurers to slow the collection of property taxes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minutes note: Ald. Dodd asked to be added as a co-sponsor at the Council meeting.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191106 092.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the duties and membership of the Community Collaborative Commission.

Minutes note: Ald. Dodd moves to hold until later in the meeting. There were no objections. Accept Proposed Substitute A
SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191106 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the duties and membership of the Community Collaborative Commission.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191897 193.ResolutionA substitute resolution 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 budgeted for this purpose in the 2020 Budget.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191674 194.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the Second Amendment to the Detailed Planned Development known as Ascent Apartments to allow an increase in the number of dwelling units and building stories, as well as minor changes to the design of the previously approved mixed use building on land located at 700 East Kilbourn Avenue, on the north side of East Kilbourn Avenue, east of North Van Buren Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191676 195.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Single-Family Residential, RS3, to a Detailed Planned Development known as Ameira Orchids Assisted Living for the property located at 10401 West Bradley Road, on the south side of West Bradley Road, east of North 107th Street, in the 9th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191833 096.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the housing infrastructure preservation fund.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191779 197.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the First Amendment to Good Hope Library Purchase, Sale & Development Agreement.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191894 098.ResolutionResolution selecting developers and authorizing $1 and discounted property sales and housing rehabilitation grants through the Milwaukee Employment Renovation Initiative 2.0.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191900 099.ResolutionResolution approving a Project Plan and a Development Agreement, authorizing expenditures and creating Tax Incremental District No. 104 (37th Street School), in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191901 1100.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 3 to the Project Plan for Tax Incremental District No. 68 (Fifth Ward-First Place) and authorizing additional funding and expenditures, and approving a development agreement, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191882 1101.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to changes in the 2020 HUD funding for Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191884 1102.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing acceptance of additional funding of the Milwaukee Continuum of Care grant from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Inc.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191929 0103.ResolutionA resolution authorizing Business Improvement Districts to amend 2020 Operating Plans to add programs that address the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs, Borkowski, Bauman, Dodd and Kovac asked to be added as sponsors during the Council meeting.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191546 0104.AppointmentAppointment of Lisa Schefsky to the Business Improvement District #31 by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191744 0105.AppointmentReappointment of Sylvestra Ramirez to the Business Improvement District #43 by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
191840 0106.AppointmentNomination of Ella Tummel as 4th District representative to the Milwaukee Youth Council.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191867 0107.AppointmentAppointment of Karen Bleach to the Business Improvement District #19 by the Mayor. (1st Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     RECCOMENDED FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION    Not available
191959 0108.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution authorizing the Executive Director of the City of Milwaukee Deferred Compensation Plan (“Plan”) to collaborate with Voya, the Plan’s third party administrator, to implement provisions of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) intended to provide financial flexibility to Plan participants.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191960 0109.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution relating to a Payment in Lieu of Taxes agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Center District.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs and Lewis asked to be added as co-sponsors.
AMENDEDFail4:11 Action details Not available
191960 0 Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution relating to a Payment in Lieu of Taxes agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the Wisconsin Center District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191961 0110.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Public Works to immediately resume street sweeping and transition to a biweekly street sweeping schedule city-wide.REFERRED TOPass15:0 Action details Not available
191745 0 AppointmentAppointment of Robert McKinley to the Business Improvement District #48 by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Ald. Lewis moved to take this file from committee. There were no objections.
CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
191746 0 AppointmentAppointment of Steven Piehl to the Business Improvement District #48 by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Ald. Lewis moved to take this file from committee. There were no objections.
CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available