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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/9/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
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     The meeting convened at 9:17 AM The Pledge of Allegiance was said followed by silent invocation. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of January 19, 2021? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.    Roll call Not available
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
201359 01.CommunicationCommunication 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
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201166 02.MotionMotion relating to the revocation of the Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Premises licenses of Aaron R.Ohlsson, agent for Copper Penguin Management Group, LLC, for the premises located at 231 East Buffalo Street doing business as “Site 1A," in the 4th aldermanic district.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200945 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Renewal, with a ten (10) day suspension, based on the police report and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Patrice Dickerson for the premises located at 340 W Reservoir Ave. (“Lounge 340, LLC”) in the 6th aldermanic district. (no written objections have been filed) Renewal, with a ninety (90) day suspension, based on the police report, video, and applicant, aldermanic, and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Joyce Hill for the premises located at 6901-05 W Brown Deer Rd. (“Retox Martini Lounge”) in the 9th aldermanic district. (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. 15-0 The following or their counsels were present and addressed the Common Council: Atty. Andrew Arena on behalf of Joyce Hill Ald. Coggs moved that the Common Council resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole to hear oral argument on behalf of the licensee in opposition to the Report and Recommendations and a statement presented by the City Attorney. There were no objections. Atty. Tyrone St. Junior Ald. Coggs moved that the Committee now rise. There were no objections. Ald. Coggs moves for approval of the remainder of the report of the Licenses Committee. Roll call. 15-0
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200290 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201295 15.MotionSubstitute motion relating to the locations of various Milwaukee County Transit System bus stops.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201318 26.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance renaming Old World Third Street, from West McKinley Avenue to West Wisconsin Avenue, North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200887 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution assigning the name “Alonzo Robinson Milwaukee Fire Department Administration Building” to the Milwaukee Fire Department Administration Building at 711 W. Wells Street in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201243 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute Project Agreements titled “State Municipal Agreement for a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and to set up design engineering at a total estimated cost of $260,060 with an estimated City of Milwaukee share of $52,012 and a grantor share of $208,048 for two projects.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201271 19.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 $37,900 for a total estimated cost of $39,900.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201272 010.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 $35,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $350,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201273 111.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 $13,989,080 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $14,871,600.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201274 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a project agreement titled “Cost Sharing Memo of Understanding Between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Glendale” and to set up funds for the Highway Safety Improvement Project (HSIP) of the intersection of W. Silver Spring Dr. and N. Long Island Dr. in the 1st Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of the HSIP project to be $1,230,796.10, of which the City’s share is $4,579.78 and the balance of $1,226,216.32 to be paid by Wis DOT, City of Glendale and Village of Whitefish Bay .ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201284 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing City entry into Green Infrastructure Funding Agreements, and Conservation Easements, with MMSD and MPS for MPS properties, in the 6th, 8th, 11th, 12th 14th and 15th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201264 014.CommunicationCommunication relating to semi-annual reporting to the Common Council by Milwaukee Water Works and the Department of Public Works regarding the status of Lead Service Line ReplacementsPLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201315 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the street lighting fee.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201302 116.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2021 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201303 117.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2021 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201250 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to previously established projects for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design and construction of various projects in various Aldermanic Districts a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $105,000, with one hundred percent of the increase being City funded.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201253 019.ResolutionResolution amending Common Council File # 200925 acceptance and funding of the 2020-2021 Family Foundations Comprehensive Home Visiting Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201255 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201294 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving executive fellow partnerships between the City of Milwaukee and FUSE Corps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201309 022.ResolutionResolution relative to approval of funding for the 2021 Department of Administration - Information and Technology Management Division, Public Facility Communications Capital Improvement Program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201310 023.ResolutionResolution establishing a City Network and Internet Acceptable Use policy for information resources connected to the City Network.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201311 024.ResolutionResolution establishing a City of Milwaukee IT Security Plan.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201161 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201301 026.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
201322 027.CommunicationCommunication providing an update on the implementation of Common Council File Number 200498 relating to the provision of broadband services to underserved areas of the community.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201325 028.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Neighborhood Services relating to automobile reimbursement allowance reports.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201328 029.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to changes to the Salary Ordinance for the Election CommissionPLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
191758 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
200871 131.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3745-3747 N. 17th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Eddie J. Rawls.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201167 132.ResolutionSubstitute resolution cancelling various City invoices.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201248 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment to Cynthia Pinto.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201313 134.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the Federal Highway Administration to deny the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s request for re-issuance of a Record of Decision relating to reconstruction and modernization of Interstate 94 between 16th Street and 70th Street.REFERRED TOPass15:0 Action details Not available
201314 135.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek revised terms for grants from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201319 136.ResolutionSubstitute resolution urging President Joseph R. Biden to issue an executive order banning the use of qualified immunity for police officers in wrongful-death lawsuits brought against these officers, whether on- or off-duty.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200764 137.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3330 S. 20th Street, in the 13th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Deitrei Henly.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
200866 138.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2945 N. 29th Street, in the 7th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Jimmie Sims.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
200867 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 2600-2602 N. 36th Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District, to its former owner Jimmie Sims.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
200775 040.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of David Koszykowski for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
200805 041.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Ernest H. SimpsonDISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
200845 042.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Dale Evers.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
200846 043.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Earnest Franklin.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
200847 044.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Melinda Currie.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201267 145.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201268 146.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201211 147.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Health Department to accept a donation of laboratory equipment.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201235 048.ResolutionResolution amending Common Council Resolution #200254 relative to the acceptance and funding of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201251 049.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Homeland Security ALERT Video Meshing Equipment grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201252 050.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Homeland Security ALERT Bomb Suit grant.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201291 051.AppointmentAppointment of Kirsten Johnson as Commissioner of Health by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass12:2 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201219 052.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2019 City of Milwaukee Health Department Annual ReportPLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201127 053.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to property deconstruction.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201297 054.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the nomination of members to the historic preservation commission.SUBSTITUTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201297 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the nomination of members to the historic preservation commission.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201276 155.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and Due Diligence Checklist, and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1722 West Lloyd Street and City acquisition and then sale of 1726 West Lloyd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201282 056.ResolutionResolution approving a Project Plan and a Development Agreement, authorizing expenditures and creating Tax Incremental District No. 107 (Chapel Gardens), in the 8th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201283 057.ResolutionResolution approving a Consent and Acknowledgement requested from the City of Milwaukee by Milwaukee Center Management, LLC related to the property located at 111 East Kilbourn Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201288 158.ResolutionA substitute resolution directing the Department of City Development to develop a Bay View Neighborhood Plan that will amend the Southeast Side Area Comprehensive Plan, part of the City of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan, in the 14th Aldermanic District, and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the Bay View Neighborhood Plan.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200382 059.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and Due Diligence Checklist and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1722 West Lloyd Street and authorizing acquisition and then sale of 1726 West Lloyd Street, in the 15th Aldermanic District.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201296 160.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance creating the office of equity and inclusion.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201258 161.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the establishment of the five year, 2020-2024, Consolidated Strategy and Plan for submission to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201316 162.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the application, acceptance, and expenditure of the Emergency Rent Assistance Program Grant from the United States Treasury Department.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201085 063.AppointmentAppointment of Jesus Hernandez to the Business Improvement District #38 by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201087 064.AppointmentReappointment of Leonardo Gomez to the Business Improvement District #38 by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201175 065.AppointmentReappointment of Kevin Riordan to the Business Improvement District #25 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201183 066.AppointmentAppointment of Gregory Spanos to the Business Improvement District #49 by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION    Not available
201342 067.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201380 068.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution waiving conflicts of interest that Cade Law Group LLC has in relation to representing the City of Milwaukee regarding former Police Chief Alfonso Morales’ ongoing claims against the City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: Ald. Stamper moved to convene into the Committee of the Whole. Roll Call 12-3, Ald. Bauman, Rainey, Borkowski voting No Atty. Scott Brown - CAO Atty. Nick Cade - Cade Law Offices
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     Announcements were made. The meeting adjourned at 11:21 AM Molly Kuether-Steele Staff Assistant    Not available