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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/2/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: VIRTUAL
This is a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view it should go to http://city.milwaukee.gov/citychannel or Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable.
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     Meeting convened: 9:29 A.M. 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 February 9, 2021? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs move that the Council dissolve itself into a Commitee of the Whole to honor Joan Prince, who is retiring from the UW-Milwaukee. President Johnson and Mayor Barrett both made remarks on this occasion as well as oher Council members. Ms. Prince also spoke as well. Ald. Kovac moved that the Committee rise. There were no objections.
    Roll call Not available
     UNFINISHED BUSINESS    Not available
201297 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the nomination of members to the historic preservation commission.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman moved to dispense with the reading of the Mayor's Veto Message. There were no objections. Mayor's veto is sustained. A file will be introduced this cycle to change the ordinance to have it be an appointment made within 90 days of the city clerk notifying the mayor's office of the vacancy.
VETO OVERRIDDENFail0:15 Action details Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Not available
201462 02.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
201217 03.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Health Department and the Milwaukee Police Department relating to the enforcement of health department orders at licensed establishments.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200946 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: Included in the file are the following recommendations: Nonrenewal, based on the police report, and police, aldermanic, and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for James Robinson for the premises located at 4323 N 60th St. (“Genes Supper Club”) in the 2nd aldermanic district. (written objections have been filed) Renewal, with a thirty (30) day suspension, based on the police report, aldermanic and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer, and Public Entertainment Premises licenses for Jeffrey Jones for the premises located at 4610 W Fond Du Lac Ave #F. (“Mr J’s Lounge”) in the 7th aldermanic district. (no written objections have been filed) All members indicated they had read the report and recommendations of the committee and the exceptions filed. Ald. Coggs moved to go into a Committee of the Whole. There were no objections. Atty. Patrick Brennan present represening James Robinson. Atty. Tyrone St. James present representing the city. Ald. Coggs moved that the Committee rise. There were no objections. There were no motions on this matter.
APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200402 05.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to Licenses.APPROVEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201237 16.OrdinanceAn ordinance granting an air space lease to SIXSIBS LLC for a skywalk over West Freshwater Way connecting a tech building/parking structure and an office building both of which are components of the Rite-Hite Global Headquarters Project.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201330 07.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established projects for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design of West Villard Avenue Bridge over Lincoln Creek in the 1st Aldermanic district with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $170,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0 and an estimated City share of $170,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201337 08.ResolutionResolution authorizing the naming of South Rite-Hite Way as a private road, located in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201343 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 $127,600 for a total estimated cost of $141,700.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201344 110.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 $24,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $354,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201345 111.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 $111,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,276,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201346 112.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 $4,287,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $4,580,800.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201347 113.ResolutionSubstitute resolution 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 Greenfield” in the11th Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of the project to be $1,450,000 which the City’s share is $335,500 and the balance of to be City of Greenfield.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201348 114.ResolutionSubstitute resolution 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 Wauwatosa” in the10th Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of the projects to be $520,000 which the City’s share is estimated to be $310,000 and the balance to be City of Wauwatosa.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201358 015.ResolutionResolution relating to the City of Milwaukee's proposal to cross the tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad and municipality at-grade with East Greenfield Avenue, a public street and existing crossing.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201406 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution extending the Active Streets for Businesses Program.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201360 0 ResolutionResolution to authorize the City Attorney’s Office to intervene on behalf of the City before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin regarding the application of the Wauwatosa Water Utility to acquire existing water facilities from Milwaukee County.TAKEN FROM COMMITTEEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201360 0 ResolutionResolution to authorize the City Attorney’s Office to intervene on behalf of the City before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin regarding the application of the Wauwatosa Water Utility to acquire existing water facilities from Milwaukee County.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200184 117.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to employee wages, benefits and regulations.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201400 118.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
201401 119.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
201229 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to renew its Worker’s Compensation self-insurance status with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201259 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale and issuance of up to $150,000,000 Sewerage System Capital Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds. (Comptroller)ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201329 122.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the 2021 Women, Infants and Children’s (WIC) Breast Feeding Peer Counseling Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201332 223.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of the 2020-2021 COVID 19 Pilot Funding Program from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201398 024.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
201399 025.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administration corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201419 026.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to the 2021 Annual Audit Work PlanPLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201420 027.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to Fraud, Waste, and Abuse of City Resources Hotline 2020 Annual Report.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201422 028.CommunicationCommunication for the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary Ordinance related to City Laborers and Locator Technicians.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201435 029.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to recruitment flexibility for the title of Facilities Manager.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201436 030.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relative to recruitment flexibility for Fire Dispatcher - Senior.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
201438 031.CommunicationCommunication from the Municipal Court amending the Positions Ordinance relative to adding a position of Programmer Analyst.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201317 132.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201333 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Dayna Lentz and Estate of Mark S. Lentz, by its Special Administrator, David Lentz, in the amount of $5,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201334 034.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Daniel Jacobson, in the amount of $13,500.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201335 035.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Antonio Santos, in the amount of $25,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201336 036.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Lisa Bradley, in the amount of $12,000.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201404 037.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Mark Peterson v. City of Milwaukee, ERD Case No. CR201902375.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201405 038.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled David Nickel v. City of Milwaukee, ED Wis. Case No. 17-CV-177.HELD IN COUNCILPass15:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201381 039.AppointmentReappointment of Debra Kraft to the Board of Review by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
201236 040.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Cynthia Thompson for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201391 141.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201392 142.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201411 143.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of Administration and the Commissioner of Health, in collaboration with the Board of Health, to work with the National Research Center at Polco to draft benchmarks as well as a scope of work, outreach plan and implementation schedule for a citywide mental health needs assessment survey.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201434 044.CommunicationCommunication relating to an introductory presentation from the Board of Health.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200941 145.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Parks, PK, to Industrial Light, IL1, for the eastern portion of 6081-ADJ North Hopkins Street, located on the west side of North Hopkins Street, south of West Woolworth Avenue, in the 9th Aldermanic District.HELD IN COUNCILPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201135 146.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from a Detailed Planned Development known as Paragon at Granville Estates to Single-Family Residential, RS3, for the property located at 7901 North Granville Road, on the west side of North Granville Road, south of West Bradley Road, in the 9th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201142 147.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the establishment of a Master Sign Program Overlay Zone known as Druml Company Master Sign Program for the properties located at 1930, 1950-1966 and 2000-2030 South 4th Street, on the east side of South 4th Street, north of West Becher Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201265 048.ResolutionResolution dissolving Tax Incremental District No. 22 (Beerline) and authorizing the City Comptroller to distribute excess incremental revenue to overlying taxing districts.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201354 049.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 1905-A South 6th Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201356 050.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 3817-19 West North Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201357 151.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Department of City Development to prepare a strategic update to the Downtown Area Comprehensive Plan, part of the City of Milwaukee’s Overall Comprehensive Plan, and authorizing a transfer of funds from the Capital Improvements Advance Planning Fund to a subaccount for the Downtown Area Comprehensive Plan Update, in the 3rd, 4th, and 6th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201365 152.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the Amended and Restated Cooperation, Contribution, and Redevelopment Agreement as well as personal guaranties for the redevelopment of the property at 909 East Michigan Street for the Couture Project.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201394 053.AppointmentAppointment of Rafael Garcia to the Historic Preservation Commission by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
200952 054.AppointmentReappointment of Catina Harwell-Young to the Business Improvement District #39 by the Mayor. (10th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Video Video
201289 055.AppointmentAppointment of Jim Plaisted to the Architectural Review Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201382 056.AppointmentAppointment of Jeno Cataldo to the Business Improvement District #11 by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201383 057.AppointmentReappointment of Tammy Babisch to the Business Improvement District #21 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201384 058.AppointmentReappointment of Maleta Brown to the Business Improvement District #21 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201385 059.AppointmentReappointment of John Creighton to the Business Improvement District #21 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201386 060.AppointmentReappointment of Katie Falvey to the Business Improvement District #21 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201387 061.AppointmentAppointment of Thomas Maurer to the Business Improvement District #27 by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201388 062.AppointmentReappointment of Darice Bealin to the Business Improvement District #27 by the Mayor. (7th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201350 063.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of City Development relating to the 2020 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
     THE STEERING & RULES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201379 064.CommunicationCommunication from the Inspector General relating to the Report of Investigation - Chief Alfonso Morales.PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION    Not available
201467 065.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
201487 066.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution urging Oshkosh Defense to build the Next Generation Delivery Vehicles for the U.S. Postal Service at the Century City Business Park.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available