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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/5/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chamber
BUDGET ADOPTION MEETING
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     The meeting was called to order at 9:37 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said followed by silent invocation.     Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REFERS WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
210001 01.BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Budget amendments approved by the Finance and Personnel Committee were considered first followed by budget amendments submitted under the 24-hour rule and any loose amendments. Amendment 2A Add a footnote directing the City Clerk to work with City departments to provide status updates regarding their Equity Impact Statements. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the common council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has not impact.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 4A Add position authority, funding and FTE for one Grant Compliance Manager position in the Department of Administration-Community Development Grants Administration.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 6 Add position authority, FTE, and funding for one Assistant City Attorney in the Common Council - City Clerk. Offest by reducing position authority, FTE, and funding for one Assistant City Attorney in the City Attorney's Office. The Assistant City Attorney will represent the Common Council - City Clerk as special counsel. Charter Ordinance enabling legislation is required.
AMENDEDPass9:4 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 8A Add footnote directing the Department of City Development, in consultation with the City Attorney's Office, to examine the feasibility of City-owned property being used for advertising. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
AMENDEDPass12:1 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 9A Add $50,000 to the Department of City Development to support the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation’s “Healing Spaces” initiative. The intent is to expand the number of spaces and provide funding for programing in existing spaces. Ald. Coggs moved substitution of Amendment 9A with Amendment 9B. (Prevailed 13-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 9B Add $50,000 to the Department of City Development to support the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation’s “Healing Spaces” initiative. The intent is to expand the number of spaces and provide funding for programing in existing spaces. Reduce DPW-Infrastructure's Equipment account by $50,000. The intent is to supplement DPW-Infrastructure's Equipment account with carryover funding. Ald. Lewis added as a cosponsor.
AMENDEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 18 Add a footnote to directing the Fire & Police Commission to work with the Fire Department and the Police Department to provide a survey for employees who move out of the city to provide their reasons for moving out of the city. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 20 Increase the deposit to the Employers' Pension Reserve Fund in 2022 by $30,000,000, for a total contribution of $40,000,000. Offset by reducing the Fire Department salaries by $30,000,000. Ald. Murphy moved substitution of Amendment 20 with Amendment 20A. (Prevailed 14-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass14:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 20A Increase the deposit to the Employers' Pension Reserve Fund in 2022 by $30,000,000, for a total contribution of $40,000,000. Offset by reducing various department and special purpose account funding. Amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If the revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated. Ald. Coggs moved for the Common Council to enter into the Committee of the Whole to hear testimony from the Comptroller's Office and Budget Office. There was no objection. Appearing: Joshua Benson, Deputy Comptroller Dennis Yaccarino, Budget Director Ald. Coggs moved separate action to consider the Police Department portion separately. Ald. Coggs moved for the Common Council to rise from the Committee of the Whole. There was no objection.
NOT ACTED ON   Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Separate action was taken as follows: Amendment 20C Increase the deposit to the Employers' Pension Reserve Fund in 2022 by $23.6 million. Offset by reducing various department and special purpose account funding. Amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If the revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated. Sponsorship to reflect Ald. Johnson.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 20D Increase the deposit to the Employers' Pension Reserve Fund in 2022 by $6.4 million. Offset by increasing the Police Department's ARPA allocation. Amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If the revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated. Sponsorship to reflect Ald. Johnson.
AMENDEDPass12:1 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 21 Reduce Fire Department operating expenditures by $6.05 million and increase Police Department funding by the same amount to fund the hiring of three Police Officer recruit classes of 65 recruits each.
AMENDEDPass12:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 23 Add a footnote to the Commissioner of Health directing the department to explore the possibilities of capturing more payments from property owners involved in lead remediation. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 24 Add a footnote to the Violence Reduction & Prevention Program Director for the Health Department to provide metrics to evaluate the efficacy of the services of the Office of Violence Prevention.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 25 Add a footnote to the Violence Reduction & Prevention Program Director in the Health Department to provide annual reports related to trauma care and Fire and Police personnel. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 28 Add a footnote that directs the Department of Neighborhood Services to use, at minimum, $400,000 of demolition money for properties in areas of concentrated blight. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 29A Add $400,000 for ten Police Service Specialist - Investigators.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 32 Add funding for a pilot program to establish two (One-North/One-South) Wildflower Planting Beds by increasing Forestry's Professional Services allocation by $25,000. The purpose of this pilot program is to identify cost savings by reducing overall maintenance costs related to contract mowing. This amendment assumes that the total cost will be offset by increasing Sewers transfer to the General Fund. Amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 5A Add $807,715 to the Assessor's Office Assessment Software capital account to purchase software that will support geo-referenced digital sketches and computer software for assessment valuation accuracy. Reduce City Hall Foundation & Hollow Walk capital account by corresponding amount. Ald. Spiker moved substitution of Amendment 5A with Amendment 5B. (Prevailed 13-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 5B Add $141,000 to the Assessor's Office Assessment Software capital account to purchase computer software for assessment valuation accuracy. Reduce City Hall Foundation & Hollow Walk capital account by corresponding amount.
AMENDEDFail5:8 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 5A
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 7 Add position authority, FTE, and funding of $50,130 for a Human Resources Representative to the Department of Employee Relations. Offset eliminating one Assistant City Attorney position in the City Attorney's office. Ald. Spiker moved substitution of Amendment 7 with Amendment 7B. (Prevailed 13-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 7B Add position authority, FTE, and funding for a Human Resources Representative to the Department of Employee Relations. Offset by eliminating the position authority, FTE, and funding for the Risk Manager position in the City Attorney's office.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 11A Provide $150,000 in the Common Council-City Clerk to support the Alert Neighbor Program (ANP) pilot program to promote collaboration between residents, the City of Milwaukee, and other neighborhood partners to address crime and safety issues in Milwaukee neighborhoods.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 22A Appropriate $164,000 to perform a civilian/sworn personnel resource analysis study. The purpose of the study is to determine the appropriate staffing levels for the Milwaukee Fire Department.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass13:0 Action details Video Video
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 30B Add $250,000 of funding for 100 Automated License Plate Readers to assist with the auto theft clearance rate.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)Pass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offered Loose Amendment 36. There was no objection. Loose Amendment 36 Reduce funding, positions, and FTE's in the Milwaukee Public Libraries Central Library Decision Unit. The purpose of this amendment is to make a technical correction to the Proposed Budget to address salary changes from two Department of Employee Relations classification studies.
AMENDEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
210001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2022 budget.

Minutes note: Final action and vote on this item was taken at the end of the meeting.
ADOPTEDPass12:1 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
210760 12.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to make uniform the rates of pay of offices and positions in the City service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210761 13.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance determining the offices and positions in the various departments, bureaus, boards and commissions in the City Service under control of the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210805 14.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to increasing various fees for plan examinations and building inspections.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210799 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing a payment from the 2021 Parking Fund to the 2022 Debt Service Fund to pay principal and interest for various parking projects.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210802 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to establishing the rate of taxation for 2022 budget purposes as computed by the Commissioner of Assessments of the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210806 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the 2022 Street Lighting Fee.ADOPTEDPass8:5 Action details Video Video
210807 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the 2022 Local Sewerage Charge.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210808 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the 2022 Solid Waste Charge.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210809 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the 2022 Snow and Ice Removal Cost Recovery Charge.ADOPTEDPass11:2 Action details Video Video
210810 111.ResolutionSubstitute resolution establishing the 2022 Equivalent Residential Unit and 2022 Equivalent Residential Unit Rate used in calculation of the Storm Water Management Charge.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211009 012.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Public Schools relating to the tax levy for the City of Milwaukee.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
211010 013.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Division of Transportation Investment Management relating to the 2021 General Transportation Aids and Connecting Highway Aids Estimates.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
211011 014.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue relating to the Revised Estimated 2021 and the 2022 Shared Revenue and Expenditure Restraint.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
211012 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue relating to state aid payments due to exempted business computers from being subject to property taxes.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE FURTHER REFERS WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210636 016.ResolutionResolution relating to the adoption of the proposed 2022 budget for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210804 017.Charter OrdinanceA charter ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2022 budget.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Video Video
210798 018.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2022 budget.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
210801 019.ResolutionResolution relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2022 budget.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
210803 120.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing a Tax Stabilization Fund withdrawal for 2022 as permitted by Sub-Section 4(c) and (d) of Section 304-29 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     Announcements were made.    Video Video
     There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeting adjourned at 12:10 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
     This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.    Not available