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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/15/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
This is a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view the proceedings are able to do so via the City Channel-Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable or on the Internet at http://city.milwaukee.gov/citychannel.
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     Meeting convened at 1:40 PM     Roll call Video Video
201101 01.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Bill Wheatley.

Minutes note: Appearing: Tyrone St Junior - ACA Mr. Bill Wheatley - claimant Ms. Carol Rindt - DPW Infrastructure Sewer Maintenance Based on City Attorney's recommendations and city department's testimony, Ald. Murphy moved denial.
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201453 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the payment of the claim of Pablo S. Galarza, Jr. for property damage in the amount of $3,346.58.

Minutes note: Held to later in the meeting; Mr. Galarza was having technical difficulties.
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201453 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the payment of the claim of Pablo S. Galarza, Jr. for property damage in the amount of $3,346.58.

Minutes note: Appeared: St. Junior - ACA Michelle Thompson - Gray - Water Works Mr. Galarza
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201453 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the payment of the claim of Pablo S. Galarza, Jr. for property damage in the amount of $3,346.58.

Minutes note: To gather more information from Water Department.
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     All of the claims below relate to the water main breaks in December 2019:

Minutes note: For items 4-12, Ald. Murphy moved to settle each of the claims in an amount not to exceed 50% of the amount claimed. Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200688 03.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to appeals brought by the firm of Cannon & Dunphy, S.C., relating to the denial of claims resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Atty. Michael Cerjak - on behalf of Cannon & Dunphy, S.C. Patrick Pauley - Water Department Based on the hardship caused by this event to the citizens, Ald. Murphy moved to settle these claims in an aggregate amount of no more than $200,000.
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200688 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to appeals brought by the firm of Cannon & Dunphy, S.C., relating to the denial of claims resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
     For items 4-12, Ald. Murphy moved to settle each of the claims in an amount not to exceed 50% of the amount claimed.     Not available
200655 04.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Paul Pecsi, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Mr. Paul Pecsi 5919 W Adler Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200655 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Paul Pecsi, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200789 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Maria Hammerer, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200789 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Maria Hammerer, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200790 06.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by the firm of Stanford Law Offices, S.C. on behalf of Sally J. Ward, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200790 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by the firm of Stanford Law Offices, S.C. on behalf of Sally J. Ward, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200791 07.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Richard and Diane Metzger, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200791 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Richard and Diane Metzger, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200792 08.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Tom and Judy Berg, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200792 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Tom and Judy Berg, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200793 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Medinah Aleem, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Patrick Pauley - Water Department Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200793 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Medinah Aleem, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200794 010.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Shalonda Brown, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200794 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Shalonda Brown, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200794 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Shalonda Brown, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200831 011.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Second Look on behalf of Erie Insurance and their insured, Veronica Asare Yeboah, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200831 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Second Look on behalf of Erie Insurance and their insured, Veronica Asare Yeboah, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
200902 012.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Rosemary Perez, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jane Islo - Water Works ACA - Tyrone St Junior Ms. Rosemary Perez Ald. Murphy moved to settle this claim in an amount not to exceed 50% of the claim.
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200902 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appeal brought by Rosemary Perez, relating to the denial of the claim resulting from the 2019 Hawley Road water main break.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass2:1 Action details Not available
201326 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the denial of claims for alleged unlawful and alleged excessive tax assessments filed with the City of Milwaukee.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ryan Ranker - Assessor's office ACA - Hannah Jahn
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201510 014.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of state and federal legislation implementing a Purple Alert system for victims of domestic violence.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Coggs - Sponsor Kim Montgomery - IRD Ald. Dodd asked to be added as co sponsor. There were no objections.
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201521 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division providing an update on the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Minutes note: Appearing: Kim Montgomery - IRD Director
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201421 016.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.

Minutes note: Appearing: Brenda Wood Jim Bohl Jordan Primakow ---- SB-142 Relating to: waiving interest and penalties for late payment of property taxes and the timely filing requirement for claims to recover property taxes. SUPPORT ---- AB-156/SB-172 Relating to: state workforce housing income and franchise tax credit and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. NON DISCLOSURE ---- AB -130/SB-164 Relating to: possession of not more than 10 grams of marijuana and providing a penalty. WATCH AND REPORT ---- SB-165 Relating to: the responsibilities of the Law Enforcement Standards Board and disclosure of employment files when recruiting former or current officers SUPPORT ---- LRB-2062 Relating to: appointment of certain lawfully present aliens as law enforcement officers. SUPPORT ---- LRB-2107 Relating to: citizenship requirements for local law enforcement officers. WATCH AND REPORT
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201421 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
201478 017.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division presenting an overview of Governor Evers' 2021-23 Executive Budget.

Minutes note: Appearing: Kim Montgomery - IRD
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201368 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Milwaukee River Hotel, LLC v. City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA Hannah Jahn
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201485 019.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Lincoln Warehouse Realty, LLC v. City of Milwaukee

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA Hannah Jahn
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201503 020.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Andre J. Smith v. City of Milwaukee, et al., U.S.D.C. Case Number 18-cv-01797.

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA Naormi Gehling
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, March 11th, 2021 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 may go into open session for the regular agenda.    Not available
     This meeting will be webcast live at www.milwaukee.gov/channel25.    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
     City Hall and the Zeidler Municipal Building are accessible by "The Hop" City Hall Stations, the MCTS Green Line, Gold Line, 14, 15, 19, 30, 33, and 57 bus routes. Visit https://www.ridemcts.com/ for more information. Bike racks are available on Water Street, Market Street, and Broadway, and a Bublr Bike Share station is located on the northeast corner of Kilbourn Avenue and Water Street. Limited parking for persons attending meetings is available at reduced rates (5 hour limit) at the Milwaukee Center on the southwest corner of Kilbourn Avenue and Water Street. 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