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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/28/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
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 1:58 PM     Roll call Not available
210081 01.AppointmentAppointment of Jamal Washington to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (15th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210080 02.AppointmentAppointment of Shelley Gregory to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210079 03.AppointmentAppointment of Jacqueline Cook to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210082 04.AppointmentReappointment of Nathan Guequierre to the Equal Rights Commission by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210348 05.AppointmentAppointment of Kenneth Erler to the Board of Review by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210372 06.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to ethics and harassment training for elected officials and appointees.

Minutes note: appearing: Ald. Zamarripa - sponsor Katherine Holiday - DER Human Resources Compliance Director Peter Block - Assistant City Attorney Due to several council members expressing concerns relative to the language, timing for enforcement, and specifics to logistics; Ald. Murphy moved to amend the file by adding. "training be provided by Department of Employee Relations or their designee" There were no objections. Passage as amended.
RECOMMENDED FOR PASSAGEPass5:0 Action details Not available
210373 07.Charter OrdinanceA charter ordinance relating to removal from elected or appointed office.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ald. Zamarripa - sponsor Tea Norfolk - LRB Katherine Holiday - DER Peter Block - Assistant City Attorney Based on the analysis for the file, “This ordinance provides that the common council may remove from office an elected official or appointee for inefficiency, neglect of duty, official misconduct, or malfeasance in office in accordance with s. 17.12(3m), Wis. Stats. several council members expressed confusion and concern. It was discovered that the state statute authority does not match the city of Milwaukee ordinance, aim of this file is to match both. said Ms. Holiday.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
210330 08.ResolutionResolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s support for U.S. House Bill H.R. 2547, the Comprehensive Debt Collection Improvement Act, and directing the Department of Administration-Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby for passage of this U.S. House bill.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210340 09.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the payment of the claim of Donald G. Doro for property damage in the amount of $453.00.

Minutes note: Appearing: Mr. Donald Doro Tyrone St Junior Jeff Launfeberg - Forestry Mr. Doro offered new pictures to the committee dated: August 7, 2018, July 10, 2020, August 25, 2020, November 11, 2020, October 28, 2020, April 28, 2021, May 28, 2021. Ald, Murphy moved to make part of the record, pictures submitted by Mr. Doro. There were no objections. Based on city department's testimony and city attorney's recommendations, Ald. Murphy moved for this appeal to be settle in the amount of $453.00
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210340 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the payment of the claim of Donald G. Doro for property damage in the amount of $453.00.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210290 010.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Joseph P and Tierra C DiCarlo for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: Tyrone St Junior Jeff Laufenberg - Forestry Mr Joseph DiCarlo Based on the city attorney's recommendations and department's testimony, Ald. moved denial of this claim. Mr. DiCarlo sent Ms. Polanco, via email pictures at about 1:54PM (as received from Mr. DiCarlo), Ald. Dodd moved to make these part of the record. There were no objections. Mr. Asst City Attorney asked committee to hold this item to the call of the chair, since Mr. DiCarlo offered new information to the committee.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Video Video
201242 011.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Bernice Moreno for property damage.

Minutes note: Ms. Moreno requested for this item to be postponed to the next hearing date, July 19, 2021.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
201238 012.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of JEEP TRANSPORT.

Minutes note: Appearing Tyrone St Junior Ms. Grace Kianunyte on behalf of Jeep Transport Jeff Kloslow - Forestry James Washington - DPW New information came up while discussing the item. CIty Attorney asked for more time to conferred with other departments.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
200998 013.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Jamar Morris.HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
210312 014.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving contract for legal services between the City of Milwaukee, Grzeca Law Group, S.C., and Arunachalam Ramaiah, Ph.D., relating to an employment-based nonimmigrant visa to work in the Health Department.

Minutes note: no one present when called.
HELD TO CALL OF THE CHAIRPass5:0 Action details Not available
210334 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Taylor Baas, in the amount of $25,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210326 016.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Darrell Jennings, in the amount of $10,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210325 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Frank Heeg, in the amount of $7,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210324 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of James Spinato, in the amount of $25,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
210323 019.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Dorian Ratliff, in the amount of $7,000.

Minutes note: Appearing
RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, June 28th, 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
     Meeting adjourned at 5:47PM Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     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
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