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Meeting Name: JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/19/2021 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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210562 01.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing settlement of various lawsuits brought by Mr. Alfonso Morales.

Minutes note: Appearing: Nate Cade - Outside Counsel President Cavalier Johnson
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210405 02.ResolutionResolution urging the federal government to cancel federal student debt, and directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby for this policy.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Cavalier Johnson Ald. Hamilton asked to be added as co-sponsor. There were no objections.
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191096 13.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to settlement funds received from opioid litigation.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Murphy Ald. Hamilton asked to be added as Co-sponsor. There were no objections.
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210312 14.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: Appearing: Elleny Christopoulos - ACA
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210312 1 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: Appearing: Dr. Sanjiib Bhattacharyya - MHD ACA Elleny Christopoulos
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210312 1 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.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
201486 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Danielle E. Bradley

Minutes note: no one present when called.
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201307 06.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Jorge L. DeJesus for property damage.

Minutes note: no one present when called.
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201239 07.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Meghan Reidy and Matthew Spannknebel

Minutes note: no one present when called
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201100 08.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Georgina Damouni.

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA - Tyrone St Junior Mr. & Mrs. Geogina Damouni Based on City Attorney's recommendation and City Department testimony, Ald. Spiker moved denial of these claims.
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200788 09.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Georgina Damouni for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: ACA - Tyrone St Junior Mr. & Mrs. Geogina Damouni Based on City Attorney's recommendation and City Department testimony, Ald. Spiker moved denial of these claims.
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200999 010.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Time Equities, Inc.

Minutes note: Appearing: legal counsel
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200795 011.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Yolanda Davis for property damage.

Minutes note: Appearing: Ms. Yolanda Davis on the line Tyrone St Junior Based on City Attorney's recommendations and City Department's testimony, Ald. Bauman moved denial of this claim.
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210552 012.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of the Common Council - City Clerk relating to the 2021 redistricting process.

Minutes note: Appearing: Mr. Jim Owczarski - City Clerk
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210497 013.CommunicationCommunication from the Comptroller’s Office relating to the Annual Outstanding Receivables Report.

Minutes note: Appearing: Gloria Lucas - Comptroller's Office Kori Mocbeichel - Comptroller's Office
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210511 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Russell MacRae, in the amount of $18,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210367 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Milwaukee Police Department and certain car manufacturers relating to a recent significant increase in vehicle theft.

Minutes note: Appearing: Sponsor - Ald. Coggs Deputy City Atty. Yolanda McGowen MPD Chief of Staff - Nick DeSiato
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210564 016.ResolutionResolution directing the Department of Administration - Intergovernmental Relations Division to seek introduction and passage of State legislation enabling municipalities to create local housing investment funds.

Minutes note: Appearing: Jim Bohl - IRD Ald. Murphy Co-Sponsor
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     The Judiciary and Legislation Committee may convene into closed session on Monday, July 19th, 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
     Meeting adjourned 4:49 PM Joanna Polanco Staff Assistant     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