powered help
header-left header-center header-right
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Meeting Name: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/15/2021 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, Third Floor, City Hall
Special This is also 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.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments:
File #Ver.Agenda #TypeTitleActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
     Meeting convened at 9:24 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     Also present:

Minutes note: Dennis Yaccarino, Budget & Management Director Joshua Benson, Deputy Comptroller Keith Broadnax, LRB Manager Tea Norfolk, LRB Fiscal Planning Specialist
    Not available
210894 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 58 This item was considered first out of order. This allocation provides funding for lost revenue in the amount of $4,200,000, which is allocated to the Library for construction of the new Martin Luther King, Jr., branch library, and will be used to fill budget shortfalls and avoid cuts to services. Appearing: Joan Johnson, City Librarian Ald. Chantia Lewis, 9th Ald. Dist. Ald. Marina Dimitrijevic, 14th Ald. Dist. Ald. Khalif Rainey, 7th Ald. Dist. Ald. Russell Stamper, 11, 15th Ald. Dist. Ald. Murphy, Kovac, Zamarripa, Hamilton, Lewis, Dimitrijevic, Dodd, Rainey, Stamper, and Johnson added as cosponsors. Ald. Coggs moved approval of ARPA Proposal 58. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1 This item was considered after ARPA Proposal 58. This allocation funds: 1. Affordable housing in the amount of $43,500,000 for the following: (1) Department of City Development (DCD) rehabilitation of 150 in rem homes at $100,000 each, for a total of $15,000,000, (2) $4,500,000 to support and expand current housing programs administered by DCD, (3) targeted demolition by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) in the amount of $3,000,000, (4) $1,000,000 for compliance loan funding in DNS, (5) $10,000,000 in the Housing Trust Fund, (6) modular housing in the Department of Administration – Environmental Collaboration Office for $1,000,000, and (7) Westlawn for $9,000,000. 2. Lead abatement in the Health Department for $26,050,477. 3. A combination of lead-abatement, housing, and jobs programming for: (1) lead abatement workforce development in the Department of Administration for $3,000,000 and (2) Energy-efficiency upgrades to homes being remediated for lead in the Department of Administration for $2,000,000. 4. Continued response to COVID for $15,000,000 in the following departments: (1) Department of Administration – Office of African American Affairs for $400,000, (2) Fire Department for $1,000,000, (3) Health Department for $13,300,000, and (4) the Library for $300,000. 5. Jobs training with Earn and Learn for $1,300,000. 6. Early Childhood Education stipends for teachers for $7,000,000, managed by the Mayor’s Office – Office of Early Childhood Initiatives. 7. Lost Revenue, as outlined by the Budget Management Division, for: (1) Translation services for $300,000 in the Department of Administration – Information Technology Management Division and $300,000 in the Common Council – City Clerk, (2) six engine companies for the Fire Department for $14,783,529, (3) early childhood education costs for the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives for $315,687, (4) payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000, (5) three police recruit classes of 65 recruits each for $6,049,977, (6) street lighting circuit reliability improvement for $10,000,000, (7) building energy account and construction supplies account in the Department of Public Works – Infrastructure for $4,245,000, (8) The Big Clean city cleanup for $2,310,000, and (9) operating costs not funded by user fees in the Department of Public Works – Operations for $3,096,000. 8. Additional levy savings to fund Fire Department salaries in the amount of $30,000,000. Appearing: Common Council President Cavalier Kailyn Kenney, 1st Ald. Dist. Ald. Robert Bauman, 4th Ald. Dist. Ald. Coggs moved substitution of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1 with ARAP Omnibus Proposal 1C. (Prevailed 5-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C This allocation funds: 1. Affordable housing in the amount of $43,500,000 for the following: (1) Department of City Development (DCD) rehabilitation of 150 in rem homes at $100,000 each, for a total of $15,000,000, (2) $4,500,000 to support and expand current housing programs administered by DCD, (3) targeted demolition by the Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) in the amount of $3,000,000, (4) $1,000,000 for compliance loan funding in DNS, (5) $10,000,000 in the Housing Trust Fund, (6) modular housing in the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office for $1,000,000, and (7) Westlawn for $9,000,000. 2. Lead abatement in the Health Department for $26,050,477. 3. A combination of lead-abatement, housing, and jobs programming for: (1) lead abatement workforce development in the Department of Administration for $3,000,000 and (2) Energy-efficiency upgrades to homes being remediated for lead in the Department of Administration for $2,000,000. 4. Continued response to COVID for $15,000,000 in the following departments: (1) Department of Administration - Office of African American Affairs for $400,000, (2) Fire Department for $1,000,000, (3) Health Department for $13,300,000, and (4) the Library for $300,000. 5. Jobs training with Earn and Learn for $1,300,000. 6. Early Childhood Education initiatives in the amount of $7,000,000, managed by the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives in the Mayor’s Office, as follows: (1) $5,102,500 in stipends for teachers, (2) $309,000 for dual enrollment in MATC, (3) $1,059,000 for the Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Follows, and (4) $529,000 for MKE Rising. 7. Lost Revenue, as outlined by the Budget Management Division, for: (1) Translation services for $300,000 in the Department of Administration - Information Technology Management Division and $300,000 in the Common Council - City Clerk, (2) six engine companies for the Fire Department for $14,783,529, (3) early childhood education costs for the Office of Early Childhood Initiatives for $315,687, (4) payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000, (5) street lighting circuit reliability improvement for $10,000,000, (6) building energy account and construction supplies account in the Department of Public Works - Infrastructure for $4,245,000, (7) The Big Clean city cleanup for $2,310,000, and (8) operating costs not funded by user fees in the Department of Public Works - Operations for $3,096,000. 8. Additional levy savings to fund Fire Department salaries in the amount of $36,049,977. The intent of this allocation is to place $30,000,000 of levy savings from the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget, and the remaining $6,049,977 from the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget will be placed in the Police Department’s Budget to fund 3 recruit classes of 65 each for a total of 195 recruits. 9. Office of Violence prevention funding in the amount of $3,270,000 to fund the departmental special funds unfunded in the 2022 budget and to support and expand 414LIFE. Also appearing: Kirsten Johnson, Health Dept. Commissioner Ald. Khalif Rainey, 7th Ald. Dist. Steven Mahan, Community Development Grant Administration Ald. Russell Stamper, II, 15th Ald. Dist. Ald. Jose Perez, 12th Ald. Dist. Ald. Coggs moved substitution of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C with ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D. (Prevailed 5-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D The intent is the same as ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1C with language added to "Description, 2. Description of activities:, i." as follows: The Health Department, in conjunction with the Inspector General, shall report quarterly to the Common Council on the status of the program. Additionally, a portion of the funds designated for hotel vouchers to be used for the rehabilitation of city-owned foreclosed properties to be used as temporary emergency housing for families displaced by lead remediation. The Health Department shall work with the Department of City Development to identify appropriate properties and potential partnering agencies, similar to the existing emergency housing program. Also appearing: Tyler Weber, Health Dept. Chytania Brown, Employ Milwaukee President & CEO Ald. Marina Dimitrijevic, 14th Ald. Dist. Daria Hall, Milwaukee Succeeds Ald. Ashanti Hamilton, 1st Ald. Dist. Mr. Yaccarino said that the Early Childhood Education stipends should be under the Department of Administration and not the Mayor's Office as an administrative change. Also appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, Dept. of Public Works Arnitta Holliman, Office of Violence Prevention Ald. Chantia Lewis, 9th Ald. Dist. ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) Ald. Coggs moved to divide the question for: Payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve the payment to MADACC for the City of Milwaukee’s share of operating costs for $1,867,000. (Prevailed 4-1) No - Coggs
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Not available
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) Ald. Coggs moved to divide the question for: Westlawn for $9,000,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve to the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. (Prevailed 4-1) No - Coggs
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Not available
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections) A roll call vote was taken to approve the remainder of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G (ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1D with administrative corrections). (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: Meeting recessed at 12:55 p.m. Meeting reconvened at 1:50 p.m.
    Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 47 This request will provide retroactive hazard pay for front-facing, City workers who worked from pay period 10 through pay period 26 of 2020. In total, this would apply to 1,456 workers. Ald. Spiker moved to amend the allocation amount from $2,571,740.73 to $1,060,000. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 47A Ald. Spiker moved approval of ARPA Proposal 47A (ARPA Proposal 47, as amended). (Prevailed 4-1) No - Kovac
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: ARPA Proposal 45 This item was considered last. Remaining ARPA available funds were $15, 654.50. This request will fund mailing the City of Milwaukee’s online American Rescue Plan Act Public Survey to residents within the 6th, 7th and 15th Aldermanic with 53206 ZIP codes. ARPA Proposal 45A (ARPA Proposal 45 with administrative change to funding sources) The allocation amount of $18,151 to consist of the final $15,654.50 ARPA funds remaining and the Common Council - City Clerk's office to fund the remaining amount of $2,516. Ald. Coggs moved approval of ARPA Proposal 45A (ARPA Proposal 45 with administrative change to funding sources). (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa moved to place on file all other remaining ARPA proposals. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
210894 1 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 2:06 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
     Please note: CCFN 210894 may be referred for consideration before a Special Common Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers, Milwaukee City Hall.    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