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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/21/2021 1:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chamber
SPECIAL
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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   1. Call to Order

Minutes note: The meeting was called to order at 1:53 p.m.
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   2. Roll Call    Roll call Not available
   3. Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silent Meditation

Minutes note: The pledge of allegiance was said followed by silent meditation.
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     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210894 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the appropriation of the remainder of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.

Minutes note: Recommendations approved by the Finance and Personnel Committee were considered. ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G 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 Department of Administration, 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) $529,500 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 and wages in the amount of $36,049,977. The intent of this allocation is to place $30,000,000 into the Fire Department’s 2022 Budget for levy savings, and the remaining $6,049,977 going into 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. Ald. Coggs moved separate action on the 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 8-7)
AMENDEDPass8:7 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 1G Ald. Hamilton moved separate action on the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. A roll call vote was taken separately to approve the allocation to Westlawn for $9,000,000. (Prevailed 10-5)
AMENDEDPass10:5 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 A roll call vote was taken to approve the remainder of ARPA Omnibus Proposal 1G. (Prevailed 12-3)
AMENDEDPass12:3 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 45A 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. (Prevailed 15-0)
AMENDEDPass15:0 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 Proposal 47A This request will provide retroactive hazard pay for front-facing, City workers who worked from pay period 10 through pay period 16 of 2020. In total, this would apply to 1,456 workers. (Prevailed 15-0)
AMENDEDPass15:0 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 Proposal 58 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. (Prevailed 15-0)
AMENDEDPass15:0 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: With the funding amount exhausted, the 24-Hour ARPA proposals were not considered.
ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210936 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to cooperative staffing and vehicle agreements between the Milwaukee Fire Department and private ambulance service providers.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
211007 06.ResolutionResolution authorizing the amendment of the ambulance service contracts with Bell Ambulance, Inc. and Curtis-Universal, Inc. to include subsidy payments.ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
   7, Announcements

Minutes note: Announcements were made.
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   8. Adjournment

Minutes note: The meeting adjourned at 2:52 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office
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     This meeting can be viewed in its entirety through the City's Legislative Research Center at http://milwaukee.legistar.com/calendar.    Not available