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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/4/2010 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers, 3rd Fl., City Hall
Amended 5/3/10
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments: Finance & Personnel Cmte. e-book, Public Works Cmte. e-book
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     The meeting was called to order at 9:15 a.m.    Not available
     The roll was called.    Roll call Not available
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said followed by an invocation offered by Mr. Samer Ubulughod of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee.    Not available
     The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of April 13, 2010? There being none, these minutes were approved.    Not available
     Alderman Michael Murphy moved that the Common Council resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole for the purpose of making a presentation. There was no objection. A presentation was made to the members and coaches of the Pius Xi girls basketball team on the occasion of their 2009-2010 WIAA girls basketball state championship. Alderwoman Coggs moved that the committee rise. There was no objection.    Not available
     Commendatory and condolatory resolutions were read and ordered on file without objection.    Not available
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091205 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for providing neighborhood notice, scheduling hearings before the licensing committee, and consideration of police reports.

Minutes note: Amendment offered by Alds. Hines, Hamilton, Kovac, Coggs, and Bohl. Identified as amendment #1, the ordinance was amended as follows:: Strike the number 2 as it appears in the 4th paragraph of the analysis and replace it with the number 3. Amend the recreated section 90-5-8-a-s striking the phrase, "2 complete periods" and inserting the phrase "3 complete periods" in place. Insert the following language in amended section 90-5-8-c-1-b following the phrase "complaints or criminal activity" and before the phrase "occurring on the premises" to read: "that may be formally documented in a regular police department record such as a PA 33, summary or equivalent record".
AMENDEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091205 2 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for providing neighborhood notice, scheduling hearings before the licensing committee, and consideration of police reports.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091206 22.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for holding hearings to the call of the licensing committee chair, procedures for taking testimony and consideration of concentration maps.

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl asked that this matter be held later in the meeting to allow an amendment to be drafted. There were no objections.
    Action details Not available
091206 1 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for holding hearings to the call of the licensing committee chair, procedures for taking testimony and consideration of concentration maps.

Minutes note: Offered by Alds. Bohl and Coggs Identified as Amendment #2, the ordinance was amended as follows: Amendment at page 2 by striking the 4th sentence of the newly created subparagraph s.90-5-8-a-11 and inserting a new sentence that reads: Individuals opposing the proposed license and members of the public supporting the proposed license may be limited to not more than 2 minutes testimony each, or a greater or lesser amount if the chair determines that a different time limit is appropriate to the fair and efficient conduct of the hearing."
AMENDEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091206 2 OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for holding hearings to the call of the licensing committee chair, procedures for taking testimony and consideration of concentration maps.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091207 13.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to implementation of recommendations of the alcohol beverage licensing task force for filing written objections to license applications.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091590 04.CommunicationCommunication from the Office of the City Attorney regarding the Class “B” Tavern and Tavern Dance licenses of Stojan Coralic for The Brew House (2936 S. 13th St.).PLACED ON FILEPass14:0 Action details Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091488 05.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: The court reporter was sworn in. The questions was put: Have the members of the Common Council read the Report and Recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed in this matter? All members present indicated they had done so. The question was put: Are any of the following or their counsels present and, if so, do they wish to address the Common Council? Michael Kozak was present by Attorney Franklyn Gimbel. Stojan Coralic was not present. May Xiong was present by Atty. Sean Sweeney. Ald. Bohl moved that the Common Council resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole for the purpose of taking testimony in these matters. There was no objection. Attorney Franklyn Gimbel appeared and addressed the Common Council. Asst. City Attorney Bruce Schrimpf appeared and addressed the Common Council. Attorney Sean Sweeney appeared and addressed the Common Council. Asst. City Attorney Bruce Schrimpf apepared and addressed the Common Council. Ald. Bohl moved that the Committee of the Whole rise. There was no objection. Michael Kozak for Martini Mike's: 90-day suspension of the cabaret license; 90 suspension of the Class "B" tavern license
AMENDEDPass12:2 Action details Not available
091488 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: Ald. Kovac moved for non-renewal of the Class "B" Tavern license Stojan Koralic-"Brew House" in spite of the recommendation of the License Committee.
AMENDEDPass10:3 Action details Not available
091488 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relative to licenses.

Minutes note: As amended. Ald. Coggs voting NO on the recommendation for Asian Moon, LLC-"The Moon".
APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091578 01.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Safety Committee relative to licenses.APPROVEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091619 12.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091620 13.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091626 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Juvenile Accountability Block Grant. (Community Development Grants Administration)ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091573 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2010 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091574 12.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2010 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091642 03.Charter OrdinanceA charter ordinance clarifying the intent of common council contingent fund appropriations.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091576 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091625 05.ResolutionResolution relative to expenditure of funds to be recovered by greater than anticipated revenue (Metro Sewer User Charge Fund 0460).ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091628 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of the Beach Monitoring Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091629 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of the Tuberculosis (TB) Clinical Services - Case Management Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091668 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Commissioners of the Public Debt to market up to $38,000,000 of general obligation corporate purpose bonds of the City for school purposes.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091680 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the application, acceptance and expenditure of the 2010 Metropolitan Medical Response System grant.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
100001 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution appropriating funds from the 2009 Common Council Contingent Fund for the purpose of closing the 2009 financial books due to unanticipated shortfalls in current year operating expenses.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091612 011.AppointmentReappointment of Mark Nicolini to the Deferred Compensation Plan Board by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
081477 012.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Police Department transmitting 2009 quarterly reports relative to the status of overtime expenditures.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
091631 013.CommunicationCommunication from the Health Department relative to technical corrections to the 2010 Positions Ordinance.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
091648 014.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Analysis Division regarding vacancy requests, fund transfers and equipment requests.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
091655 015.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
091657 016.Communication-ReportCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to citywide administrative guidelines for automobile and travel allowance for City of Milwaukee Management Pay Plan employees.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
100002 017.CommunicationCommunication from the Budget and Management Analysis Division relating to an update on the 2009 budget adjustment plan.PLACED ON FILEPass13:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091529 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to settle claims of Cermele & Associates for defense of various police officers.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091645 02.ResolutionResolution to cancel real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing various key numbers on the 2009 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091662 03.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Mary Arterbridge.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091667 04.ResolutionResolution authorizing expenditures for attendance at meetings of the National League of Cities’ Transportation Infrastructure Steering Committee.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Not available
   5. Claims against the city:    Not available
091608 0a.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Atty. Michael Hart on behalf of Claudia Gomez for personal injuries. (12th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091614 0b.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Atty. Marc Christopher, Agent for Secura Insurance Companies on behalf of Randy Michalzik for property damage. (14th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass13:1 Action details Not available
091638 0c.ResolutionResolution relating to an appeal from Debra Lewandowski for loss of property. (11th Aldermanic District)DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ---The following item may be referred from the SPECIAL Judiciary and Legislation Committee meeting held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 8:30 A.M.    Not available
091610 26.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the City Clerk to contract for consulting/lobbying services.ADOPTEDPass8:6 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091461 11.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Detailed Planned Development to Two-Family Residential on land located South of East Pleasant Street and East of North Jackson Street, for two-family residential development on two lots, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091155 02.ResolutionResolution approving a final Certified Survey Map for property located at 916 South Cesar E. Chavez Drive and at 1540, 1542, 1546 and 1550 West Mineral Street for expansion of a parking lot for an existing business and dedication of land for public purposes, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091666 13.ResolutionSubstitute resolution facilitating the Villard Square housing and City library development by Villard Square, LLC at 35th and Villard by approving the blight designation of property for financing and acquisition by the Redevelopment Authority, authorizing a cooperation agreement or other agreements with the Redevelopment Authority for library funding and authorizing a lease with the Redevelopment Authority for the library portion of the property, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091627 11.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to the transfer of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 administration funding to other City Departments.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091639 02.ResolutionResolution extending a contract between the Department of City Development and the Milwaukee County Cooperative Extension for the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008-Neighborhood Stabilization Program funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Grants Administration.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091505 03.AppointmentAppointment of William Doyle to the Business Improvement District Board #44 (Kinnickinnic Avenue) by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091506 04.AppointmentAppointment of Jake Provan to the Business Improvement District Board #44 (Kinnickinnic Avenue) by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091508 05.AppointmentAppointment of Ronald Romero to the Business Improvement District Board #44 (Kinnickinnic Avenue) by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091512 06.AppointmentAppointment of Jason Wedesky to the Business Improvement District Board #44 (Kinnickinnic Avenue) by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091513 07.AppointmentAppointment of Michael Krolick to the Business Improvement District Board #44 (Kinnickinnic Avenue) by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091591 08.AppointmentAppointment of Jeffrey Steren to the Business Improvement District Board #43 (South 27th Street) by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
091676 09.AppointmentAppointment of J. Alejandro Fuentes to the Business Improvement District Board #4 (Historic Mitchell Street) by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
091665 01.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to special privilege administration, penalties and bonding requirements.PASSEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
090886 12.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the east-west and north-south alleys in the block bounded by North 20th Street, North 21st Street, West Lloyd Street extended and West Garfield Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
090957 13.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to New Land Enterprises LLP to construct and maintain a covered walk in the public right-of-way for the premises at 1751 North Farwell Avenue, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
090958 14.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting a special privilege to George Kashou Company, Inc. to construct and maintain a covered walk in the public right-of-way for the premises at 2169 North Farwell Avenue, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091018 15.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the north-south alley in the block bounded by South 15th Street, South Cesar E. Chavez Drive, West Mineral Street and West Walker Street, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091170 16.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate the east-west alley in the block bounded by West Oklahoma Avenue, West Lakefield Drive, South 62nd Street and South 66th Street, in the 11th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091621 17.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various assessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $885,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $10,459,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091622 18.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving levying of assessments and construction of assessable public improvement projects at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City cost of these projects approved by this resolution is estimated to be $625,800 for a total estimated cost of $730,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091623 19.ResolutionSubstitute resolution determining it necessary to make various nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City engineering cost estimated to be $1,485,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $13,800,000.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091624 110.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $9,115,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $13,161,617.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091632 011.ResolutionResolution directing the City Engineer to apply for 2011 Urban Nonpoint Source and Stormwater Construction and Planning grants from the State of Wisconsin, Department of Natural Resources.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091633 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer funds to various State or Federal Aid project subaccounts for the estimated remaining Wisconsin Department of Transportation and City of Milwaukee preliminary engineering and construction costs totaling $307,659.81, City share is $34,992.84 and the Grantor’s share is $272,667.07.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091635 013.ResolutionResolution relative to the cost participation and installation of street lighting and traffic signal improvements as part of the West National Avenue Streetscape Enhancement under the Transportation Enhancement Program at a total estimated cost of $109,877.18, with an estimated grantor share of $80,000.00 and an estimated City of Milwaukee share of $29,877.18.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091661 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to enter into an Out-of-Program Agreement with Marquette University for the relocation of a water main in conjunction with reconstructing and streetscaping a street abutting the new Marquette University Law School Building.ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
091663 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing the execution of a Parking, Access and Maintenance Agreement and Easement (Palermos Properties Project).ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Not available
     Communications from city officers were read and ordered on file without objection.    Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Not available
100043 01.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
100056 02.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution directing the Milwaukee Water Works Superintendent to provide rebuttal testimony to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin relative to the Proposed Economic Development Water Rate for Milwaukee Water Works.ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
100068 03.ResolutionResolution opposing local policies that encourage discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity and calling on the federal government to enact and enforce uniform and effective immigration policies.REFERRED TOPass14:0 Action details Not available
     Announcements were made.    Not available
     There being no further business to come before the Common Council, the meeting was adjourned at 11:36 a.m.    Not available
     -- Jim Owczarski, Deputy City Clerk    Not available