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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/8/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: VIRTUAL
This is a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view the proceedings should do so either on Spectrum Cable Channel 25 or at https://city.milwaukee.gov/cityclerk/CityChannel.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Report of Matters Introduced (New Business)
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     UNFINISHED BUSINESS    Not available
211426 21.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Health Department to distribute free COVID-19 at-home tests and gift cards for individuals who have received COVID-19 vaccination booster shots.

Minutes note: Ald. Dimitrijevic said tha this file was held at the regular meeting and moved to place it on file since the federal government has taken care of the COVID-19 at home test kits. There were no objections.
PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Video Video
     COMMENDATORY AND CONDOLATORY RESOLUTIONS    Video Video
211620 02.CommunicationCommunication from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
211557 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: The recommendations from License Committee are the following: Renewal with a ten (10) day suspension, based on police report of the Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Licenses for Felipe Martinez Jr., for the premises located at 626 S 5TH St. ("Walkers Lounge & Events") in the 12th aldermanic district. Renewal with a ten (10) day suspension, based on the police report and aldermanic testimony of the Class B Tavern and Public Entertainment Licenses for Nathan T. Tusler, for the premises located at 1110 N Dr. Martin L King Jr DR. ("White Tail ") in the 4th aldermanic district. Renewal with a thirty (30) day suspension, based on the police report and neighborhood testimony of the Class B Tavern, Food Dealer and Public Entertainment Licenses for Francisco Sandino-Escobar Sr. for the premises located at 1682 N Van Buren St. ("Mangos Cafe East") in the 3rd aldermanic district. Nonrenewal based on neighbor and aldermanic testimony of the Massage Establishment License for Zhenbo Guo for the premises located at 5726 W Oklahoma Av. ("Charm Spa") in the 11th aldermanic district. Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s License for John R Gamm. Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s License for Janet Lopez. Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s License for Marie A. Payne. Nonrenewal, based upon the second nonappearance of the Class D Operator’s License based for India S. Sullivan. Atty. Emil Obviagele appeared on behalf of Nathan T. Tusler ("White Tail"). Atty. Chris Hayden appeared on behalf of Felipe Martinez Jr. ("Walkers Lounge & Events"). Atty. John McNally was present. Atty. Emil Ovgiagele said that the City of Milwaukee does not have a calibrated system to approve licenses and made a plea for more specific notices and applications. Also said that his client have not received disciplinary actions since 2017 and that the items on the police report are not considered sufficient under the Wisconsin law. Added that no neighbors were present to testify and that he would like to see the license renewed without suspension. Atty. Chris Hayden appeared on behalf of the applicant said that his client has lived in the city his entire life and that he has been a successful business man and that has done everything to keep this business safe and that all the reports from the police talk about being cooperative and supportive with the investigations and that the suspension was not mentioned on the notice and police reports. Ald. Hamilton said that he is in objection for the decision made for the license of Nathan T. Tusler Ald. Coggs made a motion to send back to the committee the Class D Operator's license renewal applications of India S Sullivan and Janet Lopez. (Prevailed 12-3)
APPROVEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211359 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.APPROVEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211539 15.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance establishing a pedestrian and bicycle advisory committee.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211401 06.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and expenditure of FPI & Carton Council grant funds to implement a capital improvement project for the City of Milwaukee Waukesha County Joint Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211479 07.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute various State/Municipal Agreements for State-Let Highway Projects with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation: West Center Street Intersection with Lisbon Ave/N 60th; North 27th Street Intersection with Locust, Center, & North; North 35th Street Intersection with Center Street; North 35th Street Intersections with North Ave and with Lisbon Ave.; and West Morgan Avenue Intersections with 20th, 16th, 13th and 6th Streets; and setting up design and real estate funding of $887,500 of which $650,250 is grantor funded and $237,250 is City funded.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211480 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 $1,389,905 for a total estimated cost of $1,503,480.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211481 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 $20,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $742,000.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211482 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 $7,152,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $7,589,000.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Not available
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210977 111.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to funeral leave for city employees.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211166 212.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to paid parental leave for city employees.PASSEDPass10:2 Action details Not available
211533 213.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2022 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211535 114.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2022 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201537 115.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to ratify and confirm the final agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Police Association.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
210848 116.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a FY2020 Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
210871 117.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211411 118.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to issue a request for proposal for administration of the City’s health and prescription drug benefits.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211412 119.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Department of Employee Relations to issue a request for proposal for dental insurance benefits for City employees.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211418 020.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2022 Wisconsin Department of Justice Beat Patrol Program Grant.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211478 121.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a FY2021 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211526 022.ResolutionResolution relating to the adjustment of allocations for the first tranche of American Rescue Plan Act funds.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211474 023.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the Positions Ordinance relative to adding or removing positions in the Office of African American Affairs, Community Development Grant Administration, and the Mayor’s Office.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211534 024.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211540 025.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to the 2022 Annual Audit Work PlanPLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211558 026.CommunicationCommunication from the Police Department amending the Positions Ordinance to add one position of Community Relations and Engagement Director.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211566 027.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division amending the Positions Ordinance relative to administrative or technical corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211569 028.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary Ordinance to increase the percentage increase for Water Repair Workers assigned to operate the Hydro-Vac equipment in the Department of Public Works - Water Works.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201673 029.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to reimbursement of travel and other expenses for legislative activities.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
210963 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to legislative bills.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211285 031.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of Breezy Properties LLC in the amount of $13,921.79.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211287 132.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3103 W Juneau Avenue, in the 4th Aldermanic District to its former owner SD Investments LLC (Application made by Stephen Seefeldt).ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211311 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment of the claim of State Bank of Chilton, C.I. File No. 1050-2020-1098, and Holy Recovery International Church, C.I. File No. 1050-2020-1473.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211312 034.ResolutionResolution cancelling real estate taxes levied against certain parcels bearing tax key numbers on the 2020 tax roll, plus interest applicable to date of repayment, if appropriate.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211345 035.ResolutionResolution deferring payment of a special assessment and appropriating funds for this purpose.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211346 036.ResolutionResolution providing for continuance of deferred payment of assessments for worthy indigent resident property owners, and appropriating funds for this purpose with the 2021 City cost to be $161.62 with a ten year total of the deferred properties being $2,864.61. ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211391 137.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 4229 W Meinecke Avenue, in the 15th Aldermanic District to its former owner Tiaesha Harris.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211404 038.ResolutionResolution authorizing payment for legal services from Davis Kuelthau S.C., for legal services for City of Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman in the Wisconsin state court action entitled Tri-Corp Housing, Inc. v Bauman, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Case No. 07-CV-013965.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211483 139.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 5555 N 41st Street, in the 1st Aldermanic District to its former owner 5555 N 41st LLC c/o Anthony Taylor & Ashley Taylor.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211484 140.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 3282 N. 17th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner Affordable Real Estate Management LLC c/o Veronica Taylor.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211486 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 548 W. Burleigh Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District to its former owner, All Nations Pentecostal Church of Holiness Inc. (Application Made By Shevon Julien Administrator).ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211530 042.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Jerry Smith, Jr. v. City of Milwaukee, Melvin Finkley, and Adam Stahl, Eastern District Wisconsin Court Case Number 18-C-0143.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211538 143.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuits entitled St. Bernadette Catholic Congregation v. City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Case No. 2020CV3226, and St. Bernadette Catholic Congregation v. City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County Case No. 2021CV3433ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211392 144.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the return of real estate located at 356 E Rosedale Avenue, in the 14th Aldermanic District to its former owner GSA MGMT LLC (Application made by Joanne Rose Angelici, Agent).PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211468 145.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211469 146.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211259 147.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to contributions from property owners involved in lead remediation.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211427 148.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Health Department to enter into a grant agreement relating to the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services Tuberculosis Dispensary Program.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211385 049.CommunicationCommunication from various agencies relating to the Milwaukee County juvenile justice system.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211402 150.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to zoning regulations for self-service storage facilities in industrial zoning districts.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211531 051.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to property deconstruction.PASSEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211177 152.ResolutionSubstitute resolution granting the appeal relating to a Certificate of Appropriateness for retroactive approval of the painting of masonry at 2339 N. Sherman Boulevard, in the Sherman Boulevard Historic District, for Christie & David Melby-Gibbons.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211353 253.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to data on code violations and electrical fires.

Minutes note: Motion by Ald. Rainey to remove the word "electrical" from both the final whereas clause and the resolved clause of this resolution. There were no objections. Ald.Hamilton moved to have all the council members sponsor the file. There were no objections.
AMENDEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211353 3 ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to data on code violations and electrical fires.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211434 054.ResolutionResolution authorizing a one year extension to the term of Tax Incremental District No. 52 (Sigma-Aldrich Corporation) and using the resulting tax incremental revenue to benefit affordable housing and improve housing stock in the City of Milwaukee with the 2021 levy.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211506 155.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing acceptance of an unsolicited offer to purchase from Luis Alberto Lugo Rivera for the City-owned tax deed property located at 1338 West Elgin Lane, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211507 056.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned property at 4843 North Hopkins Street to its former owner, in the 1st Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211508 057.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 500-02 North 29th Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211509 058.ResolutionResolution approving a Land Disposition Report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property at 911-915 South Cesar E. Chavez Drive, in the 12th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211512 159.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale of tax-deed property located at 322-40 West Meinecke Avenue, in the 6th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211517 060.AppointmentReappointment of James Hiller to the Housing Trust Fund Advisory Board by the Common Council PresidentCONFIRMEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
201499 061.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2021 activities of the Bronzeville Advisory Committee.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
201502 062.CommunicationCommunication relating to the 2021 activities of the Granville Advisory Committee.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
211559 063.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Neighborhood Services and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee relating to a recent increase in property purchases by investment firms.PLACED ON FILEPass12:0 Action details Not available
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211268 264.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to Equity Impact Statements.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211495 065.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Restorative Justice Practice: Circle Keeping Initiative GrantADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211496 166.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving a November 1, 2020 through April 30, 2022 lease between the Milwaukee Public Library, as landlord, and the City of Milwaukee, as tenant, for the former Mill Road Library location at 6431 North 76th Street, in the 9th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211497 167.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the funding of the year 2021 reallocated United States Department of Treasury (USDT) Reallocated Emergency Rent Assistance Funds.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211498 168.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Fiscal Year 2020 Continuum of Care Program from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Milwaukee City and County Continuum of Care.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211239 069.AppointmentReappointment of William DeLind to the Milwaukee Arts Board by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211241 070.AppointmentReappointment of Marcela Garcia to the Milwaukee Arts Board by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Video Video
211593 071.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available
211652 072.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution authorizing the Milwaukee Health Department to accept and execute a Memorandum of Understanding for the 2021 - 2026 ARPA COVID Recovery Fund Grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration for the Milwaukee Health Department Office of Violence Prevention to implement targeted violence prevention efforts.

Minutes note: The meeting adjourned at 10:01 am Yadira Melendez-H Staff Assistant
ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Not available