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Meeting Name: COMMON COUNCIL Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/20/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Common Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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     The meeting was called to order at 9:46 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     The Pledge of Allegiance was said and followed by silent invocation. The question was put: Are there any corrections to the Common Council Journal of Proceedings for the regular meeting of September 1, 2022? There being none, the minutes of the meeting were approved without objection.    Video Video
     Ald. Dimitrijevic moved for the Common Council to resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole for the purpose of receiving presentations. There were no objections. The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Kappa Omega and Upsilon Mu Omega Chapters in the audience were recognized being in attendance. City Treasurer Spencer Coggs, City Attorney Tearman Spencer, and Comptroller Aycha Sawa were recognized being in attendance. From his Honor, Mayor Cavalier Johnson, made a presentation relating to the proposed executive budget for the year 2023. Ald. Dimitrijevic moved that the Committee of the Whole rise. There were no objections. Ald. Dimitrijevic moved that the Mayor's Budget for 2023 be referred to the Finance and Personnel Committee for its review and consideration and, further, that its report on the budget be submitted at a meeting of the Common Council to be held on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 9 a.m. There were no objections. Ald. Dimitrijevic moved, pursuant to provisions of Chapter 18-04-6 of the Milwaukee City Charter, that a public hearing on    Video Video
220730 01.CommunicationCommunication from the City Clerk relating to various commendatory/condolatory resolutions to be acknowledged and affirmed by the Common Council.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE LICENSES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Video Video
220671 02.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to unrepresented aldermanic districts.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220544 03.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Licenses Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: The question was put: Have the members of the Common Council read the report and recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter? All members of the Common Council indicated reading the report and recommendations of the Licenses Committee and the exceptions filed under this matter. The question was put: Are there any motions relative to this matter? Hearing no motions made, a vote of those Council members present to approve the recommendations of the Licenses Committee as contained in File Number 220544 was called.
APPROVEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     APPROVAL OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
211916 04.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.APPROVEDPass11:0 Action details Not available
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220494 05.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the programming, design, and construction of West Fond du Lac Avenue (STH 145) from North 19th Street to North 12th Street, and to set up funds for design engineering at an estimated total cost of $555,900 with an estimated City share of $138,976 and a grantor share of $416,924.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220497 06.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “2nd Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the programming, design, and construction of North 27th Street with Intersections of Locust, Center, and North.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220498 07.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “1st Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the programming, design, and construction of West Lisbon Avenue from North 100th Street to West Burleigh Street.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220499 08.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute documents titled “State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Local Bridge Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the rehabilitation of the South 16th Street Viaduct Span over the Menomonee Rive and the rehabilitation of the South 72nd Culvert over the Honey Creek; and to set up funds for design engineering at an estimated total cost of $1,828,812 with an estimated City share of $380,599 and a grantor share of $1,448,213. ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220520 09.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance, funding and expenditure of a Tourism Capital Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Administration by Port Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220560 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works and Comptroller to execute two State Municipal Agreements with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the installation of traffic signal improvements and to fund preliminary engineering for two projects at 41 intersections in various Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost of $54,400, with an estimated grantor share of $47,160, and an estimated City share of $7,240.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220590 011.ResolutionResolution granting an easement to the Wisconsin Electric Power Company on City of Milwaukee owned property at 7517 W Oklahoma Avenue (Milwaukee Water Works Oklahoma Pumping Station), and authorizing the proper City officers to execute the easement document.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220612 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Attorney to file comments in opposition to Wisconsin Electric Power Company’s and Wisconsin Gas LLC’s joint application to adjust electric, steam, and natural gas rates.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy added as a cosponsor.
ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220615 013.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “1st Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the design oversight of West Vliet Street from North 27th Street to North 12th Street.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220617 114.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 $98,500 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,138,500.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220618 115.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 $289,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $3,673,000.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220619 016.ResolutionResolution approving construction of nonassessable public improvements at various locations and appropriating funds for these purposes with the City construction cost estimated to be $310,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $410,000.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220620 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a project agreement title “Cost Sharing Memo of Understanding Between the City of Milwaukee and the Village of Shorewood” for the cost sharing of the engineering and construction for the asphalt overlay and corner curb ramp reconstruction of E. Edgewood Avenue in the 3rd Aldermanic District with a total estimated cost of $630,000, of which the City’s share is $315,000 and the Village of Shorewood’s share is $315,000.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220631 018.ResolutionResolution authorizing an easement with Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District on City of Milwaukee property at 415 East Bay Street, 515 East Bay Street, 615 East Bay Street and 715 East Bay Street, in the 14th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220635 019.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of an Urban Sustainability Directors Network grant in support of the Environmental Collaboration Office’s home energy efficiency work.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220647 020.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Milwaukee entry into Green Infrastructure Ten-Year Maintenance Covenants with Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District at various locations in the 1st, 5th, 9th, 10th, and 14th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220649 021.ResolutionResolution approving a lease agreement with Riverworks Development Corporation for the Beerline Trail between North Bremen Street on the south and the City limits on the north, in the 1st and 6th Aldermanic Districts.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220686 122.ResolutionResolution relative to acceptance and funding of a 2023 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry grant - Milwaukee Urban Forestry Workforce Development and Training.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190464 023.ResolutionResolution assigning the official street name "Dr. Finlayson Avenue" to 20th Street from Olive Street to Wells Street in the 1st, 6th, 15th and 4th Aldermanic DistrictsPLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
181250 324.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the classifications and salaries of City officials and the Mayor.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Not available
212028 125.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to employee wages, benefits, and regulations.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220468 126.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to city wage requirements.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220475 027.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the change of Juneteenth Day from an optional city holiday to an official city holiday.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker added as a cosponsor.
PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220534 128.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2022 offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220533 129.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance to further amend the 2022 rates of pay of offices and positions in the City Service.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220141 130.ResolutionSubstitute resolution outlining the process and communication of 2023 health and dental insurance premium rates.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220325 231.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing attendance at conventions, seminars and other travel.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220644 032.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and funding of a U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program grant.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220657 033.ResolutionResolution authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation promissory notes in the aggregate amount of $62,000,000 to pay a current municipal expense.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220679 134.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the Office of the City Attorney to retain outside legal counsel and appropriating up to $125,000 from the 2022 Common Council Contingent Fund for this purpose.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220689 135.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the expenditure of contributions for National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker added as a cosponsor.
ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220530 036.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for Fire and Police Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220531 037.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations relating to classification studies scheduled for City Service Commission action.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220532 038.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations amending the Salary and Positions Ordinances relative to clerical or administrative corrections.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220674 039.CommunicationCommunication from the City Comptroller relating to the 2021 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and 2021 Single Audit Act Supplemental Financial Report.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220687 040.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Employee Relations and the Department of Administration - Budget and Management Division relating to compensation for non-represented City employees.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE JUDICIARY & LEGISLATION COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220326 141.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing payment of the claim of Robert Sims in the amount of $400.00ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220459 142.ResolutionSubstitute resolution expressing the City of Milwaukee’s support for and confidence in Wisconsin’s system of nonpartisan elections.

Minutes note: All Common Council members were added as cosponsors in unanimous support.
ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220584 043.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Fred N. and Leigh W. Tabak et al. v. City of MilwaukeeADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220616 044.ResolutionResolution authorizing settlement of claims in the lawsuit entitled Columbia St. Mary’s, Inc. v. City of MilwaukeeADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220691 145.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing settlement of all claims in the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division (“the ERD”), two charges entitled Norma Lewis v. City of Milwaukee, cross-filed with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“the EEOC”).ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220692 146.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving the settlement of the lawsuit entitled John J. Munoz, Jr. v. Michael Anderson, et al., E.D. Wisc. Case No. 18C0495, in the amount of $10,000.00.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220519 047.AppointmentReappointment of Sheldyn Himle to serve as Chief Court Administrator by Judge Derek Mosley.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220683 048.AppointmentAppointment of Melissa Buford to the Community Relations - Social Development Commission by the Mayor. (9th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     DISALLOWANCE AND INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:     Video Video
211778 049.ResolutionResolution relating to the claim of Lena Taylor.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass11:0 Action details Not available
220329 050.ResolutionResolution relating to the appeal of Keith Newson for property damage.DISALLOWED AND INDEFINITELY POSTPONEDPass11:0 Action details Not available
     THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220514 251.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to parking controls.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220515 152.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to traffic controls.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220569 053.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and funding of a 2022 Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Safety Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Enforcement grant.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220588 054.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and funding of a 2022-2023 Wisconsin Coverdell Stroke Program Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220614 055.ResolutionResolution relating to acceptance and funding of a 2023 Wisconsin Department of Justice Gunshot Location Technology Program grant.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220455 056.AppointmentAppointment of Ruben Burgos to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220456 057.AppointmentAppointment of Gerard Washington to the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners by the Mayor. (2nd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220636 058.AppointmentAppointment of Aaron Arteaga to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220638 059.AppointmentAppointment of Barry Weber to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Chair of the Public Works Committee.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220639 060.AppointmentAppointment of Ben Teel to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Commissioner of Public Works.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220640 061.AppointmentAppointment of Kathleen Minik to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220641 062.AppointmentAppointment of Larissa Glading to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Chair of the Public Safety and Health Committee.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220642 063.AppointmentAppointment of Mitchell Henke to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Common Council President.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220675 064.AppointmentReappointment of Caroline Gomez-Tom to the Board of Health by the Mayor. (13th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220677 065.AppointmentAppointment of Anna Bailliekova to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Mayor. (5th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220678 066.AppointmentAppointment of Alena Degrado to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220680 067.AppointmentAppointment of Kevin Kuschel to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Mayor. (14th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220681 068.AppointmentAppointment of Montavious Jones to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220699 069.AppointmentAppointment of Ryan Zollicoffer to the Ambulance Service Board by the Mayor.CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     PASSAGE OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220400 170.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Two-Family Residential, RT4, to Local Business, LB2, for the properties located at 2317-25 North 6th Street, and 2316-18 and 2322 North 7th Street, on the north side of West North Avenue between North 6th Street and North 7th Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220401 171.OrdinanceA substitute ordinance relating to the change in zoning from Multi-Family Residential, RM3 to Multi-Family Residential, RM6, for a multi-family development on the northern portion of 2604-44 North Hackett Avenue, located on the east side of North Hackett Avenue, north of East Belleview Place, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220693 072.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to increasing fees for plan examinations, updating building code procedures and adopting portions of the Wisconsin administrative code and International Building Code.PASSEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220630 073.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City of Milwaukee to contribute funding for environmental remediation and enter into a Special Release Agreement for the property at 1003 West Atkinson Avenue, in the 6th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220634 174.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 6 to the Project Plan for Tax Incremental District No. 56, (Erie Jefferson), and authorizing additional expenditures, and approving a development agreement, in the 4th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220637 175.ResolutionSubstitute resolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned property at 3929 North 30th Street to its former owner, in the 7th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220643 076.ResolutionResolution approving the acquisition of the City of Milwaukee owned parcel at 616-18 West North Avenue by the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee and Site Control Report, in the 6th Aldermanic District.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220656 177.ResolutionSubstitute resolution selecting developers and authorizing discounted property sales and housing rehabilitation and workforce subsidies through the Homes MKE Program.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220524 078.AppointmentAppointment of Terrence Moore, Sr. to the Bronzeville Advisory Committee by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     PLACING ON FILE THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
190174 179.ResolutionSubstitute resolution approving Amendment No. 6 to the Project Plan and authorizing additional funding and expenditures for Tax Incremental District No. 56 (Erie/Jefferson), in the 4th Aldermanic District.PLACED ON FILEPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS:    Video Video
     ADOPTION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220621 080.ResolutionResolution designating August 5-12, 2023, as Bronzeville Week in the city of Milwaukee.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     CONFIRMATION OF THE FOLLOWING:    Not available
220521 081.AppointmentAppointment of Leroy Buth to the Business Improvement District #11 (Brady Street) by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220522 082.AppointmentAppointment of Michelle Eigneberger to the Business Improvement District #11 (Brady Street) by the Mayor. (3rd Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220594 083.AppointmentReappointment of Joyce Koker to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (12th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220595 084.AppointmentReappointment of Dan Sterk to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (8th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220662 085.AppointmentAppointment of Annette Adams to the Business Improvement District #21 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220663 086.AppointmentAppointment of Claudia Paetsch to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220664 087.AppointmentReappointment of Larry Stern to the Business Improvement District #26 by the Mayor. (4th Aldermanic District)CONFIRMEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
     Communications from City officers were read and ordered on file without objection.    Video Video
     MATTERS FOR IMMEDIATE ADOPTION:    Video Video
220756 088.Resolution-Immediate AdoptionResolution approving final certified survey maps.ADOPTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220775 089.Motion-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute motion amending the schedule of regular meetings of the Judiciary and Legislation Committee for the years 2022 and 2023..

Minutes note: Ald. Borkowski moved substitution of the file with Proposed Substitute A. (Prevailed 5-0)
SUBSTITUTEDPass11:0 Action details Video Video
220775 1 Motion-Immediate AdoptionSubstitute motion amending the schedule of regular meetings of the Judiciary and Legislation Committee for the years 2022 and 2023..APPROVEDPass11:0 Action details Not available
     Announcements were made.    Video Video
     There being no other official business, the meeting adjourned at 10:41 a.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    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