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Meeting Name: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/6/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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211341 01.ResolutionResolution 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 $4,160,245 for a total estimated cost of $4,703,000.

Minutes note: 1st Aldermanic District W. Fairmount Ave. - N. Hopkins St. to N. Sherman Blvd. (ST211200113) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (4.5' width of tree border areah and grading. Individuals in support: Arnitta Cockran - 4010 W Fairmount Ave. and 4014 W Fairmount Ave. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Zamarripa moved approval. 1st Aldermanic District N. 28th St. — N. Teutonia Ave. to a pt. north of W. Fairmount Ave. (ST211190173) N. Teutonia Ave. to W. Fairmount Ave. Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (6' width of tree border area), and grading. W. Fairmount Ave. to dead end — Concrete pavement reconstruction, replace all curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches, sodding (6' width of tree border area), and grading. Individuals in support: Mr. and Mrs. Morris - 5037 N 28th St and 5033 N 28th Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. 2nd Aldermanic District W. Thurston Ave. — N. 87th St. to N. 91st St. (ST211200127) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (7' width of tree border area), and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. 6th Aldermanic District W. Concordia Ave. — N. 20th St. to N. 22nd St. (ST211150128) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace all curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches, sodding (6' tree width of tree border area), and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Perez moved approval. 6th Aldermanic District N. 23rd St. — W. Keefe Ave. to W. Vienna Ave. (ST211060144) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (5' width of tree border area), and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Perez moved approval. 7th Aldermanic District W. Ruby Ave — N. 36th St. to N. Sherman Bd. (ST211120114) Concrete pavement reconstruction, replace all curb and gutter, replace sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (8' width of tree border area), install permeable pavers in the parking lanes and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Stamper moved approval. 8th Aldermanic District W. Grant St. - S. 33rd St. to S. 35th St. (ST211200131) Concrete pavement reconstruction, replace all curb and gutter, replace sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (8' width of tree border area), and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Zamarripa moved approval. 8th Aldermanic District S. 32nd St. - W. Madison St. to a pt. north of w. National Ave. (ST211180196) Concrete pavement reconstruction, replace all curb and gutter, replace sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (5' width of tree border area), and grading. Individuals in support: Antonio Medina - 3200 W National Av. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Zamarripa moved approval. 14th Aldermanic District S. Lenox St. — E. Norwich St to E. Howard Ave. (ST211200137) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (8' width of tree border area), and grading. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. 14th Aldermanic District E, Tripoli Ave. - Pt. 135' +1- E. of S. Kansas to S. Brust Ave. (ST211200134) Asphalt pavement resurfacing, replace curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveway approaches where necessary, sodding (8' width of tree border area), and grading. Individuals in support: Joseph Becker - 3848 S Kansas St. Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation said that the postcard survey was positive and that the alderperson supports the project. Ald. Stamper moved approval. Mary Dziewiontkoski - DPW was also present.
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211342 02.ResolutionResolution 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 $10,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $110,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW-Infrastructure-Transportation
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211343 03.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 $2,287,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $15,096,000.SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
211343 0 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 $2,287,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $15,096,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
211344 04.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 $7,139,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $9,174,000.SUBSTITUTEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
211344 0 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 $7,139,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $9,174,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
211261 05.ResolutionResolution relating to the allocation of demolition funds.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs and Chris Kraco - DNS - Condemnation were present.
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211405 06.ResolutionResolution approving a fourth amendment to lease agreement with New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC for the placement of personal communications services antennas and ancillary equipment at 5600 W. Oklahoma Avenue.

Minutes note: Atty. Jeremy Mckenzie - CA Office was present.
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211347 07.ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Local Municipal Agreement with Milwaukee County Department of Transportation to fund the installation of Street Lighting, City Underground Conduit and Traffic facilities included in the East North Avenue Bridge (B-40-0502) over the Oak Leaf Bike Trail improvement project WH097012 (WISDOT ID 2445-09-71).

Minutes note: Mr. Rollin Bertran - DPW was present.
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211347 0 ResolutionSubstitute resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Local Municipal Agreement with Milwaukee County Department of Transportation to fund the installation of Street Lighting, City Underground Conduit and Traffic facilities included in the East North Avenue Bridge (B-40-0502) over the Oak Leaf Bike Trail improvement project WH097012 (WISDOT ID 2445-09-71).RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Not available
211339 08.MotionSubstitute motion relating to the locations of various Milwaukee County Transit System bus stops.

Minutes note: David Locher from MCTS said that these stops were requested to be reinstated by the constituents (removed in March 2021).
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211286 09.AppointmentAppointment of Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
191930 010.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of current and future operations.

Minutes note: Karen Dettmer - Interim Commissioner DPW said that the snow operation over the holidays is always difficult but the department was able to handle a full implemented staff operation and had a great response despite the absences, holidays and sickness. Added that the vaccine mandate has helped employees as long as they are not exhibiting symptoms and testing negative to return to work immediately. Ald. Borkowski said that he wanted acknowledge the efforts of the staff to support the snow operation even if they had to return from vacation time to fulfill the department needs. Also said that the streets lights are going on 5:40 pm which is kind of late and wonders if it is because the day light savings. Mr. Rollin Bertran- DPW Infrastructure- said that the lights get adjusted by a system of two components and that at this time they need to make the adjustments. Ald. Perez also thanked DPW for such a smooth operation. Danielle Rodriguez - DPW Operations - said that they have been working on narrow and highly parking streets and hopes that people is in compliance with the parking regulations. Ald. Perez asked if any additional mailing will be done to remind people about the parking regulations on narrow streets. Danielle Rodriguez said that additional notices can be mailed out. Ald. Bauman asked if the citation mailing pilot program has started yet. Danielle Rodriguez said that the pilot program started on Jan. 3rd and the citations will be mailed out and placed on the windshield as well. Ald. Stamper asked about the staffing number. Ms. Dettmer said that some people are working longer shifts and that numbers still fluctuating because of the pandemic but that they have a good group of people to come up when they can to help our community. Added that an open hiring process is going on and that they are working on the list of candidates.
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211119 011.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of Traffic-Calming and Complete Streets projects to address reckless driving and to provide a safer infrastructure for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Minutes note: Jerrell Kruschke - DPW said that there are not a lot of updates except for the speed humps requests that will start to come through. Added that they have received 159 requests so far. Ald. Stamper asked how those requests were made. Mr. Kruschke said that they came from different sources: the aldermanic offices referring people to them, the tv news, and that the website will be updated. Ald. Perez if these 159 requests are already in the queue. Mr. Kruschke said that they are in the queue and just waiting for the assessable rate to drop to start to send the notices and that there was delay because of the change on the assessable rate and did not want to confuse the constituents by sending two different notices. Ald. Perez asked how much further we can go with the ARPA dollars for the speed humps. Mr. Kuschke said that about 300-320 speed humps estimated assessment value. Ald. Perez asked if after these 300-320 speed humps we will go back to the prior cost of $6.50 Mr. Kruschke said that we will need to come back to committee for that matter.
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211433 012.CommunicationCommunication for the Milwaukee Water Works regarding the water main failure in the vicinity of Broadway and Wisconsin Ave on or about November 22-23, 2021, including mitigation actions and potential claims for damage from affected utilities and property owners.

Minutes note: The file was held per DPW request.
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211432 013.CommunicationCommunication from various agencies relating to funding opportunities for public transit and intercity rail expansion under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Minutes note: Kevin Muhs- Executive Director - Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission made a presentation that has been attached to the file. Arun Rao -Passenger Rail Implementation Manager - Wisconsin DOT and Lisa Stren - Chief of Railrodas and Harbors - Wisconsin DOT and Derrick James from Amtrak were present as well.
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211127 014.MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: CANSER, Verdell E, Public Passenger Vehicle Driver's License Application. The applicant was present. Ald. Borkowski moved for approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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211127 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: EDWARDS, Joseph K, Public Passenger Vehicle Driver's License Application. Ald.Borkowski moved to hold the file to the call of the chair for first nonappearance. (Prevailed 5-0)
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211127 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: Agenda Only GARNER, Joshua G, Agent for "AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, LLC", Alarm Business License Renewal Application with Transfer of Stock for "AvantGuard Monitoring" at 4699 Harrison Bl. GENKE, Renee L, Agent for "SUBURBAN ENTERPRISES, INC.", Alarm Business and Alarm Sales License Renewal Applications with Reorganization of Legal Entity for "Suburban Electrical Engineers Contractors Inc." NILES, Brandon T, Agent for "Acadian Ambulance Services, Inc.", Alarm Business License Renewal Application with Change of Agent and Location for "Acadian Monitoring Services, LLC" at 302 Hopkins St. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. (Prevailed 5-0)
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211127 0 MotionMotion relating to the recommendations of the Public Works Committee relating to licenses.

Minutes note: Ald. Borkowski moved approval of the file # 211127 as amended. (Prevailed 5-0)
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