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Meeting Name: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/29/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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220303 01.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 $62,465 for a total estimated cost of $146,100.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW - explained that the post card survey results are in favor. 1st Aldermanic District N. 33rd st. - W. Villard Ave. to W. Custer Ave. (ST211220141) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Borkoswki moved approval. N. 38th st. - W. Custer Ave. to W. Sheridan Ave. (ST211220145) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. Ald. Dodd moved to reconsider the item at 9:22 am because one neighbor wants to testify. Neighbors in opposition: Robin Bean - 3463 N 38th St - said that there has been a request for a 4 way stop for 10 years now and that no minimum efforts have been made before. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. N. 40th st. - N. Hopkins st. to W. Villard Ave. (ST211220140) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. N. 48th St. — W. Luscher Ave. to W. Fairmount Ave. (ST211220163) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Neighbors in Support: Nico Triggs - 4969 N 48th St - said that most of the neighbors are senior citizens and that they want to keep the street safe. Ald. Hamilton moved approval. N. 50th St. — W. Luscher Ave. to W. Fairmount Ave. (ST211220143) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. W. Carmen Ave. - N. 27th st. to N. 29th st. (ST211220162) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. N. Darien st - W. Cheyenne st. to W. vera Ave. (ST211220142) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. W. Lancaster Ave. - N. 42nd st. to N. Sherman Blvd. (ST211220123) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamliton moved approval. 2nd Aldermanic District N. 61st St. — W. Marion St. to W. Congress St. (ST211220167) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Borkowski moved approval. W. Stark st. - N. 60th st. to N. 61st st. (ST211220176) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Hamilton moved approval. W. Thurston Ave. - N. 97th st. to N. 98th st. (ST211220151) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ms. Rutenbeck made the note for the record that no responses from the survey post card were received for this item. Ald. Dodd moved approval. 7th Aldermanic District N. 29th st. - W. Concordia Ave. to W. Townsend st. (ST211220154) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Neighbors in Support: Marshall Robinson - 3368 N 29th St - said that the majority of the neighbors are seniors and children and that it is a street with lots of speeding issues. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. N. 49th st. - W. Hope Ave. to W. Marion st. (ST211220146) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Neighbors in Support: Michael Grimm - 4205 N 49th St - said that a lot more is needed on Hope Av. as well. Ald. Stamper moved approval. N. 49th St. — W. Townsend St. to W. Keefe Ave. (ST211220153) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Borkowski moved approval. N. 56th st. - W. Parkway Dr. to W. Hampton Ave. (ST211220150) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Dodd moved approval. 10th Aldermanic District N. 53rd st. - W. Clarke st. to W. Center St. (ST211220195) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Ald. Stamper moved approval. N. 58th st. - W. Wright st. to W. Clarke St. (ST211220169) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Neighbors in Support: Christian - 3524 N 58th St- said that it is a long street without a stop sign. Ald. Borkowski moved approval. W. Potomac Ave. - N. 73rd st to W. Chapman Pl. (ST211220159) Install traffic calming speed hump(s). Neighbors in Opposition: Ms. Simms - 7342 W Potomac Av - said that the streets are in poor condition to have a speed hump instead of repaving it. Ald. Borkowski moved to hold the item to the call of chair. Ald. Borkowski moved approval of the file 220303 as amended.
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220304 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 $30,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,155,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
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220306 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 $337,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,088,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
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220306 1 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 $337,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $6,088,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220307 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 $1,070,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,415,000.

Minutes note: Holly Rutenbeck - DPW
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220307 1 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 $1,070,000 for a total estimated cost of these projects being $1,415,000.RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
212003 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution to vacate North 8th Street south of Michigan to its terminus, and North 9th Street south of Michigan to its terminus, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Kevin Kuschel and William Fuchs - DPW and Nick Orthmann from Bear Development made the Power Point Presentation that was attached to the file.
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220247 06.ResolutionResolution relating to jurisdictional maintenance responsibilities for West McAuley Place, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Kevin Kuschel - DPW
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220243 07.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to the naming of West McAuley Place, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Kevin Kuschel - DPW
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220116 08.ResolutionResolution approving a Conduit Occupancy License Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Pabst Theater Foundation, Inc to occupy a portion of the City's communication conduit system.

Minutes note: Eng-Kie Lee - DPW and Kitt Pellegriniand from Pabst Theater Foundation, Inc.
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220252 09.ResolutionResolution confirming the City Engineer's authorization to apply for a Federal Transportation Alternatives Program grant for the 2022-2023 application cycle, with an 80 percent grantor share and a 20 percent local share.

Minutes note: Mike Amsdem - DPW
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220264 010.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Project Agreement titled “State Municipal Agreement for a Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and to set up design engineering at a total estimated cost of $656,000 with an estimated City of Milwaukee share of $131,200 and a grantor share of $524,800.

Minutes note: Mike Amsdem - DPW
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220265 011.ResolutionResolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute State/Municipal Agreements for a State-Let Highway Project with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the construction of Fond du Lac Avenue (STH 145); Bridge over 76th Street and Pedestrian Bridge, and to set up funds for construction at an estimated total cost of $5,036,000 with an estimated City share of $17,000 and a grantor share of $5,019,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220281 012.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute documents required for right-of-way acquisition, including easements on City-owned parcels, and approving the right-of-way exhibits required for the reconstruction of various projects with an estimated total cost of $337,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220282 013.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the construction of North Lovers Lane Bridge in Aldermanic District 5 with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $140,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0, and an estimated City share of $140,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220284 014.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the design and real estate acquisition of South 70th Street Bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railroad and Hank Aaron State Trail in Aldermanic District 10 with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $45,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0, and an estimated City share of $45,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220285 015.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the construction of North Humboldt Avenue (North Ave to Keefe Ave) in the 3rd Aldermanic district with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $2,100,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0, and an estimated City share of $2,100,000.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220290 016.ResolutionResolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works and Comptroller to execute three State Municipal Agreements with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for the installation of traffic signal improvements and to fund preliminary engineering for three projects at various intersections in various Aldermanic Districts with a total estimated cost of $407,000, with an estimated grantor share of $325,600, and an estimated City share of $81,400.

Minutes note: David Tapia - DPW
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220315 017.ResolutionResolution authorizing the City Comptroller to transfer additional funds to the previously established project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for cost participation for the construction of Safe Routes to School Phase 1 - Various Locations in various Aldermanic districts with a total estimated cost increase for the projects of $700,000, with an estimated Grantor share of $0, and an estimated City share of $700,000.

Minutes note: Chad Chrisbaum - DPW
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220310 018.AppointmentReappointment of John Swan, III to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. (2nd Aldermanic District)RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220311 019.AppointmentReappointment of Alderwoman JoCasta Zamarripa to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. RECOMMENDED FOR CONFIRMATIONPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220339 020.AppointmentAppointment of Alderman Robert Bauman to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor.

Minutes note: Ald. Bauman said that it will be his first time serving the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and that he respects the efforts made in the past and that the organization is a great partner with the City.
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220340 021.AppointmentAppointment of Representative Kalan Haywood, II to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District by the Mayor. (6th Aldermanic District)

Minutes note: Mr. Haywood said that he will promote, work and advocate for cleaner and safer drinking water across the city and country.
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191930 022.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works relating to the status of current and future operations.

Minutes note: Jerrel Kruschke and Danielle Rodriguez - DPW. Mr. Kruschke said that the City Hall foundation work will continue but that the entrance on Market St. will be reopening soon. He said that regarding the street lights, they are close to target and that they still recruiting municipal electricians. About the potholes he said that there are 2,000 requests to patch and, that they have implemented a pilot program with workers from other divisions to volunteer on Saturdays and that they expect to have up to 20 crews out by the end of the summer. Ms. Rodriguez said that they are almost 4,000 stumps behind. Both Ms. Rodriguez and Mr. Kruschke said that the department is struggling with its operations due the labor shortage and that they are actively working with the Mayor's office, partnering with MPS for the internship programs and that the hiring efforts continue.
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211119 023.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: Mr. Jerell Kruschke - DPW - Said that the speed hump requests for this year is about to end with the 60 speeds humps coming up on July 20th. He reported that a total of 270 speed humps will be approved and built this year. He added that any coming requests will be for the 2023 season at a cost of $6.50 per lineal foot since the ARPA funds have been used. Mr. Kruschke said that speed humps are popular because they are requested by the residents and that traffic circles are assessable projects as well at a cost of $4.60 per lineal foot. He said that the department is actively applying for grants and that the whole campaign to reduce the speed limits is about to come out.
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220333 024.CommunicationCommunication from the Department of Public Works (Water Works) relating to the status of the projects required to provide water to the City of Waukesha.

Minutes note: Mr. Patrick Pauly from Water Works explained that pumping station will be completed on February 2023 (Deadline September 2023) and that the pipeline will be made by the same contractor that is building the Waukesha's portion starting in July 2022 from west to east. There was a presentation that could not be shared due technical difficulties but it has been added to the file.
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180633 025.ResolutionResolution to vacate North Edison Street south of East Cherry Street and north of East Knapp Street and a portion of East Knapp Street between the Milwaukee River and North Water Street, in the 3rd Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Requested by Terri Grote
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180634 026.ResolutionResolution to vacate a portion of the south side of South Kinnickinnic Avenue from Lake Parkway east to a point, in the 14th Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Requested by Terri Grote
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