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Meeting Name: FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/27/2022 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 301-B, City Hall
BUDGET AMENDMENT DAY This is also a virtual meeting. Those wishing to view the proceedings are able to do so via the City Channel - Channel 25 on Spectrum Cable - or on the Internet at http://city.milwaukee.gov/citychannel.
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     Meeting convened at 9:21 a.m.    Roll call Video Video
     Also present:

Minutes note: Aycha Sawa, City Comptroller Nik Kovac, Budget Director Keith Broadnax, LRB Manager Tea Norfolk, LRB Fiscal Planning Specialist
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220001 01.BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Appearing: Pres. Jose Perez, Common Council Ald. Zamarripa offered Amendment 1. Amendment 1 DCD, FPC, FIRE, LIBRARY, DNS, TREASURER, SPA - Add funding, FTEs and position authority for Library service at four branch libraries and fund temporary Martin Luther King Jr., branch library during construction. Add funding, FTEs and position authority for one and a half Fire engines. Add $42,576 to the City Treasurer. Add $100,000 for the Healthy Food Establishment Special Fund. Add $50,000 for the MKE Community Excellence Special Purpose Account in the Common Council - City Clerk's Office. Combine Department of Public Works Special Funds for snow removal, grass mowing, and illegal dumping into a single account for vacant lot maintenance. Offset these increases by using $4 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds, delaying the first Police Officer recruit class by four pay periods, and by reducing the payment to MADACC. Use of ARPA funds requires separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for this specific purpose. If separate legislation is not approved to allocate ARPA funding for this purpose, the amendment could have a tax levy impact. The amendment also adds a number of footnotes to various departments. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa offered Amendment 1K. Amendment 1K Add funding, FTEs and position authority for Library service at four branch libraries and fund temporary Martin Luther King Jr., branch library during construction. Add $100,000 for a Fire EMS staffing study. Add funding, FTEs and position authority for one and a half Fire engines. Add $42,576 to the City Treasurer. Add $100,000 for the Healthy Food Establishment Special Fund. Add $50,000 for the MKE Community Excellence Special Purpose Account in the Common Council - City Clerk's Office. Combine Department of Public Works Special Funds for snow removal, grass mowing, and illegal dumping into a single account for vacant lot maintenance. Offset these increases by using $4 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds, delaying the first Police Officer recruit class by four pay periods, and by reducing the payment to MADACC. Use of ARPA funds requires separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for this specific purpose. If separate legislation is not approved to allocate ARPA funding for this purpose, the amendment could have a tax levy impact. The amendment also adds a number of footnotes to various departments. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Ald. Zamarripa moved amending Amendment 1 to Amendment 1K. (Prevailed 3-2) Noes - Murphy, Spiker
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offered Amendment 1L. Amendment 1L Add funding, FTEs and position authority for Library service at two branch libraries. Add $100,000 for a Fire EMS staffing study. Add funding and FTEs to staff a Fire engine for the full year. Add $42,576 to the City Treasurer. Add $100,000 for the Healthy Food Establishment Special Fund. Add $50,000 for the MKE Community Excellence Special Purpose Account in the Common Council - City Clerk's Office. Combine Department of Public Works Special Funds for snow removal, grass mowing, and illegal dumping into a single account for vacant lot maintenance. Offset these increases by using $2.25 million of American Rescue Plan Act funds, delaying the first Police Officer recruit class by four pay periods, and by reducing the payment to MADACC. Use of ARPA funds requires separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for this specific purpose. If separate legislation is not approved to allocate ARPA funding for this purpose, the amendment could have a tax levy impact. The amendment also adds a number of footnotes to various departments. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Ald. Spiker moved amending Amendment 1K to Amendment 1L. (Failed 1-4) Noes - Zamarripa, Murphy, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 1K. (Prevailed 4-1) No - Murphy
AMENDEDPass4:1 Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 2 DOA - This footnote directs the Department of Administration will work with each department to develop a basic standard of Equity and Inclusion. This standard shall include an examination of potential future budgetary cuts and their impact.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 2A. Amendment 2A Add a footnote that directs the Department of Administration to work with each department to develop a basic standard of equity and inclusion. This shall include an examination of potential future budgetary cuts and their impact on City employees and residents. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Appearing: Sharon Robinson, DOA Ald. Coggs moved amending Amendment 2 to Amendment 2A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 2A. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 3. Amendment 3 DOA, CITY CLERK, HEALTH, DNS - This amendment will add a footnote to the budgets of DOA-Information Technology Management Division, Common Council-City Clerk, Health Department and Department of Neighborhood Services directing these departments to work together on streamlining processes for permits and approvals. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 3. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 4 ASSESSOR - Provide funding in the amount of $666,715 to the Assessor's Office for contracting the creation of geo-referenced digital sketches to aid in assessment valuation accuracy. Amendment 4 was withdrawn.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa offered Amendment 5. Amendment 5 ATTORNEY, DER - This amendment would eliminate one vacant, but funded, Assistant City Attorney V position from the City Attorney’s Office and use the funds to create a new, 1 FTE Human Resources Representative position in the Department of Employee Relations. Appearing: Pres. Jose Perez, Common Council Todd Farris, Deputy City Attorney Tawauna Swanigan, City Attorney's Office
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa offered amendment 5A. Amendment 5A DER currently has 1 HR Representative responsible both for supporting labor negotiations and Title VII complaints. This amendment would devote this position fully to labor negotiations, and would add an additional 1.0 FTE to support Title VII complaints, as well as Employee Resource Groups and Unemployment Compensation. The cost is offset by eliminating funding for one Assistant City Attorney. Also appearing: Harper Donahue, IV, DER Director Nicole Fleck, DER Labor Negotiator Ald. Zamarripa moved amending Amendment 5 to Amendment 5A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 5A. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 6 ATTORNEY, CITY CLERK - Add position authority, FTE, and funding for one Assistant City Attorney in the Common Council - City Clerk. Offset by reducing position authority, FTE, and funding for one Assistant City Attorney in the City Attorney's Office. The Assistant City Attorney will represent the Common Council - City Clerk as special counsel. Charter Ordinance enabling legislation is required. Amendment 6 was withdrawn.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 7 ATTORNEY - Add a footnote to the City Attorney’s Office to develop a process for working with departments after each lost case to evaluate risk and create policies, procedures, and training aimed at eliminating future similar lawsuits.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 7A. Amendment 7A Add a footnote directing the City Attorney's Office to develop a process for working with departments after lost cases or settlement agreements to evaluate risk and create policies, procedures, and training to avoid similar lawsuits in the future. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Appearing: Todd Farris, Deputy City Attorney Tawauna Swanigan, City Attorney's Office Ald. Coggs moved amendment Amendment 7 to Amendment 7A. No objections A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 7A. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 8. Amendment 8 DCD - This amendment will add a footnote to the Department of City Development to conduct a satisfaction survey of small businesses regarding their experiences working with the Department, and to report the results to the Common Council annually. Appearing: Vanessa Koster, DCD Deputy Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 8. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 9. Amendment 9 DCD, HEALTH, POLICE - This amendment will add a footnote to the budget of the Department of City Development to collaborate with the Police Department and the Health Department - Office of Violence Prevention on worker and neighborhood safety throughout the duration of the Homes MKE Program. Appearing: Vanessa Koster, DCD Deputy Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 9. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 10. Amendment 10 DCD, HEALTH, DPW - Add a footnote that directs the Office of Violence Prevention to work with the Neighborhood Improvement Development Corporation and the Department of Public Works on possible programming for Healing Spaces and city parks. Appearing: Vanessa Koster, DCD Deputy Commissioner Ashanti Hamilton, Officce of Violence Prevention Director A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 10. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offered Amendment 11. Amendment 11 DCD, HEALTH - Add a footnote that directs the Office of Violence Prevention to work with the Department of City Development regarding city programs and properties to develop long-term strategies. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 11. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offered Amendment 12. Amendment 12 FIRE - Restore a half engine company in the Fire Department by making commensurate cuts in the Fire Chief's leadership team. Appearing: Aaron Lipski, Fire Chief Amendment 12 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offerred Amendment 13. Amendment 13 FIRE - Restore half an engine company in the Fire Department. Offset by using an allocation from the 2nd tranche of ARPA funds. Appearing: Aaron Lipski, Fire Chief Amendment 13 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offered Amendment 14. Amendment 14 FIRE - Restore half an engine company in the Fire Department with Basic Life Support (BLS) subsidy funding, to be replaced by Ground Emergency Transportation (GEMT) funds. Appearing: Aaron Lipski, Fire Chief Amendment 14 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 15 FIRE - Restore the 1.5 heavy engine companies being decommissioned in 2023 by transferring ARPA funding allocated to provide Basic Life Support (BLS) subsidies to private ambulance providers. Amendment 15 was withdrawn.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 16 FIRE - Add a footnote to Fire Chief stating the Fire Chief should consider delaying the engine scheduled to be decommissioned on Jan. 1, 2023. The intent is to apply GEMT funds received in 2023 to fund this engine in the engine scheduled to be decommissioned on July 1, 2023. If GEMT funds are received and sufficient, no engines should be decommissioned in 2023. However, if no or insufficient GEMT funds are received, the Chief should decommission the appropriate amount of engines on July 1, 2023 to operate within the adopted 2023 budget. Amendment 16 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 17. Amendment 17 FIRE, POLICE - Add a footnote to the Police Department to work with the Fire and Police Commission to annually analyze and report to the Common Council use of Police overtime and to research best practices for making adjustments to policies, procedures, and practices to lessen the use of Police overtime. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 17. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 18. Amendment 18 HEALTH - Add of footnote that directs the Health Department to examine and recommend changes for lead contractor requirements. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 18. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 19 Amendment 19 HEALTH - Add a footnote that directs the Health Department Lead program to work with the Office of Violence Prevention to develop longterm strategies for lead intervention responsiveness. Appearing: Ashanti Hamilton, Office of Violence Prevention Director A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 19. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 20 HEALTH, LIBRARY - This footnote directs the Library to collaborate with the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to develop future programming and partnerships to promote the work being done by the Office of Violence Prevention.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 20A. Amendment 20A This footnote directs the Library to collaborate with the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to inform changes to library operations, programming and partnerships that incorporate and promote and the work being done by the Office of Violence Prevention. Ald. Coggs moved amending Amendment 20 to Amendment 20A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 20A. (Prevailed 4-0)
AMENDEDPass4:0 Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 21. Amendment 21 HEALTH - Add a footnote that directs the Office of Violence Prevention to develop what a community-wide de-escalation/conflict resolution program could look like. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 21. (Prevailed 5-0)
AMENDEDPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 22 LIBRARY, POLICE -Delay the Police Department’s first police officer recruit class by 3 pay periods. Add position authority, FTEs, and funding to restore the Martin Luther King Library to limited service. Amendment 22 was withdrawn.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 23 LIBRARY - Add position authority, FTEs and funding in the Library budget to restore the MLK Library to a limited service library. Offset the funding by assuming the allocation of $344,355 in ARPA funds for this purpose. The amendment assumes using ARPA funds. This will require separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for this specific purpose. If separate legislation is not approved to allocate ARPA funding for this purpose, the amendment could have a tax levy impact. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 23. (Failed 2-3) Noes - Zamarripa, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
AMENDEDFail2:3 Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 24 LIBRARY - Add position authority, FTEs and funding in the Library budget to restore two limited service libraries to full service. The intent of this amendment is to utilize ARPA funding to fully cover cost increases. This will require separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for this specific purpose. If separate legislation is not approved to allocate ARPA funding for this purpose, the amendment could have a tax levy impact.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Video Video
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 25 LIBRARY, POLICE - Delay the Police Department's first recruit class by 3 pay periods. Add position authority, FTEs, and funding to restore the MLK Library to limited service. Amendment 25 was withdrawn.
AMENDED (WITHDRAWN)   Action details Not available
220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offerred Amendment 26. Amendment 26 MAYOR, DPW - Add position authority, FTE, and funding of $53,957 in the Mayor's Office for a dedicated director of Vision Zero. Offset by decreasing position authority, FTE, and funding of $53,957 for an Associate Transportation Planner position in the DPW-Infrastructure Multimodal Unit. Appearing: James Bohl, Mayor Chief of Staff Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner Ald. Spiker added as a cosponsor. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 26. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Meeting recessed at 12:51 p.m. Meeting reconvened at 1:07 p.m. Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 27. Amendment 27 DNS - Add a footnote that directs the Department of Neighborhood Services to determine the number of additional inspectors that could be hired to expedite the process of starting or occupying a business assuming a $5 increase in the relevant fees related to starting or occupying a business. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Amendment 27 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 28. Amendment 28 DNS - Footnote: Direct DNS to survey developers/ residents about development center experience annually and report results annually to Council. Appearing: Erica Roberts, DNS Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 28. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 29 DNS, DPW - This amendment will insert the following footnote to the Department of Neighborhood Services and the Department of Public Works: The Department of Public Works will collaborate with the Department of Neighborhood Services to determine the feasibility of combining DPW's sanitation inspections team with DNS's. Amendment 29 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offerred Amendment 30. Amendment 30 DNS - Add position authority, FTE, and funding of $251,487 for four positions to support operations of the Development Center in the Department of Neighborhood Services. The amendment assumes that the cost will be funded from the tax levy. Appearing: Erica Roberts, DNS Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 30. (Failed 1-3-1) Noes - Zamarripa, Coggs, Dimitrijevic; Abstain - Spiker
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 31. Amendment 31 DNS - Add a footnote that directs the Department of Neighborhood Services to prioritize spending of at least $400,000 of demolition funding on concentrated blight areas. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 31. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 32 POLICE - Delay the Police Department's first recruit class by 3 pay periods. Use savings to add 15 Police Officer recruits to the second Police Officer recruit class.
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Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offerred Amendment 32A. Amendment 32A Add 15 Police Officer recruits to the second Police Officer recruit class. Appearing: Leon Todd, FPC Director Nicholas DeSiato, MPD Chief of Staff Ald. Murphy moved amending Amendment 32 to Amendment 32A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 32A. (Failed 2-3) Noes - Zamarripa, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offerred Amendment 33. Amendment 33 POLICE - Increase the Police department's second Police Officer recruit class by 15 recruits. Fund this by reallocating $365,350 of ARPA funds allocated to the Office of Violence Prevention in Council File 210894. The amendment assumes using ARPA funds to fund these expenses in 2023. This will require separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for these specific expenses. If separate legislation is not adopted to allocate ARPA funds for these expenses, these expenses will be eliminated in 2023. Appearing: Ashanti Hamilton, OVP Director Sarah Osborn, Budget Office A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 33. (Failed 1-4) Noes - Zamarripa, Murphy, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 34. Amendment 34 POLICE, SPA - Add $50,000 to MKE Excellence fund in Common Council - City Clerk. Offset by increasing Police department personnel cost adjustment to reflect delay in planned hiring of the first Police Officer recruit class. Amendment 34 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Amendment 35 POLICE, DPW - This amendment will increase the Vacant Lot - In Rem Mowing & Snow Removal special fund by $650,000 in the Department of Public Works. The intent is to provide 11 mowing cycles for vacant Cityowned lots. The cost will be partially offset by delaying the first Police Officer recruit class in 2023 by 3 pay periods. Amendment 35 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offerred Amendment 36. Amendment 36 POLICE - This amendment increases the Police Department’s salary account by $159,000 to hire the first Police Officer recruit class one pay period earlier. Fund this by reallocating $235,320 of ARPA funds allocated to the Office of Violence Prevention in Council File no. 210894. The amendment assumes using ARPA funds to fund these expenses in 2023. This will require separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for these specific expenses. If separate legislation is not adopted to allocate ARPA funds for these expenses, these expenses will be eliminated in 2023. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 36. (Failed 1-4) Noes - Zamarripa, Murphy, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 37. Amendment 37 DPW - This amendment will insert the following footnote: The Department of Public Works shall present a plan to the Common Council to create a pilot program with the goal of recruitment and retention by partnering with workforce development nonprofits working with underserved communities. Appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 37. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offerred Amendment 38. Amendment 38 DPW - This amendment will add staff to make a fully-staffed MKE Parks section in DPW – Infrastructure Services by repurposing staff and equipment expenses. Changes that are not offset by equal reductions will be levy-funded. Appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner Amendment 38 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offerred Amendment 39. Amendment 39 DPW - This amendment will add $1 million to DPW-Infrastructure Services High Impact Paving Program and decrease the Professional Services operating account in the Streetcar Unit of the Transportation Fund by $1.4 million. Appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 39. (Failed 1-4) Noes - Zamarripa, Murphy, Coggs, Dimitrijevic
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Murphy offerred Amendment 40. Amendment 40 DPW - This amendment will add $1,000,000 to DPW - Infrastructure Services to offset the reduction in special assessment revenue for trafficcalming installations. The amendment is funded by reallocating $1,000,000 of ARPA funds allocated to DPW-Infrastructure Services for street lighting improvements and repairs. The amendment assumes using ARPA funds to fund additional trafficcalming expenses in 2023. This will require separate legislation to be adopted by the Common Council allocating ARPA funds for that specific purpose. If separate legislation is not adopted to allocate ARPA funds for these expenses, the additional expenses will be eliminated in 2023. Appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 40. (Failed 1-4) Noes - Zamarripa, Coggs, Spiker, Dimitrijevic
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Minutes note: Amendment 41 DPW - This amendment add funding to purchase and replace refuse carts on a 20 year replacement cycle. It is the intent of this amendment to fund to offset the costs by increasing the Solid Waste Fee by an additional 1.75%. This amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated. Amendment 41 was withdrawn.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Spiker offerred Amendment 42. Amendment 42 DPW, SMF - This amendment will add funding to replace annuals with native plants on select city boulevards by increasing the Sewer Maintenance Fund payment to the General Fund by $25,000. This amendment will require revenue recognition by the Comptroller. If revenue is not recognized, the tax levy impact of this amendment will be as stated. Appearing: Jerrel Kruschke, DPW Commissioner Chuck Schumacher, DPW Finance Manager Ald. Coggs added as a cosponsor. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 42. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Amendment 43 DPW - This footnote directs the Department of City Development to develop plans for the use of the city’s “Urban Wood”.
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Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 43A. Amendment 43A Add a footnote that directs the Department of Public Works to develop plans to use the city's "Urban Wood' and provide the Common Council a report on their investigations, including the approximate annual commercial value City-produced lumber. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Ald. Coggs moved amending Amendment 43 to Amendment 43A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 43A. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Amendment 44 TREASURER - This amendment adds $16,534 to the City Treasurer budget in order to restore 5 part-time staff positions that were cut by the Mayor’s 2023 Proposed Budget. Amendment 44 was withdrawn.
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Minutes note: Ald. Coggs offerred Amendment 45. Amendment 45 BOZA - This amendment will add a footnote to the budget of the SPA – Board of Zoning Appeals directing BOZA to prepare annual reports on application types, locations, and results, and submit the reports to the Common Council. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 45. (Prevailed 5-0)
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Minutes note: Amendment 46 CAPITAL - This adds $500,000 to the Department of City Development budget to increase funding for the Commercial Corridor program. It is the intent of the sponsor to explore the possibility of raising Board of Zoning Appeals application fees and block-party permit fees as a means of offsetting the additional expenditures. Amendment 46 was withdrawn.
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Minutes note: Amendment 47 CAPITAL - Add a footnote to the Police Department Joint Public Safety Radio Upgrade capital project directing that the project will abide by Chapter 16-05-2 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances and be competitively bid and that all project expenditures shall be competitively bid through an RFP process.
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Ald. Zamarripa offerred Amendment 47A. Amendment 47A Add a footnote to the Police Department Joint Public Safety Radio Upgrade capital project directing that the project will abide by Chapter 16-05-2 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances and be competitively bid. Footnotes are informational only. It is necessary for the Common Council to adopt legislation to implement the intent of the footnote. If the Common Council fails to pass said legislation, the footnote has no impact. Ald. Coggs added as a cosponsor. Appearing: Nicholas DeSiato, MPD Chief of Staff Aaron Lipski, Fire Chief Ald. Zamarripa moved amending Amendment 47 to Amendment 47A. No objections. A roll call vote was taken on Amendment 47A. (Prevailed 5-0)
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220001 0 BudgetCommunication from the Mayor relating to the proposed 2023 budget.

Minutes note: Numbers were given in relation to the Proposed 2023 Budget with Finance and Personnel Committee budget amendments compared to the Mayor's Proposed 2023 Budget as follows: Total Budget: $1,715,265,193 Proposed; $1,715,773,515 Amended; $508,322 Change Levy Budget: $1,277,025,070 Proposed; $1,277,508,392 Amended; $483,322 Change Levy: $311,202,826 Proposed; $311,186,148 Amended; -$16,678 Change Tax rate: $9.16 Proposed; $9.16 Amended; $0 Change Positions: 7,817 Proposed; 7,863 Amended; 46.00 Change O&M FTE's: 5,777.38 Proposed; 5,768.71 Amended; (8.67) Change Non-O&M FTE's: 1,419.38 Proposed; 1,461.63 Amended; 42.25 Change Total FTE's: 7,196.76 Proposed; 7,230.34 Amended; 33.58 Change The Levy will decrease by another $25,000 once the increased transfer from Sewer Maintenance is recognized by the Comptroller.
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220545 02.ResolutionResolution relating to the adoption of the proposed 2023 budget for the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220710 13.Charter OrdinanceA substitute charter ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2023 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220704 04.OrdinanceAn ordinance relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2023 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Video Video
220707 05.ResolutionSubstitute resolution relating to implementation of various provisions of the 2023 budget.REFERRED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION AND ASSIGNED TOPass5:0 Action details Video Video
     PLEASE NOTE: If action is taken on the above files, they may be referred to the November 4, 2022, Common Council - Budget Adoption Meeting.    Not available
     Meeting adjourned at 3:12 p.m. Chris Lee, Staff Assistant Council Records Section City Clerk's Office    Not available
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