Results from 29 Sept 2011 Milwaukee County Board meeting

As published by the County. The numbers (e.g. 4-15) are the votes on each item. There are currently 19 supervisors, so you need 10 votes to pass an item.

Also, we received the proposed 2012 budget from County Executive Abele today. We have begun digesting it to find where the cuts and changes will be.

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RESULTS FROM TODAY’S MILWAUKEE COUNTY BOARD MEETING 

• 4-15 to approve (Yes: Borkowski, Cesarz, Rice, Sanfelippo) (motion fails) to reform the role of the County Board of Supervisors and legislative operations beginning in the 2012 term of office.

• 17-1-1 (No: Mayo, Abstain: Sanfelippo) to execute a contract extension with United Healthcare for Third Party Administrative services for Milwaukee County’s medical plan effective January 1, 2012.

• 18-1 (No: Mayo) to express official intent regarding certain capital expenditures to be reimbursed from the proceeds of an obligation.

• 18-1 (No: Biddle) to pay $125,000 to claimants and their attorney in return for mutual releases of all potential claims related to the care given to Ms. Anczak.

• 17-2 (No: Borkowski, Cesarz) to negotiate an agreement to fund an artistic bus shelter with the Bay View Business Improvement District.

• 18-1 (No: Rice) to amend the Development Agreement for Block 26 in the Park East Corridor.

• 18-1 (No: Weishan) to approve an amendment to the Development Agreement for UWM Innovation Park.

• 13-6 (No: Borkowski, Cesarz, Lipscomb, Rice, Sanfelippo, Schmitt) to support a change in State law to increase the age in which a person is eligible to have his/her record of conviction expunged and ensuring expunged criminal records are not released to the general public.

• 10-9 (No: Borkowski, Cesarz, Harris, Johnson, Jursik, Rice, Romo West, Sanfelippo, Schmitt) to approve a resolution providing for an advisory referendum on the plan by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to pay approximately $41.1 million to the City of Franklin for the costs related to building the Ryan Creek Interceptor project.

• 9-10 (No: Borkowski, Cesarz, De Bruin, Harris, Johnson, Jursik, Rice, Romo West, Sanfelippo, Schmitt) to withdraw from Committee (motion fails) a resolution opposing the plan by the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to pay approximately $41.1 million to the City of Franklin for the costs related to building the Ryan Creek Interceptor project.

All other items on today’s agenda were approved with no objection.  The complete digest agenda from today’s meeting can be found on the County Legislative Information Center:

http://milwaukeecounty.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

The next meeting of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisor is the public hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2011, at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet Street in Milwaukee.

The next regular meeting will be Thursday, November 3, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 200 of the Milwaukee County Courthouse.

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Author: Jason Haas

Jason is an elected member of the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors, occasionally moonlights as an amateur gardener, and is a proud father of two, or three, depending on how you do the math.