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File #: 61593    Version: Name: Ind Police Monitor & Police Civilian Oversight Board
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/29/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Enactment date: 9/16/2020 Enactment #: ORD-20-00092
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Creating Sections 5.19 and 5.20 of the Madison General Ordinances establishing the Office of the Independent Police Monitor and the Police Civilian Oversight Board. (Note: This substitute clarifies that the Civilian Oversight Board does not have the authority to conduct investigations regarding the conduct of Police Department employees but may conduct formal inquiries to assist it in exercising the powers and duties described in section 5.20(9).)
Sponsors: Donna V. Moreland, Shiva Bidar, Rebecca Kemble
Attachments: 1. Memo re Monitor and Board Ordinances.pdf, 2. 61593 v1.pdf, 3. 61593 v2 Alternate.pdf, 4. 61593 v3 Substitute.pdf, 5. 61593 v4 2nd Alternate.pdf, 6. Henak amdt 61593.pdf, 7. Henak amdt 1 61593.pdf, 8. Henak 2nd amendment 61593.pdf, 9. Baldeh proposed amendment 61593.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt With Amendment(s)Fail Action details Not available
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt the Following Amendment(s)Fail Action details Not available
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt the Following Amendment(s)Fail Action details Not available
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt With Amendment(s)Fail Action details Not available
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL AdoptPass Action details Not available
8/28/20201 COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL WITH THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS - REPORT OF OFFICERFail Action details Not available
8/26/20201 PUBLIC SAFETY REVIEW COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/13/20201 EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/12/20201 PUBLIC SAFETY REVIEW COMMITTEE Refer  Action details Not available
8/10/20201 FINANCE COMMITTEE Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
8/4/20201 COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Referred  Action details Not available
8/4/20201 COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Referred  Action details Not available
8/4/20201 COMMON COUNCIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Referred  Action details Not available
8/4/20201 COMMON COUNCIL ReferPass Action details Not available
7/29/20201 Attorney's Office Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
This ordinance creates the Office of the Independent Monitor and the Police Civilian Oversight Board. Fiscal effects of this ordinance can be found in the companion budget resolution to this ordinance (see Legistar 60617).
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Creating Sections 5.19 and 5.20 of the Madison General Ordinances establishing the Office of the Independent Police Monitor and the Police Civilian Oversight Board. (Note: This substitute clarifies that the Civilian Oversight Board does not have the authority to conduct investigations regarding the conduct of Police Department employees but may conduct formal inquiries to assist it in exercising the powers and duties described in section 5.20(9).)
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DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance creates the Office of the Independent Police Monitor, a Compensation Group 21 managerial Independent Police Monitor position, and a 13 (thirteen) member Police Civilian Oversight Board.

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The Common Council of the City of Madison do hereby ordain as follows:
1. Section 5.19 entitled “Office of the Independent Police Monitor” of the Madison General Ordinances is created to read as follows:
“5.19 OFFICE OF THE INDEPENDENT POLICE MONITOR.
(1) Creation and Purpose. There is hereby created the Office of the Independent Police Monitor (“OIM”) for the purpose of providing civilian oversight of the Madison Police Department (“MPD”) and ensuring that the MPD is accountable and responsive to the needs and concerns of all segments of the community, thereby building and strengthening trust in the MPD throughout the community.
(2) Independent Monitor. The OIM shall be managed and directed by a full-time Independent Monitor (“Monitor”). The Monitor shall be a managerial employee as defined in M.G.O. § 3.54(9), except that the Monitor shall be recruited, hired, and supervised by the Police Civilian Oversight Board (“Board”) as provided in M.G.O. § 5.20. T...

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