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File #: 62134    Version: 1 Name: Removing Sankofa from the list of community-based organizations and adding NAMI to the list of community-based organizations that will provide nominaltions for the Police Oversight Board members
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/8/2020 In control: Attorney's Office
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Enactment date: 9/21/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00636
Title: Removing Sankofa Community and Behavioral Health and adding National Alliance of Mental Illness Wisconsin, Inc. to the list of nine (9) community-based organizations that will provide the Mayor and Common Council with nominations for the Police Oversight Board members.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Donna V. Moreland, Shiva Bidar
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/15/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/8/20201 Attorney's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

No fiscal impact.

Title

Removing Sankofa Community and Behavioral Health and adding National Alliance of Mental Illness Wisconsin, Inc. to the list of nine (9) community-based organizations that will provide the Mayor and Common Council with nominations for the Police Oversight Board members.

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WHEREAS, on September 1, 2020, by Resolution RES-20-00631 (Legislative File 61667) the Common Council created a list of nine (9) community-based organizations that will provide the Mayor and Common Council with nominations for Police Oversight Board members pursuant to M.G.O. § 5.20(3)(a)3, including Sankofa Community and Behavioral Health (“Sankofa”); and,

WHEREAS, since September 1, 2020, Sankofa informed the City that it could not participate in the nominating process; and,

WHEREAS, Sankofa was selected as one of the nine (9) community-based organizations because of its experience with community and behavioral health services; and,

WHEREAS, M.G.O. § 5.20(3)(a)3 requires that an organization with community and behavioral health services provide nominations for the Board to the Mayor; and,

WHEREAS, National Alliance on Mental Illness (“NAMI”) Wisconsin, Inc. also provides community and behavioral health services; and,

WHEREAS, NAMI was on the finalist list to be one of the nine (9) community-based nominating organizations; and,

WHEREAS, NAMI is able to participate in the Police Oversight Board nominating process, which his currently underway and anticipated to be concluded by the end of September.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that NAMI is substituted for Sankofa in the list of nine (9) community-based organizations contained in RES-20-00631 that will provide the Mayor and Common Council with nominations for Police Oversight Board members pursuant to M.G.O. § 5.20(3)(a)3.