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This ordinance states that every contract entered into by the County for the provision of reproductive health services shall require the provider to provide all County clients with comprehensive, non-directive reproductive health care information, including but not limited to family planning, birth control, pregnancy, and post-partum. In addition, any provider with a contract for services with the County shall only refer County clients seeking information regarding reproductive health services to a County provider that provides comprehensive, non-directive reproductive health care information.
This report examines the resources that several U.S. cities are devoting to “green infrastructure” and analyzes their early experiences with alternative stormwater management. This report defines and describes green infrastructure; discusses barriers to green infrastructure implementation by local governments; and reviews the funding and personnel devoted to green infrastructure by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, City of Chicago, City of Philadelphia, City of Seattle, and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
This ordinance requires all employers to provide a minimum of one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked by an employee; provides that employers are not required to provide more than 72 hours of sick leave for an employee in a calendar year and employees of small businesses will not accrue more than 40 hours of paid sick leave in a calendar year, unless the employer selects a higher limit.
This ordinance amends the Downtown and Urban Districts section of the Madison zoning code. The ordinance establishes design standards; establishes building material standards and use; lists all permitted and conditional uses, including allowing community and market gardening, and farmers market; establishes certain standards and procedures for the downtown core district, including design review and alterations to approved designs; and establishes standards and uses for zoning districts.
This ordinance establishes a public purchasing preference for locally-produced goods. This ordinance requires that government and public agencies review their existing purchasing contracts to evaluate the portion of their purchasing portfolios that are produced locally. Moreover, this ordinance establishes purchasing standards and practices that apply to any future contracts entered into by the county or its agents.
This ordinance requires owners of rental dwellings to annually provide the Building Inspection Division of the Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development with contact information for at least two people who can exercise control and care over the property. The requirement would not apply to all properties that are owned and operated by local, state, or federal government agencies or a subdivision or agency of government
This resolution requires municipal funds to divest from fossil fuels and evaluate alternative investment strategies for the future. This resolution prevents government agencies from investing in fossil fuels in the future and urges other municipal and public institutions and agencies to divest from fossil fuels and unsustainable resources.
This report examines the decline of Milwaukee\'s economy over the past 30 years and evaluates the city\'s current challenges including high unemployment, low job quality, extreme racial inequality, and central city economic isolation. The report recommends overcoming these challenges by strengthening the labor market\'s floor through policies that raise the minimum wage, expand the prevailing wage, and combat wage theft. The report also provides evidence as to how raising the minimum wage benefits both businesses and the community.
This ordinance adopts certain procedures commonly known as Best Value Contracting to be used in certain City public construction contracts and to developments obtaining TIF financing or other loans or grants from the city. Best Value Contracting (BVC) adopts a procedure where bids are weighted both on price and whether the contractor meets certain other desired criteria, such as providing apprenticeship programs, meeting certain wage scales or seeking to obtain certain levels of diversity in the workforce. The ordinance requires that subcontractors also meet these requirements before they commence work on a City contract. This ordinance extends the requirement that only bidders meeting the best value contracting standards may be used on a city public construction project to any development that obtains TIF assistance from the city. The ordinance also requires that the city engineer report on the effects of the ordinance after two years.
This ordinance grants housing applicants the right to a written explanation if they are denied tenancy in some housing or apartment complexes. This ordinance requires the lessor or property owner to prominently include an option for applicants to indicate their request of a written denial of tenancy letter.