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File #: 130273    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/2/2013
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing a Grant Agreement with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., in the 12th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. PEREZ, ALD. KOVAC, ALD. BAUMAN
Attachments: 1. Grant Agreement as of 6-14-13, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/12/20130 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/2/20130 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:1 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/19/20130 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Dan Casanova, RACM Jeff Polenske, City Engineer Bruce Keyes, Midwest Bikeshare, Inc. Barry Mainwood, Midwest Bikeshare, Inc. Erick Shambarger, Office of Environmental Sustainability
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
6/14/20130 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/14/20130 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/11/20130 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
130273
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
120428
Sponsor
ALD. PEREZ, KOVAC AND BAUMAN
Title
Resolution authorizing a Grant Agreement with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., in the 12th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This resolution directs the City of Milwaukee to enter into a Grant Agreement with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc. to fund a portion of the bikeshare system with funds provided from Tax Incremental District Nos. 68 and 75.
Body
Whereas, Midwest Bikeshare, Inc. (“MBS”) is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit organization established by local bicycling advocates to promote, implement and maintain a bike-sharing program in the City of Milwaukee (“City”); and

Whereas, On July 24, 2012, the Common Council approved File No. 120428 directing the Commissioners of the Department of City Development and the Department of Public Works to work with MBS to establish a bikeshare system in the City, including financial support and system planning; and

Whereas, The Project Plan for Tax Incremental District (“TID”) No. 68 (Fifth Ward-First Place) was approved by Common Council File No. 060895 on December 12, 2006, with objectives such as increase public access to the Milwaukee River, enhance pedestrian access and circulation and provide public improvements that are not feasible without public/private cooperation; and

Whereas, Amendment No. 1 to the Project Plan for TID No. 75 (Reed Street Yards) was approved by Common Council File No. 090688 on November 30, 2011, with objectives such as increase public access to the Menomonee Canal, provide pedestrian amenities and provide public improvements that are not feasible without public/private cooperation; and

Whereas, The City is willing to provide MBS with certain funds from TID Nos. 68 and 75, not to exceed $50,000 from each TID, to finance a portion of the bikeshare system, which will help implement the objectives of those TID’s; and

Whereas, In consideration of City funding for a portion of the bikeshare system, MBS will operate a b...

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