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File #: 130320    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/23/2013
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing a Grant Agreement with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., and the Milwaukee Office of Environmental Sustainability.
Sponsors: ALD. KOVAC
Attachments: 1. BikeShare Agreement
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
7/25/20130 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/20130 CITY CLERK Sponsor added

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl, Perez, Bauman and Coggs added as co-sponsors.
   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/23/20130 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Bohl, Perez, Bauman, and Coggs added as cosponsors.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
7/10/20130 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individual appearing: Amanda Williams, Legislative Aide to Ald. Kovac
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
7/10/20130 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
7/2/20130 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
130320
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
120428, 060895 and 090688
Sponsor
ALD. KOVAC, BOHL, PEREZ, BAUMAN, AND COGGS
Title
Resolution authorizing a Grant Agreement with Midwest Bikeshare, Inc., and the Milwaukee Office of Environmental Sustainability.
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 the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant and Solar America Cities contribution account.
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; and

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

Whereas, The Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 091147 on January 20, 2010, accepting and funding the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) in the amount of $5,839,100; and

Whereas, The Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 100455 on September 21, 2010, authorizing the Department of Administration - Office of Environmental Sustainability to revise the activities of the EECBG from the U.S. Department of Energy in the amount of $5,839,100; and

Whereas, In consideration of City funding for a portion of the bikeshare system, MBS will operate a bikeshare system available to the general public, providing an amenity for residents and visitors; and

Whereas, The US Department of Energy project Officer has indicated bikeshare systems are an allowable activity under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant, now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, tha...

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