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File #: 060131    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2006 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2006
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving a Landscape Maintenance Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Michael Mervis and Mary Ellen McCormack-Mervis regarding the City-owned triangle located at the northeast corner of North Water Street and East Brady Street.
Sponsors: ALD. D'AMATO
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, CITY PROPERTY
Attachments: 1. Agreement.pdf, 2. Department of Public Works Cover Letter.pdf, 3. Fiscal Note.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
6/29/20060 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20060 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/20060 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Speakers: Tom Miller, Dept. of Public Works - Admin. Division Ald. D'Amato, 3rd Aldermanic Dist. Michael Mervis
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
6/6/20060 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
6/2/20060 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
5/31/20060 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
NUMBER
060131
VERSION
ORIGINAL
REFERENCE

SPONSOR
ALD. D’AMATO
TITLE
Resolution approving a Landscape Maintenance Agreement between the City of Milwaukee and Michael Mervis and Mary Ellen McCormack-Mervis regarding the City-owned triangle located at the northeast corner of North Water Street and East Brady Street.
ANALYSIS
This resolution authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Landscape Maintenance Agreement between the City and Michael Mervis and Mary Ellen McCormack-Mervis. The agreement pertains to the City-owned triangle of property located at the northeast corner of North Water Street and East Brady Street. Under the terms of the agreement, the Mervises would install and maintain landscaping beds in the triangle. The City would continue to maintain the sidewalks in and around the triangle as well as maintain the remaining grass areas. In addition, the City would install an irrigation system in the triangle to provide water for the new landscape beds.
BODY
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee owns the approximately ¼ acre vacant parcel at the northeast corner of North Water and East Brady Streets; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has historically maintained this grass covered parcel; and

Whereas, Local residents Michael Mervis and Mary Ellen McCormack-Mervis have expressed interest in beautifying the triangle through the creation of several landscaping beds; and

Whereas, The Mervises have also expressed a willingness to be responsible for maintenance of the new landscaping beds if the City provides an irrigation source; and

Whereas, A Landscape Maintenance Agreement between the Mervises and the City has been drafted and is attached to this file; and

Whereas, Beautification of the parcel will provide a significant visual amenity for the neighborhood and the broader community; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Commissioner of Public Works is hereby authorized to e...

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