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File #: 140812    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/23/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/14/2014
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant funding from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of permeable pavement in the alley bounded by South 20th Street, West Windlake Avenue and West Arthur Avenue, in the 12th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Hearing Notice List
Number
140812
Version
ORIGINAL
Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution relative to application, acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant funding from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of permeable pavement in the alley bounded by South 20th Street, West Windlake Avenue and West Arthur Avenue, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division to apply, accept and fund a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant up to a maximum reimbursement amount of $118,286, not to exceed 50% of the total project cost. The purpose of the grant is to install green infrastructure, such as permeable pavement, to help reduce and treat stormwater runoff. The pavement will be installed in the alleys bounded by South 20th Street on the west, West Windlake Avenue on the south and on the east and West Arthur Avenue on the north, in the 12th Aldermanic District.

Body
Whereas, The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is responsible for collecting and treating wastewater from local sewerage systems; and

Whereas, During wet weather events, stormwater enters local sewerage systems, increasing the volume of wastewater that MMSD must convey and treat and enters surface waters, increasing pollution levels in those waterways and increasing the risk of flooding; and

Whereas, Green infrastructure, such as permeable pavement, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewerage system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of green infrastructure; and

Whereas, The City has applied for Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant funding from MMSD for the installation of permeable pavement within said alleys; and

Whereas, The permeable pavement will be constructed as part of an overall reconstruction project of
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