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File #: 141276    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/25/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/16/2014
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution modifying the Pilot Program for sale of vacant, City-owned residential lots for $1 in the 15th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: Russell Stamper
Attachments: 1. Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Concerns, 2. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/29/20140 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20140 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass14:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/9/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Yves LaPierre, Department of City Development Ald. Russell Stamper, II, 15th Aldermanic District
Pass4:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/3/20140 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/25/20140 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TOFail  Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
141276
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
140326
Sponsor
ALD. STAMPER
Title
Resolution modifying the Pilot Program for sale of vacant, City-owned residential lots for $1 in the 15th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This resolution modifies the Pilot Program to sell vacant, City-owned residential lots for $1 in the 15th Aldermanic District.
Body
Whereas, By adoption of File No. 140326 on June 24, 2014, the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee created a Pilot Program to sell vacant, City-owned residential lots for $1 in the 15th Aldermanic District to property owners who were City of Milwaukee (“City”) residents that owned an adjacent home; and

Whereas, Initial sales have shown a need for modifications to the program to ensure that owner-occupants are the primary beneficiaries of the program and to clarify the division of lots when multiple interest is received; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Pilot Program for sale of vacant, City-owned residential lots for $1 in the 15th Aldermanic District is modified as follows:

1. Vacant, City-owned residential lots shall be offered for purchase initially only to adjoining owners that occupy the home as their primary residence, except in situations where the owner-occupant already has an oversized yard.

2. If an adjoining owner-occupant does not wish to purchase the lot, it will be offered to the adjoining investor-owner if the owner is a City resident.

3. Owner-occupancy shall be determined by addresses reported to the Assessment Commissioner, through review of landlord information at the Department of Neighborhood Services Property Recording Program or if an owner’s mailing address is a Post Office Box, by a letter to the property owner.

4. If a lot is to be split among adjoining owner-occupants, the lot will be divided in a manner that results in platting that is compatible with the surrounding neighborhood or recognizes physical characteristics or con...

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