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File #: 151723    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/15/2016
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to petition the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to take jurisdiction over the lower estuary portions of the Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, the Kinnickinnic River, the South Menomonee Canal, and the Burnham Canal.
Sponsors: ALD. BOHL
Indexes: RIVERS
Attachments: 1. Watercourse Policy Amendment Map
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/26/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/15/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass13:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/8/20160 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Nader Jaber, Department of Public Works Mike Kirstbanger, Department of Public Works
Pass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/29/20160 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
151723
Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution authorizing the Commissioner of Public Works to petition the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to take jurisdiction over the lower estuary portions of the Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, the Kinnickinnic River, the South Menomonee Canal, and the Burnham Canal.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to petition the Commission of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to take jurisdiction over the Menomonee River from the estuary at South 29th Street extended to the confluence with the Milwaukee River, the South Menomonee Canal from South 13th Street extended to the confluence with the Menomonee River, the Burnham Canal from South 15th Street extended to the confluence with the South Menomonee Canal, the Kinnickinnic River from the estuary at South Chase Avenue to the confluence with the Milwaukee River, and the Milwaukee River from the estuary at the former North Avenue Dam to Lake Michigan at the Inner Harbor Entrance, pursuant to Section 13.05 of the Rules of Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee currently has jurisdiction over the Menomonee River from the estuary at South 29th Street extended to the confluence with the Milwaukee River, the South Menomonee Canal from South 13th Street extended to the confluence with the Menomonee River, the Burnham Canal from South 15th Street extended to the confluence with the South Menomonee Canal, the Kinnickinnic River from the estuary at South Chase Avenue to the confluence with the Milwaukee River, and the Milwaukee River from the estuary at the former North Avenue Dam to Lake Michigan at the Inner Harbor Entrance, hereinafter known as the “estuary watercourses”; and

Whereas, Properties in the vicinity of the estuary watercourses have experienced surface flooding and property damage, or are predicted to be inundated by the 1% chance (100-year) a...

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