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File #: 161598    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of storm water facilities and park improvements and amenities in Copernicus Park.
Sponsors: ALD. WITKOWSKI
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, PARKS, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. Copernicus Park Master Plan, 2. Memorandum of Understanding, 3. Presentation, 4. Fiscal Impact Statement
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/6/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/28/20170 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
3/8/20170 PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Ald. Witkowski Nader Jaber - Department of Public Works Kurt Sprangers - Department of Public Works
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
3/1/20170 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
161598
Version
Original

Reference

Sponsor
Ald. Witkowski

Title
Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of storm water facilities and park improvements and amenities in Copernicus Park.
Analysis
This resolution approves a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County for the purpose of delegating the City’s and County’s responsibilities and specifying conditions relating to the design, construction, and maintenance of storm water facilities and park improvements and amenities to be undertaken by the City of Milwaukee in Copernicus Park in the City of Milwaukee. The storm water facilities are anticipated to help reduce property damage, economic losses, and unsafe conditions caused by historic and repeated flooding within the park and the surrounding neighborhood areas. The park improvements are anticipated to enhance use, circulation, and safety of existing park areas, while providing additional new amenities to improve the quality of the park.
Body
Whereas, Copernicus Park is a Milwaukee county Park located at 2150 West Klein Avenue in the City of Milwaukee; and

Whereas, The properties in the vicinity of the intersection of South 20th Street and West Klein Avenue in the City of Milwaukee have experienced repeated surface flooding and basement back-ups during heavy storm events; and

Whereas, Heavy rain events overwhelm the City of Milwaukee storm sewer system causing surface flooding on City street and nearby properties, resulting in water entering basements by way of basement window wells and foundations drains causing property damage; and

Whereas, Said water in basements empties via basement floor drains, contributing excessive amounts of clearwater in local City sanitary sewers and Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) sewers, causing additional basement back-ups in surroundi...

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