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File #: 161661    Version: 0
Type: Resolution-Immediate Adoption Status: Dead
File created: 3/28/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/28/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution supporting Milwaukee County Resolution File Number 17-267 relating to a proposal for the Milwaukee County Transit System to operate the Milwaukee Streetcar.
Sponsors: ALD. ZIELINSKI
Indexes: LOCAL TRANSIT, MILWAUKEE COUNTY, STREET RAILROADS
IMMEDIATE ADOPTION
Number
161661
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference
141313
Sponsor
ALD. ZIELINSKI
Title
Resolution supporting Milwaukee County Resolution File Number 17-267 relating to a proposal for the Milwaukee County Transit System to operate the Milwaukee Streetcar.
Analysis
This resolution supports Milwaukee County Resolution File Number 17-267, sponsored by Supervisors Lipscomb, Dimitrijevic, and Cullen, which authorizes the Director of the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Transit System, to submit a proposal to the City of Milwaukee to operate the Milwaukee Streetcar. In addition, this resolution extends the deadline for the submission of the request for proposal to June 5, 2017.

Body
Whereas, On February 10, 2015, the Common Council adopted Common Council Resolution File 141313, approving the Milwaukee Streetcar Project; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works is currently seeking bid responses to a request for proposal for an operations and maintenance contractor for the Milwaukee Streetcar Project; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has established April 4, 2017, as the deadline for the request for proposal; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee County Transit System currently operates the largest mass transit system in the State of Wisconsin; and

Whereas, The Milwaukee County Transit System is not a private, for-profit entity; and

Whereas, Urging Milwaukee County to submit a proposal to operate the Milwaukee Streetcar is not an endorsement of County operation of the Streetcar; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Common Council supports Milwaukee County Resolution File Number 17-267, sponsored by Supervisors Lipscomb, Dimitrijevic, and Cullen, which authorizes the Director of the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Transit System, to submit a proposal to the City of Milwaukee to ope...

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