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File #: 170083    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Placed On File
File created: 4/18/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date:    
Title: A substitute ordinance relating to the use of steel and iron produced in the United States in city-financed construction projects.
Sponsors: ALD. ZIELINSKI
Indexes: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, PURCHASING PROCEDURES
Attachments: 1. E-Mail in Support from the Milwaukee Area Labor Council
Number
170083
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. ZIELINSKI
Title
A substitute ordinance relating to the use of steel and iron produced in the United States in city-financed construction projects.
Sections
309-40 cr
355-1-2.5 cr
355-12 cr
Analysis
This ordinance requires that every construction contract or any other contract as the commissioner of public works may determine appropriate, which is funded in whole or in part by the city, shall contain a provision that requires that any steel or iron products incorporated into the building or other structure shall be produced in the United States. The same provision shall be included in any development agreement for a development receiving direct financial assistance from the city, regardless of the value of the financial assistance. These provisions shall be consistent with steel and iron sourcing regulations applicable to the project under state and federal law.

With regard to iron or steel products, “produced in the United States” means that all manufacturing processes, from the initial melting stage through the application of coatings, occurred in the United States. Steel or iron material or products manufactured abroad from semi-finished steel or iron from the United States are not considered "produced in the United States". Steel or iron material or products manufactured in the United States from semi-finished steel or iron of foreign origin are not considered "produced in the United States".

Body
The Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Part 1. Section 309-40 of the code is created to read as follows:

309-40. Use of Steel and Iron Produced in the United States.

1. DEFINITIONS. In this section:

a. “Produced in the United States” means with regard to steel or iron products, that all manufacturing processes for such steel or iron products, from the initial melting stage through the application of coatings, occurred in the United States. Steel or...

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