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File #: 171520    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/17/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/27/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution amending Common Council File Number 160964 relating to testing for lead of drinking fountains and faucets at all City-chartered schools.
Sponsors: ALD. BOHL
Indexes: LEAD POISONING, SCHOOLS
Number
171520
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
160964
Sponsor
ALD. BOHL
Title
Substitute resolution amending Common Council File Number 160964 relating to testing for lead of drinking fountains and faucets at all City-chartered schools.
Analysis
This resolution amends File Number 160964, adopted by the Common Council January 18, 2017. The resolution clarifies the effect of the resolution by stating the following:

1. Charter schools shall create a contractual obligation with any outside vendor for food preparation, requiring the food preparer to conduct lead-in-water testing on all water fixtures at the food preparer’s expense.

2. Lead-in-water testing at all charter schools will be conducted on an annual basis, with the City paying for the initial test each year.

3. Charter schools shall provide sufficient access to the Health Department to conduct testing on a non-school day.

4. Initial certified test results shall be submitted by August 1 of every year.

5. Any fixture not meeting the required federal standard shall remain out of service until the fixture is brought into compliance at the school’s expense and a certified test is performed at the school’s expense verifying that the fixture is in compliance.

6. Charter schools shall provide test results and remediation plans (if applicable) to parents and guardians within 10 business days.

Body
Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 160964 was adopted by the Common Council on January 18, 2017, directing the Charter School Review Committee to require satisfactory testing for lead of drinking fountains and faucets at all City-chartered schools; and

Whereas, Certain aspects of the resolution require clarification; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that Common Council Resolution File Number 160964, adopted January 18, 2017, is amended as follows:

1. The first “Further Resolved” clause shall be replaced with the following:

“Further Resolved...

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