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File #: 171751    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/27/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Wisconsin Coastal Management Program grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration for the installation of bioswales within the terrace area of West Nash Street between West Appleton Avenue and North 76th Street in the 10th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY
Indexes: GRANTS, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT, STREETS
Attachments: 1. Grant approval letter_2018.pdf
Number
171751

Version
ORIGINAL

Sponsor
ALD. MURPHY

Title
Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Wisconsin Coastal Management Program grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration for the installation of bioswales within the terrace area of West Nash Street between West Appleton Avenue and North 76th Street in the 10th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, to accept and fund a Wisconsin Coastal Management Program grant with a maximum reimbursement amount of $24,500 for the construction of bioswales in the terrace area of West Nash Street between West Appleton Avenue and North 76th Street.

Body
Whereas, Green infrastructure, such as bioswales, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewer system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, The City proposes to construct bioswales in the terrace area of West Nash Street between West Appleton Avenue and North 76th Street; and

Whereas, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) desires to promote the installation of green infrastructure and is willing to provide funding the amount of 35% of the total project cost up to a maximum reimbursable amount of $24,500; and

Whereas, Plans, specifications and cost estimates have been prepared for this project; and

Whereas, The cost of the bioswale project is approximately $95,000; and

Whereas, Common Council File 160798 authorized the funding for the construction of project SM499160102 in the amount of $95,000; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That the Commissioner of Public Works is authorized to accept and execute the WCMP grant without further Common Council approval, unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Common Council File 030712; and, be it

Further Resolved, That upon approval of this Agreement, the City Comptroller is authorized to create within the Capital Grant and Aid Projects Fund the appropr...

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