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File #: 180325    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/30/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office to accept and fund a grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation to add amenities and improvements at pocket parks in the Amani and Metcalfe Park neighborhoods created by the City’s HOME GR/OWN initiative and its partners in 2015.
Sponsors: ALD. STAMPER
Indexes: GRANTS, PARKS
Attachments: 1. Grant Budget Spreadsheet.pdf, 2. Grant Analysis Form
Number
180325

Version
SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference
150365

Sponsor
ALD. STAMPER

Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office to accept and fund a grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation to add amenities and improvements at pocket parks in the Amani and Metcalfe Park neighborhoods created by the City’s HOME GR/OWN initiative and its partners in 2015.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the receipt of grant, expenditure and administration by the Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office for the $40,000 grant funded by the Northwestern Mutual Foundation during 2018 and 2019 to increase the general appearance and resident functionality of the five existing pocket parks in the Amani and Metcalfe Park neighborhoods.

Body
Whereas, The Environmental Collaboration Office collaborated with the Bloomberg Foundation, Community Development Alliance and other partners in its 2015 Partners for Places project to create twenty new, green spaces in Milwaukee’s North Side; and

Whereas, The Environmental Collaboration Office is committed to maintaining these neighborhood amenities because of their positive impact on neighborhood quality of life, property values and crime mitigation; and

Whereas, The Northwestern Mutual Foundation supports initiatives to improve quality of life in the Amani and Metcalfe Park neighborhoods; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 05/01/2018 to 7/31/2019 would cost $40,000 of which $40,000 (100%) would be provided by the grantor; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the
Department of Administration - Environmental Collaboration Office shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Department of Administration Environmenta...

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