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File #: 180393    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/10/2018
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of two green alleys in the 1st and 5thAldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ALLEYS, ENVIRONMENT, GRANTS, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. Funding Agreement
Number
180393

Version
ORIGINAL

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of two green alleys in the 1st and 5thAldermanic Districts.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, to accept and fund a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Solutions grant with a maximum reimbursement amount of $210,312 for the construction of two green alleys. The resolution also authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute the Funding Agreement with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. There is no City share for this project and the total estimated cost is $210,312.

Body
Whereas, The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is responsible for collecting and treating wastewater from local sewerage systems; and

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

Whereas, Green alleys consist of permeable pavers constructed in the center 4-foot of newly reconstructed alleys; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of Best Management Practices such as green alleys and is willing to provide the City funding up to a maximum reimbursable amount of $210,312 as part of its Green Solutions program; and

Whereas, The Common Council has adopted File Number 171855 authorizing the expenditure of capital funds for construction of said green alley projects (SM499180006 and SM499180007) at locations bounded by the areas:

West Fairmount Ave, West Villard Ave, North 51st Blvd and North 53rd St (N-S Leg); and
West Burleigh St, West Chambers St, North 90th St and North 91st St; and

Whereas, The unused portion of said capital funds shall be returned to the parent account; and

Whereas, The two alleys are being reconstructed as part of th...

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