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File #: 181421    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/14/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Fund for Lake Michigan grant in support of the Environmental Collaboration Office’s Water Centric City initiative and Green Infrastructure Plan.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. MURPHY
Indexes: ENVIRONMENT, GRANTS, LAKES
Attachments: 1. Grant Analysis Form, Water Centric City 2018.pdf, 2. Water Centric Cities Grant Budget Form, 2018.pdf, 3. Grant Contract - Milwaukee ECO.pdf
181421

Version
SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference
161198, 171459

Sponsor
ALD. JOHNSON and ALD. MURPHY

Title
Substitute resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Fund for Lake Michigan grant in support of the Environmental Collaboration Office’s Water Centric City initiative and Green Infrastructure Plan.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Environmental Collaboration Office to accept and fund a Fund for Lake Michigan Grant in the amount of $84,286 with a grantor of $49,000 and a city share of $35,286. The purpose of this grant is to support Milwaukee’s efforts to be a global leader in sustainable and resilient water management by implementing the goals of the Green Infrastructure Framework plan through applied water policy and education.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the Fund for Lake Michigan

Whereas, the Refresh Milwaukee sustainability plan contains a goal to “Establish Milwaukee as America’s Water Centric-City”, as defined by principles including water leadership and green infrastructure, and

Whereas, the grant will allow the City to fulfill the goals established in recent the Green Infrastructure Framework plan; and

Whereas, the City will recruit future water leaders and create opportunities for graduate internships and a management trainee to support water policy, outreach, and education in regards to the Water Centric City Initiative; and

Whereas, the operation of this grant from 01/05/2019 to 12/31/2019 would cost $84,286 of which $49,000 (58%) would be provided by the grantor share and $35,286 (42%) would be provided by the city; now, therefore, be it

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

Further Resolved, that the City Comptroller is authorized to:

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