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File #: 181694    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of bioswales within the median areas of West Brown Deer Road between North 95th Street and North 124th Street in the 9th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Certification, 2. Brown Deer Bioswales G98005P19.pdf
Number
181694

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 bioswales within the median areas of West Brown Deer Road between North 95th Street and North 124th Street in the 9th Aldermanic 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 $350,000 for the construction of bioswales in the median areas of West Brown Deer Road between North 95th Street and North 124th Street. The resolution also authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute the Funding Agreement. There will be no City share required for this grant

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 bioswales, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewer system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of green infrastructure and is willing to provide the City funding up to a maximum reimbursable amount of $350,000 as part of its Green Solutions program; and

Whereas, The City proposes to construct bioswales in median areas of West Brown Deer Road between North 95th Street and North 124th Street.; and

Whereas, The Common Council has adopted File Number 171854 authorizing the expenditure of capital funds for engineering of said bioswales project (SM499160123); now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Commissioner of Public Works is authorized and directed to proceed with the construction of bioswales in the median areas of West Brown Deer Road between North 95th Street and North 124th Street;...

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