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File #: 181696    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 Keefe Avenue between North 60th Street and North 67th Street in the 10th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Certification, 2. Keefe Avenue G98005P17.pdf
Number
181696

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 Keefe Avenue between North 60th Street and North 67th Street in the 10th Aldermanic District.

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 $90,000 for the construction of bioswales in the median areas of West Keefe Avenue between North 60th Street and North 67th 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 $90,000 as part of its Green Solutions program; and

Whereas, The City proposes to construct bioswales in the median areas of West Keefe Avenue between North 60th Street and North 67th Street; and

Whereas, The Common Council has adopted File Number 180295 authorizing the expenditure of capital funds for construction of said bioswales project (SM499180005); and

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

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