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File #: 181909    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Purchasing Division to study the feasibility and costs of implementing an Environmentally Friendly Purchasing program for the City of Milwaukee.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON, ALD. COGGS, ALD. LEWIS, ALD. MURPHY, ALD. STAMPER, ALD. HAMILTON, ALD. RAINEY
Attachments: 1. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/29/20191 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTED

Minutes note: Ald. Hamilton added as a cosponsor.
Pass14:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
4/10/20191 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Individuals appearing: Ald. Cavalier Johnson, 2nd Ald. Dist. Rhonda Kelsey, Purchasing Division Erick Shambarger, Environmental Collaboration Office Ald. Coggs, Lewis, Murphy, and Stamper added as cosponsors.
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
4/4/20191 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/4/20191 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
4/4/20191 FINANCE & PERSONNEL COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
3/26/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available

Number

181909

Version

SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. JOHNSON, COGGS, LEWIS, MURPHY, STAMPER, HAMILTON AND RAINEY

Title

Substitute resolution directing the Department of Administration - Purchasing Division to study the feasibility and costs of implementing an Environmentally Friendly Purchasing program for the City of Milwaukee.

Analysis

This resolution directs the Department of Administration - Purchasing Division to study the feasibility and costs of implementing an Environmentally Friendly Purchasing program for the City of Milwaukee and report the findings of this study to the Common Council within 60 days.

Body

Whereas, Certain polystyrene and plastic products are harmful to the environment; and

 

Whereas, Environmentally preferable products are safer, minimally-polluting, and more energy-efficient; and

 

Whereas, Numerous cities and states, as well as the federal government, have implemented Environmentally Friendly Purchasing Programs to identify and procure environmentally-preferable products and services; and

 

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee is capable of using its purchasing power to reduce pollution and support private-sector environmental innovation; and

 

Whereas, Environmentally Friendly Purchasing programs can enlarge the market for environmentally-friendly products and practices; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Department of Administration - Purchasing Division shall study the feasibility and costs of implementing an Environmentally Friendly Purchasing program for the City of Milwaukee; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Department of Administration - Purchasing Division shall report the findings of this study to the Common Council within 60 days.

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB 173946-2

Luke Knapp

3/27/2019