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File #: 181915    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/16/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing acquisition and then sale of 1016(R) North Hawley Road, in the 10th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. MURPHY
Attachments: 1. Fiscal Impact Statement, 2. Land Disposition Report, 3. Due Diligence Checklist, 4. Hearing Notice List, 5. Aeriel Maps
Number
181915
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. MURPHY
Title
Resolution authorizing acquisition and then sale of 1016(R) North Hawley Road, in the 10th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the City to acquire 1016(R) North Hawley Road by property tax foreclosure; it authorizes the City to accept a contingent, unsolicited offer from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to purchase the property from the City after acquisition; and it approves the Land Disposition Report regarding that transaction.

Adoption of this resolution requires a 2/3 vote of the Common Council per Section 304-49-13 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances and a 3/4 vote of the Common Council per Section 308-22-2-c of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
Body
Whereas, The property at 1016(R) North Hawley Road (the “Property”) is in the City of Milwaukee’s (“City”) 2019 No. 1 property tax foreclosure file; and

Whereas, In 1992, the U.S. EPA Technical Assistance Team performed a site reconnaissance and subsequent removal actions at the Property and confirmed that there are contaminants; and

Whereas, The Department of City Development (“DCD”) received an unsolicited offer to purchase the Property from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (“District”) because the District is acquiring properties along the Menomonee River to construct part of a flood management project, including a levee on the Property in accordance with the Western Milwaukee Flood Management Project the District is implementing; and

Whereas, The District is exempt from property taxes, but Section 304-49-13, Milwaukee Code of Ordinance, requires that City Sale of Development Property include a deed restriction prohibiting a buyer from applying to the City for an exemption from real estate taxation, which is not appropriate given the buyer is a government agency; and

Whereas, DCD prepared a Land Disposition Report and a Due Diligence Checklist, copies of which are attached to this ...

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