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File #: 190456    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution designating June, July and August, 2019, as Milwaukee Promise Zone months, and authorizing the City Clerk to accept and expend contributions for related events.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON
Indexes: FESTIVALS
Number
190456
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON
Title
Substitute resolution designating June, July and August, 2019, as Milwaukee Promise Zone months, and authorizing the City Clerk to accept and expend contributions for related events.
Analysis
This resolution designates June, July and August, 2019, as Milwaukee Promise Zone months, and authorizes the City Clerk to accept and expend contributions for events related to the program.
Body
Whereas, The Milwaukee Promise Zone initiative focuses on creating jobs, increasing economic activity, improving educational opportunities, leveraging private investment, and reducing violent crime in designated “Promise Zone” areas; and

Whereas, The City’s current Promise Zones are in the Greater Old North, Near Southside, North Division/Harambee, and Washington Park neighborhoods; and

Whereas, The City and its Promise Zone partners undertake a variety of activities and events to promote Milwaukee Promise Zone goals; and

Whereas, The City has received queries from individuals and organizations seeking to contribute funds in support of the Milwaukee Promise Zone initiative; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that June, July and August, 2019, are designated as Milwaukee Promise Zone months; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Clerk is authorized to accept and expend donations to support events related to the Milwaukee Promise Zone initiative in an amount not to exceed $100,000; and, be it

Further Resolved, That upon receipt and deposit of these funds, the City Comptroller is directed to establish a special account within the budget for the expenditure of the contributions; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized and directed to transfer appropriations and estimated revenue from the Special Purpose Account for Contributions, 0001-2110-D001-006300, and the Estimated Revenue Account for Contributions, 0001-9990-00...

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