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File #: 190529    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/30/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry grant - Nursery Tree Inventory Management System.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: TREES
Attachments: 1. Grant Budget, 2. Grant Analysis
Number
190529

Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
CHAIR
Title
Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a 2020 Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry grant - Nursery Tree Inventory Management System.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works - Operations Division (Forestry Section) to accept and fund a 2020 Urban Forestry grant from Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) in the amount of $50,000 with a city share of $25,000 and a grantor share of $25,000. The purpose of the grant is to implement a tree inventory management system to improve efficiency in managing the tree population grown at the Municipal Nursery.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from WDNR to implement a tree inventory management system to improve efficiency in managing the tree population grown at the Municipal Nursery; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2020 would cost $50,000 of which, $25,000 (50%) would be provided by the city and $25,000 (50%) would be provided by the grantor; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Department of Public Works shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2020 Special Revenue - Grant and Aid Projects the following amounts for the program/project titled 2020 Urban Forestry:
Project/Grant GR0002000000
Fund 0150
Org 9990
Program 0001
Budget Year 0000
Sub Class R999
Account 000600
Project Grantor Share
Amount $25,000

2. Create the necessary Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project/Grant Levels; budget against these Project/Grant values the amount required under the grant agreement;

3. Establish the ne...

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