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File #: 191138    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/26/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the rehabilitation project of the existing bioretention facility located west of North 26th Street extended and north of West Canal Street in the 8th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Green Solutions Funding Agreement, 2. Certification.pdf
Number
191138

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 rehabilitation project of the existing bioretention facility located west of North 26th Street extended and north of West Canal Street in the 8th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
The 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 $458,440. The purpose of the grant is to help the City pay for the rehabilitation of the existing bioretention facility located west of North 26th Street extended and north of West Canal Street. The total estimated cost of the project is $697,739 and the City share of the cost is $239,299.

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 bioretention area, 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 $458,440 as part of its Green Solutions program; and

Whereas, The existing bioretention facility located west of North 26th Street extended and north of West Canal Street is in need of major rehabilitation work; 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 project to rehabilitate said bioretention facility; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of Public Works is hereby authorized to accept and execute such a grant without further Common Council approval unless the terms of the grant change...

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