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File #: 191165    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/26/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the acceptance of the donation of former railroad right of way located at 4615 Adj. North 20th Street and 4588 Adj. North 20th Street from Glendale Redevelopment, LLC, in the 1st Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. HAMILTON
Attachments: 1. 191165 Land Acquisition Report.pdf, 2. 191165 Fiscal Impact Statement.pdf, 3. 191165 Gift Agreement and Quit Claim Deed.pdf
Number
191165
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. HAMILTON
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the acceptance of the donation of former railroad right of way located at 4615 Adj. North 20th Street and 4588 Adj. North 20th Street from Glendale Redevelopment, LLC, in the 1st Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This substitute resolution authorizes the City of Milwaukee to accept the donation of privately owned former railroad right of way property that has been identified as a potential future segment of the city’s bicycle and recreational trail network.
Body
Whereas, The Department of City Development (“DCD”) and the Department of Public Works are engaged in multiple planning efforts to ensure increased access to outdoor recreational facilities within the City, including off-street bicycle and recreational trails; and

Whereas, These efforts include the ongoing Connecting the Corridor planning effort to prepare an amendment to the Near North Side Area Plan that identifies specific projects to improve the “low stress” and off-street trail network in the neighborhoods adjacent to the 30th Street Corridor, as well as supporting the Route of the Badger initiative to increase connectivity in the region; and

Whereas, Developing better connections between the Oak Leaf Trail, the Beerline Trail, and other potential future trails in the Near North Side Area Plan has been a focus of these planning efforts; and

Whereas, Glendale Redevelopment, LLC (“LLC”), owns two parcels of land that have been identified as potential future segments of the area trail network at 4615 Adj. North 20th Street and 4588 Adj. North 20th Street (the “Gift Parcels”); and

Whereas, The LLC is willing to donate the Gift Parcels to the City of Milwaukee; and

Whereas, DCD, with the assistance of the City Attorney’s Office, has negotiated a Gift Agreement with the LLC that is part of this Common Council file, the material terms of which are reflected in the Land Acquisition Report (...

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