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File #: 191277    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing an Exclusive Right to Negotiate for the City-owned properties at 310 West Locust Street, 2971-75 and 2977-79 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive, in the 6th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. COGGS
Indexes: CITY PROPERTY, DEPARTMENT OF CITY DEVELOPMENT, MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Attachments: 1. Site Control Report, 2. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/2/20201 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/20191 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Matt Haessly, Dept. of City Development Paula Kiely, Milwaukee Public Library Lavelle Young, Young Development Group LLC Sam McGovern-Rowen, Milwaukee Public Library Sig Strautmanis, General Capital Development LLC
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
12/4/20191 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/20190 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/26/20190 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
191277
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. COGGS
Title
Substitute resolution authorizing an Exclusive Right to Negotiate for the City-owned properties at 310 West Locust Street, 2971-75 and 2977-79 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive, in the 6th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This substitute resolution authorizes the Department of City Development to issue an Exclusive Right to Negotiate to Young Development Group, LLC and General Capital Development, LLC or assignee allowing it a period of time to seek Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority financing.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee (“City”) acquired 2971-75 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive in 1997 and 2977-79 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive in 2015 (the “King Parcels”) through property-tax foreclosure; and

Whereas, The Martin Luther King Milwaukee Public Library (“King Library Branch”) currently occupies the City-owned property at 310 West Locust Street (the “Locust Parcel”); and

Whereas, In 2016, the Milwaukee Public Library (“MPL”) issued a Request For Proposal for the Locust Parcel to redevelop the King Library Branch; and

Whereas, MPL received four submittals and selected Young Development Group, LLC (“Young”) as its developer to construct a mixed-use building having a new library and residential units at the Locust Parcel; and

Whereas, Young has since partnered with General Capital Development, LLC (“General Capital,” and collectively with Young, the “Developer”) with MPL’s approval; and

Whereas, The Developer desires to expand the overall development by increasing the number of residential units and adding an additional residential building located on the King Parcels; and

Whereas, The Developer has submitted an unsolicited offer to purchase the King Parcels; and

Whereas, On November 26, 2019, the MPL Board voted to approve and grant the Developer an Exclusive Right to Negotiate for the Locust Parcel; and

Whereas, Developer wishes to a...

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