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File #: 191645    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/3/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving short-term property leases for security purposes related to the 2020 Democratic National Convention
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. 2425 S. 35th St., 2. 2708 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Number

191645

 

Version

SUBSTITUTE 1

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

 

Title

Substitute resolution approving short-term property leases for security purposes related to the 2020 Democratic National Convention

 

Analysis

This resolution approves two short-term property leases for property that will be used for security purposes related to the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

 

Body

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee was selected to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention (the “Convention”) in July of 2020; and

 

Whereas, As the host city for the Convention, the City entered into an agreement between the City, The Democratic Party (“DNC”) and The Good Land Committee, Inc. (“Host Committee”) regarding the City’s role in hosting the Convention (“City Agreement”) which was approved by Common Council Resolution No. 181430 on March 11, 2019; and

 

Whereas, Under the terms of the City Agreement, the City is required to, among other things, assist the DNC and Host Committee with providing security services as necessary for the Convention in cooperation with the DNC, federal agencies such as the Secret Service and other law enforcement and firefighting agencies; and

 

Whereas, A federal security grant is expected to pay the costs of security services needed for the Convention, but in the event the federal grant is not available, the City Agreement requires the Host Committee to reimburse the City for such costs; and

 

Whereas, The City will need to lease two properties to be utilized for various security-related purposes during the Convention and leading up to the Convention; and

 

Whereas, The Milwaukee Police Department has identified two properties that will fulfill its needs for the Convention and the owners of those properties have agreed to lease the properties to the City; and

 

Whereas, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has agreed to lease its property located at 2425 S. 35th Street to the City rent free pursuant to the terms contained in the Lease Agreement attached to this file; and

 

Whereas, Ambassador Suites, LLC has agreed to lease its property located at 2708 W. Wisconsin Avenue to the City rent free pursuant to the terms contained in the Lease Agreement attached to this file; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the two Lease Agreements attached to this file are approved; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That the appropriate City officials are authorized to execute the Lease Agreements and any other documents that may be necessary to carry out the City’s obligations under such agreements.

 

Requestor

Milwaukee Police Department

 

Drafter

CAO: Mary L. Schanning

February 14, 2020

1077-2018-1850:266703