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File #: 191943    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution confirming the City of Milwaukee will provide funding to complete its portion of the Powerline Trail Phase 2 and the Beerline Trail Access projects should the projects be awarded grant funding through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This grant funding has a 50 percent grantor share and a 50 percent local share.
Sponsors: ALD. BORKOWSKI
Indexes: GRANTS, PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS, WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Number
191943

Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. BORKOWSKI

Title
Resolution confirming the City of Milwaukee will provide funding to complete its portion of the Powerline Trail Phase 2 and the Beerline Trail Access projects should the projects be awarded grant funding through the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This grant funding has a 50 percent grantor share and a 50 percent local share.

Analysis
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is soliciting applications for outdoor recreation grants. The Department of Public Works submitted a joint application with the City of Greenfield for funding for the Powerline Trail Phase 2 and an application for funding for the Beerline Trail Access project. Successful grant applications will be funded with a 50 percent grantor share and a 50 percent local share. The local share for the Powerline Trail Phase 2 application will be jointly funded by the City of Greenfield and the City of Milwaukee.

Body
Whereas, The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is soliciting project applications for funding for outdoor recreation grants; and

Whereas, Projects approved for these grants will be funded with a 50 percent grantor share and 50 percent local share; and

Whereas, The City of Greenfield is developing a trail along the WE Energies Corridor known as the Powerline; and

Whereas, The proposed Powerline trail will run through the City of Milwaukee from S. 60th St. to the City boundary east of S. 51st St.; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has submitted a joint application with the City of Greenfield for the Powerline Trail Phase 2 project; and

Whereas, The total estimated cost of the Powerline Trail Phase 2 project is no more than $500,000, with a grantor share of $250,000 and the City of Milwaukee’s local share of $120,000; and

Whereas, The Department of Public Works has submitted an application for the Beerline Trail Access project; and

Whereas, The total estimated cost ...

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