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File #: 191975    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of three (3) green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2020 alley reconstruction program in the 1st, 5th, and 15th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS, GRANTS
Attachments: 1. Certification - Green Alley (Attachment 3).pdf, 2. Green Alleys G98005P49.pdf
Number
191975
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of three (3) green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2020 alley reconstruction program in the 1st, 5th, and 15th Aldermanic Districts.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, to accept a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Solutions grant funding for the construction of green alleys in the City of Milwaukee in the amount of $430,427 to install three (3) green alleys that will be constructed as part of the City’s 2020 alley reconstruction program. The resolution also authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Green Solutions Funding Agreement with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to install said alleys.

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 green alleys, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewer system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, Green alleys consist of permeable pavers constructed in the center 4-foot of newly reconstructed alleys; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of Best Management Practices such as green alleys and is willing to provide the City funding as part of its Green Solutions Program; and

Whereas, The Common Council has adopted File Numbers 191655 and 191784 authorizing the construction of said alley projects at locations bounded by the areas:

West Lloyd St., West North Ave., North 14th St and North 15th St.
West Auer Ave., West Burleigh St., North 80th St., and North 81st St.
West Douglas Ave., West Kaul Ave., North 37th St. and North 38th St.

Whereas, The City is proposing the construction of green alle...

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