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File #: 200032    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/21/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/27/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution directing the proper City officials to prepare and execute an intergovernmental cooperation agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Wauwatosa relating to maintenance responsibilities with respect to Hartung Park.
Sponsors: ALD. DODD
Indexes: INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS, PARKS
Attachments: 1. INTERGOVERMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT FOR MAINTENANCE OF HARTUNG PARK BETWEEN THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE AND THE CITY OF WAUWATOSA (002)- Wauwatosa Edits.blockedit, 2. Hartung_Mow.pdf
Number
200032
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. DODD
Title
Substitute resolution directing the proper City officials to prepare and execute an intergovernmental cooperation agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Wauwatosa relating to maintenance responsibilities with respect to Hartung Park.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes and directs the proper City officials to prepare and execute an
intergovernmental cooperation agreement between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Wauwatosa relating to the assignment of maintenance responsibilities at Hartung Park to the two municipalities. This agreement shall, at a minimum, assign the following responsibilities to Milwaukee and Wauwatosa:

City of Milwaukee: Maintenance of the two playgrounds and equipment within these areas, maintenance of the pond, trees, and all trails in the park, and maintenance of the prairie located within the City of Milwaukee.

City of Wauwatosa: Maintenance of all turfgrass, provision and maintenance of portable toilet facility, and maintenance of the prairie located within the City of Wauwatosa.

Shared responsibilities: Capital improvements, park signage.

Body
Whereas, For over 40 years, the Department of Public Works used the former Hartung Quarry, located south of West Keefe Avenue and east of North Menomonee River Parkway, as a site for the deposit of clean fill; and

Whereas, On July 12, 2006, the Common Council adopted File Number 060292, a resolution designating the Hartung Quarry property as the site of a future park to be known as “Hartung Park”; and

Whereas, Construction of the 18.9-acre Hartung Park was completed in 2010; and

Whereas, Because Hartung Park straddles the Milwaukee-Wauwatosa border, with over one-third of the site located in the City of Wauwatosa, it is essential that the two communities determine which municipality will be responsible for various maintenance tasks at the park; and

Whereas, On June 15, 2010, the Common Co...

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