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File #: 200231    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/7/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of two green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2020 alley reconstruction program in the 11th and 13th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Milwaukee Green Alleys G98005P53.pdf
Number
200231
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Substitute resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of two green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2020 alley reconstruction program in the 11th and 13th 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 $150,000 to install two 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 Number 191784 authorizing the construction of said alley projects at locations bounded by the areas:

West Euclid Avenue, West Ohio Avenue, South 24th Street, and South 25th Street; and West Arthur Avenue, West Harrison Avenue, South 65th Street, South 66th Street and the city limits (North-South leg).

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

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