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File #: 200339    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 7/28/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution approving a Quit Claim Deed and Assignment of City sewer facilities and easement interests from the City to Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) in the vicinity of vacated N. Ship Street and N. Cape Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Number
200339

Version
ORIGINAL

Reference
13106
16928
84313
871158

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution approving a Quit Claim Deed and Assignment of City sewer facilities and easement interests from the City to Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) in the vicinity of vacated N. Ship Street and N. Cape Street, in the 6th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the City of Milwaukee to convey to the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) sewer facilities and easement interests in the vicinity of vacated N. Ship Street and N. Cape Street that the MMSD needs to maintain combined sewer overflows for operation of the deep tunnel system.

Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee (“City”), pursuant to Common Council Resolution File Numbers 13106 in 1918, 16928 in 1920, and 84313 in 1951, vacated N. Ship Street, and pursuant to Common Council Resolution File No. 871158 vacated N. Cape Street in 1988, giving the City, per Wis. Stat. 66.1005, remaining easements in the vacated public right-of-way (“ROW”) for utility purposes; and

Whereas, The City is also the grantee of easements for sewer purposes that were recorded on October 31, 1928 as Register of Deeds Document No. 1655062, October 31, 1928 as Register of Deeds Document No. 1655063, and April 9, 1952 as Register of Deeds Document No. 31006322; and

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee has the following sewer facilities in the vacated N. Ship Street ROW, in the vacated N. Cape Street ROW, and in the easement area under the 1928 and 1952 easements (the “Facilities”); and

Whereas, The City Department of Public Works (“DPW”) determined that the City does not need to own the Facilities but the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (“MMSD”) does since the Facilities are integral to MMSD’s maintenance of combined sewer overflows for MMSD’s operation of the deep tunnel system, and DPW further determined, for the same reasons, that the City does not need to retain the 1928 and 195...

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