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File #: 200355    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 relative to acceptance and funding of a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Tree Planting grant.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: GRANTS, MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT, TREES
Attachments: 1. MMSD Green Infrastructure Tree Planting Oper Grant Budget.pdf, 2. MMSD Green Infrastructure Tree Planting Grant Analysis.pdf, 3. MMSD Green Infrastructure Tree Plantng Resolution_substitute.pdf
200355

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Sponsor
CHAIR
Title
Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Tree Planting grant.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works - Operations Division (Forestry Section) to accept and fund a Green Infrastructure Tree Planting grant from Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) in the amount of up to $194,000 with a city share of $0 and a grantor share of $194,000. The purpose of the grant is to plant 315 trees within the grantor’s target area from 76th Street to 35th Street and Mill Road to Villard Avenue to capture stormwater and reduce neighborhood flooding.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from MMSD to plant 315 trees within the grantor’s target area from 76th Street and 35th Street and Mill Road and Villard Avenue; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2020 would cost $194,000 of which, $0 would be provided by the city and $194,000 (100%) would be provided by the grantor; now therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee that the Department of Public Works shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2020 Special Revenue - Grant and Aid Projects the following amounts for the program/project titled MMSD Green Infrastructure Tree Planting Grant:
Project/Grant GR0002000000
Fund 0150
Org 9990
Program 0001
Budget Year 0000
Sub Class R999
Account 000600
Project Grantor Share
Amount $194,000

2. Create the necessary Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project/Grant Levels; budget against these Project/Grant values the amount required under the grant agreement;...

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