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File #: 200597    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/22/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution approving a land disposition report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property located at 2001 West Vliet Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. BAUMAN
Indexes: CITY PROPERTY, LAND DISPOSITION REPORTS, PROPERTY SALES
Attachments: 1. Land Disosition Report and Due Diligence Checkilst, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement, 3. Hearing Notice List, 4. DCD PowerPoint
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/30/20201 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/22/20201 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/15/20201 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR ADOPTION

Minutes note: Appearing: Maria Prioletta, Dept. of City Development Dave Misky, Dept. of City Development Ted Matkom, Gorman & Company
Pass5:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
9/10/20201 ZONING, NEIGHBORHOODS & DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20201 CITY CLERK DRAFT SUBMITTED   Action details Meeting details Not available
8/26/20200 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
Number
200597
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference
170150, 180164
Sponsor
ALD. BAUMAN
Title
Substitute resolution approving a land disposition report and authorizing the sale of the City-owned tax deed property located at 2001 West Vliet Street, in the 4th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This substitute resolution authorizes the sale of the City-owned tax deed property located at 2001 West Vliet Street, according to the terms and conditions of the Land Disposition Report, pursuant to Section 304-49, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee (“City”) acquired the former William McKinley School located at 2001 West Vliet Street (the “Property”) from V.E. Carter Development Group Inc. through an in rem property foreclosure action on July 11, 2016; and

Whereas, The Property was issued a condemnation order in 2013, due to fire damage on the premises, and it has been vacant since then; and

Whereas, The Property is a locally designated historic former Milwaukee Public Schools building known as the William McKinley School and the Fifteenth District School; and

Whereas, The City determined that the Property requires significant environmental remediation; and

Whereas, The City worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to remediate hazards inside the Property and the EPA requires disposition plans for the Property; and

Whereas, The City has attempted to save the building from demolition, if possible, but faced difficulty due to the remaining hazards in the building; and

Whereas, The City approved the issuance of a limited term site control letter to Gorman and Company, or its successors or assignees, (“Buyer”) to provide continued permission to seek financing for redevelopment of the Property; and

Whereas, The Buyer was able to complete due diligence on the property despite extraordinary environmental challenges; and

Whereas; Buyer was awarded Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits; and

Whereas, The Dep...

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