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File #: 201141    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/15/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/19/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned vacant lots at 2652, 2656 and 2658 North 24th Place to Maccanon Brown Sanctuary, Inc. for urban agriculture, in the 15th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: ALD. STAMPER
Indexes: AGRICULTURE, GARDENS, VACANT LOTS
Attachments: 1. Land Disposition Report and Due Diligence Checklist, 2. Fiscal Impact Statement
Number
201141
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. STAMPER
Title
Resolution authorizing the sale of the City-owned vacant lots at 2652, 2656 and 2658 North 24th Place to Maccanon Brown Sanctuary, Inc. for urban agriculture, in the 15th Aldermanic District.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the sale of City-owned neighborhood property according to the conditions in a Land Disposition Report pursuant to Section 304-49-7, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
Body
Whereas, Maccanon Brown Sanctuary, Inc. has submitted an unsolicited offer to purchase 2652, 2656, and 2658 North 24th Place to develop an urban garden, as summarized in a Land Disposition Report, a copy of which is attached to this Common Council File; and

Whereas, Section 304-49-7 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances allows the City of Milwaukee (“City”) to accept unsolicited offers to purchase property when the City receives fair compensation, whether monetary or non-monetary; and

Whereas, The Department of City Development (“DCD”) has reviewed the offer and the development proposal and has determined that the proposed price and redevelopment represents fair compensation to the City considering the contribution to the neighborhood; and

Whereas, The deed of conveyance to Maccanon Brown Sanctuary, Inc. will contain restrictions requiring the property be maintained as green space and not be sold for development without approval of the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Commissioner of DCD, or designee, is authorized to accept the unsolicited offer to purchase submitted by Maccanon Brown Sanctuary, Inc. for the City-owned vacant lots at 2652, 2656 and 2658 North 24th Place for purchase and development as outlined in the Land Disposition Report; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of DCD, or designee, is authorized to close the transaction, release any deed restrictions that inhibit deve...

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