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File #: 201188    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/15/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 1/19/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to collaborate with the Community Development Grants Administration, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and other local stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, interagency housing plan.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON
Indexes: DEPARTMENT OF CITY DEVELOPMENT, HOUSING

Number

201188

Version

 SUBSTITUTE 1

Reference

200001

Sponsor

ALD. JOHNSON

Title

Substitute resolution directing the Commissioner of City Development to collaborate with the Community Development Grants Administration, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and other local stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, interagency housing plan.

Analysis

This resolution directs the Commissioner of City Development to collaborate with the Community Development Grants Administration, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, the City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity, and other local stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, interagency housing plan. The Commissioner of City Development shall present this plan to the Common Council within 6 months of adoption of this resolution.

 

Body

Whereas, The 2021 Budget was adopted by Common Council File Number 200001 on November 24, 2020; and

 

Whereas, Amendment 1E to the 2021 Budget placed a footnote in the Budget stating, “The Commissioner of the Department of City Development shall collaborate with the Community Development Grants Administration, the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, and other local stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, interagency housing plan”; and

 

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee currently pursues housing initiatives and programs within at least three separate departments; and

 

Whereas, A more collaborative model in addressing housing inequities would reduce overlap amongst departments, increase efficiency, and improve strategic thinking; and

 

Whereas, The Commissioner of City Development is positioned to coordinate across City agencies and leverage resources for a comprehensive housing plan; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Commissioner of City Development shall collaborate with the Community Development Grants Administration, Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee, the City-County Task Force on Climate and Economic Equity, and other local stakeholders to develop a comprehensive, interagency housing plan; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of City Development shall present an update on this plan to the Common Council within 6 months of adoption of this resolution.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB176453-2

Luke Knapp

1/11/2020