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File #: 210188    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/25/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of bioswales within the terrace areas of South Honey Creek Drive from West Morgan Avenue to West River Bend Dr and the median areas of West Morgan Avenue from South Honey Creek Drive to South 75th Street, in the 11th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT, STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Attachments: 1. Morgan Avenue G98004P67.pdf
Number
210188

Version
ORIGINAL

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of bioswales within the terrace areas of South Honey Creek Drive from West Morgan Avenue to West River Bend Dr and the median areas of West Morgan Avenue from South Honey Creek Drive to South 75th Street, in the 11th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, to accept a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Infrastructure Partnership Program grant funding for the construction of ten bioswales in the City of Milwaukee. The total estimated cost is $517,000. The City share of the projects approved by this resolution is estimated to be $396,800 and the grantor share is $120,200. The resolution also authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute the Funding Agreement with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to install said bioswales.

Body
Whereas, The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) is responsible for collecting and treating wastewater from local sewerage systems; and

Whereas, Green infrastructure, such as bioswales, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewer system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of Best Management Practices such as bioswales and is willing to provide the City funding up to a maximum reimbursable amount of $120,200 as part of its Green Infrastructure Partnership Program; and

Whereas, The City has selected the terrace areas of South Honey Creek Drive between West Morgan Avenue and West River Bend Drive and West Morgan Avenue between South Honey Creek Drive and South 75th Street as suitable locations for the placement of bioswales; and

Whereas, The Common Council Resolution File Number 210060 authorized the exp...

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