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File #: 210189    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 Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of four green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2021 alley reconstruction program in the 2nd, 5th, 7th and 13th Aldermanic Districts and for one future green alley, in the 4th Aldermanic District.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: ALLEY IMPROVEMENTS, GRANTS, MILWAUKEE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT
Attachments: 1. Milwaukee Green Alleys G98005P76.pdf
Number
210189

Version
Original

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution relating to acceptance and funding of a Green Solutions grant from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District for the installation of four green alleys to be constructed as part of the City’s 2021 alley reconstruction program in the 2nd, 5th, 7th and 13th Aldermanic Districts and for one future green alley, in the 4th Aldermanic District.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Public Works, Infrastructure Services Division, to accept a Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Green Solutions grant funding for the construction of green alleys in the City of Milwaukee in the amount of $446,556 to install four green alleys that will be constructed as part of the City’s 2021 alley reconstruction program and for one future green alley. The resolution also authorizes the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a Green Solutions Funding Agreement with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to install said green alleys.

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 green alleys, reduces the volume of stormwater in the sewer system and the amount of pollutants discharged to surface waters; and

Whereas, Green alleys consist of permeable pavers constructed in the center 4-foot of newly reconstructed alleys; and

Whereas, MMSD desires to promote the installation of Best Management Practices such as green alleys and is willing to provide the City funding as part of its Green Solutions Program; and

Whereas, The City has selected the following alleys to be permeable:
West Congress Street, West Marion Street, North 61st Street, North 62nd Street;
South Honey Creek Drive, South Madeline Avenue, West Parnell Avenue, West Ramsey Avenue;
West Keefe Avenue, West Townsend Street, North 45th Street, North 46th Street;
West Metcalf Place,...

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