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File #: 210681    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/21/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “1st Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for South Chase Ave (STH 38) Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, and authorizing the City to execute documents required for right-of-way acquisition and approving the plat of right-of-way required for the reconstruction of the South Chase Avenue (STH 38) Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, with an estimated total cost of $300,000 that is 100% funded by State/Federal Aid.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: BRIDGES, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENTS, RAILROADS, WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Attachments: 1. Equity Impact Statement Chase ROW Resolution.pdf, 2. 2060-18-20 Chase Ave TPP.pdf, 3. 2060-18-00 STH 38 SMA.pdf, 4. 20601800 Resolution Chase Bridge 08092021.pdf, 5. Resolution Certification 2060-18-20 151728.pdf

Number

210681

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

THE CHAIR

Title

Resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to execute a document titled “1st Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for South Chase Ave (STH 38) Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, and authorizing the City to execute documents required for right-of-way acquisition and approving the plat of right-of-way required for the reconstruction of the South Chase Avenue (STH 38) Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad, with an estimated total cost of $300,000 that is 100% funded by State/Federal Aid.

Analysis

This resolution authorizes the City to execute documents required for right-of-way acquisition and approves the plat of right-of-way associated with the reconstruction of the South Chase Avenue (STH 38) Bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad. The total estimated cost of the right-of-way acquisition is $300,000. Federal/State grantor funds will cover 100% of the aforementioned costs.

Body

Whereas, A project agreement has been executed by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the City of Milwaukee for the reconstruction of the South Chase Avenue (STH 38) bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad using Federal and State aid under the State Highway Rehabilitation Program, in accordance with Common Council Resolution File Number 151728 adopted April 26, 2016; and

 

Whereas, The South Chase Avenue improvement project requires real estate acquisitions of portions of parcels that lie adjacent to the project’s right-of-way within the City of Milwaukee; and

 

Whereas, Common Council Resolution File Number 151728 allows the Commissioner of Public Works to engage a consultant to undertake preliminary engineering for the improvement; and

 

Whereas, The City engaged the consulting firms raSmith and Single Source, Inc., as part of preliminary engineering, to undertake right-of-way plat preparation, appraisal, legal description, and real estate acquisition services; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the plat of right-of-way required for the aforementioned project, a copy of which has been submitted to this file, is hereby approved and the City is authorized to acquire the necessary real estate interests shown on the right-of-way plat that are needed for the project; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That the Commissioner of Public Works is authorized to execute a document titled “1st Revision State/Municipal Agreement for a State-Let Highway Project”, and that City officers, including the Commissioner of the Department of Public Works, are authorized to execute documents required for the real estate acquisition, including the right-of-way acquisition and the right-of-way plat, the relocation order, and documents to acquire the real estate interests; and be it

 

Further Resolved, That minor revisions in the plat to meet altered and unforeseen conditions encountered during acquisition of right-of-way are hereby authorized and approved; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is hereby authorized to create within the Capital Improvement Fund, Grant and Aid Projects, the necessary accounts for the right-of-way acquisition and transfer to these accounts the amount required under the City accounting policy, but not to exceed a 10 percent increase of the total amounts reserved for the local share or $5,000, whichever is greater, as follows: 

 

Project Grant Value

Project I.D.2060-18-20

South Chase Avenue (STH 38)

Bridge Over UP RR

 

City Share

ST320210000

Fund 0333

$0

 

Grantor Share Reimbursable Funds

SP032210100

Fund 0306

$300,000

 

Total estimated cost for subject right-of-way acquisitions: $300,000

Previously authorized for right-of-way acquisition: $0

Current estimated cost of total project including this resolution: $5,996,875

Original estimated cost of the total project: $5,200,000

 

Further Resolved, That the City is hereby authorized to approve and make payments associated with real estate acquisition for the project.

 

 

Requestor

Department of Public Works

Drafter

Infrastructure Services Division

DAVID J TAPIA:K. Vos

August 19, 2021