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File #: 220972    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 11/22/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to the sale of the former Carleton School property at 4116 West Silver Spring Drive in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes Section 119.61.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Attachments: 1. Land Disposition Report, 2. Hearing Notice List
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/22/20220 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Meeting details Not available
11/22/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ADOPTEDPass12:0 Action details Meeting details Not available

Minutes note: Appearing: Tanya Fonseca, Dept. of City Development Rhonda Szallai, Dept. of City Development Todd Hutchison, Wisconsin Redevelopment Ms. Fonseca, Ms. Szallai, and Mr. Hutchinson presenting. Ald. Spiker joined the meeting at 9:42 a.m. Public testimony in opposition: Sheila Buchanon, resident Allen Beckman, resident Those in opposition testified as to the lack of adequate meeting noticing, participation, proper developer preparation and communication; opposing increased density and rental units in the area; and having concerns over parking, one parking entrance/exit, traffic, street, and other negative impacts on home ownership in the area that the development may bring.
Pass3:0 Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/1/20220 COMMON COUNCIL ASSIGNED TO   Action details Meeting details Not available
151894, 190054
Resolution relating to the sale of the former Carleton School property at 4116 West Silver Spring Drive in accordance with Wisconsin Statutes Section 119.61.
This resolution authorizes certain modifications to the sale file of the former Carleton School property having an address of 4116 West Silver Spring Drive and establishes amended terms of the sale according to the Amended Land Disposition Report.
Whereas, The former Carleton School (the “Property”), located at 4116 West Silver Spring Drive, was declared surplus by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors in 2012; and

Whereas, Section 119.61, Wisconsin Statutes, requires that the City Clerk must post public notice of available surplus Milwaukee Public Schools property for 24 consecutive months, and during that period, such property may be sold only to education operators as determined by the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee (“Common Council”); and

Whereas, Notice of the availability of the Property was posted on the City of Milwaukee’s (“City”) website beginning January 26, 2016; and

Whereas, Common Council File No. 151894, adopted by the Common Council on November 1, 2016, approved the sale to Rocketship Education, Inc.; and

Whereas, Rocketship Education, Inc. subsequently withdrew its offer to purchase as a result of escalating costs to renovate the Property for school use; and

Whereas, The City relisted the Property for adaptive reuse on March 1, 2018; and

Whereas, AndersonWebb LLC and Wisconsin Redevelopment, LLC or its newly created entity or assignee (jointly referred to as “Buyer”) submitted a proposal on January 4, 2019, to purchase for $220,000, based on the appraised value as established by an independent appraisal completed by The Nicholson Group LLC in March 2016; and

Whereas, The Common Council approved the sale to the Buyer by approving Common Council File No. 190054 on May 7, 2...

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