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File #: 110925    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2011 In control: PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
On agenda: Final action: 11/30/2011
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to apply for a 2012-2013 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: FLOOD CONTROL, STATE GRANTS
Attachments: 1. Cover Letter, 2. Hearing Notice List
Number
110925
Version
ORIGINAL

Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR

Title
Resolution directing the Commissioner of Public Works to apply for a 2012-2013 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program grant from the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration.

Analysis
This resolution directs the Commissioner of Public Works to apply for a 2012-2013 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) grant in the amount of $98,000 with a City share of $58,800 and a grantor share of $39,200. The purpose of this grant is to aid in funding for the construction of a bioretention facility and a porous pavement area within the public rights of way of East Greenfield Ave immediately adjacent to Lake Michigan.

Body
Whereas, Stormwater pollution and quantity control is an important component of the City of Milwaukee’s (City) storm water management regulation and the City’s permit with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; and

Whereas, Bioretention facilities and porous pavement areas are environmentally beneficial and cost effective in removing sediment from public streets; and

Whereas, The City desires to construct a bioretention area and a porous pavement area at the cul de sac adjacent to Lake Michigan on East Greenfield Avenue by creating a landscaped area designed to capture stormwater runoff from roadways and by reconstructing the existing portion of the roadway with porous pavers; and

Whereas, Both the bioretention area and the porous paver area will be designed and constructed according to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) technical standards; and

Whereas, To assist in funding for the construction of said stormwater management areas, the City wishes to apply for grant funds from the DOA under the 2012-2013 Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) Grant Program; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant begins on July1, 2012 and shall be completed by June 30, 2013; and

Whereas, The DOA would provide a maximum cost share of 40% of eligibl...

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