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File #: 27147    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for and accept a DNR Lake Planning Grant to investigate the role of sediment resuspension in Lake Wingra.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/19/2012 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 8/7/2012 Final action: 8/7/2012
Enactment date: 8/9/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00630
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for and accept a DNR Lake Planning Grant to investigate the role of sediment resuspension in Lake Wingra. (Various ADs)
Sponsors: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. presentation.pdf
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for and accept a DNR Lake Planning Grant to investigate the role of sediment resuspension in Lake Wingra.   (Various ADs)
Body
PREAMBLE
 
City Engineering recognizes the importance of understanding turbidity in Lake Wingra in order to allow managers to facilitate water quality improvements either through carp removal, storm sewer improvements, or reducing wind disturbances.  
 
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Lake Planning Grant Program offers financial assistance for planning projects that will improve and protect water quality. City Engineering will apply for this grant in 2012. Should the City of Madison receive a grant for this project, the funds would be provided to UW-Madison to investigate the role sediment resuspension caused by carp, storm sewers, or wind. In addition, City Engineering will be authorized to amend the existing contract with UW-Madison for further study.  
 
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison requests $25,000 in funds available from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Lake Planning Grant Program; and
 
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, if awarded that the City Engineer can accept the grant.
 
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, contingent on the award that the existing contract with UW-Madison may be amended for $25,000.
 
 
Fiscal Note
DNR Planning Grant in the amount of $25,000.
 
There is no additional cost to the City of Madison. Matching funds from ongoing studies for Lake Wingra.
 
Funds are available for the contract amendment in Acct. No. ESTM-54950-563245-00-53W0822