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File #: 32180    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2014 Stormwater Operating Budget & Authorizing the City of Madison to accept a Yahara-Wins grant award in the amt of $10,000 to fund the hiring of addl staff to work on & w/developers of significant redev proj to improve erosion control.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 1/21/2014 Final action: 1/21/2014
Enactment date: 1/23/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00043
Title: Amending the 2014 Stormwater Operating Budget and Authorizing the City of Madison, through the City Engineer, to accept a Yahara-Wins grant award in the amount of $10,000.00 to fund the hiring of additional staff to work on and with developers of significant redevelopment projects to improve erosion control.
Sponsors: Sue Ellingson, Marsha A. Rummel, Ledell Zellers, Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. YaharaWINs_Madison_signed.pdf
Fiscal Note
This resolution authorizes a $10,000.00 increase in the 2014 Storm Water Utility Operating Budget. This shall fund the hiring of an hourly engineer to work with targeted developers/projects to increase the effectiveness of erosion control during construction of significant redevelopment projects. This increase is fully funded through acceptance of a grant from the Yahara Wins Adaptive Management Project
Title
Amending the 2014 Stormwater Operating Budget and Authorizing the City of Madison, through the City Engineer, to accept a Yahara-Wins grant award in the amount of $10,000.00 to fund the hiring of additional staff to work on and with developers of significant redevelopment projects to improve erosion control.
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WHEREAS, City Engineering currently enforces erosion control ordinances as part of any development or redevelopment project; and,

WHEREAS, City Engineering has limited resources to work with developers on practices that exceed the ordinance requirements for erosion control; and,

WHEREAS, it is well documented that erosion from construction sites, while transient, can account for a significant portion of the total suspended solids and phosphorous loads to the lake from urban areas; and

WHEREAS, City Engineering has applied for and received a $10,000.00 grant from the Yahara Wins Adaptive Management Pilot Project to create and staff a program which will work with developers to reach a higher level of erosion control on large redevelopment sites where erosion control can be both the most challenging and the most detrimental due to the developments proximity to the lakes;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

1) That the City of Madison, through City Engineering , is authorized to accept this grant from the Yahara Wins Adaptive Management Pilot Project.

2) Be it further resolved that the Mayor and Common Council authorize the expenditure of grant funds in accordance with the grant application.

3) Be it further resolved that t...

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