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File #: 41125    Version: 1 Name: Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/9/2015 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 2/2/2016 Final action: 2/2/2016
Enactment date: 2/5/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00099
Title: Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. ald_dist_02 incl w ordered.pdf, 2. ald_dist_06 incl w ordered.pdf, 3. D2 Sidewalk Repair List.pdf, 4. D6 Sidewalk Repair List.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
2/2/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/20/20161 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/16/20151 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS ReferPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/20151 Engineering Division Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
Funds are available in the following Account Nos.
11104-403-200 $610,000
11105-403-200 $1,185,000

Estimated cost is $1,795,000 of which $760,000 is assessable.
Title
Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts.
Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to City policy, each year the City Engineer causes existing sidewalks in two aldermanic districts to be inspected for unsafe or defective conditions, and conditions that do not meet City standards, which policy results in every existing sidewalk being subject to repair or replacement every 10-years; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to Wis. Stat. Sec. 66.0907, and MGO Secs. 10.09 and 4.09(12), upon learning of unsafe, defective or insufficient sidewalks, the City orders the adjoining property owner to repair or replace the sidewalk and performs the work if not done, charging the amount to the property owners as a special tax; and,

WHEREAS, in 2015 City Engineering staff inspected the sidewalks in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts and detailed the sidewalks in need of repair or replacement, which work is to be done in 2016.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Board of Public Works, pursuant to its authority in Wis. Stat. Sec. 66.0907(3)(b), is authorized to order property owners in the 2nd and 6th Aldermanic Districts adjacent to sidewalks in need of repair or replacement to replace and or repair sidewalks, or parts thereof, in full compliance with the requirements of the Ordinances governing such construction and repair.

BE IF FURTHER RESOLVED that firm arrangements for such construction shall be made by the date specified on the Sidewalk Notice, and that if arrangements are not made by the aforesaid date, the City of Madison, will cause such sidewalk to be replaced or repaired and charge the cost thereof to the property in front of which the walk was repaired or replaced and such cost, unless previously paid, will be collected a...

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