City of Madison, Wisconsin | Legislative Information Center
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 50393    Version: 1 Name: Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 3rd and 16th Aldermanic Districts.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/31/2018 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 2/27/2018 Final action: 2/27/2018
Enactment date: 3/2/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00154
Title: Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 3rd and 16th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. D3 Sidewalk Repair List.pdf, 2. D16 Sidewalk Repair List.pdf, 3. Ald Dist 16 Map_include w ordered_8.5x11.pdf, 4. Ald Dist 3 Map_include w ordered_8.5x11.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the order to property owners for sidewalk replacement in the 3rd and 16th Aldermanic Districts in 2018 at total estimated cost of $2.3 million. The adopted 2018 capital budget for Engineering-Bicycle & Pedestrian provides $2.43 million for the Sidewalk Replacement program in 2018 (MUNIS 10148). $795,000 of the total $2.3 million project cost is estimated to be assessable to property owners, the remaining cost will be funded by GO Borrowing.

Title
Ordering Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 3rd and 16th 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 2017 City Engineering staff inspected the sidewalks in the 3rd and 16th Aldermanic Districts, hereinafter described, and detailed the sidewalks in need of repair or replacement, which work is to be done in 2018.

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 3rd and 16th 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 shal...

Click here for full text