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File #: 52538    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City of Madison to purchase services creating a feasibility study for a food terminal cross-dock facility within the City of Madison and making a funding allocation of no greater than $100,000 for purchase of services.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: MADISON FOOD POLICY COUNCIL
On agenda: 7/24/2018 Final action: 8/7/2018
Enactment date: 8/10/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00624
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison to purchase services creating a feasibility study for a food terminal cross-dock facility within the City of Madison and making a funding allocation of no greater than $100,000 for purchase of services.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Rebecca Kemble, Larry Palm, Ledell Zellers, Arvina Martin, Steve King, Sara Eskrich, Samba Baldeh, Marsha A. Rummel, Amanda Hall, Matthew J. Phair, Shiva Bidar
Attachments: 1. Letter to MFPC_LDF_Reso52538 080118.pdf, 2. HRAWG Recommendation_Reso 52538 080118.pdf, 3. FPC_Slides_18-08-01_Final.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes funding for a consultant to explore the feasibility of food terminal cross-dock facility. The anticipated cost of the study is $100,000, which will be funded through the 2018 Healthy Retail Access program in the Economic Development Division’s capital budget. The total 2018 appropriation for the program is $300,000 with $142,265 remaining of that 2018 appropriation. The Healthy Retail Access Program has $654,869 of total available funding.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison to purchase services creating a feasibility study for a food terminal cross-dock facility within the City of Madison and making a funding allocation of no greater than $100,000 for purchase of services.
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison lies within Dane County, regarded as one of the richest agricultural areas in the United States, producing more than $471 Million in agricultural products in 2012; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has prioritized policy creation and resource investment towards supporting and bolstering the local food economy and promoting healthy food access, as highlighted through numerous adopted policies and city-sanctioned plans and programs, including:

- Connect Madison: City of Madison Economic Development Strategy (Dec 2016)
o STRATEGY #3: Create Good Jobs by Building on Competitive Strengths in Key Economic Sectors - Food Systems (Page 13 and 14)
- Imagine Madison - Comprehensive Plan DRAFT (2018)
o Economy and Opportunity, Strategy #7: Support efforts for businesses and consumers to produce and buy local food, products, and services (Page 43 of 44)
- RES-17-00912 - Authorizing the City of Madison to become a signatory of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
o The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact advocates for public investment in wholesale supply chains to improve the flow of food through seven, distinct recommended actions for wholesale food distribution
- The Madison Sustainability Plan: Fostering Environmental, Economi...

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