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File #: 53638    Version: 1 Name: Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For Hammersley Avenue Assessment District - 2019.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2018 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 11/20/2018 Final action: 11/20/2018
Enactment date: 11/26/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00788
Title: Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For Hammersley Avenue Assessment District - 2019. (11th AD)
Attachments: 1. BPW Hearing Notice.pdf, 2. Hammersley_BPWnotes.pdf, 3. 11753EN-MPRStreet.pdf, 4. 11753EN-HamStreet.pdf, 5. 11753_Hammersly_Assess.pdf, 6. adopted cc mailing leg 53638.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
11/20/20181 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25, and Close the Public HearingPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/7/20181 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24 & 2.25 - PUBLIC HEARINGPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/25/20181 Engineering Division Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution approves plan documents for the reconstruction of Hammersley Avenue on the City’s west side at a total estimated project cost of $1,465,000. This project is funded within Engineering-Major Streets captial budget via the Reconstructions Streets capital program with funding from GO borrowing, special assessments and associated utility components as follows:


Major Streets - $405,000

Sewer Utility - $300,000

Stormwater Utility - $410,000

Water Utility - $350,000





Approving Plans, Specifications, And Schedule Of Assessments For  Hammersley Avenue Assessment District - 2019.  (11th AD)


The Board of Public Works and the City Engineer having made reports of all proceedings in relation to the improvement of Hammersley Avenue Assessment District - 2019 pursuant to a resolution of the Common Council, RES-18-00713, ID No. 53099, adopted 10/2/2018, which resolution was adopted thereto, and the provisions of the Madison General Ordinances and the Wisconsin Statutes in such case made and provided, and the Common Council being fully advised.



1.                     That the City at large is justly chargeable with and shall pay the sum of $1,323,665.25 of the entire cost of said improvement. 

2.                     That for those eligible property owners requesting construction of a rain garden in the public right-of-way adjacent to their property shall execute the necessary waiver of special assessments on forms provided by the City Engineer;

3.                     That the sum assigned to each separate parcel, as indicated on the attached schedule of assessment, is hereby specially assessed upon each such parcel. 

4.                     That the Common Council determines such special assessments to be reasonable. 

5.                     That the work or improvement be carried out in accordance with the reports as finally approved.

6.                     That such work or improvement represents an exercise of the police power of the City of Madison.

7.                     That the plans & specifications and schedule of assessments in the Report of the Board of Public Works and the Report of the City Engineer for the above named improvement be and are hereby approved.

8.                     That the Board of Public Works be and is hereby authorized to advertise for and receive bids for the said improvements.

9.                     That the due date by which all such special assessments shall be paid in full is October 31st of the year in which it is billed, or,

10.                     That such special assessments shall be collected in eight (8) equal installments, with interest thereon at 3.0 percent per annum, except those special assessments paid in full on or before October 31st of that year.

11.  That the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to accept dedication of lands and/or easements from the Developer/Owner for public improvements located outside of existing public fee title or easement right-of-ways.





Notice is hereby given that a contract has been (or is about to be) let for Hammersley Avenue Assessment District - 2019  and that the amount of the special assessment therefore has been determined as to each parcel of real estate affected thereby and a statement of the same is on file with the City Clerk; it is proposed to collect the same in eight (8) installments, as provided for by Section 66.0715 of the Wisconsin Statutes, with interest thereon at 3.0 percent per annum; that all assessments will be collected in installments as above provided except such assessments on property where the owner of the same has paid the assessment to the City Treasurer on or before the next succeeding November 1st. 




"Pursuant to Sec.4.09(14), Madison General Ordinances, as authorized by Sec. 66.0701(2), Wisconsin Statutes, any person against whose land a special assessment has been levied by this resolution has the right to appeal therefrom in the manner prescribed in Sec. 66.0703(12), Wisconsin Statutes, within forty (40) days of the day of the final determination of the Common Council, said date being the date of adoption of this resolution."