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File #: 54408    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 1st, 7th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/15/2019 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00064
Title: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 1st, 7th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts.
Sponsors: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. Ald Dist 1 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf, 2. Ald Dist 7 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf, 3. Ald Dist 9 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/5/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Not available
1/23/20191 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
1/22/20191 Engineering Division Refer  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution approves assessment and plan documents for the 2019 sidewalk repair and replacement program at a total estimated cost of $1,470,000. The adopted 2019 capital budget for Engineering-Pedestrain and Bicycle includes $2,810,000 within the Sidewalk Program to encompass the 2019 sidewalk repair and replacements in aldermanic districts 1,7, and 9. Funding for the program is provided by GO Borrowing and special assessments.

MUNIS:
11879-403-200 $571,000
11880-403-200 $822,000
85131-54425 $77,000

The total estimated cost is $1,470,000 of which $560,000 is assessable.
Title
Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 1st, 7th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts.
Body
WHEREAS, pursuant to City policy under the Sidewalk Repair and Rehabilitation Program, each year all of the sidewalks in designated Aldermanic Districts are inspected by City Engineering staff to determine if sidewalks are broken, offset, settled, cracked, damaged, or otherwise defective and need to be repaired or replaced. Defective sidewalks are then repaired or replaced to ensure that the sidewalk continues to function properly. Under this Program, each Aldermanic District is inspected once every 10 years; and,

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

WHEREAS, in 2018 City Engineering staff inspected the sidewalks in the 1st, 7th, and 9th Aldermanic Districts and detailed the sidewalks in need of repair or replacement, which work is to be done in 2019.

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 or...

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