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File #: 59577    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 4th and 8th Aldermanic Districts.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2020 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 3/3/2020 Final action: 3/3/2020
Enactment date: 3/6/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00178
Title: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 4th and 8th Aldermanic Districts. (4th & 8th ADs)
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. Ald Dist 4 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf, 2. Ald Dist 8 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
3/3/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/19/20201 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 Meeting details Not available
2/13/20201 Engineering Division Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution approves assessment and plan documents for the 2020 sidewalk repair and replacement program at a total estimated cost of $1,170,000. Of this total cost, $455,000 is assessable. The 2020 Adopted Capital Budget for Engineering - Bicycle and Pedestrian includes $3,050,000 within the Sidewalk Program to cover costs associated with 2020 sidewalk repair and replacements in aldermanic districts 4 and 8. Funding for the program is provided by GO Borrowing and special assessments.
MUNIS:
12612-403-200 $670,000
12613-403-200 $400,000
12915-403-200 $100,000

Title
Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 4th and 8th Aldermanic Districts. (4th & 8th ADs)
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 2019 City Engineering staff inspected the sidewalks in the 4th and 8th Aldermanic Districts and detailed the sidewalks in need of repair or replacement, which work is to be done in 2020.

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...

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