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File #: 63854    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 2/23/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Enactment date: 3/3/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00129
Title: Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts (13th & 14th ADs)
Sponsors: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
Attachments: 1. Ald Dist 13 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf, 2. Ald Dist 14 Map_Include w Ordered Repairs.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
2/23/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Unanimously Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
2/3/20211 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
1/22/20211 Engineering Division Refer  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the Board of Public Works to order property owners to repair or replace identified substandard and defective sidewalks in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts. The estimated cost of this work is $2,755,000, of which $1,095,000 is assessable. Funding is available in MUNIS 13220, 13221, and 13434. No additional appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the Board of Public Works to Order Property Owners to Repair or Replace Substandard and Defective Sidewalks in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts (13th & 14th 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 2020 City Engineering staff inspected the sidewalks in the 13th and 14th Aldermanic Districts and detailed the sidewalks in need of repair or replacement, which work is to be done in 2021.

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 13th and 14th 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...

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