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File #: R-2019-0084    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/5/2019 In control: Safety & Development Committee
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Title: Resolution authorizing the Director of Development to enter into a professional services contract for a community engagement and planning effort for the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood with Better Block, in an amount not to exceed $55,000.
Sponsors: Safety & Development Committee
Attachments: 1. Better Block Budget, 2. R-2019-0084 signed

Title

Resolution authorizing the Director of Development to enter into a professional services contract for a community engagement and planning effort for the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood with Better Block, in an amount not to exceed $55,000.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Common Council of the City of West Allis (the “City”), on November 29, 2018, issued RFP #18-026 seeking proposals for professional services to provide community engagement and neighborhood revitalization strategies for the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City received one (1) response from qualified consultants; and,

 

WHEREAS, a panel of City staff determined Better Block to be a qualified consultant for the requested services; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Capital Improvement Committee ($25,000) and the Community Development Block Grant Committee ($30,000), respectively, have approved a total of $55,000 towards planning revitalization efforts in the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Development recommends that the City enter into a professional services contract for community engagement and neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood not to exceed $55,000, with Better Block.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Common Council of the City of West Allis as follows:

 

1.                     That the Director of Development, or his designee, is authorized to enter into a professional services contract for community engagement and neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Burnham Pointe Neighborhood not to exceed $55,000.

 

2.                     That the sum of $55,000 be and is hereby appropriated, $30,000 from Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds (# 220-7522-563-3102  Project # C18407) and $25,000 from Capital Improvement Funds.

 

3.                     That the City Attorney be and is hereby authorized to make such substantive and non-substantive changes, modifications, additions and deletions to and from the various provisions of the Contract, including any and all attachments, exhibits, addendums and amendments, as may be necessary and proper to correct inconsistencies, eliminate ambiguity and otherwise clarify and supplement said provisions to preserve and maintain the general intent thereof, and to prepare and deliver such other and further documents as may be reasonably necessary to complete the transactions contemplated therein.

 

cc:  Department of Development

 

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