People ask me, from time to time, what exactly is in the City of Milwaukee's policy resolution about selling water outside of the Great Lakes basin to a City, like Waukesha, which is pursuing a diversion of Great Lakes water and is considering Racine, Oak Creek and Milwaukee as the possible source.
Milwaukee's resolution, approved unanimously, expresses a complicated but coordinated set of steps and expectations - - all of which support regional development - - and lays them out for potential buyers' negotiators to absorb in advance.
So, from time to time, I post the full content of the City of Milwaukee's resolution, as I will do again below, with what I think are pertinent sections bold-faced:
This resolution rescinds the policy set forth in those resolutions, and creates a new policy for negotiating and reviewing potential agreements for water service to other communities. This new policy differs from the current policy in 3 principal ways: