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File #: 32144    Version: 1 Name: 10269 Heritage Heights Little Library
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/8/2013 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 1/7/2014
Enactment date: 1/8/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00017
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from Heritage Heights Neighborhood Association of two “Little Free Libraries” located within Heritage Heights Park at 701 Meadowlark Drive and Kennedy Park at 5202 Retana Drive.
Sponsors: Lauren Cnare
Attachments: 1. 10269 Exhibit A-Little Library Pic.pdf, 2. 10269 Exhibit B-Park Location Maps.pdf
Fiscal Note
No expenditure required.
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from Heritage Heights Neighborhood Association of two “Little Free Libraries” located within Heritage Heights Park at 701 Meadowlark Drive and Kennedy Park at 5202 Retana Drive.
Body
WHEREAS, the Heritage Heights Neighborhood Association (the “Association”) wishes to install and maintain two Little Free Libraries (the “Libraries”) within Heritage Heights Park at 701 Meadowlark Drive, and Kennedy Park at 5202 Retana Drive. An image of the proposed Libraries is shown on attached Exhibit A and the locations within the parks are depicted on attached Exhibit B; and

WHEREAS, representatives from the Parks Department, as well as the Offices of the City Attorney, Building Inspection, Engineering, Planning, Traffic Engineering, and Risk Management have reviewed this request and conditionally approved the placement and installation of the Libraries; and

WHEREAS, the Association will transfer ownership of the Libraries to the City after it has been installed, in exchange for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the Libraries by the Association; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council of the City of Madison authorizes the acceptance of ownership from the Heritage Heights Neighborhood Association of two Little Free Libraries located within Heritage Heights Park and Kennedy Park, as shown on attached Exhibit A and B; subject to the following conditions:

1. The Association shall be responsible for all costs of installation, maintenance and repair of the Libraries.

2. The Association shall locate the Libraries at a specific location, to be approved by the Parks Superintendent.

3. The Association shall be responsible for locating all underground utility services in the area where the Libraries are to be placed, shall contact Diggers Hotline prior to any excavation activities, and have all utilities properly marked.

4. The Association shall comply with all Madison Gen...

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