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File #: 33810    Version: 1 Name: Recognizing and congratulating City of Madison Engineering Division, Madison Public Library, Findorff Construction and Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle on being named the 2014 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2014 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 5/6/2014 Final action: 5/6/2014
Enactment date: 5/7/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00368
Title: Recognizing and congratulating City of Madison Engineering Division, Madison Public Library, J. H. Findorff & Sons Construction and Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle on being named the 2014 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association.
Sponsors: Larry Palm, David Ahrens, Paul R. Soglin, Chris Schmidt, Scott J. Resnick, Shiva Bidar-Sielaff, Maurice S. Cheeks, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, Lauren Cnare, Denise DeMarb, Steve King, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, John Strasser, Lisa Subeck, Michael E. Verveer, Anita Weier, Ledell Zellers, Lucas Dailey
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
5/6/20141 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Not available
4/29/20141 COMMON COUNCIL Refer to a future Meeting to AdoptPass Action details Not available
4/16/20141 Council Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.

Title
Recognizing and congratulating City of Madison Engineering Division, Madison Public Library, J. H. Findorff & Sons Construction and Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle on being named the 2014 Public Works Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association.

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WHEREAS, Madison’s Central Library Project was recently named “Public Works Project of the Year” for 2014 by the American Public Works Association for structures in $5 million but less than $25 million category; and,

WHEREAS, this selection puts the Madison Central Library Renovation and Expansion project in a very elite group of winners and highlighted the great accomplishment and well-deserved recognition for the great work our City Engineering staff did in the design and construction oversight of this building; and,

WHEREAS, the Madison Central Library is an environmentally sound, structurally resilient and user-friendly structure which recycled elements and materials from our previous library structure; and,

WHEREAS, the Madison Central Library opened in September 2013 as a true placemaking site in Madison featuring a roof top garden area with solar arrays, a cafe, a greatly expanded children’s area, a dedicated space for teens, the “Bubbler” makers space, a state-of-the-art media lab, office space for social services, a gallery, and a third floor commons area with community room that can host public and private events after hours; and,

WHEREAS, the new Central Library meets the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED©) requirements and is targeted for a LEED© Gold rating and fulfills important sustainability goals; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Engineering Division, J.H. Findorff & Sons Construction and Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle will each receive a plaque recognizing their contributions to this project; and,

WHEREAS, the award ceremony will be held during the American Public Works Association’s annual Awards Recognition Ceremo...

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