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File #: 35265    Version: 1 Name: 10502 SW Bike Path & Spooner Bridge Little Library
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/19/2014 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 10/7/2014 Final action: 10/7/2014
Enactment date: 10/8/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00730
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from Regent Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located at the Southwest Bike Path near the Spooner Street bridge.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar
Attachments: 1. 10502 Resolution Exhibit A.pdf
Fiscal Note
No expenditure required.
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from Regent Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located at the Southwest Bike Path near the Spooner Street bridge.
Body
WHEREAS, the Regent Neighborhood Association (the “Association”) wishes to maintain an existing Little Free Library (the “Library”) on the Southwest Bike Path near the Spooner Street bridge, adjacent to property located at 1721 Regent Street, as shown on attached Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, representatives from City Engineering, Planning, Traffic Engineering, and Risk Management have reviewed this request and conditionally approved the existing location of the Library; and

WHEREAS, the Association will transfer ownership of the Library to the City in exchange for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the Library 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 Regent Neighborhood Association of a Little Free Library located at the Southwest Bike Path near the Spooner Street bridge, adjacent to property located at 1721 Regent Street, as shown on attached Exhibit A; subject to the following conditions:

1. The Association shall be responsible for all costs of maintenance and repair of the Library.

2. The Library shall remain at its current location, while maintaining a minimum of six feet from the edge of the path.

3. The Association agrees to maintain the turf within six feet of the Library post, including regular mowing and removal of debris.

4. If the Library post requires replacement or the Library requires major maintenance, the Association is not authorized to replace the Library in its current location. The Association shall contact City Engineering for an acceptable location and the Letter of Agreement shall be amended accordingly.

5. In the event of future relocation of the Library, the Association shall be responsible for locating ...

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