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File #: 35254    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing Arts Administrator to enter into an Agreement for the Assignment of Rights with Jill Sebastian
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/14/2014 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 9/2/2014 Final action: 9/2/2014
Enactment date: 9/5/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00675
Title: Authorizing Arts Administrator to enter into an Agreement for the Assignment of Rights with Jill Sebastian
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Fiscal Note
No appropriation is required to enter into the proposed Agreement.
Title
Authorizing Arts Administrator to enter into an Agreement for the Assignment of Rights with Jill Sebastian
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison is engaged in the renovation of the 700 & 800 blocks of State Street and Library Mall, and
 
WHEREAS, Jill Sebastian is an artist who is creating "Philosopher's Stones," sculptures to be placed on or near State Street, as part of the renovation, and   
 
WHEREAS, each sculpture contains an excerpt from the works of an author, selected by the artist, which have been approved by the City, and
 
WHEREAS, Ms Sebastian has obtained all rights from the authors of the excerpts, or their representatives, as are necessary to allow the excerpts to be incorporated into her artwork.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Arts Program Administer is authorized to enter into an Agreement for the Assignment of Rights with the artist, Jill Sebastian, in a form approved by the City Attorney, and which grants the City the right to use the excerpts for this public art project.