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File #: 40425    Version: 1 Name: AIPP to the Madison Public Library Foundation, Inc on behalf of the Monroe Street Library
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/13/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 11/3/2015 Final action: 11/3/2015
Enactment date: 11/5/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00849
Title: Seeking Common Council approval of Art in Public Places funding award to the Madison Public Library Foundation, Inc on behalf of the Monroe Street Library as recommended by the Madison Arts Commission.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter, Sara Eskrich
Attachments: 1. MSB AIPP Grant.pdf, 2. MSB AIPP Art Glass.pdf
Fiscal Note
Funding for this resolution is avialable in Planning's 2015 Capital Budget (project 10056).
Title
Seeking Common Council approval of Art in Public Places funding award to the Madison Public Library Foundation, Inc on behalf of the Monroe Street Library as recommended by the Madison Arts Commission.
Body
WHEREAS, the Common Council adopted Resolution ID #30476 on March 19, 2002, adopting the Public Art Framework and Field Guide for Madison, Wisconsin and recommendations contained in the framework; and

WHEREAS, the Public Art Framework and Field Guide recommends the Madison Arts Commission create opportunities for community partnerships for Art in City-Building; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Arts Commission, whose mission it is to make the arts an essential part of the lives of all of Madison's citizens, re-established the Art in Public Places (AIPP) program at their Wednesday, May 9, 2012, meeting; and

WHEREAS, funding for these projects are identified as potential expenditures in the Municipal Art Fund in the 2015 Capital Budget; and

WHEREAS, at the July 14, 2015 meeting of the Madison Arts Commission, members reviewed the request of the Madison Public Library Foundation, Inc to receive AIPP funding to commission artist Lisa Koch to create a site-specific glass sculptural installation for the back window of the Monroe Street Library; and

WHEREAS, the result of this project will be the creation of a permanent work of art by Lisa Koch that celebrates the unique characteristics of the Monroe Street Neighborhood and the resident’s relationship to the Lake Wingra Watershed; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Arts Commission recommends funding the Madison Public Library Foundation, Inc. at $5,000 for the design and fabrication of a glass art installation by Lisa Koch for the Monroe Street Library; and

WHEREAS, the City's ability and willingness to fund this project is contingent on the recipients' ability to secure all necessary permissions and permits, a...

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