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File #: 41819    Version: 1 Name: Public Market Implementation Strategy 2016
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/15/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 3/15/2016 Final action: 3/15/2016
Enactment date: 3/21/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00194
Title: Accepting the Public Market Implementation Strategy, directing City staff and the Local Food Committee to move forward with the Strategy’s five Work Elements, and authorize city staff to issue Requests for Proposals for two of the Work Elements.
Sponsors: Amanda Hall, Larry Palm, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Public Market Implementation Strategy 2_19_16.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution will authorize City staff and the Local Food Committee to begin pre-construction work as laid out in the Public Work Implementation Strategy. Funding for the pre-construction work will be provided a UDAG payment that was previously made to the City. It’s anticipated the activities outlined in the proposed resolution will cost an estimated $275,000. The remaining balance from the UDAG payment is $849,000.
Title
Accepting the Public Market Implementation Strategy, directing City staff and the Local Food Committee to move forward with the Strategy’s five Work Elements, and authorize city staff to issue Requests for Proposals for two of the Work Elements.
Body
Whereas, for the last three years, City Staff and the Local Food Committee have been conducting research, talking with stakeholders, surveying the community, and creating a detailed Business Plan for the Madison Public Market; and

Whereas, on October 6, 2015, the Madison Common Council adopted Resolution 38885 accepting the Madison Public Market Business Plan as the guiding document for the implementation of the Public Market Project; and

Whereas, Council Resolution 38885 also directed the Local Food Committee and Economic Development Division staff to develop a project implementation strategy identifying how to advance the Public Market project from the business planning stage to construction and opening, and the resolution requested that this Implementation Strategy be provided to the Common Council by March 31, 2016; and

Whereas, in accordance with the Resolution 38885, the City of Madison Economic Development Division Staff and Local Food Committee have spent the last four months creating a Public Market Project Implementation Strategy; and

WHEREAS, the Implementation Plan attached to this resolution includes five Work Elements with next steps, budgets, and timelines identifying pre-construction work that needs to be completed over the next two years for the projec...

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