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File #: 47007    Version: 1 Name: contract with Legacy Architecture
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/16/2017 Final action: 5/16/2017
Enactment date: 5/18/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00444
Title: Executing a Purchase of Services contract with Legacy Architecture, Inc. to assist in the preparation of the Historic Preservation Plan and associated activities.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Marsha A. Rummel, Steve King, Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
The adopted 2017 Capital Budget for the Planning Division includes a $150,000 transfer from the General Fund for the Historic Preservation Plan (Project # 10064). The adopted 2016 Capital Budget accounts for a direct appropriation of $100,000 carried over from 2015. Although some background work for this project occurred in 2016, there were no expenditures and that amount was carried over into 2017, resulting in a total of $250,000 being available for this project in 2017.
Title
Executing a Purchase of Services contract with Legacy Architecture, Inc. to assist in the preparation of the Historic Preservation Plan and associated activities.
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WHEREAS, the City of Madison’s Comprehensive Plan (adopted in 2006) provides general goals, objectives, policies and implementation recommendations related to historic and cultural resources in the City; and

WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan recommends the retention of historic character in the downtown and older neighborhoods through numerous objectives including the education of residents, the inventory of historic resources, the retention of historic character, and other actions; and

WHEREAS, during the development of the Downtown Plan (adopted in 2012), several commissions stressed the need for a city-wide Historic Preservation Plan to establish the City’s historic preservation priorities and to confirm that the Historic Preservation Ordinance remains an effective tool to preserve the City’s historic resources; and

WHEREAS, in 2014, the Ad Hoc Landmarks Ordinance Review Committee was created to revise the Historic Preservation Ordinance, and during the first phase of their work, they and members of the public stressed the need for a City Historic Preservation Plan to guide the preservation program; and

WHEREAS, the 2016 Capital Budget required that any scope and Request for Proposals for expenditure of these funds be recommended by the Landmarks Commission before being submitted to the Common Council ...

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