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File #: 50363    Version: 1 Name: Approving the initial concept design and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for design, fabrication and installation between the City of Madison and Raymond Chi to create a public art feature for Pennsylvania Park.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2018 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 2/27/2018 Final action: 2/27/2018
Enactment date: 3/2/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00139
Title: Approving the initial concept design and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for design, fabrication and installation between the City of Madison and Raymond Chi to create a site specific public art feature for Pennsylvania Park.
Sponsors: Larry Palm, Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. chi_pennsylvaniapark010918.pdf
Fiscal Note
On August 1, 2017, the Common Council authorized the use of up to $97,880 in federal CDBG funds for the Parks Division to implement improvements to Eken and Pennsylvania Parks, projects that address objectives articulated in the EEEPY Neighborhood Plan (RES-17-00636, Legistar #47596), per an Inter-Agency Agreement between Parks and the Community Development Division.

This resolution allocates $40,000 of the federal funds for the Pennsylvania Park improvements described herein. No additional funds are being requested and there is no impact on the City levy.
Title
Approving the initial concept design and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for design, fabrication and installation between the City of Madison and Raymond Chi to create a site specific public art feature for Pennsylvania Park.

Body
WHEREAS, on August 1, 2017, the Common Council authorized the Community Development Division to execute an Inter-Agency Agreement with the Parks Division to expend up to $97,880 in federal CDBG funds for public improvements to two City parks (RES-17-00636, Legistar #47596); and,

WHEREAS, of the $97,880 in federal CDBG funds available, the Parks Division will use up to $40,000 to implement public improvements to Pennsylvania Park, based on objectives identified in the Emerson East-Eken Park-Yahara River (EEEPY) Neighborhood Plan, which identified improving parks and greenspace as a priority; and,

WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Park improvements project described herein meets the HUD National Objective of Benefitting Low- and Moderate-Income Persons - Area Benefit, as a result of the proposed activity taking place in and benefitting residents of this neighborhood, which contains at least 51% of residents earning at or below 80% of the Area Median Income; and,

WHEREAS, on October 17, 2017 the City issued a request for qualifications for artists interested in creating public art proposals for Pennsylvania Park; and,

WHEREAS, on Nove...

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