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File #: 52540    Version: Name: Vanguard Sculpture Services
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 9/4/2018 Final action: 9/4/2018
Enactment date: 9/7/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00658
Title: SUBSTITUTE Authorizing a sole source contract for services the noncompetitive purchase of goods from Vanguard Sculpture Services LTD as a sole source provider of for the fabrication and installation of “Badger,” a bronze sculpture by Harry Whitehorse, for the plaza at Monroe Street, Regent Street, and South Breese Terrace; and authorizing the amending the 2018 Capital Budget to accept $15,000 acceptance of funds raised privately by volunteers from their fiscal receiver Arts Wisconsin, Inc. towards associated project costs.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter, Allen A. Arntsen
Attachments: 1. Vanguard Sculpture Services LTD Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required - July 2018.pdf, 2. 52540-Version_1.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a sole-source contract for services, totaling $70,897, for the fabrication and installation of a bronze sculpture located at the Monroe Street, Regent Street, and South Breese Terrace plaza. Funding for the project includes $15,000 from the Municipal Art Fund capital project, $15,000 from private contributions, and approximately $40,000 from the Monroe Street capital project. The 2018 Adopted Capital Budget will be amended to accept the $15,000 of private contributions into the Municipal Art Fund program. No additional City appropriation is required.
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SUBSTITUTE Authorizing a sole source contract for services the noncompetitive purchase of goods from Vanguard Sculpture Services LTD as a sole source provider of for the fabrication and installation of “Badger,” a bronze sculpture by Harry Whitehorse, for the plaza at Monroe Street, Regent Street, and South Breese Terrace; and authorizing the amending the 2018 Capital Budget to accept $15,000 acceptance of funds raised privately by volunteers from their fiscal receiver Arts Wisconsin, Inc. towards associated project costs.
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WHEREAS, RES-17-00628, File # 48049 authorized contracting with Ken Saiki Design, Inc. for Landscape Architect services and site plans for public art associated with the Monroe Street Reconstruction Project; and

WHEREAS, Ken Saiki Design, Inc. participated in a robust public engagement process in order to develop a community supported public art plan for the area; and

WHEREAS, at the final public meeting on November 8, 2017, neighborhood residents and stakeholders reviewed the plan which included several public art projects including “Badger” by Harry Whitehorse; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Arts Commission reviewed and approved the final landscape design and public art plan for Monroe Street at their October 2, 2017 meeting; and

WHERAS, the plan calls for “Badger,” a sculpture by Harry Whitehorse, to be placed in the triangle-shaped p...

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