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File #: 54145    Version: 1 Name: accept an Evjue Foundation grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/14/2018 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00083
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison to accept an Evjue Foundation grant in the amount of $6,000, and amending the 2019 Planning Division operating budget to reflect this revenue, and to authorize the City to enter into a purchase of service contract with “We Talk Chalk, Inc.” to implement the grant.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. Arts Teach.pdf, 2. ESCAPE.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
2/5/20191 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt - 15 Votes RequiredPass Action details Not available
1/14/20191 FINANCE COMMITTEE RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
1/9/20191 MADISON ARTS COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
1/8/20191 FINANCE COMMITTEE Referred  Action details Not available
1/8/20191 COMMON COUNCIL ReferPass Action details Not available
12/14/20181 Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes acceptance of $6,000 in grant funding from the Evjue Foundation and amends the Planning Division’s 2019 Adopted Operating Budget to contract with artist Melanie Stimmel/We Talk Chalk for purchased services in the same amount. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison to accept an Evjue Foundation grant in the amount of $6,000, and amending the 2019 Planning Division operating budget to reflect this revenue, and to authorize the City to enter into a purchase of service contract with “We Talk Chalk, Inc.” to implement the grant.
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WHEREAS, the City of Madison, working with the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) to create “Science to Street Art” a project that will connect UW Madison scientists with street artists to produce science themed educational street and workshops; and

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, has selected artist Melanie Stimmel’s “We Talk Chalk, Inc.” to come to Madison to conduct Science to Street Art workshops in schools, museums, and community centers; and

WHEREAS, Melanie Stimmel’s company “We Talk Chalk, Inc.” was selected for this project, by WID’s Illuminating Discovery Hub, because of the artist’s background using street art education as a way to engage and empower at risk youth and Melanie Stimmel’s international reputation for creating three dimensional street art and renaissance style portraiture, and

WHEREAS, the City applied to the Evjue Foundation for funds to support the art residency and workshops portion of the Science to Street Art project.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Planning Division Director is authorized to accept the Evjue Foundation grant totaling $6,000 and amending the 2019 Planning Division operating budget.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Common Council authorizes expenditures of the available funds of up to $6,000 to “We Talk Chalk, Inc” to offset Melanie Stimmel’s travel, materials, an...

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