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File #: 54880    Version: Name: Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for 2019 programming
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2019 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/22/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00310
Title: SUBSTITUTE-Authorizing an $85,000 contract with Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for $85,000 to fund the continuation of the Downtown Activities Program focused on existing plazas around the Capitol Square and State Street (2nd, 4th and 8th AD), and to support the administration of the Downtown Doors BLINK Art program. Appropriating $65,000 from the 2019 Planning Division Operating Budget, and $20,000 from the Room Tax Commission and authorizing the City of Madison to enter into a contract with Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for $85,000 to fund the continuation of the Downtown Activities Program focused on existing plazas around the Capitol Square and State Street (2nd, 4th and 8th AD), and to support the administration of the Downtown Doors BLINK Art program.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes an agreement between the City of Madison and Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for programming at locations on State Street and the Capitol Square. The 2019 Adopted Operating Budget includes $65,000 to support the BID programming and $20,000 from the Room Tax Commission to support temporary art downtown.
Title
SUBSTITUTE-Authorizing an $85,000 contract with Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for $85,000 to fund the continuation of the Downtown Activities Program focused on existing plazas around the Capitol Square and State Street (2nd, 4th and 8th AD), and to support the administration of the Downtown Doors BLINK Art program.
Appropriating $65,000 from the 2019 Planning Division Operating Budget, and $20,000 from the Room Tax Commission and authorizing the City of Madison to enter into a contract with Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) for $85,000 to fund the continuation of the Downtown Activities Program focused on existing plazas around the Capitol Square and State Street (2nd, 4th and 8th AD), and to support the administration of the Downtown Doors BLINK Art program.
Body
WHEREAS, the City of Madison and Madison’s Central Business Improvement District (BID) have been successful partners to implement a successful placemaking and activities program at the Top of State Street and other open spaces throughout the Downtown during each summer since 2015; and

WHEREAS, this partnership has created the “Summer in Your City” program that includes, but is not limited to the following successful programs such as “Kids Create at the Top of State”, “Summer in Your City Café”, and the “Madison Night Market”, among other many programming activities; and

WHEREAS, the City would like the BID to continue programming opportunities both at the “Top of State” as well as other existing open spaces and plazas along State Street and the Capitol Square, including, but not lim...

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