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File #: 55081    Version: 1 Name: Accept funds, amend budget, and enter into contract with Julia Schiling
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/13/2019 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-19-00315
Title: SUBSTITUTE- Authorizing the City of Madison to accept up to $150,000 in funds from 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Inc. and amending the 2019 Planning Division operating capital budget to reflect this revenue, and to authorize the City to enter into a sole source service contract with Julia Schilling for the creation of Shift, a public art installation at Highland Avenue Underpass beneath Campus Drive.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar
Attachments: 1. Julia Schilling Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required March 2019.pdf, 2. 55081 Version 1.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes acceptance of $150,000 in funding from 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Inc. and authorizes a sole source service contract for the creation of Shift, a public art installation at Highland Avenue Underpass. The 2019 adopted capital budget includes $150,000 of City funding for the proposed project in the Municipal Art Fund. The $150,000 contribution from 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Inc. will bring the total project cost to $300,000. The 2019 adopted capital budget will be amended to reflect the $150,000 of private contribution. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
SUBSTITUTE- Authorizing the City of Madison to accept up to $150,000 in funds from 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, Inc. and amending the 2019 Planning Division operating capital budget to reflect this revenue, and to authorize the City to enter into a sole source service contract with Julia Schilling for the creation of Shift, a public art installation at Highland Avenue Underpass beneath Campus Drive.
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WHEREAS, the Common Council adopted the Public Art Framework and Field Guide for Madison, Wisconsin and recommendations contained in the Framework (Resolution, I.D. 30476) on March 19, 2002; and

WHEREAS, on June 30, 2010, the Regent Neighborhood Association (RNA) held a public design charette that resulted in a vision for the corridor that prioritized creating public art for the two underpasses that connect the neighborhood with the UW-Madison Campus and UW Hospitals; and

WHEREAS, on May 6, 2014 the Common Council Adopted the University Avenue Corridor Plan (File ID 32635) that specifically recommends installing public art in these two underpasses to improve safety, walkability, and aesthetics; and

WHEREAS, in the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year, Associate Professor Sam Dennis of UW Madison's Landscape Architecture Department, assigned students a service learning project wherein they researched and created possible arts-based so...

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