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File #: 55292    Version: 1 Name: 2019-2020 Arts Grants awards
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/30/2019 Final action: 4/30/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00358
Title: Seeking Common Council approval of the 2019-2020 Arts Grants awards funding as recommended by the Madison Arts Commission.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter
Attachments: 1. Grant Recommendations-2019.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes approval of the Madison Arts Commission’s recommendation for the 2019-2020 Arts Grants awards. The Madison Arts Commission received 61 applications, totaling $124,820 in requests. The commission recommends funding 59 projects totaling $96,570. The Planning Division’s 2019 Adopted Operating Budget includes $107,500 to fund such grants recommended by the Madison Arts Commission. No additional City appropriation is required.

Title

Seeking Common Council approval of the 2019-2020 Arts Grants awards funding as recommended by the Madison Arts Commission.

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WHEREAS, The Madison Arts Commission has the authority, by ordinance, to annually recommend arts grants for approval by the Common Council; and

 

WHEREAS, By the March 15 application deadline the Madison Arts Commission received 61 applications for arts projects funding, totaling $124,820 in requests, reflecting a need for financial support that the Arts Commission is unable to meet at its current funding level; and

 

WHEREAS, the Madison Arts Commission met on March 26 & 28, and April 1, 2019 to evaluate the applications received for the 2019-2020 grant period and on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 the full Commission voted to recommend funding of 59 projects for grant awards totaling $96,570.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Madison Common Council approves the 2019-2020 grant awards funding recommendations of the Madison Arts Commission and authorizes the Planning Division Director, The Finance Director and the City Attorney to execute the agreements on behalf of the City of Madison to effectuate said grants.