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File #: 56471    Version: 1 Name: 4551 Sid Boyum Sculptures (3) 2019 Marquette Neighborhood Association
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/26/2019 In control: MADISON ARTS COMMISSION
On agenda: 8/6/2019 Final action: 8/6/2019
Enactment date: 8/9/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00581
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison to accept ownership of (3) three art sculptures from the Friends of Sid Boyum, to be located in a portion of the public right-of-way of E. Wilson Street, as well as a portion of a City Engineering parcel located at 320 Division Street, in exchange for maintenance by the Marquette Neighborhood Association. (6th A.D.)
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. 4551_EXHIBIT_A_&_B.pdf, 2. Reso_File_ID_25488_(13_sculptures)_Sept_1999.pdf, 3. Registrant.pdf
Fiscal Note
No additional City appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison to accept ownership of (3) three art sculptures from the Friends of Sid Boyum, to be located in a portion of the public right-of-way of E. Wilson Street, as well as a portion of a City Engineering parcel located at 320 Division Street, in exchange for maintenance by the Marquette Neighborhood Association. (6th A.D.)
Body
WHEREAS, resolution File ID 25488, Resolution Number 56507, adopted on September 7, 1999, authorized the City of Madison (“City”) to accept ownership of (13) thirteen outdoor sculptures from the family of Sid Boyum in possession of sculptures created by Sid Boyum, a renowned local artist and sculptor (now deceased), with said sculptures being located at various locations throughout the Schenk-Atwood neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, the family has since organized the Friends of Sid Boyum, Inc., a Wisconsin non-stock corporation dedicated to conserving Sid Boyum’s art and legacy; and

WHEREAS, the Friends of Sid Boyum, with support from the Marquette Neighborhood Association (“Association”) and financial assistance in the form of an endowment established through the Madison Community Foundation, request the installation of (3) additional sculptures (“Sculptures”) to be located on public property, as depicted and shown on attached Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, various City agencies, including the City Attorney’s office, Engineering Division, Planning, Traffic Engineering, Madison Metro, and the Risk Manager have reviewed this request and conditionally approved the installation of the Sculptures, as well as the City’s acceptance of the Sculptures; and

WHEREAS, the City will accept ownership of the Sculptures after installation is complete, in exchange for the perpetual ongoing maintenance and repair of the Sculptures by the Association.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council of the City of Madison authorizes the acceptance of ownership from the A...

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