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File #: 57435    Version: 1 Name: 11988 - Sugar Maple Park Little Free Library
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2019 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 10/15/2019 Final action: 10/15/2019
Enactment date: 10/19/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00707
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from the Birchwood Point Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located in Sugar Maple Park at 252 Sugar Maple Lane. (9th AD)
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore
Attachments: 1. Locator_Map.pdf, 2. 11988_Sugar_Maple_LFL_Exhibit_A.pdf, 3. 11988_Sugar_Maple_LFL_Exhibit_B.pdf
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from the Birchwood Point Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located in Sugar Maple Park at 252 Sugar Maple Lane. (9th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, the Birchwood Point Neighborhood Association (“Association”) wishes to install and maintain a Little Free Library (“Library”) near the shelter located in Sugar Maple Park at 252 Sugar Maple Lane, as shown on attached Exhibit A, with an image of the Library depicted on attached Exhibit B; and

WHEREAS, City Engineering, the Parks Commission and the Risk Manager have reviewed this request and conditionally approved the placement and installation of the Library; and

WHEREAS, the Association will transfer ownership of the Library to the City of Madison (“City”) after it has been installed in exchange for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the Library by the Association.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council of the City of Madison authorizes the acceptance of ownership from the Association of a Library to be located near the shelter located in Sugar Maple Park at 252 Sugar Maple Lane, as shown on attached Exhibit A, with image depicted on attached Exhibit B; subject to the following conditions:

1. The Association shall be responsible for all costs of installation, maintenance and repair of the Library.

2. The Association shall install the Library at a specific location approved by the Parks Superintendent. Modifications to said location to avoid utilities or easements shall be determined during final siting of the Library.

3. The Association shall be responsible for locating all underground utility services in the area where the Library is placed, contacting Diggers Hotline prior to any excavation activities, and having all utilities properly marked.

4. The Association shall comply with all Madison General Ordinances regarding the construction and installation of the Library within the public park,...

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