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File #: 67056    Version: 1 Name: 12374 - Little Free Library Glacier Hill Park
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/20/2021 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Enactment date: 10/12/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00663
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from the Ridgewood Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located in Glacier Hill Park at 1018 Glacier Hill Drive. (17th AD)
Sponsors: Gary Halverson
Attachments: 1. PC Locator Maps.pdf, 2. 12374 Exhibit A LFL Location.pdf, 3. 12374 Exhibit B LFL Depiction.pdf
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of ownership from the Ridgewood Neighborhood Association of a “Little Free Library” located in Glacier Hill Park at 1018 Glacier Hill Drive. (17th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, the Ridgewood Neighborhood Association (“Association”) wishes to install and maintain a Little Free Library (“Library”) near the water fountain located in Glacier Hill Park at 1018 Glacier Hill Drive, 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 water fountain in Glacier Hill Park at 1018 Glacier Hill Drive, 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...

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