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File #: 14-0059    Version: 1 Name: 1/21/14 Resolution to Close Streets for UM Big House 5K
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/21/2014 Final action: 1/21/2014
Enactment date: 1/21/2014 Enactment #: R-14-021
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the University of Michigan Big House 5K on Sunday, April 6, 2014
Attachments: 1. U of M Big House 5K Map.pdf
Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the University of Michigan Big House 5K on Sunday, April 6, 2014
Attached for your consideration and approval is a request from the University of Michigan to close the following streets from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Sunday, April 6, 2014:

· State Street from near the Stadium Bridge to North University
· Monroe Street from State to Tappan
· Tappan from Monroe Street to South University
· South University from State to East University
· East University from South University to Fletcher
· North University from State Street to the Bus Shelters
· Fletcher Street from North University to East Washington Street
· East Washington Street from Fletcher to Thayer
· Thayer from East Washington to North University
· Hoover from State Street to Greene and Keech (finish inside the Big House)

The actual event will start at 9:00 AM and end at 10:00 AM with the additional time to be used for set-up and clean-up. All streets will be reopened as soon as safely possible after participants have cleared the areas, but no later than 11:00 AM. An amplified PA system will be utilized during the event. Speakers will be erected near the start line for music and various announcements to start no earlier than 8:30 AM. A speaker may also be placed near the mid-point of the race for music to be played.

The race, owned and managed by the University of Michigan Athletic Department working in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Track Club, will coincide with the spring football weekend. The University is partnering with the following non-profit beneficiaries for this inaugural race:

· Food Gatherers
· Humane Society of Huron Valley
· Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County
· Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley
· Team Red, White and Blue of Ann Arbor
· University Musical Society, K-12 Education Programs
Prepared by: Debra Williams, Management Assistant
Reviewed by: Sumedh Bahl, Community Services Area Administrator

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