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File #: 16-0277    Version: 1 Name: 3/10/16 Resolution for Townie Party-Ann Arbor Mile
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/10/2016 Final action: 3/10/2016
Enactment date: 3/10/2016 Enactment #: R-16-062
Title: Resolution to Close Streets for the Townie Street Party - Ann Arbor Mile-Dart for Art on Monday, July 18, 2016
Attachments: 1. Ann Arbor Mile Map.pdf
Title
Resolution to Close Streets for the Townie Street Party - Ann Arbor Mile-Dart for Art on Monday, July 18, 2016
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a request from the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair to close the following streets on Monday, July 18, 2016 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. for the Ann Arbor Mile-Dart for Art Event:

* State Street between Monroe and Washington
* Monroe Street between State and Tappan
* Tappan between Monroe and South University
* South University between Tappan and State
* Liberty between Maynard and State
* North University between State and Thayer (duplicates Townie Party area)

The actual race will start at 6:00 P.M. and end by 8:00 P.M. with all streets to be reopened as soon as safely possible after the last runners and participants have cleared the affected areas.

The Ann Arbor Mile is an event for area residents to join in the kick off of Art Fair week in Ann Arbor and support the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the Original, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization. The goals of the event are:

* To continue with a competitive one mile race in Ann Arbor
* To encourage the community to get out and run or walk a mile
* To bring the Ann Arbor community together by having the run finish at the Townie Party, a community-wide event
* To encourage businesses to have a "friendly competition" in the "Corporate Challenge."

2014 was the inaugural running of the Ann Arbor Mile, the Dart for Art. It will mark the 12th anniversary of the Townie Street Party, featuring the Kids' Art Fair and the 57th anniversary of the Original Ann Arbor Art Fair.

Notification of the street closing will be provided through the City's website and the Sponsor's notification to electronic and print media no later than 14 days prior to the event.
Staff
Prepared by: Debra Williams, Management Assistant
Reviewed by: Larry Collins, Interim Community Services Area Administrator
Body
Whereas, The street closures will be sign...

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