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File #: 09-0144    Version: 1 Name: 3/2/09 Box Cart Race/Soap Box Derby st. closing
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2009 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/2/2009 Final action: 3/2/2009
Enactment date: 3/2/2009 Enactment #: R-09-083
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the Box Cart Race/Soap Box Derby - Saturday, March 28, 2009
Attachments: 1. Box Cart Race-Soap Box Derby Map.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the Box Cart Race/Soap Box Derby - Saturday, March 28, 2009
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve the closing of certain streets for the Box Cart Race/Soap Box Derby on March 28, 2009.

The event is sponsored by Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and Ann Arbor Active Against ALS to honor the legacy of their fraternity brother, Lou Gehrig, and to raise money for ALS research. All proceeds from the event will be donated to ALS research.

The event will require closing of the following streets from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. on March 28, 2009:

• S. University from Oxford to Walnut
• Linden from S. University to Geddes

A picnic for participants will take place immediately following the Race on the lawn of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house on the corner of S. University and Washtenaw.

The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, to provide evidence of proper liability insurance as required, to comply with all City and state regulations governing the use of the streets, and will reimburse the City for all event expenses.

The sponsor will mail written notice to all affected businesses, religious institutions and area residents not less than 14 days prior to the event.

The event has been coordinated with all relevant City service areas for the purposes of traffic control and for the protection of the health and safety of the participants and the general public.
Staff
Prepared by: Jan Barber, Management Assistant
Reviewed by: Jayne Miller, Community Services Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City has received a request from Phi Delta Theta Fraternity to hold the Box Cart Race/Soap Box Derby on Saturday, March 28, 2009;

Whereas, It will be necessary to close the following streets from 9:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. for the race:

• S. University from Oxford to Walnut
• Linden from S. University to Geddes

Whereas, The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, to provide evidence of p...

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