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File #: 14-0334    Version: Name: 3/3/14 Resolution Designating an Urban Public Park Location on the LIbrary Lot Site
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/7/2014 Final action: 4/7/2014
Enactment date: 4/7/2014 Enactment #: R-14-091
Title: Resolution Designating an Urban Public Park Location on the Library Lot Site
Sponsors: Mike Anglin, Jack Eaton, Sumi Kailasapathy, Jane Lumm
Attachments: 1. NEW Library Lane square footage map, 2. NEW Library Lane Public Park boundaries map, 3. Public Urban Park Boundaries 021114
Resolution Designating an Urban Public Park Location on the Library Lot Site
Attached is the revised Resolution Designating an Urban Park Location on the Library Lot Site and two site plans. The following is a list of the substantive changes.

1. Square Footage and Boundaries
The first resolved clause is modified to reflect the information we received from City staff regarding the dimensions of the area. A site plan from staff showed the accurate square footage of the area to be designated as urban park as approximately 12,000 square feet.

2. Encouragement of Creative Public Programming
The second resolved clause text is now clearer that the various City government offices and the DDA are being asked to give thought to how they can encourage other groups to reserve the space on the Library Lane structure and put on creative public events.

3. Integration of Park Design with Adjacent Development
The third resolved clause is an acknowledgement that the two spaces should be designed to complement each other and that the City will play a leadership role in making that integration occur.

4. Activation of the Public Park through Integration with the Block
The fourth resolved clause acknowledges the necessity for the City to work with all the neighboring property owners on the Library Block in order to achieve the pedestrian connectivity that will result in vital, attractive public spaces. The text has been modified to clarify that reorientation need not entail major redevelopment.

5. Process for Creation of the Public Park and Development of the Remaining Library Lane Site
The resolved clauses that spelled out specific next steps have been removed from the resolution. The assumption now is that these respective City government bodies will move forward autonomously to accomplish these tasks.

Likewise, the matter of the remaining build-able portion of the Library Lane Parking Structure surface will be addressed separately th...

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