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File #: 14-1046    Version: 1 Name: 9/2/14 E. Washington Street Closing - Oktoberfest
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/2/2014 Final action: 9/2/2014
Enactment date: 9/2/2014 Enactment #: R-14-298
Title: Resolution to Approve E. Washington Street Closing for Oktoberfest - October 3-4, 2014, Requested by Arbor Brewing Company
Attachments: 1. Oktoberfest East Washington St Map.pdf
Resolution to Approve E. Washington Street Closing for Oktoberfest - October 3-4, 2014, Requested by Arbor Brewing Company
Attached for your consideration and approval is a request from Arbor Brewing Company to close half the block of E. Washington Street from S. Main Street to the public alley toward S. Fourth Avenue starting at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 through 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 5, 2014 for Oktoberfest. The event itself is scheduled to run from 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014 through midnight, Saturday, October 4, 2014. The remainder of the time will be used for set up before the event and cleanup following the event. Live music will be performed from 5:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. each day. The intersection of S. Main and Washington Street will remain open during the event.

Grizzly Peak and Blue Tractor have made a request to close W. Washington from the public alley to S. Ashley for the same time period and Council approval is being sought for it separately.

The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, pay applicable permit fee(s), provide evidence of proper liability insurance as required, to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the streets and reimburse the City for all event expenses. It is understood that special event permits are conditional until all permit requirements are met.

Notification of the street closings will be provided through the City's website, GovDelivery and the applicant will notify all impacted businesses and residents through face-to-face contact, social media and flyers.

The sponsor will submit an application for approval from the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission for temporary sales, service and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the defined areas pursuant to the M.L.C.C. regulations.

The event will be coordinated with all relevant City service units for the purposes of traffic control and for the protection of the health and safety...

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