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File #: 15-0661    Version: 1 Name: 6/1/15 Art Fairs 2016
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/1/2015 Final action: 6/1/2015
Enactment date: 6/1/2015 Enactment #: R-15-177
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fairs - July 20, 2016 at 6:00 A.M. Through July 25, 2016 at 6:00 A.M.
Attachments: 1. Ann Arbor Art Fair Street Closings Map.pdf, 2. Res Art Fair Date Change Free Parking 050615
Title
Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fairs - July 20, 2016 at 6:00 A.M. Through July 25, 2016 at 6:00 A.M.
Memorandum
The 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fairs are scheduled for Thursday, July 21 to Sunday, July 24 2016. The Ann Arbor Art Fairs have been held Wednesday through Saturday. The event is sponsored by five separate organizations, each covering separate but adjacent portions of downtown Ann Arbor. Each organization will be providing insurance in accordance with the City's requirements for use of the public right-of-way.

The annual resolution closes streets and allows temporary outdoor sales within the public right-of-way. Consideration of the resolution is recommended at this time to provide sufficient notification of the 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fairs moving to a Thursday to Sunday if City Council approves. Approval of the resolution is recommended.

Staff
Prepared by: Debra Williams, Management Assistant
Reviewed by: Sumedh Bahl, Community Services Area Administrator
Body
Whereas, The 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fair dates are July 21 through 24, 2016 and the four Art Fair organizations, the Main Street Area Association and the Washtenaw Non-Profits have requested street closings and related services from the City to permit a successful event;

RESOLVED, That City Council approve the following streets be closed, barricaded, and parking be prohibited from Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 6:00 A.M. through Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6:00 A.M. for the 2016 Ann Arbor Art Fair:

* LIBERTY STREET from South Ashley to South State Street; Ashley Street, Fourth Avenue, Fifth Avenue and Division Street will remain open to through traffic. The Washtenaw Non-Profits will occupy Liberty Street between Fifth Avenue and 200 feet west of Division Street.

* NORTH UNIVERSITY from Fletcher to South State Street.

* THAYER STREET, from North University, including the North University intersection, to East Washington.

* EAST WASHINGT...

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