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File #: 15-0753    Version: 1 Name: 6/15/15 Closing of 4th Ave. on June 29th & June 30th
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/15/2015 Final action: 6/15/2015
Enactment date: 6/15/2015 Enactment #: R-15-208
Title: Resolution to Approve the Closing of Fourth Avenue from Catherine to Kingsley on Monday, June 29th and on Tuesday, June 30th
Sponsors: Sabra Briere, Christopher Taylor
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Resolution to Approve the Closing of Fourth Avenue from Catherine to Kingsley on Monday, June 29th and on Tuesday, June 30th
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a request from the Jim Toy Community Center to close Fourth Avenue from Catherine to Kingsley on June 29th in anticipation of a decision of the Supreme Court on the case of DeBoer vs. Snyder. In the event that this decision is not announced on June 29th, the Jim Toy Foundation wants to close that same block of Fourth Ave. on June 30th, the last day of the current session of the Supreme Court.

Any decision made by the Supreme Court on this issue will be significant. The plaintiffs and their attorneys plan to be at Braun Court on June 29th and respond to the announcement of the decision; local, state and national press are also expected to be present. If the announcement occurs on June 30th, plaintiffs, their attorneys and the press will return to Braun Court.

The Supreme Court announces its decisions in the morning. The sponsor requests that the street be closed between 9 am and 3 pm to provide ample time for those who attend the announcement to respond to any questions from the press. If the announcement does not occur on the 29th, the street can be opened by 12 pm.

The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, to provide evidence of proper liability insurance as required, to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the street and will reimburse the City for all event expenses.
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Whereas, The City received a request from the Jim Toy Community Center to close Fourth Avenue from Catherine to Kingsley on Monday, June 29th, 2015 and June 30th from 9:00 AM until 3 pm for the announcement of the Supreme Court decision in the DeBoer v Snyder case;

Whereas, The street closure will be properly signed, barricaded and supervised by the sponsor;

Whereas, The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, to provide evidence of proper liability ins...

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