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File #: 18-0583    Version: Name: 4/16/18 Art Fair Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/16/2018 Final action: 4/16/2018
Enactment date: 4/16/2018 Enactment #: R-18-132
Title: Resolution to Approve the Third Thursday of July Annually as the Opening Day of the Ann Arbor Art Fair, to Approve Street Closings for the Annual Ann Arbor Art Fair, to Affirm the Requirements for Temporary Outdoor Sales, Service and Consumption of Alcohol and the Standards For Temporary Outdoor Sales on Private Property, and to Affirm the Allocation of Fees Among the Art Fair Organizations
Attachments: 1. Art Fair Map with Buffer Zone, 2. Art Fair Zoning Compliace Permits Objection Letter.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Third Thursday of July Annually as the Opening Day of the Ann Arbor Art Fair, to Approve Street Closings for the Annual Ann Arbor Art Fair, to Affirm the Requirements for Temporary Outdoor Sales, Service and Consumption of Alcohol and the Standards For Temporary Outdoor Sales on Private Property, and to Affirm the Allocation of Fees Among the Art Fair Organizations
Memorandum
The 2018 Ann Arbor Art Fair is scheduled for July 18-22, 2018. Five separate organizations, each covering separate but adjacent portions of downtown Ann Arbor, sponsor the annual event.

Historically, City Council has been presented with one or more resolutions in connection with the closure of streets, temporary outdoor sales and use of the public right-of-way in connection with temporary liquor licenses and regulations of quadricycles and other traffic issues during the designated dates for the Art Fair. For the 2018 Art Fair, the City Administration worked with a committee representing each of the five fair organizations to identify issues that impact the Art Fair as a whole thereby providing both the City and the respective Art Fair Directors with a uniform planning tool for identifying needed services and proper allocation of City fees between the organizations for 2018 and subsequent Art Fairs.

The attached resolution specifically addresses the following:

? Timing of the Art Fair
? Established boundaries for Art Fair
? Use Restrictions of City streets and right of way during the Art Fair
? City services for which fees will be assessed and allocated between the
organizations that sponsor the Art Fair

The resolution also recommends Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority continue to support free parking for church attendees as needed as long as the Art Fair continues to be scheduled on dates that include a Sunday.

The proposed resolution is recommended for Council approval.
Staff
Prepared by: Debra Williams, Office Manager
Kristen D. Larcom, Sen...

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