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File #: 20-0320    Version: 1 Name: 3/2/20 Monroe Street Fair 2020
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/2/2020
Enactment date: 3/2/2020 Enactment #: R-20-063
Title: Resolution to Approve the Closing of Monroe and Tappan Streets for the 19th Annual Monroe Street Fair, Saturday, April 4, 2020
Attachments: 1. Monroe Street Fair Map
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Resolution to Approve the Closing of Monroe and Tappan Streets for the 19th Annual Monroe Street Fair, Saturday, April 4, 2020

Memorandum

Attached for your consideration is a request from Fred Heller/Creative Rec, LLC, this year’s organizer of the Monroe Street Fair, to close Monroe Street between Tappan and State Street and Tappan Street between Monroe and South University from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 4, 2020 for the Monroe Street Fair.  A soft closure of Oakland from Monroe to Hill is requested to be used for porta-johns and local traffic only.

 

Intersections will remain open during the event.  The remaining street area will be closed during the event for activities including musical entertainment, speeches, and vendors.  Live bands will perform between 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M.

 

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.

 

Notification of the street closing will be provided through the City’s website and GovDelivery, as well as the applicant notifying the church in that area, and any residents on those blocks at least two weeks prior to the event.

 

The event has been coordinated with all relevant City service areas for the purposes of traffic control and for the protection of the health and safety of the participants and the general public.  This Fair remains the same as in previous years with no sales of consumables.

Staff

Prepared by:                     Debra Williams, Office Manager

Reviewed by:                     Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator

Approved by:                     Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator

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Whereas, The City received a request from Fred Heller/Creative Rec, LLC, this year’s organizer of the 19th Annual Monroe Street Fair, to close Monroe Street between Tappan and State Street and Tappan Street between Monroe Street and South University from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 4, 2020 for the Monroe Street Fair;

 

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 insurance as required, to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the street and will reimburse the City for all event expenses; and

 

Whereas, Notification of the street closing will be provided through the City’s website as well as the applicant notifying the church and residents on that block at least two weeks prior to the event;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council approve the closing of Monroe Street between Tappan and State Street and Tappan Street between Monroe Street and South University for the 19th Annual Monroe Street Fair from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 4, 2020.