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File #: 21-1556    Version: 1 Name: 9/7/21 Tech Trek Street Closing
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-345
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closing for the Ann Arbor SPARK Tech Talk and Mobility Row on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM
Attachments: 1. Tech Trek Map.pdf, 2. Tech Trek Flyer.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Street Closing for the Ann Arbor SPARK Tech Talk and Mobility Row on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve the closing of Liberty Street between Fourth Avenue and Division for the A2 Tech 360 event on Friday, October 1, 2021. The intersection at Liberty and Fifth Avenue will remain open to traffic. Liberty Street will be closed from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM for setup and cleanup while the event itself is scheduled to begin at 12:00 PM and end at 5:00 PM. This annual event will also be held concurrently in Liberty Plaza. The 2020 event was not held due to the pandemic.

The Sponsor, The Ann Arbor SPARK, is hosting an event to celebrate and explore the innovations of Ann Arbor tech companies. The sponsor will notify neighboring businesses and nearby apartments of this event. Notification will also be provided through the City's website and GovDelivery.

The sponsor agrees to obtain all necessary permits, to provide evidence of proper liability insurance as required, and to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the streets and will reimburse the City for all event expenses.

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.
Staff
Prepared by: Debra Williams, Office Manager
Reviewed by: Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved by: John Fournier, Assistant City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City has received a request from the Ann Arbor SPARK to hold the Ann Arbor SPARK Tech Talk and Mobility Row event;

Whereas, It will be necessary to close Liberty between Fourth Avenue and Division from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Friday, October 8, 2021 to include time for setup and cleanup;

Whereas, The Ann Arbor SPARK agrees to obtain the necessary permits, to provide evidence of proper...

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