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File #: 22-0245    Version: 1 Name: 2/22/22 Take Back the Night/Standing Tough Against Rape 2021
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/22/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 2/22/2022
Enactment date: 2/22/2022 Enactment #: R-22-040
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the 2022 Take Back the Night/Standing Tough Against Rape (Rally and March) - Thursday, April 7, 2022
Attachments: 1. Take Back The Night Map 2022.pdf, 2. TBTN COVID Safety Plan.pdf, 3. TBTN Advertising Plan.pdf

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Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the 2022 Take Back the Night/Standing Tough Against Rape (Rally and March) - Thursday, April 7, 2022

Memorandum

Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve the closing of certain streets for the 2022 Take Back the Night/Standing Tough Against Rape (Rally and March) on Thursday, April 7, 2022.  As in every previous year of this First Amendment protected event, the streets are not barricaded, as City Police serve as escorts for this event and the streets are immediately accessible as the participants progress. The following streets will be closed as needed from 8:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. for the march and will be reopened as soon as possible after the march passes:

 

                     State Street from from Liberty to Madison

                     Madison from State Street to Thompson

                     Thompson from Madison to William

                     William Street from Thompson to Fourth Avenue

                     Fourth Avenue from William to E. Liberty

                     E. Liberty Street from Fourth Avenue to S. State Street

 

The applicant, Standing Tough Against Rape Society, agrees to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the streets and will reimburse the City for all event expenses.  The COVID safety plan is attached for your review.

 

Notification will occur through the City’s website and GovDelivery and the applicant’s attached Advertising Plan.

 

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:                     Milton Dohoney Jr., Interim City Administrator

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Whereas, The City has received a request from the Standing Tough Against Rape Society to hold a rally and march in the City of Ann Arbor on Thursday, April 7, 2022;

 

Whereas, It will be necessary to close the following streets as needed from 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. for the march:

 

                     Church Street from Washtenaw to South University

                     South University from Church to State Street

                     State Street from South University to Madison and from Liberty to William

                     Madison from State Street to Thompson

                     Thompson from Madison to William

                     William Street from Thompson to Fourth Avenue

                     Fourth Avenue from William to E. Liberty

                     E. Liberty Street from Fourth Avenue to S. State Street

 

Whereas, Notification will occur through the City’s website and GovDelivery and through the applicant’s advertising plan; and

 

Whereas, The applicant agrees to comply with all City regulations governing the use of the streets and will reimburse the City for all event expenses;

 

RESOLVED, That the following streets are closed along the route as needed from 8:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 7, 2022 for the 2022 Take Back the Night/Standing Tough Against Rape (Rally and March):

 

                     Church Street from Washtenaw to South University

                     South University from Church to State Street

                     State Street from South University to Madison and from Liberty to William

                     Madison from State Street to Thompson

                     Thompson from Madison to William

                     William Street from Thompson to Fourth Avenue

                     Fourth Avenue from William to E. Liberty

                     E. Liberty Street from Fourth Avenue to S. State Street