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File #: 22-0313    Version: 1 Name: 2/22/22 Street Closing for Soap Box Derby
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-22-041
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the Annual Box Car Race/Soap Box Derby - Sunday, April 10, 2022
Attachments: 1. Box Car Derby Map.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Street Closings for the Annual Box Car Race/Soap Box Derby - Sunday, April 10, 2022
Memorandum
The event is sponsored by Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and Ann Arbor Active Against ALS to honor the legacy of their fraternity brother, Lou Gehrig, and to raise money for ALS research. All proceeds from the event will be donated to ALS research.

The event will require closing of Keech from Main to Greene from 11:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. on April 10, 2022. The actual event will take place from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. with the additional time to be used for set-up and break-down. This event happens on the same date as the University of Michigan's Big House 5K. The Big House 5K race will be concluded prior to the start of the Box Car Race. The applicant will ensure that the area is cleared of hay, trash and debris upon conclusion of the event.

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

Notification of the street closings will be provided through the City's website, GovDelivery, and the applicant's social media.

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
Body
Whereas, The City has received a request from Phi Delta Theta Fraternity to hold the Annual Box Car Race/Soap Box Derby on Sunday, April 10, 2022;

Whereas, It will be necessary to close Keech from Main to Greene from 11:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. for the race;

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

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