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File #: 24-0431    Version: 1 Name: 4/1/24 The Event on Main 2024
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/1/2024 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/1/2024 Final action: 4/1/2024
Enactment date: 4/1/2024 Enactment #: R-24-095
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closing for The Event on Main - Wednesday, June 12 through Friday, June 14, 2024
Attachments: 1. The Event on Main Map.pdf
Resolution to Approve Street Closing for The Event on Main - Wednesday, June 12 through Friday, June 14, 2024
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve the closing of S. Main Street between William Street and Liberty Street from 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 to 6:00 A.M. on Friday, June 14, 2024 to stage The Event on Main.

This event is in its 13th year of an ongoing endeavor sponsored by the University of Michigan Health System's Office of Medical Development. The initial goal was to raise $1,000,000 over three years to support the construction of the new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's and Women's Hospital at the University of Michigan Health System. The new Hospital opened in December of 2011 and provides highly specialized care to more women and children, and will enhance groundbreaking research. This continued endeavor is raising funds for the further advancements in the care given to the hospital's patients.

The 2024 event for ticketed guests, scheduled for 6:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M., will consist of hors d'oeuvers, desserts and cocktails in the "Main Stage" tent located on Main Street near William, dinner served inside Gratzi, the Chop House and Real Seafood, followed by a concert by top entertainers on the "Main Stage". Plans are to also provide family-friendly free entertainment and activities for the public on Main Street near Liberty. A live band will perform music from approximately 8:45 P.M. to 10:45 P.M.

The streets will re-open as soon as safely possible.

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 streets and will reimburse the City for all event expenses.

Notification of the street closings will be provided through Main Street Ventures, the City's website, GovDelivery, press releases and the University of Michigan Communications Office.
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