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File #: RES PH 18-10    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/17/2018
Title: Approving the application to MNDOT for installation of a mural in the public right-of-way on the sidewalk in front of 205 West 7th Street.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Maharaja's Art App
Title
Approving the application to MNDOT for installation of a mural in the public right-of-way on the sidewalk in front of 205 West 7th Street.

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WHEREAS, Jit Bhatia “Applicant” wishes to utilize the sidewalk in front of his property at 205 West 7th Street for a public art mural “Project”; and,

WHEREAS, the Project will consist of a brightly colored mural on the sidewalk; and,

WHEREAS, resolution #02-1108 adopted by City Council on November 27, 2002, provides the permitting policy and process for the review and approval of public art proposed in the ROW; and,

WHEREAS, resolution #02-1108 sets forth the following general conditions for Artwork Installation:

(1) Artworks approved for installation in the public ROW must be of an appropriate size, scale and material to withstand the weather, traffic and other rigors of public ROW conditions, (2) it is preferable that works be fabricated off-site, (3) all costs and arrangements for the transportation of the work to the site shall be the responsibility of the applicant, (4) all costs of, and arrangements for, the removal of the artwork from the site shall be the responsibility of the applicant, (5) the City shall require applicants to warranty that the works of art shall not require any extraordinary maintenance during the term of the installation in the public ROW, (6) the risk of loss or damage to the work of art shall be born solely by the applicant. The applicant must provide proof of appropriate liability insurance coverage; and

WHEREAS, resolution #02-1108 also sets forth an application process that includes a written request to the Director of Public Works that includes:

(1) a description of the artwork proposed for installation in the public ROW; its size (height, width, depth), general shape, colors and materials, (2) a description of the proposed location of the installation, including notations on a city map of all the elements referenced below for the applicable skyway, (3) a descri...

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