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File #: RES 18-1172    Version: 1 Name: Approving a second extension of the Permit for Speaking of Home for the installation of Public Art in the Public Right-of-Way.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: Approving a second extension of the Permit for Speaking of Home for the installation of Public Art in the Public Right-of-Way.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. APPLICATION Speaking of Home Extension_JUNE2019 FINAL BLANK, 2. APPLICATION Speaking of Home Extension_JUNE2019 FINAL BLANK, 3. Speaking of Home_Signed Extension Permits 2018-6-21
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Approving a second extension of the Permit for Speaking of Home for the installation of Public Art in the Public Right-of-Way.

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WHEREAS, Speaking of Home, an organization established to empower immigrants and draw attention to their lives and struggles through the power of design and the arts, wishes to utilize two skyway bridges on Minnesota Street between 7th Place and 5th Street and two skyway bridges on 6th Street between Cedar Street and Robert Street for a temporary public art exhibition; 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 sets forth general conditions for artwork installation; and,

WHEREAS, Speaking of Home has submitted complete and proper applications for the project which meet all conditions laid out in resolution #02-1108; and,

WHEREAS, as outlined in the approval process of resolution #02-1108, Public Works has reviewed Speaking of Home's application and the Director of Public Works has convened a panel to evaluate the proposal; and,

WHEREAS, the Director of Public Works and the Director of the Department of Safety and Inspections are recommending approval of the application, subject to all conditions outlined in attachment A, and,

WHEREAS, the Capitol River Council’s Skyway Advisory Committee, Building Owners and Managers Association “BOMA” and adjacent property owners have been consulted regarding the project and their input has been included in the conditions upon which the Permit for the Project is dependent; and,

WHEREAS, Speaking of Home has also applied for a Skyway Use Permit under Chapter 140 of the St. Paul Legislative Code and understands both the Public Art permit as contained in this Resolution and the Skyway Use Permit are necessary to proceed with the installation of the Project; and,

WHEREAS, on July 6, 2016 in RES-PH 16-213, the City Council approved t...

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