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File #: 2019-1533    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 3/29/2019 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/2/2019 Final action: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: 4/9/2019 Enactment #: 242
Effective date: 4/11/2019    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning to enter into a Second Amendment to the Cooperation Agreement for Program Administration Assistance with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership regarding its offer to provide administrative assistance to the City for The Market Square Public Art Program and to enter into an Art Exhibition Loan Agreement and License with Alisha B. Wormsley and Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for the loan of "Ascension" for the Program's 2019 display.
Indexes: COOPERATION AGREEMENT/S
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-1533.docx
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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning to enter into a Second Amendment to the Cooperation Agreement for Program Administration Assistance with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership regarding its offer to provide administrative assistance to the City for The Market Square Public Art Program and to enter into an Art Exhibition Loan Agreement and License with Alisha B. Wormsley and Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson and the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership for the loan of "Ascension" for the Program's 2019 display.

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WHEREAS, the City, through the Department of City Planning, established the Market Square Public Art Program (the "Program") in which qualified artists are selected to loan artwork to the City for temporary placement in Market Square; and

WHEREAS, the Program functions to supplement the lack of regular outdoor late winter/early spring programming in Market Square; and

WHEREAS, the Program enables the City to build on its reputation as a strong and innovative arts community and to leverage public art as a way to make Market Square a vibrant and safe year-round attraction and destination for residents and visitors; and

WHEREAS, in creating this Program, the City sites existing works or commissions art installations specifically intended for temporary placement in historic Market Square and will retain final authority for curating the Program; and

WHEREAS, in order to further its mission of promoting innovative programs that enhance the Downtown neighborhood, the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership ("PDP") has generously assisted the City with the Program by administering certain Program components, including fundraising for the proposed art installations and payment to Artists; and

WHEREAS, the parties originally entered into a Cooperation Agreement for Program Administrative Assistance in 2013 and entered into a First Amendment to the Cooperation Agreement in 2015 to extend the PDP's assistance for t...

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