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Record No: CB 120037    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120037
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Passed at Full Council
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2021
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the AIDS Memorial Pathway project; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to accept a license agreement for the installation and maintenance of artworks that are part of The City of Seattle's Municipal Art Collection on property owned by Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, a regional transit authority of the State of Washington, and leaseholder MEPT Capitol Hill Station Joint Venture LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Tammy J. Morales
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Public Artwork Installation License and Indemnity Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Central Staff Memo
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the AIDS Memorial Pathway project; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to accept a license agreement for the installation and maintenance of artworks that are part of The City of Seattle's Municipal Art Collection on property owned by Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, a regional transit authority of the State of Washington, and leaseholder MEPT Capitol Hill Station Joint Venture LLC, a Delaware limited liability company; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the AIDS Memorial Pathway was born out of a desire to recognize those lost during the AIDS crisis in King County and our communities' responses, and as such has taken the form of a project with the goals of creating a place of reflection and remembrance (of those who died, those who fought, and those who continue the fight); telling the history of Seattle/King County's AIDS crisis and our diverse communities' responses to it; and providing a call to action to end HIV/AIDS, as well as discrimination and stigma, and use lessons gained from the crisis to address other social injustices; and
WHEREAS, the AIDS Memorial Pathway and its fiscal sponsor Seattle Parks Foundation has commissioned three interdisciplinary, high quality, and original works of art for three locations near the confluence of Cal Anderson Park and the public plaza of the Capitol Hill Link Light Rail Station transit-oriented development project (CHTOD); and
WHEREAS, via Ordinance 126054, the City has accepted funds raised by the AIDS Memorial Pathway and its fiscal sponsor Seattle Parks Foundation to fabricate and complete the artworks "andimgonnamisseverybody" by Chris Paul Jordan, "We're Already Here" by Civilization, and "Ribbon of Light" by Horatio Law; and
WHEREAS, via Ordinance 126054, the City has an agreement to accept fundi...

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