City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
16-R-3387

A RESOLUTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MICHAEL JULIAN BOND TO CREATE A COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA HOSTING AN ANNUAL URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, Post 1 At Large Michael Julian Bond
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WHEREAS, Cities such as  Milwaukee (Summerfest), Chicago (the Taste of Chicago), and Austin (Austin Urban Music Festival) host annual music festivals to highlight local artists and businesses, and to also provide entertainment to concert patrons from nationally renowned artists; and

 

WHEREAS, urban music festivals nationwide have been  found to be a driver of economic development to local businesses, increase tourism, and promote a sense of civic pride for local residents and their communities; and

 

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City to create a committee to conduct a feasibility study to determine the benefits of the City of Atlanta hosting an annual music festival.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, that the Atlanta Music Festival Committee consisting of Thirteen (13) members is hereby established.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Atlanta Music Festival Committee shall include the following members:

 

•             One (1) Member shall be appointed by the Mayor

•            One (1) Member shall be appointed by the Council President

•           One (1) member shall be appointed by the District 1, 2, 3, 4, and Post 1 At-Large

Councilmembers

•           One (1) member shall be appointed by the District 5, 6, 7, 8, and Post 2 At-Large

Councilmembers

•           One (1) member shall be appointed by the District 9, 10, 11, 12, and Post 3 At-Large

Councilmembers

•           One (1) Member shall be appointed by the Governor's Office of Film and Entertainment

•           One (1) Member shall be appointed by the Georgia Convention and Visitors Bureau

•           One (1) Member shall be appointed by the Atlanta Convention and Tourists Bureau

•            One (1) Member shall be appointed by the American Society of Composers, Authors and

Publishers (ASCAP)

•           One (1) Member shall be appointed by Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

•           The Commissioner ofParks &Recreation, or her designee

•           The Executive Director of the Office of Cultural Affairs, or her designee

•           The Director of the Office of Entertainment, or his designee

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Post 1 At-Large Councilmember and the appointment by the Mayor shall serve as Co-Chairs of the Committee.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that each member shall serve a term of Two (2) years, and may continue to serve until a successor is appointed.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Office of Municipal Clerk is hereby directed to notify the above individuals and organizations to request that the names of their nominees be submitted to the Office of Municipal Clerk.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Atlanta Music Festival Committee shall meet at least Four (4) times annually, and all meetings shall be open to the public.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Committee shall sunset Two (2) years from the date of its first meeting.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that all resolutions and parts of resolutions in conflict are hereby rescinded.

 

Meeting History

Mar 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Mar 29, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall
Apr 18, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

MEMBERS PRESENT: DICKENS, SHEPERD, WINSLOW, ARCHIBONG & YOUNG

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 26, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 10, 2016 12:30 PM Video Community Development/Human Services Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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RESULT:FAVORABLE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Andre Dickens, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Michael Julian Bond, Kwanza Hall, Joyce M Sheperd, Cleta Winslow
ABSENT:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
May 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
AWAY:Kwanza Hall