City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
14-O-1515

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBER KWANZA HALL AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF PUBLIC ART (ENTITLED "LIFE ON THE BELTLINE") AT 725 PONCE DE LEON AVENUE N.E., ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30306 AS PURSUANT TO
CODE SECTION 16-28.025 OF THE 1982 ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 2 Kwanza Hall
Category:Personal PaperFunctions:None Required

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WHEREAS, The Mayor and the City Council of the City of Atlanta are committed to

maintaining an attractive City for residents and visitors through the regulation of signs; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Atlanta, and the Mayor must authorize Public Art

under Chapter 16 of the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta (16-28.025 Public Art);

and

 

WHEREAS, the artists, Jing Li, Hanrou Li, and Sena Kwon, and sponsor, The Kroger Co., have

obtained the appropriate preliminary certification from the Director of the Office of Traffic and

Transportation, affirming the work will not constitute a traffic hazard or undue and dangerous

distraction to motorists or pedestrians; and

 

WHEREAS, the artists, Jing Li, Hanrou Li, and Sena Kwon, and sponsor, The Kroger Co., have

obtained the appropriate preliminary certification from the Urban Design Commission,

establishing the work does not contain nor is intended to convey a commercial message

primarily, provided that the name of a sponsor may be displayed on an adjacent plaque or similar display that is not more than two square feet in area; and

 

WHEREAS, the artists, Jing Li, Hanrou Li, and Sena Kwon, and sponsor, The Kroger Co., have

obtained the appropriate preliminary certification from the Director of the Bureau of Cultural

Affairs, which affirms that the work is not inconsistent with the City of Atlanta's Public Art

Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the artists, Jing Li, Hanrou Li, and Sena Kwon, and sponsor, The Kroger Co., have

needs final approval from the City Council and the Mayor, as pursuant to the 1982 Zoning

Ordinance of the City of Atlanta and hereby respectfully submit their request for approval of

Public Art at 725 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30306; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council finds that the value to the general public in viewing the work is not

outweighed by any existing negative public interests related to aesthetics, additional sign clutter, or the public safety.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: This ordinance shall authorize the placement of artwork (entitled "Life on the

BeltLine") at 725 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30306 as pursuant to the Public Art Section of Chapter 16 of the 1982 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Atlanta (16-28.025 Public Art).

 

SECTION 2: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby

waived in this only.

 

 

 

Meeting History

Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO ZONING COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Oct 29, 2014 9:30 AM Video Zoning Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE [6 TO 0]
MOVER:Kwanza Hall, Councilmember, District 2
AYES:Yolanda Adrean, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Kwanza Hall, Mary Norwood, Howard Shook, Ivory Lee Young Jr.
AWAY:Carla Smith
Nov 3, 2014 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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ADOPTED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 14 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED [14 TO 0]
MOVER:Kwanza Hall, Councilmember, District 2
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Kwanza Hall, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
AWAY:Alex Wan