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Posted on: April 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE RED WING CITY CHARTER

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NOTICE OF A PROPOSED ORDINANCE Laws of Minnesota 2017, Chapter 77, created a new law in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 415, that would require certain types of notice for many proposed ordinances or proposed amendments to ordinances.  Only interim ordinances have been exempted from this notice requirement.  Below is the proposed ordinance that will be considered at the May 11, 2020, City Council meeting:


Ordinance No. 149, Fourth Series 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE RED WING CITY CODE ESTABLISHING AN ARTS & CULTURE COMMISSION

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED WING DOES ORDAIN: 

SECTION 1: Chapter 2 of the City Code is hereby amended by inserting the underlined language as shown below: 

SEC. 2.43. ARTS & CULTURE COMMISSION

Subd. 1. Establishment and Composition. An Arts and Cultural Commission is hereby established. The Commission shall be composed of a minimum of nine (9) Up to two (2) members may be residents of Goodhue or Pierce County, Up to One (1) voting student member 

Subd. 2. Purpose. The Arts and Culture Commission will advise the City Council concerning Arts and Culture policies, public projects, issues and initiatives and will be a fierce advocate for Arts and Culture in Red Wing. The Commission will work to ensure an inclusive and cross-cultural environment to help build community. The Commission shall work to further the city’s Arts and Culture vision statement: Red Wing thrives as a creative regional arts and culture hub where everyone can participate. Subd. 3. Powers and Duties. 

A. Support and advocate for Arts and Culture by demonstrating how the people of Red Wing and the region are better off when Arts and Culture are an integrated part of the community. 

B. Draft and recommend Arts and Culture Plans for City Council consideration and approval. 

C. Assist and advise the City Council and its boards and commissions on matters of public policy that would advance the City’s goal to cultivate a collaborative environment where Arts and Culture can flourish. 

D. Identify and facilitate early collaboration and joint planning among city departments, public agencies, and private organizations to ensure Arts and Culture are represented in projects (including capital projects) and policy. 

E. Work with city departments to develop procedures to streamline the process for City permitting of Arts and Culture events, programs, and projects. 

F. Foster initiatives and public forums that provide information to individuals, businesses, and other institutions about Arts and Culture issues and initiatives. 

G. Provide recommendations to the City Council about public art, community placemaking initiatives, and the built environment. 

H. Ensure that all public Arts and Culture projects include a diversity of voices. 

I. Collaborate to enhance the public perception ofRed Wing’s identity and duality of life in the community, the surrounding region, and beyond. 

SECTION 2: Effective Date. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after its adoption and publication in accordance with the City Charter. 

Introduced the 27th day of April, 2020.

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