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File #: 20-1245    Version: 1 Name: LS - BJK Exhibit Agreement with NY Historical Society D2
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 11/19/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with the New York Historical Society Museum and Library, for use of exhibit space in the Billie Jean King Main Library, for a period of six months. (District 2)
Sponsors: Library Services
Attachments: 1. 121520-C-15sr.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with the New York Historical Society Museum and Library, for use of exhibit space in the Billie Jean King Main Library, for a period of six months. (District 2)

DISCUSSION
The Department of Library Services (Department) is requesting that the City Council approve an exhibit agreement with the New York Historical Society Museum and Library (NYHS) in partnership with Billie Jean King Enterprises to present the Billie Jean King: Champion, Activist, Legend exhibit at the Billie Jean King (BJK) Main Library. The exhibit is comprised of more than 80 pictures of International Tennis Hall of Famer and Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee, Billie Jean King, a Long Beach native. The period of the exhibition will be approximately six months, with the exact dates of opening and closing to be mutually agreed upon. The exhibition costs are $25,000 and the expenses related to the design, fabrication, installation, and deinstallation of the exhibit are being covered by Billie Jean King Enterprises.

For the exhibit, the Department will provide access to the BJK Main Library to NYHS contractors and staff at least two weeks in advance of the exhibit opening date. The Department must provide immediate notification by email or phone to NYHS of any suspected or actual damage or theft, and collaboration for promotional and educational materials related to the exhibit.

This matter was reviewed by Deputy City Attorney Amy R. Webber on November 23, 2020 and by Revenue Management Officer Geraldine Alejo on November 29, 2020.

TIMING CONSIDERATIONS
City Council action is requested on December 15, 2020, to ensure exhibit fabrication and installation can begin as soon as the BJK Main Library re-opens to the public.

FISCAL IMPACT
All costs associated with the exhibit, including the design, fabrication, installation, and deinstallation, will be covered by Billie Jean King Enterprises. Any Departme...

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