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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 6 2 4 3 <br /> <br /> AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF AUBURN, WASHINGTON, CREATING A NEW <br /> CHAPTER 2.85 OF THE AUBURN CITY CODE RELATING <br /> TO PUBLIC ART <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, with reference to Chapter 18.29 of the Auburn City Code (ACC), the <br /> <br /> DUC, Downtown Urban Center District, Subsection 18.29.040 (H), the City Code states <br /> <br /> as follows: <br /> <br /> "Any form of painting, mural, mosaic, sculpture, or other work of art, <br /> so long as it can be appraised as a work of art and its value as such is <br /> documented, displayed on the exterior of a building, at or near the <br /> pedestrian entrance, or in a public plaza, and visible to users of the public <br /> right of way at all times." <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, with reference to Chapter 18.28 ACC, the C-2, Central Business <br /> <br /> District, Subsection 18.28.050.F.3.e states as follows: <br /> <br /> "If a building has more than finro street frontages then at least finro of <br /> the frontages shall comply with subsections (F)(3)(b) and (F)(3)(g) and <br /> contain pedestrian amenities befinreen the building and the right of way. <br /> Any remaining frontages shall either have pedestrian amenities, windows, <br /> murals, flat surfaced art work or other similar architectural features that <br /> would avoid large blank walls." <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to encourage privately sponsored art <br /> <br /> throughout the City, especially in the Downtown Urban Center, and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to promote and maintain a high level of <br /> <br /> aesthetics in all artworks, both publicly sponsored and privately sponsored, within the <br /> <br /> City, and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 2.84 ACC, the City of Auburn Arts Commission, <br /> <br /> appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, is empowered to initiate, <br /> sponsor and conduct programs calculated to further public awareness of and interest in <br /> <br /> <br /> Ordinance No. 6243 <br /> May 18, 2009 <br /> Page 1 <br />