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5.74.045 Funds for Creative Space.

(Added by Ordinance No. 189611, effective August 23, 2019.)  Participating Bureaus wishing to dedicate Eligible Costs or Eligible Funds towards the creation or improvement of Creative Space must obtain written approval from the Bureau’s Commissioner-in-Charge. Requests must be submitted to the City Arts Manager at the Office of Management and Finance. Funds may not be used for programming or staffing.

Bureaus are responsible for operations and maintenance of Creative Space generated through this program and must submit an operations plan, 5-year programming plan, estimated annual budget and equity statement for the Creative Space.

If any part of an Improvement Project is a Creative Space, the Participating Bureau may, after obtaining written approval from the Bureau’s Commissioner-in-Charge, opt to dedicate its Eligible Costs or Eligible Funds for future maintenance of the Creative Space.

The Office of Management and Finance shall adopt administrative rules and procedures to implement this section, which to the greatest extent practicable shall set forth the same procedures to be followed by all Participating Bureaus.