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File #: 21-2871   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a five-year agreement with the Monte Vista Historical Association for use of space adjacent to the main building of the Landa Branch Library, accepting annual financial gifts of $7,200 for the Landa Branch Library to be paid at the rate of $600 per month dedicated for the maintenance and preservation of the Landa Branch Library. [David McCary, Assistant City Manager; Ramiro Salazar, Director, San Antonio Public Library]
Indexes: Library, Movte Vista Historical Association, San Antonio Public Library
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Draft Ordinance, 3. Ordinance 2021-04-29-0288
DEPARTMENT: Library


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Ramiro S. Salazar, Library Director


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 1


SUBJECT:

An ordinance authorizing a Space Use Agreement between the San Antonio Public Library and the Monte Vista Historical Association and accepting a financial obligation by the Monte Vista Historical Association


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes a five-year agreement with the Monte Vista Historical Association for use of space adjacent to the main building of the Landa Branch Library. This ordinance also accepts annual financial gifts of seven thousand two hundred dollars ($7,200) for the Landa Branch Library to be paid at the rate of six hundred dollars ($600) per month dedicated for the maintenance and preservation of the Landa Branch Library.



BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The City of San Antonio through the San Antonio Public Library has had in place an agreement with the Monte Vista Historical Association since July 1994 for the use of space, consisting of a small office and meeting room located in a detached annex adjacent to the main Landa Branch Library (233 Bushnell). The Library Department, with the support of the San Antonio Public Library Board of Trustees, is recommending the proposed agreement which continues to align the use of the space with the operations of the Landa Branch Library and the mission of the San Antonio Public Library. Furthermore, the space in question is not programmed to be used by the San Antonio Public Library.

With City Council approval, the San Antonio Public Library and the Monte Vista Historical Association will enter into a new five-year agreement which will continue to facilitate the efforts of both parties as it relates to the historical preservation of the Landa Branch Library and serving the Monte Vista Community. The agreement provides for annual financial gifts from the Monte Vista Historical Association throughout the term of the agreement of seven thousand two hundred dollars ($7,200) payab...

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