Laserfiche WebLink
RESOLUTION NO. 86 -47 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE <br />PROPOSED EXPANSION OF THE NEWPORT HARBOR ART <br />MUSEUM AND CONDITIONALLY SUPPORTING RELOCATION <br />OF THE NEWPORT CENTER BRANCH LIBRARY TO <br />ACCOMMODATE THE EXPANSION <br />WHEREAS, the Newport Harbor Art Museum has expressed its <br />desire to remain in Newport Beach; and <br />WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Newport Harbor Art <br />Museum believes the current facility must be expanded if they are <br />to host major exhibitions; and <br />WHEREAS, the architect retained by the Board of Trustees <br />to develop a program for expansion has presented a proposed plan <br />to the Newport Beach City Council; and <br />WHEREAS, the plan for expansion proposed by the <br />architect contemplates the construction of a new art museum and <br />community center on the site currently occupied by the Newport <br />Center Branch Library with the Newport Center Branch Library <br />moving into the structure currently occupied by the Art Museum; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the estimated cost for the conversion of the <br />Museum to accommodate the Newport Center Branch Library is <br />$1,558,000 and the preliminary 1986 -87 City of Newport Beach <br />Budget contains no funds for such a conversion; and <br />WHEREAS, the Library Board of Trustees have <br />conditionally approved the concept of relocating the Newport <br />Center Branch Library if adequate parking is provided and if <br />implementation of the plan does not impair the ability of the <br />-1- <br />