Memorandum

City of Lawrence

City Managerís Office

 

TO:

David L. Corliss, City Manager

 

FROM:

Diane Stoddard, Assistant City Manager

 

CC:

Cynthia Wagner, Assistant City Manager

 

Date:

 

January 17, 2012

RE:

Arts Center Lease Renewal Request

 

 

 

Please place the following item on the City Commission agenda:

 

Receive request from the Lawrence Arts Center, Inc. requesting a renewal of the lease of the Lawrence Arts Center facility, located at 940 New Hampshire, and refer to staff for a report.

 

Background:

 

The City of Lawrence and the Lawrence Arts Center, Inc. entered into a lease agreement of the Arts Center located at 940 New Hampshire in late 2000.† The agreement calls for a 10-year term commencing with the original occupation of the new building in 2002.† The agreement will expire in April 2012.†

 

The City has received a request from the Lawrence Arts Center, Inc. requesting a renewal of the lease.†

 

Staff will review the request and provide a report back to the City Commission for consideration of the lease renewal within the next few weeks.

 

Action Requested:

 

Refer the item to staff for a report.