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File #: 20-191    Version: 2 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/17/2020 In control: Office of Arts and Culture
On agenda: 2/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize (1) the acceptance of a donation of the sculpture "Adelfa Callejo," by German Michel Leal, valued at $100,000.00, from the Callejo-Botello Foundation (Foundation) to be installed by the Foundation at Main Street Garden Park located at 1902 Main Street; (2) the acceptance of a monetary donation in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 from the Foundation for maintenance and conservation of the sculpture; (3) the receipt and deposit of funds from the Foundation in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 in the Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund; (4) an increase in appropriations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 in the Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund; and (5) a contract with the Foundation to make the donations and install the sculpture, approved as to form by the City Attorney - Not to exceed $10,000.00 - Financing: Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund
Indexes: 14
Attachments: 1. Attachment A, 2. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life
AGENDA DATE: February 12, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): 14
DEPARTMENT: Office of Arts and Culture
EXECUTIVE: Joey Zapata
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SUBJECT

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Authorize (1) the acceptance of a donation of the sculpture "Adelfa Callejo," by German Michel Leal, valued at $100,000.00, from the Callejo-Botello Foundation (Foundation) to be installed by the Foundation at Main Street Garden Park located at 1902 Main Street; (2) the acceptance of a monetary donation in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 from the Foundation for maintenance and conservation of the sculpture; (3) the receipt and deposit of funds from the Foundation in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 in the Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund; (4) an increase in appropriations in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 in the Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund; and (5) a contract with the Foundation to make the donations and install the sculpture, approved as to form by the City Attorney - Not to exceed $10,000.00 - Financing: Office of Cultural Affairs Gifts and Donations Fund

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BACKGROUND

The Callejo-Botello Foundation would like to donate the sculpture "Adelfa Callejo," created by artist German Michel Leal and shown in Attachment A, valued at $100,000.00, to be installed at Main Street Garden located at 1902 Main Street. In accordance with the City of Dallas Cultural Policy, the donor is also providing a $10,000.00 donation for future conservation and maintenance costs.

Adelfa Callejo was the first Latina to graduate from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1961, the first Latina to practice law in Dallas, and one of the first Latinas nationwide to receive a law degree. Callejo represented the disadvantaged as an acclaimed civil rights lawyer. Among her many accomplishments, she served as regional president of the Hispanic National Bar Association, director of the State Bar of ...

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