City Council urges SPAC to maintain at least a two-week NYC Ballet season – saratogian.com‏

Two great stories in local papers today

The Saratogian

http://www.saratogian.com/articles/2012/07/17/news/doc50061e6e2daed530695772.txt

And the TU

City leaps into ballet issue

http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/City-leaps-into-ballet-issue-3714751.php

And special thanks to Michele Madigan Commissioner of Finance, City of Saratoga Springs

For sponsoring this resolution

WHEREAS, in 1966 the New York City Ballet Company and its Board of Directors elected to inaugurate and maintain a “Summer Home” in the City of Saratoga Springs at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, and
WHEREAS, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center has become a significant component of the cultural, social and economic foundation of the City of Saratoga Springs, and
WHEREAS, the New York City Ballet Company has provided 46 years of artistic excellence, cultural distinction, entertainment and joy for the Citizens of Saratoga Springs,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Saratoga Springs City Council hereby expresses its strong support for collaboration and cooperation between the Designated Representatives of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and the New York City Ballet Company, a reaffirmation of their close ties, and the endorsement of a two week minimum Summer Residency for the New York City Ballet Company at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

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