Public Art Commission
August 15, 2008
Commissioners: Markell, Bussell, Longshore, Wilkerson
Pugh, Seltzer, Hardesty
Chair Markell called meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.
Minutes approved for May 16 and June 20 meetings M/S Longshore Wilkerson
Calle Guanajuato Update
Utility Box Update
Action: Based on the discussion today, the PAC will move forward on a grant application due in September to the JCCC to fund a project titled “Reflections of Ashland: Utility Box Beautification Project: Phase 1 M/S Wilkerson/Bussell
Approximately 5 or 6 boxes have been identified by the electrical department as: appropriate: for the Phase 1 project. A few more boxes will be identified. It is the hope of the PAC to give artist involved in this project a small stipend. It was suggested that some of the grant money be used to pay a professional painter to prep and prime the boxes.
Downtown Task Force
Action: The PAC would like for Ann Seltzer to follow-up with Bill Molnar to ensure that there is language included in the final report made by the Downtown Task Force that exempts public art from the sign code. M/S Wilkerson/Longshore
Bussell is a member of the Downtown Task Force and requested that public art be exempt from the sign code.
Next meeting, September 19 8:15 a.m.
Meeting adjourned: 9:30