Public Art Commission
December 18, 2009
Commissioners: Bussell, Edson, Markell, Wynkoop, Baker, Voisin, council liaison, Seltzer (staff liaison)
Absent: Pugh, Wilkerson
Nancy Parker and Jean Bakewell şu Peace Wall
Chair Bussell called meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.
Citizen Issues/Peace Wall
Nancy Parker updated the PAC on the grant application to the Carpenter Foundation. MS Edson/Markell and yes vote to submit the application as written. PAC members in attendance signed the signature sheet. Seltzer will secure signatures from the absent commissioners and the Mayor and notify
The November minutes were approved.
Bussell provided an list of PAC projects that have been discussed and asked the commission to discuss the list, identify priorities and develop an implementation plant with funding.
The group identified the UB project, murals, bike racks and developing a ¡°How To¡± brochure/guidelines on the publis art process to be made available to local artist.
Edson is working on two possible grants for the utility box project and will provide drafts to the commission prior to the January regular meeting.
Bussell and Edson will work to identify a day and time when the commission can have a special meeting (retreat) in order to discuss the identified goals more thoroughly.
Other discussion included:
Policy for the Interior Display of public Art
Bussell provided an outline of items to be considered in developing a policy for the display of interior public art. This will be discussed further at the special meeting. Edson clarified that the PAC was developing a policy, not a project.
Functional Objects in public right of way.
Bussell briefly summarized Commissioner Wilkerson¡¯s proposal to handle possible requests of function objects as public art. This will be discussed further at the special meeting.
To Do List
Bussell/Edson identify day and time for special meeting
Edson/Baker to begin draft grant application for UB project
Seltzer to prepare summary of public art funding
Meeting adjourned at 9:45
Friday, January 15 and February 19