Public Art Commission
October 21, 2016
Commissioners: Garrington, Merchant, Newman, Friend, Block-Brown, Seltzer (staff liaison)
Lemhouse (council liaison)
Tom Fuhmark, Dale Shostrom
Minutes of the September meeting were approved.
The commission endorsed Brava! Opera request to hang a banner on Main Street.
Garrinton provided an overview of the Council review of the draft Mural Guidelines and noted the concerns and questions identified by the Council. The commission approved the following changes/additions:
Overview Page 2:
Initial PAC Presentation Meeting Page 4
- Murals shall not be considered for installation on building facades with a public entrance in historic districts.
- Murals may be considered for installation on building facades with a public entrance outside historic districts.
Preliminary Design Approval Page 4
- A color drawing scaled to ½ inch that adequately illustrates the proposed mural including actual color, finishes and materials samples with their locations designated on the mural drawing,
NOTE: If the mural is proposed for installation on the exterior of structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places or to a contributing property within a Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places the proposal will be forwarded to the Historic Commission for review. See Murals on Historic Buildings
Second PAC Meeting Page 5
Review of Project during Installation Page 5
- A color elevation drawn and gridded to ½ inch scale to illustrate how the mural concept will be translated to the site wall.
In order to facilitate timely PAC reviews throughout the mural prep and painting process, the applicant must provide staff a schedule of dates for completion of each mural stage addressed below.
Property Owner Agreement
This agreement is in effect for at least five years. After the five year minimum, the agreement may be terminated by either party upon 30 days written notice.
Theater Corridor Submission Review
Background: The deadline for responses to the Theater Corridor RFQ was October 3. Seltzer provided the PAC access via Dropbox to the 28 responses. Friend provided each commissioner with the score sheet with evaluation criteria and asked each commissioner to review each submission, complete the score sheet and return to Seltzer by October 13. Seltzer compiled the scores into a single documents with compiled scores for each submission.
This document was reviewed at the meeting. After careful review of each submission and related scores, the PAC agreed to eliminate 13 submission from future review, leaving 15 submissions for the second round review.
PAC members were provided a different score sheet with different criteria and instructed to complete the scoring for review by the PAC at the special meeting on Monday October 24.