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Public Arts Commission (View All)

Electronic Public Arts Commission Meeting

Agenda
Friday, January 15, 2021

 
PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING 
January 15, 2021
 
I.          CALL TO ORDER 
Chair Andy Stallman called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom.
 
Commissioners Present:   Staff Present:
Laura Bloom
Sandra Friend
Jennifer Longshore
Stanley Smith
Andy Stallman
 
  Aaron Anderson, Associate Planner
 
APRC Liaison:
Jim Lewis
 
Council Liaison:
Stephen Jensen
Absent Members:
Jeff Phillips
 
   
II.        ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA - None
  
III.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Public Arts Commission Study Session of December 16, 2020
Public Arts Commission regular meeting of December 18, 2020
 
There was one correction to the minutes of December 18, 2020.  Page 1, PROJECT UPDATES, Power of Art:  voiceover – Jensen, Tony Field should be Tony Heald.
 
Commissioner Friend/Longshore m/s to approve the minutes of December 16, 2020 and the minutes of December 18, 2020 as corrected.   Vote: ALL AYES.  Motion passed.
 
IV.       LIAISON REPORTS
•  PAC Financials – Adam Hanks
Interim City Manager Adam Hanks outlined the funding for public art from the TOT tax.  Funds are allocated on July 1 based on a resolution passed earlier in the year.  Roughly $38,000-$40,000 is allocated to public art each year.  Related site work for art installations were also billed against TOT funds. The resolution for TOT funds was split into other categories as well including “other tourism funds”.
 
Due to a technical error the recording was started mid-way through public forum.
 
V.        PUBLIC FORUM
Paige Gerhard/Fringe Festival/Requested an endorsement for a banner permit over Main Street. She gave a presentation highlighting the details of the Fringe Festival.
 
Commissioner Friend/Longshore m/s to endorse the Fringe Festival for a street Banner. Vote: ALL AYES.  Motion passed.
 
VI.       LIAISON REPORTS
•  Council Liaison – Stephen Jensen
Councilor Jenson provided an update on the Black Lives Matter display at Railroad Park.  It was still a work in progress.
 
•  Community Development Liaison – Aaron Anderson - None
 
•  APRC Liaison – Jim Lewis
Parks Commissioner Jim Lewis was introduced as the new liaison to the Public Arts Commission.  He provided a brief overview of ongoing Parks and Recreation Department projects.
           
VII.     PAC WORKPLAN
•  Selection Panel
Chair Stallman proposed five potential candidates for the selection panel. The selection panel would have a total of seven positions.  They had received four applications from the mailing and the newspaper ad.  The Commission agreed to have Jody Cordova and Destiny Young fill the remaining two positions.  The panel would consist of the following:
1.  Ann Seltzer
2.  Jim Lewis (Ashland Parks Commission)
3.  Dale Shostrom (Historic Commission)
4.  Mike Morrison (Public Works Department)
5.  Carlos Delgado
6.  Jodi Cordova
7.  Destiny Young
 
Commissioner Smith/Longshore m/s to approve the above list as the selection panel.  Vote: ALL AYES.  Motion passed.
 
The Commission discussed having two alternates for the panel.
 
Commissioner Longshore/Friend m/s to select Peter Finkle as an alternate to the selection panel.  Vote: ALL AYES.  Motion passed.
 
Commissioner Smith/Friend m/s to select Bruce Bayard as an alternate to the selection panel. Vote: ALL AYES.  Motion passed.
 
The selection panel would meet March 10, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.
 
•  HUB Artwork 
Chair Stallman explained letters to the finalists would be mailed that day. 
 
The Commission would have a study session with the artists on Friday, January 22, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.  They would schedule each artist at specific times for a half hour.
 
VIII.    PROJECT UPDATES
•  The Power of Art
Item was not discussed.
 
IX.       OTHER BUSINESS
•  MAP Phase 3 and beyond
•  Strategic Goals
•  Commissioner Recruitment
Item was not discussed.
 
X.        ADJOURNMENT
The meeting adjourned at 10:36 a.m.
 

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