Public Art Commission
March 21, 2008
Commissioners: Markell, Bussell, Longshore, Seltzer (staff liaison), Hardesty (council liaison)
Pugh, Anderson, Wilkerson,
Midge Thierolff and Tom Phillips
Chair Markell called meeting to order at 8:20 a.m.
Midge and Tom gave an update to the PAC about the progress of the Carol Wheeldon memorial bench. Markell will draft a letter of support of the project to staff and send copies to the Bike and Ped Commission and Historic Commission. The letter will include a statement about how the project meets one of the goals of the
Gift of Public Art
Seltzer updated the PAC on the council action re: approving the PAC recommendation to accept Lloyd Haines gift of public art. Staff has put the project “in the queue” and will work with Haines to secure appropriate permits.
Funding of Public Art
Seltzer advised the PAC that public art funding will be on the Council agenda for April 15 and clarified some of the funding language submitted to the council.
Economic and Cultural Grant Application
Bussell and Markell have drafted the application for a request of $5000 for the
The funds will be used for artist payment ($4000) and materials ($3000).
In addition, SOU has expressed support for the project.
Seltzer gave a brief update on repairs for Nourishing our Community. Due to problems with the purchased basalt a new piece needs to be purchased and delivered. Cost $500.
Meeting adjourned at 9:45 a.m.