I. CALL TO ORDER
PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION
January 15, 2021
Chair Andy Stallman called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. via Zoom.
II. ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA
||Aaron Anderson, Associate Planner
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
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
Commissioner Smith/Longshore m/s to approve the above list as the selection panel. Vote: ALL AYES. Motion passed.
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
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.
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
Item was not discussed.
The meeting adjourned at 10:36 a.m.