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HomeMy Public PortalAbout27 Minutes - PAAC - 2015.06.04City of McCall COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Public Art Advisory Committee Minutes June 4, 2015-4:30 p.m. Legion Hall 216 East Park Street, McCall, ID 83638 COMMITTEE MEETING — Began at 4:30 p.m. • CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL Committee members Bob Youde, Alison Foudy, and Barbara Nokes Kwader were present. Also present was City Planner Delta James. • MINUTES APPROVAL Alison motioned, Barbara seconded to approve the April 14, 2015 minutes. Minutes were approved. • PUBLIC ART PROJECTS Alpine Playhouse Plaza - Finalist Artist Recommendation: Staff reported that the Alpine Playhouse Artworks Selection Committee unanimously recommended commissioning Matt Babcock's (Goats) proposal for the Alpine Playhouse Plaza. Public input favored this proposal over the others in the web survey and comment opportunities at the Alpine Playhouse Open House event and display at the McCall Public Library. CJ Rench's proposal (Mobile) was a close second. Alison motioned, Barbara seconded to recommend Matt Babcock's public art proposal to City Council for the Alpine Playhouse Plaza. The motion passed unanimously. Art for Rotary Park: Staff reported that the Idaho Commission on the Arts has awarded a grant $6503 to the City of McCall to commission public artwork for Rotary Park. Staff recommends that the project be focused on functional elements that are integrated within the recent improvements to the park, such as railings or handrails, benches and/or trash receptacles. Staff shared a draft timeline for the project, which is as follows: • Call to Artists distribution: September, 2015 • Call to Artists deadline: October, 2015 • RFQ Finalist Artist selection: November, 2015 • Finalist Proposal deadline: January, 2016 • Final Proposal selection: February, 2016 • Artwork fabrication: March — April, 2016 • Installation: May -June, 2016 Youth Arts — Hometown Arts: Staff reported that in May the City Council unanimously approved the Hometown Arts project. Alison reported that the artworks created by the high school and elementary school students are finished and have been photographed. The photographs are being adjusted and made into vinyl adhesive panels for the bus shelters. Alison will connect with the Parks Department to coordinate the vinyl installation so that it does not block bus driver vision of people waiting for the bus inside the shelters. • FUNDING Budget review: Committee members and staff reviewed the budgets for the Rotary Park ($16,503) and Alpine Playhouse ($22,695) projects. 2016 City Budget Allocation: Staff reported that City Council is beginning the process to establish the FY2016 City budget and encouraged committee members to attend the public comment opportunities to advocate for public art funding. • OTHER Next meeting date: Staff will communicate with the committee in late August or early September to set the next quarterly meeting date. • ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m. Date: September 15, 2015 Attest: Claire Remsberg ' Delta Jame-" PAAC Chair City Planner Page 2