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HomeMy Public PortalAboutMinutes - ART - 2015.12.08City oaf McCall Public Art Advisory Committee Minutes December 8, 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 Alison Foudy, Dave Peugh, Claire Remsberg and Cynthia Dittmer were present. Also present was City Planner Delta James. • MINUTES APPROVAL Claire motioned, Cynthia seconded to approve the September 8, 2015 minutes. Minutes were approved. Dave abstained since he was not a committee member at the time of the September meeting. • PUBLIC ART PROJECTS Alpine Playhouse Plaza: Staff reported that the Artwork Commission Agreement with finalist artist Matt Babcock has been executed, The Committee discussed the revised artwork scope, seating elements, and challenges of coordination with the associated Sidewalk Connections project, which has come in well above anticipated budget. Art for Rotary Park: Staff reported that four responses were received from the CaII to Artists RFQ and that the Artwork Selection Committee selected two as finalist artists to submit specific proposals for the project. The finalist artists are Susan Bond from Boise and Matthew Andersen from Mt. Vernon, WA. Examples of these artists' works were presented to the committee. Final proposals are due mid -January. Public input will collected via online survey, displays at public places, and presentation to McCall Rotary Club. The Artwork Selection Committee will meet again in early February to select a finalist artist for recommendation to City Council. Youth Arts: Alison and Cynthia provided an update of the next "Hometown Art" project that will involve elementary, middle and high school students each creating a mural similar to the mural currently installed on the Railroad Avenue retaining wall. Staff encouraged discussion between the mural frame fabricator and the Parks Dept. to correct some challenges that occurred installation of the Railroad Ave. mural. The three new murals will likely be completed in the spring for installation prior to Memorial Day. The committee and City Council will review proposed mural locations prior to installation. • FUNDING Budget Review: Staff reviewed the budgets for the Rotary Park and Alpine Plaza projects. No additional funds have been currently allocated for public art in FY16, although there is a possibility of doing a small outreach public art project in conjunction with the update of the McCall Area Comprehensive Plan. • OTHER Next meeting date: Staff will communicate with the committee to set the next quarterly meeting date to occur in mid to late February. • ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 5:40 p.m. Date: , 2016 Claire Remsberg PAAC Chair Attest: Delta James City Planner Page 2