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HomeMy Public PortalAbout2020.09.28 PAAC Minutes v Public Art Advisory Committee Minutes , Cit of McCall Monday, September 28 —5:30 p.m. y COMMUNITY 216 E. Park Street, McCall ID -� DEVELOPMENT Legion Hall Conference Call — 208.634.8900 Conference ID — 833344474# COMMITTEE MEETING— Began at 5:30 p.m. • CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL Committee members Claire Remsberg (via video), Susan Farber(via video), Karla Eitel, Craig Vroom, Judy Drake, Dawn Matus (via video) and Dallas Young (via video) were present. Also, in attendance were Delta James, Economic Development Planner, Bill Flood, Consultant (via video), and Amy Westover, artist (via video). • MINUTES APPROVAL • August 31, 2020 [ACTION ITEM] Dallas moved, Claire seconded, a motion to approve the minutes without revision. All members voted"aye"and the motion passed. • PUBLIC ART PROJECTS • Urban Renewal Area project: Amy Westover, project artist, provided a summary of her project research to date, which has included an on-site tour of the urban renewal district with city parks staff and historical research with members of the Historic Preservation Commission. Amy is looking at the area between Legacy and Brown Parks for her project and will likely focus on some aspect of the rich lumber mill history in that area. She has,also been doing community outreach to help inform an area public art siting opportunity report that is part of her scope of work. • MCCALL PUBLIC ART PLAN • Visioning with Bill Flood: Consultant Bill Flood and Delta James provided a report of the public art plan outreach efforts including zoom meeting in partnership with McCall Arts and Humanities Council, targeting interviewing, web based public art site nomination survey, and newspaper ad. Bill summarized the qualities for future public art that he is consistently hearing including: creating connections between people and places; provoking thought and conversation; stretching imagination; complements the natural environment; grounded in local history; celebrates diversity in people and artforms; and durability/appropriateness for the climate. Craig suggested that Bill chat with Bob Looper to learn more about the Ski Heritage Foundation effort. Committee members articulated the following action priorities: funded program administration position; art in/near the shoreline public access places; voice for diversity of residents and deeper levels of engagement; art to inspire young people; art to capture imagination; % for art funding; encourage city departments to solicit artist at beginning of projects; integrated artworks; projects involving local artists; and mentorship opportunities for local and youth artists. • NEXT MEETING • Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm. • Friday, November 20, 2020 at 9:00 am —joint work session with City Council for public art plan. • ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 6:55 p.m. Date: , 2020 Attes i Karla Ei , PAA air Delta James, E Plann r Page 2