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HomeMy Public PortalAbout2021.01.25 PAAC Minutes ,.� Public Art Advisory Committee ilN Minutes Cit of McCall Monday, January 25, 2021 — 5:30 p.m. y COMMUNITY 216 E. Park Street, McCall ID DEVELOPMENT Legion Hall / Conference Call COMMITTEE MEETING — Began at 5:30 p.m. • CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL Committee members Karla Eitel, Susan Farber (via video), Dawn Matus (via video), Dallas Young (via video) and Cynthia Dittmer (via video)were present. Also, in attendance were Delta James, Economic Development Planner and Bill Flood, Consultant(via video). • 2021 COMMITTEE CHAIR APPOINTMENT [ACTION ITEM] Susan moved, Dawn seconded a motion to nominate Karla Eitel to serve as 2021 Committee Chair. All members voted"aye"and the motion passed. Karla accepted the nomination. • MINUTES APPROVAL [ACTION ITEM] Dallas moved, Susan seconded a motion.to approve the minutes from the October 26, 2020 and November 30, 2020 meetings as submitted. All members voted "aye" and the motion passed. • MCCALL PUBLIC ART PLAN Bill Flood, consultant, presented the second draft of the public art plan, including initial layout and photo placement. Committee member Dawn Matus has provided notable time to help edit this draft document. The committee reviewed the plan and generally supported the content and design of the plan. Minor formatting and edits were suggested. Bill will incorporate those changes and then provide staff with a draft for public review. Staff will post the plan on the City web site and invite public review/comment for 7-10 days with a goal of bringing back a final version to the committee at its March meeting. • PUBLIC ART PROJECTS Laidlaw Our Confluence: Staff reported that the project is fully approved for fabrication and installation is expected in late summer 2021. Westover Mill Whistle: Staff reported that City Council will consider this project proposal at its January 28 meeting. If approval is given, the project will enter into final design and fabrication with installation in Brown Park expected in early fall 2021. MDSD Our Town: Cynthia reported that this project to engage students in creating images to be installed as vinyl graphics in the city bus stops will proceed next semester. Her Advanced Art class, Ms. Hamleton's 2nd Grade class and Mr. Hopkin's middle school class plan to participate. Supply order lists will be provided to staff soon. Staff reported that the old vinyl images have been fully removed from the bus shelters by Rocky Mountain Signs. • COMMITTEE MEMBER APPOINTMENT One letter of interest from Nellie Bowman has been received to fill the remaining term vacated by Judy Drake. Nellie has extensive experience in public art planning and project development. Dallas moved, Karla seconded a motion to recommend City Council appoint Nellie Bowman to the committee. All members voted "aye"and the motion passed. Karla Eitel has completed her first three-year term on the committee and would like to serve a second term. Susan moved, Dawn seconded, a motion to recommend Karla Eitel to City Council for appointment for a second term to the committee. All members voted "aye"and the motion passed. • LOCAL OPTION TAX FUNDING Staff reported that the City is seeking a representative from a city advisory committee to serve on the Local Option Tax Commission, which is a citizen body that provides City Council with recommendations on funding of community programs and city needs with the 3% tax on short term lodging. Letters of interest for service on the LOT Commission are due to the City Clerk on February 1, 2021. It would be beneficial to have someone representing the public art committee on the LOT Commission. Committee members wondered if Craig Vroom would be able to serve on the LOT Commission. Staff will inquire. Staff asked committee members to think about what project that is listed as a priority in the public art plan should be proposed for LOT funding and bring ideas to the next meeting. The deadline for applications for LOT funding is usually late April. • NEXT MEETING • Monday, February 22, 2021, 5:30 pm • ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 7:07 p.m. Date: c� °Z , 2021 Attest: Karla it I air Delta Jam s`, ED _Ianne Page 2