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Arts Commission Meeting Minutes - August 15, 2012

ARTS COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
August 15, 2012 AT 7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
150 CITY PARK WAY
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

CALL TO ORDER: Chair Spencer called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.

ROLL CALL:
Present were Chair Donna Spencer, Vice Chair Jack Gaughan and Commissioners Juan Castillo (arrived at 7:08 pm) and Danny Senn. Commissioner Barbie Koncher was excused. Staff members present were Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager and Elaine McGurk, Administrative Assistant II.

CITIZEN COMMENTS: None

CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. Approve minutes of regular meeting of June 20, 2012.

 Motion to approve the minutes of June 20, 2012.
Motion: Gaughan
Second: Spencer
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Excused: 2 (Koncher, Senn)

2. Approve minutes of regular meeting of July 18, 2012.

 Motion to approve the minutes of July 18, 2012.
Motion: Spencer
Second: Senn
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Excused: 1 (Castillo)

SCHEDULED MATTERS:
3. ACTION ITEM: Recommend to City Council the final draft application/policy and procedure for Public Art Walls located in the Brentwood Community Center. (P. Scherff)

Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager, reviewed with the Commission the changes and/or additions made by the City Attorney. Staff is requesting the Commission’s approval on this document with the changes before submitting it to City Council for their approval.

Poldina mentioned that the Artist will need to acquire their own insurance.

Vice Chair Gaughan mentioned that it is important to reiterate the fact that the work will need to be wire hung.

 Motion to approve the final draft application policy/procedure with the addition of adding that the work needs to be wire hung only.
Motion: Spencer
Second: Senn
Ayes: 4
Noes: 0
4. TOUR OF DOWNTOWN: The Commission will leave the City Council Chambers and tour the downtown with City staff, to view the sidewalk areas on Oak Street, 2nd Street and 1st Street.

Following completion of the tour, the Commission will return to the Council Chambers, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood, CA 95413 and consider Agenda Item #5.

Staff and the Commission went on the tour of downtown between 7:22 pm – 7:55 pm.

5. DISCUSSION ITEM: Discuss possible public art project ideas for the downtown. (P. Scherff)

Discussion ensured about possible art project for the downtown area. Various ideas were brought up for discussion.

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS: NONE

STAFF COMMENTS:

Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager, suggested the Commission try and search for ornate clock ideas and silhouette art pieces used in other cities.

The request for artist for the Balfour project will be out soon.

Annual “Play Day” is scheduled for Friday, August 17, 2012 at 6:30 pm.

A high school class will be attending our next meeting in September.

REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:

ADJOURNMENT
Chair Spencer adjourned the meeting at 8:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 


City of Brentwood Arts Commission
35 Oak Street,
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 516-5444
Fax (925) 516-5445
E-mail artscommission@brentwoodca.gov