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Arts Commission Minutes - August 21, 2013

ARTS COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 21, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
150 CITY PARK WAY
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

CALL TO ORDER: Chair Gaughan called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL:
Present were Chair Jack Gaughan, Commissioners Brian Carleton, Juan Castillo (arrived at 7:16 pm) and Danny Senn. Vice Chair Leslie Bemel was excused. Staff members present were Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager and Elaine McGurk, Administrative Assistant II.

A. PRESENTATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENTS

• NONE

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSIONERS, SUBCOMMITTEES, LIAISONS AND STAFF

Commissioner Senn reported back that he presented “2012/2013 Year in Glance” on July 23 to the City Council highlighting some of their goals, projects, and progress of the Arts Commission.

B. CONSENT CALENDAR
B.1 Approve minutes of regular meeting of July 17, 2013

 Item tabled due to lack of quorum.

C. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
C.1 DISCUSSION: Discuss the Liberty High School Public Art and Design Academy (PADA) sound wall public art project. (P. Scherff)

The Liberty High School Public Art and Design Academy (PADA) presented their mosaic sound wall public art project before the Arts Commission.

C.2 INFORMATIONAL: The Anthology by Local Writers call for submissions for Volume III of Mt. Diablo’s Shadow. (P. Scherff)

Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager, gave a brief overview for the call of local writers for their submissions for Volume III of Mt. Diablo Shadows.

C.3 INFORMATIONAL: Brentwood Community Center Public Art Walls applications for 2014. (P. Scherff)

Poldina Scherff informed the Commission that the call for artists for the Brentwood Community Center Public Art Walls applications are due on August 30 for the 2014 season.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

D.1 DISCUSSION: Presentations from the four (4) artists for the Balfour Road Public Art project. (P. Scherff)

The following 4 finalists presented their marquettes before the Arts Commission for the Balfour Road Public Art Project.

1. Joe Bologna/Patricia Vader

2. Bruce Chaban

3. Brian Keith

4. Scott Runion

D.2 ACTION: Select the artist for the Balfour Road Public Art project to be recommended to City Council for approval. (P. Scherff)

The Arts Commission discussed the work of the four finalists and selected Brian Keith as the artist for the Balfour Road Public Art project.

D. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS
- NONE

E. STAFF COMMENTS
Poldina Scherff told the commission that September 24 or October 8 (depending on when the agreement gets processed) would be the City Council meeting dates in recommending Brian Keith for the Public Art Project on Balfour.
F. REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

I. COMMISSION REQUESTED ITEM(S)
• NONE

II. NEW REQUEST(S)
• NONE

G. Adjournment
Meeting was adjourned at 9:33 pm.



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