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Arts Commission Minutes - July 17, 2013

ARTS COMMISSION
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
JULY 17, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
150 CITY PARK WAY
BRENTWOOD, CA 94513

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

ROLL CALL:
Present were Vice Chair Leslie Bemel, Commissioners Brian Carleton and Danny Senn. Chair Commissioner Juan Castillo and Chair Jack Gaughan were excused. Staff members present were Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager and Elaine McGurk, Administrative Assistant II.

A. PRESENTATIONS

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Kati Short, Poet Laureate, gave the Commission an update on this coming year’s publication of the various literary work compiled for the Anthology series. She has the money needed for this year’s work. The works will be collected through the East County Writers Guild.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSIONERS, SUBCOMMITTEES, LIAISONS AND STAFF
• Commissioner Senn visited in the City of Oakland, and noticed a great mix of different type of public art in an area that is newer and smaller.

B. CONSENT CALENDAR
B.1 Approve minutes of regular meeting of June 19, 2013

 Motion to approve the consent calendar.

Motion: Senn
Second: Bemel
Ayes: 3
Noes: 0
Excused: 2 (Castillo, Gaughan)

C. SCHEDULED MATTERS:
C.1 DISCUSSION: Discuss the approved priority list of City public art locations. (Scherff)

The Commission reviewed and discussed the priority list of City public art locations.

OLD BUSINESS:
D.1 INFORMATIONAL: Arts Commission “Year at a Glance”. (Sean/Castillo)

Commissioner Senn rehearsed his presentation of the “Year at a Glance” to be presented at the City Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

D. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS – NONE

E. STAFF COMMENTS

Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager reported the following:

- Flier with the current list of artist presented on the Art Wall was given to the Commission
- A call for artist for next year Art Show will go out in August and it will come before the Commission for approval in September.
- Concert in the Park is going well and the next one will be on Friday, July 19 at City Park. Loose Blues will be performing.

F. REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

I. COMMISSION REQUESTED ITEM(S)

• NONE

II. NEW REQUEST(S)

• NONE

G. Adjournment
Meeting was adjourned at 8:01 pm.


 

 



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