CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 2
Meeting Date: May 24, 2005
Subject/Title: Adopt a Resolution approving a professional services
agreement with Scott Runion for the public art element for the Granville
Estates project by D.R. Horton, Subdivision #8724 and authorizing the City
Manager to sign said agreement. (C. Bronzan/R. Burr-Siegel)
Prepared by: Rebekah Burr-Siegel, Arts Manager
Submitted by: Craig Bronzan, Director of Parks and Recreation
Adopt a Resolution approving a professional services agreement with Scott
Runion for the public art element for the Granville Estates project by D.R.
Horton, Subdivision #8724 and authorizing the City Manager to sign said
On September 9, 2003, City Council approved Section 2.44.180 Public Art, in
principal and on September 23, 2003 approved the fee schedule committing one
percent of the cost of capital investment projects to art and four tenths of
one percent for housing development which became effective partially on
January 1, 2004 and fully on July 1, 2004.
This is the Arts Commission’s second residential development public art
This proposed public art project was recommended to the Arts Commission by
the Public Art Committee and approved by the Arts Commission on April 27,
2005 and by the Public Art Subcommittee on May 6, 2005. The Public Art
Committee consisted of Sandra Gill, Arts Commission Vice Chair; Richard
Meyer, Artist and Brentwood Resident; Tommy Wernholm, Artist and Brentwood
Resident; and Patrick McCarran, Arts Commissioner. The project was
previously approved by representatives from D.R. Horton (Peter Lezak) and
vanderToolen, the Landscape Architect (Darren Reynolds), who also served on
the Public Art Committee.
The Public Art Subcommittee consisted of: Annette Beckstrand, City
Councilmember and Arts Commission Council Liaison; Jim Bryant, Arts
Commission Chair; and City Manager Designee Paul Eldredge, Assistant City
Engineer. Both committees were facilitated by Rebekah Burr-Siegel, Arts
This is the only public art project to be included in the Granville Estates
development. It will be located in a two-acre pocket park (parcel C) within
the development which is located between Lone Tree Way and Neroly Road
(Freedom High School is directly across Neroly Rd.) and east of Pulte’s Rose
Garden development. A pedestrian trail will run along Neroly Rd. The park
will include: open turf areas, covered picnic area, benches, trash
receptacles, water fountain, mutt mitt station, and two play areas (one for
younger children and one for older children).
The public art concept includes two stainless steel structures each with
four secured footings between two trees along the central pathway that
divides two age-appropriate play areas (please see attached illustrations).
A number of spiral monkeys in various states of movement will be swinging
from each of the structures mimicking the playfulness of the children
playing on either side of the central pathway. In addition, there will be
one monkey on a bench underneath the structure and trees as a visual lure to
those above. This provides visitors to the park the opportunity to touch one
of the monkeys.
Scott Runion will be available to present the design concept renderings and
proposed materials at the May 24, 2005 meeting, should there be any
The percent for art requirement on residential projects is 4/10s of 1% of
the building valuation. Of that, 80% of that goes to fund the artwork, 20%
funds administration of the public art program.
This is the first project where the developer, D.R. Horton, has opted to pay
the City the full 4/10ths of one percent rather than the required 20% of the
4/10ths of one percent. This option requires that the artist contract
directly with the City of Brentwood and meet of the contractual obligations
of the City.
The estimated budget is as follows:
Total project: $22,700,000
Percent for art: $90,800
20% administration fee: $18,160
80% for public art: $72,640
The contract dollar amount will not exceed $71,000. Any remaining funds will
be held in a contingency fund for the project until its completion.
Remaining funds left after the project is completed and accepted will go
into public art in lieu fund.
The feature will be maintained by the LLD. Maintenance requirements will be
minimal and estimated at $500 annual for cleaning.
Artist proposal and color renderings
Professional Services Agreement
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD APPROVING A
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SCOTT RUNION FOR THE PUBLIC ART ELEMENT
FOR THE GRANVILLE ESTATES PROJECT BY D.R. HORTON, SUBDIVISION #8724 AND
AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN SAID AGREEMENT.
WHEREAS, the Public Art Ordinance was adopted and fee scheduled approved
committing 1% of the cost of capital investment projects to art and four
tenths of one percent for housing development which became fully effective
July 1, 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Granville Estates Project, by D.R. Horton, Subdivision #8724
requires the developer to include public art within the project;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood
that the City Manager has authorization to sign the professional services
agreement with Scott Runion in the amount of $71,000.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Brentwood at
a regular meeting on the 24th day of May, 2005 by the following vote:
Interim City Clerk