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December 2, 2013

Full Commission - December 2, 2013

MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, December 2, 2013
3:00 p.m.
City Hall, Room 416
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

 


Agenda

  1. Roll Call
     
  2. Approval of Minutes
    Action

    Motion to approve September 9, 2013 Minutes.
    Motion to approve October 7, 2013 Minutes.
    Motion to approve November 4, 2013 Minutes.
    Explanatory Documents: Draft minutes
     
  3. Director’s Report
    Discussion

    Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments and announcements, including an update on City efforts to address affordability.
     
  4. Consent Calendar
    The following items are included in the Consent Calendar subject to withdrawal at the request of a Commissioner:

    Approval of Committee Minutes
    Action

    1. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of August 19, 2013.
       
    2. Motion to approve the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes of November 12, 2013.
       
    3. Motion to approve the Street Artists Committee Meeting Minutes of November 13, 2013.
       
    4. Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of November 20, 2013.
       
      Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Recommendations (November 12, 2013)
      Action
    5. Motion to approve the following individuals as grants application review panelists for Cultural Equity Grants:
      Brian Karl, Program Director, Headland Center for the Arts
      Sherene Melania, Performing Artist, Choreographer, Arts Educator, and SFAC Commissioner
       
    6. Motion to approve recommendations to award twelve grants totaling $295,625 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Cultural Equity Initiatives Level One grants to the following organizations, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each organization for the amounts listed:
      Alliance for California Traditional Arts, $25,000
      Acción Latina, $25,000
      Brava Theater Center/Brava! For Women in the Arts, $25,000
      Loco Bloco Drum and Dance Ensemble, $25,000
      Kearny Street Workshop, $25,000
      Queer Cultural Center, $25,000
      Golden Thread Productions, $25,000
      Ohlone Profiles Project, $25,000
      ABADA Capoeira San Francisco, $25,000
      Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center, $25,000
      OX, $25,000
      La Pocha Nostra, $20,625
       
    7. Motion to approve recommendations to award three grants totaling $300,000 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Cultural Equity Initiatives Level Two grants to the following organizations, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each organization for the amounts listed:
      Cultural Conservancy, $100,000
      Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco, $100,000
      Women’s Audio Mission, $100,000
       
    8. Motion to increase the 2013-2014 grant agreement to African American Art and Culture Complex by $31,942 for a total grant not to exceed $614,236 (with $514,005 for African American Art and Culture Complex and $100,231 for Queer Cultural Center).
       
    9. Motion to increase the 2013-2014 grant agreement to Bayview Opera House by $5,247 for a total grant not to exceed $323,138.
       
    10. Motion to increase the 2013-2014 grant agreement to Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts by $8,804 for a total grant not to exceed $542,185.
       
    11. Motion to increase the 2013-2014 grant agreement to SOMArts Cultural Center by $11,465 for a total grant not to exceed $706,113 (with $605,882 for SOMArts Cultural Center and $100,231 for Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center).
       
    12. Motion to approve the following individuals to serve as review panelists for the 3rd on Third request for proposals:
      Gina Fromer
      Ellyn Parker
      Lyslynn Lacoste
      Kristine Mays
      Carrie Leilam Love
      Liz Jackson-Simpson
       
      Street Artists Committee Recommendations (November 13, 2013)
      Action
    13. Motion to approve Lottery Committee recommendation to amend Arts Commission Resolution No. 0503-04-102 (lottery procedure for assigning selling spaces) by allowing a street artist who has received a helpership through the lottery to receive helpership for the same lottery period of the following week only in the absence of requests by other artists for helpership.
       
    14. Motion to approve Lottery Committee recommendation that a Lottery Committee member who is not able to run his/her lottery has the responsibility to obtain the service of another member to run the lottery.
       
      Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (November 18, 2013)
      Action
    15. Motion to approve Phase 1 of the Candlestick Point Streetscape Master Plan and Signage Plan on a conceptual basis, on the condition that additional workshops be scheduled to review each component of the plan in greater detail in the context of proposed or suggested building massing.
      Explanatory Document: Project illustration
       
    16. Motion to approve Phase 3 of the Nursery: Center for Sustainable Gardening at the San Francisco Botanical Garden.
      Explanatory Document: Project illustration
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (November 20, 2013)
      Action
    17. Motion to approve an honorarium in the amount of $2,000, for the artist Cybele Lyle to research and develop a new installation at the SFAC Galleries’ Window Site slated to open January 24, 2014.
       
    18. Motion to approve the revised Design Development phase deliverables (artwork renderings and maintenance plan) by Jim Campbell and Werner Klotz for the platform level artwork for Central Subway: Union Square Market Street Station.
       
    19. Motion to approve the Final Design Phase deliverables (rendering) by Kota Ezawa for the Central Subway Chinatown Station Construction Barricade along Stockton Street to be on display for one year beginning in late 2013 or early 2014 (exact date to be determined).
       
    20. Motion to approve The Trust for Public Land’s installation of a mosaic artwork by Laurel True in Boeddeker Park, contingent on an agreement with the Recreation and Parks Department accepting responsibility for the maintenance of this artwork.
       
    21. Motion to approve the artist Jetro Martinez and proposal for the General Hospital Acute Care Building: Emergency Department Entrance as recommended by the Artist Selection Panel.
       
    22. Motion to approve the final poster designs for Lordy Rodriguez’s Art on Market Street Kiosk Poster Series, Strangerhood, January 2014 through March 2014.
       
    23. Motion to approve the project outline for Alameda Creek Watershed Center.
       
      Executive Committee Recommendations (November 25, 2013)
      Action
    24. Motion to provide a grant to the 509 Cultural Center for a large-scale public mural on the five-story Warfield Building painted by Clare Rojas for an amount not to exceed $20,000 from National Endowment for the Arts funds.
       
    25. Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with artist Jetro Martinez for an amount not to exceed $35,000 for design, fabrication, transportation and installation consultation of an artwork at the General Hospital Acute Care Building: Emergency Department Entrance.
       
  5. Draft 2014-2018 Strategic Plan
    Discussion

    Presentation and discussion of draft 2014-2018 strategic plan.
    Explanatory Document: Draft strategic plan
     
  6. Public Comment
    Discussion

    (This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for the Commission’s consideration.)
     
  7. New Business and Announcements
    Discussion

    (This item is to allow the Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)
     
  8. Adjournment
    Action

     

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Notices
Explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Arts Commission will be available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 345, San Francisco, CA 94102, during regular business hours. Info: Sharon Page Ritchie, 415/252-2591. PLEASE NOTE: The Arts Commission often receives documents created or submitted by other City officials, agencies or departments after the posting of the Arts Commission agenda. For such documents or presentations, members of the public may wish to contact the originating agency if they seek documents not yet provided to the Arts Commission.

Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

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Citizens interested in obtaining a free copy of the Sunshine Ordinance can request a copy from Mr. Darby or by printing Chapter 67 of the San Francisco Administrative Code on the Internet, http://www.sfgov.org/sunshine/

ACCESSIBLE MEETING POLICY

Per the American Disabilities Act and the Language Access Ordinance, Chinese, Spanish, and/or American Sign Language interpreters will be available upon request. Additionally, every effort will be made to provide a sound enhancement system, meeting materials in alternative formats, and/or a reader. Minutes may be translated after they have been adopted by the Commission. For all these requests, please contact Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-252-2591. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.

利便参與會議的相關規定

根據美國殘疾人士法案和語言服務條例,中文、西班牙語、和/或美國手語翻譯人員在收到要求後將會提供翻譯服務。另外,我們將盡力提供擴音設備。同時也將會提供不同格式的會議資料, 和/或者提供閱讀器。此外,翻譯版本的會議記錄可在委員會通過後提供。上述的要求,請於會議前最少48小時致電 415-252-2591向 Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, 提出。逾期提出的請求,若可能的話,亦會被考慮接納。聽證室設有輪椅通道。

POLITICA DE ACCESO A LA REUNIÓN

De acuerdo con la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (Americans with Disabilities Act) y la Ordenanza de Acceso a Idiomas (Language Access Ordinance) intérpretes de chino, español, y lenguaje de señas estarán disponibles de ser requeridos. En adición, se hará todo el esfuerzo posible para proveer un sistema mejoramiento de sonido, materiales de la reunión en formatos alternativos, y/o proveer un leedor. Las minutas podrán ser traducidas luego de ser aprobadas por la Comisión. Para solicitar estos servicios, favor contactar a Sharon Page Ritchie, Commission Secretary, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2591. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.

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