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February 3, 2014

Full Commission - February 3, 2014

MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, February 3, 2014
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 January 6, 2014 Minutes.
    Explanatory Documents: Draft minutes
     
  3. President’s Report
    Discussion

    Current developments and announcements.
     
  4. Director’s Report
    Discussion

    Current administrative, budgetary and programming developments and announcements.
     
  5. 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 December 16, 2013.
       
    2. Motion to approve the Street Artists Committee Meeting Minutes of January 8, 2013.
       
    3. Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of January 13, 2014.
       
    4. Motion to approve the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes of January 14, 2014.
       
    5. Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of January 15, 2014.
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (December 18, 2013; link to agenda)
      Action
    6. Motion to approve artist honoraria payments in the amount of: $1000 each to Janet Delaney and Charles Byrne; $700 each to DeWitt Cheng, Yelena Zhavoronkova, Dennis Hearne, and Steven Brock; $300 each to Jason Tannen, Mark Citret, and Leo vanMunching for their contributions to an exhibition at City Hall opening in February, 2014.
       
    7. Motion to approve an artist honorarium in the amount of $2000 to Alexander Cheves for his development and production of a new installation at the SFAC Galleries Window Installation Site opening in May 2014.
       
      Street Artists Committee Recommendations (January 8, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    8. Motion to approve Lottery Committee recommendation to amend Arts Commission Resolution Number 1101-04-220 to provide that additional helpers for winter be selected only for the period of December 15 through January 5.
       
    9. Motion to amend Lottery Space Assignment Noon rule whereby any assigned selling space that is unoccupied at 12:00 noon by the street artist who is assigned that selling space through the lottery system can be temporarily reassigned to another street artist. However, the street artist who is temporarily reassigned the assigned selling space must voluntarily vacate the assigned selling space upon the arrival at any time throughout the day of the street artist who was assigned the selling space through the lottery system. In receiving a space through the lottery, the artist is not required to mark their space.
       
      Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (January 13, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    10. Motion to approve ESER 1 Neighborhood Fire Station #16, Phase 3, contingent upon (1) recessing the depth of the sign so that it sits back closer to the doors; and (2) aligning the rear strip window with the stone joints.
       
    11. Motion to approve Phase 1 of Dogpatch Arts Plaza.
       
    12. Motion to approve Phase 2 of Alamo Square Restroom Replacement Project, contingent upon (1) rotating the building counterclockwise to remove the service door from the direct view of the path; (2) increasing the recess of the service door by at least one foot more than shown, to approximately 18 inches; (3) making all of the metal black; (4) using a light sandblast finish for the main part of the building, with heavy sandblast finish on the upper and lower bands; (5) lowering the lower bandline; (6) eliminating the concrete bands in the asphalt paving.
       
    13. Motion to approve Phase 3 of the San Francisco Groundwater Supply Well Stations, contingent upon (1) at Lake Merced, replacing the bollards with dome lights set into the ground to throw light horizontally onto the ground and not up onto the wall; (2) at South Sunset, raising the side wall to eliminate the “ear” of concrete sticking up above the roofline; on the east elevation, combining the four louvers into two pairs; (3) at West Sunset, on the north elevation, tying the two louvers into a single unit; on the south elevation, placing the louvers adjacent to the door; aligning the inside face of the jamb with the inside face of the concrete wall; (4) at Golden Gate, using a double drain and eliminating the scupper; (5) at all sites, setting the card readers into the door jamb instead of on the face of the concrete, keeping lighting below eye level, and setting the closed circuit television cameras at the top left corner of each wall, at a distance proportional to the size of the camera.
       
      Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Recommendations (January 14, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    14. Motion to approve the following individuals as a part of a pool of potential SFAC grant application review panelists through June 30, 2015:

      Anietie Ekanem, Founder, Third Thursday
      Elizabeth Brodersen, Director of Education, American Conservatory Theater
      DJ Brookter, Deputy Director, Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD)
      Melanie Cervantes, Race and Place (RAP) Fund Program Officer, Akonadi Foundation
      Ed Donaldson, Certified Economic Development Professional
      Theo Ellington, Commissioner, Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure; Project Coordinator, Urban Ed Academy
      Juan Fuentes, visual artist
      Janine Greer, Commissioner, Southeast Facility Community Commission
      Lisa Hasenbalg, Director of Arts & Culture Marketing, San Francisco Convention & Visitors Bureau
      Neal Hatten, Associate Executive Director, Bayview Hunters Point YMCA
      Rhodessa Jones, Co-Artistic Director, Cultural Odyssey
      Steven Anthony Jones, Artistic Director, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
      Alka Joshi, Communications Director, BRITE Group
      Thor Kaslofsky, Project Manager, Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure
      LaVaughn Kellum-King, Commissioner, Southeast Community Facility Commission
      Brigette R. LeBlanc, Commissioner, Southeast Community Facility Commission
      Allan Manalo, Development Manager, Hospitality House
      Nathan Marken, performing artist
      Kristine Mays, visual artist
      Lena Miller, Founder, Hunters Point Family
      Marsha Murrington, Senior Program Officer, Local Initiatives Support Corporation
      Laura Page, Arts & Educational Initiatives Analyst, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
      Kriztina Palone, Director, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services
      Beth Rubenstein, nonprofit and arts consultant
      Ted Russell, Senior Program Officer for the Arts, James Irvine Foundation
      Malik Seneferu, visual artist
      Allison Sparks, Program Officer, Child Welfare, Stuart Foundation
      Cynthia Taylor, Assistant Director of Public Programs, Oakland Museum of California; vocalist
      Earl Shaddix, Owner, Earl Bread & Brittle
      Adrian Torres, Assistant Project Manager, Office of Economic and Workforce Development
      Andre Torrey, Public Service Aide, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
      Jason Wallach, Program Coordinator, Center for Political Education
      Shamann Walton, Executive Director, Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD)
      Gwendolyn Westbrook, Chief Executive Officer, United Council of Human Services
      Curt Yagi, Executive Director, Real Options for City Kids (ROCK SF); musician
      Eddy Zheng, Commissioner, Southeast Community Facility Commission; Project Director, Community Youth Center of San Francisco
       

    15. Motion for the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into a grant agreement with the Bayview Opera House, Inc. for $45,000 to manage, sustain, promote and grow the 3rd on Third event.
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (January 15, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    16. Motion to approve the mural design, A Song for the Portola, by Jason Jagel to be installed in Burrows Park along Route 101 and Burrows Street, pending final approval from the State Department of Transportation. The project is sponsored by Architecture for Humanity.
       
    17. Motion to approve and accept into the Civic Art Collection the ceramic tile mosaic, Windmills, 2013 by Kelly Ording. The artwork is 16 feet high by 38 feet long and was fabricated by Pippa Murray Mosaics. The mural was commissioned for Palega Recreation Center.
       
    18. Motion to approve the three selected finalists: Mark Brest Van Kempen, John Roloff, Chris Sollars, (and an alternate, Scott Oliver) for the Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center Public Art Project as recommended by the Glen Canyon Park Recreation Center Public Art Selection Panel.
       
    19. Motion to approve the three selected finalists: Smith|Allen, Ball-Nouges Studio, Ben Trautman, (and an alternate, Jay Atherton) for the Randall Museum Public Art Project as recommended by the Randall Museum Public Art Selection Panel.
       
    20. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1, Sculpture Opportunity.
       
    21. Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into contract with Bollinger Atelier for an amount not to exceed $600,000 for fabrication and transportation of Roxy Paine’s sculpture for the public plaza at Clementina and Fourth streets.
       
    22. Motion to approve the installation of the mural Panorama, by Kota Ezawa, for the Central Subway: Chinatown Station Construction Barricade Temporary Art Project along Stockton Street to be on display for one year beginning January 15, 2014.
       
    23. Motion to approve the selected finalists Brian Tolle, Alice Aycock, Cliff Garten and alternate Donald Lipski for the Bayview Gateway Public Art Project.
       
      Executive Committee Recommendations (January 27, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    24. Motion to approve the following individual as a part of a pool of potential San Francisco Arts Commission grant application review panelists through June 30, 2015:

      Raissa Simpson, Artistic Director, Push Dance Company
       

    25. For consistency with state law regarding fee waivers for Honorably Discharged Veterans:

      Motion to rescind and replace Arts Commission Resolution No. 0607-93-277 (“procedures for directing staff’s review of applications for exemption from paying fees under California Business and Professions Code sections 16001 and 16001.5”), adopted June 7, 1993, with a new resolution, consistent with current California Business and Professions Code Section 16001.7, to authorize the Street Artists Program Director, under the direction of the Director of Cultural Affairs of the Arts Commission, to waive the Street Artists Certificate fee for Honorably Discharged Veterans upon receipt of the Honorably Discharged Veteran’s Certificate of Release DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) or other equivalent U.S. government document reflecting honorable discharge and to process fee waiver, consistent with state and local laws.
       

  6. Arts Commission FY 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Draft Budget
    Action

    Discussion and possible motion to approve proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Arts Commission budget.
    Explanatory Documents: FY2014-2015 and FY2015-2016 draft budgetdraft capital budget and budget narrative
     
  7. Draft 2014-2019 Strategic Plan
    Action

    Discussion and possible motion to approve draft 2014-2019 strategic plan.
    Explanatory Document: Draft strategic plan
     
  8. Committee Reports and Committee Matters
    1. Executive Committee—JD Beltran, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Executive Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the agency.
         
    2. Civic Design Review Committee—Cass Calder Smith, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Civic Design Review Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    3. Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee—Sherene Melania, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
    4. Street Artists Committee—Gregory Chew, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Chair of the Street Artists Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    5. Visual Arts Committee—Barbara Sklar, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
      2. Action: Discussion and possible motion to approve the following arts professionals as potential panelists for artist selection panels: Jenny Gheith, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA; Stephanie Syjuco, Artist; and Patricia Watts, Founder/West Coast Curator, ecoartspace.

        Explanatory Document: Panelist biographies
         

  9. 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.)
     
  10. 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.)
     
  11. 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.

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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

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POLITICA DE ACCESO A LA REUNIÓN

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