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Full Commission - May 5, 2014 - Meeting Agenda

Full Commission - May 5, 2014

MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, May 5, 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 April 7, 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, including setting full Commission agenda priorities through December 2014.
     
  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 January 13, 2014.
       
    2. Motion to approve the Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Meeting Minutes of April 8, 2014.
       
    3. Motion to approve the Visual Arts Committee Meeting Minutes of April 16, 2014.
       
      Community Arts, Education and Grants Committee Recommendations (April 8, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    4. Motion to approve recommendations to award nine grants totaling $83,500 in the 2013-2014 cycle of Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions (“NAACT”) to the following organizations and individuals, and to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into grant agreements with each organization and individual for the amounts listed:

      Brava Theater Center/Brava! For Women in the Arts, $7,500
      Cultural Conservancy, $15,000
      Galeria de la Raza, $15,000
      Instituto Familiar de la Raza, $1,000
      Katie Dorame, $7,500
      Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu, $7,500
      Seventh Native American Generation, $15,000
      Wicahpiluta Candelaria, $7,500
      Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, $7,500
       

    5. Motion to increase the 2013-2014 grant agreement to the Bayview Opera House, Inc. for 3rd on Third by $12,000 for a total grant not to exceed $57,000.
       
      Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (April 16, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    6. Motion to approve Justin Hoover, Curator and Gallery Director, SOMArts Cultural Center, as a potential panelist for artist selection panels for Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
       
    7. Motion to approve the Design Development Phase deliverables (artwork renderings) by Clare Rojas for the Central Subway: Chinatown Station Crosscut Cavern Wall.
       
    8. Motion to approve a curatorial honoraria for Ann Jastrab in the amount of $2000 for her work on a City Hall photography exhibition about California’s Central Valley. The exhibition will take place from June 17 through September 19, 2014.
       
    9. Motion to recommend the proposed revision to Section 3.19 of the Administrative Code “Appropriation for Art Enrichment of Proposed Public Buildings, Above Ground Structures, Parks and Transportation Projects” to the Board of Supervisors for approval.
       
    10. Motion to approve the Guy Place Mini Park Public Art Project Outline.
       
    11. Motion to approve the selected finalists, Jenny Heishman, Scott Oliver, and Emily White and Jenna Didier, with Michael Arcega as an alternate, as recommended by the Masonic Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project Selection Panel to develop conceptual proposals for the Masonic Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project.
       
    12. Motion to approve the licensing agreement to reproduce three artworks from the Forever in the Sky series: Mission, Golden Gate Bridge, and City Hall by Sanaz Mazinani for San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 3 East Departures, for an amount up to $4,500.
       
    13. Motion to approve the licensing agreement to reproduce three artworks from the Landscape series by Vanessa Marsh for San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 3 East Departures for an amount up to $4,500.
       
    14. Motion to approve the licensing agreement to reproduce six artworks from the Strangerhood series by Lordy Rodriguez for San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 3 East Baggage Claim for an amount up to $9,000.
       
    15. Motion to approve the Conceptual Design Phase deliverables by James Melchert for a ceramic artwork at San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1 Secure Connector.
       
    16. Motion to approve the Conceptual Design Phase deliverables by Carmen Lomas Garza for artworks at 17th Street and Folsom Park.
       
    17. Motion to approve the Public Art Project Outline for the Ocean Ave Public Plaza Historic Photography Project.
       
      Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (April 21, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    18. Motion to approve Phases 1 and 2 of the North Beach Police Station and Parking Garage, AT&T Wireless Modification project, contingent upon (1) concealing elements on the Vallejo Street side behind the existing façade as far back as possible; (2) placing a screening element around the antennas along the Vallejo Street side and making the mounting, conduit and cabling as clean and contained as possible; (3) relocating the elements from the rear façade to the roof.
       
    19. Motion to approve Phases 1 and 2 of the North Beach Police Station and Parking Garage, Stockton Green, Verizon Wireless Modification project, contingent upon (1) concealing elements on the Vallejo Street side behind the existing façade as far back as possible; (2) replacing the fins with a simpler treatment and making the mounting, conduit and cabling as clean and contained as possible; (3) relocating the elements from the rear façade to the roof.
       
    20. Motion to approve Phase 1 of West Side Recycled Water Treatment Plant project, contingent upon (1) eliminating the door on the second floor; (2) using small horizontal sunshades on the control room on the south façade rather than the more expensive electrochromatic glass; (3) eliminating bumps and jogs on the south stairway; (4) eliminating the “water drop” wall; (5) on the west façade, keeping the parapet flush with the two wingwalls; (6) using the façade treatment detailed in drawing 6.1c.6 and (7) supplying more detail on the landscape plan.
       
    21. Motion to approve Phases 2 and 3 of the Mission Bay Park P26 project, contingent upon (1) integrating more face-to-face or L-shaped seating; (2) developing the children’s play area to better integrate it with the butterfly garden, with less structured play area; (3) including a water element as part of the butterfly habitat; (4) using hard paving for the roundabout; (5) minimizing the signage and integrating it into the overall design language; (6) presenting final sketches before construction.
       
    22. Motion to approve Phase 1 of the Alameda Creek Diversion Dam Passage project, contingent upon (1) spanning the two buildings with a single roof; (2) reorienting the site elements and the shape of the enclosure so they are all aligned in a simple rectangle; (3) further developing and simplifying the design of the fence and separating it from the concrete wall.
       
      Executive Committee Recommendations (April 28, 2014; link to agenda)
      Action
    23. Motion to provide a letter of support from the San Francisco Arts Commission for the North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association (“NOPNA”), Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (“HANC”) and Panhandle Residents Organization/Stanyan-Fulton (“PRO/SF”) joint application to San Francisco Recreation and Parks Community Opportunity Grant program for improvements to the Panhandle segment of Golden Gate Park.
       
  6. 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.

        Explanatory Documents: Arts Commission organization chart
         

    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—Barbara Sklar, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Chair of the Street Artists Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
         
    5. Visual Arts Committee—Dorka Keehn, Chair
      1. Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
         
      2. Action: Motion to approve artists’ honoraria to the following artists for the development and production of works for the SFAC Galleries upcoming City Hall exhibition, The Valley/El Valle (June 17–September 19, 2014): Matt Black, $1000; Sam Comen, $500; Lou Dematteis, $500; Francisco Dominguez, $500; Kathya Landeros, $300; Ken and Melanie Light, $300; Charlotte Niel, $300; Antonio Olmos, $300; and Mimi Plumb, $500.
         
  7. Coit Tower Update
    Discussion

    Presentation from Recreation and Park and Arts Commission staff on current status and plans for Coit Tower and murals.

     

  8. 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.)
     
  9. 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.)
     
  10. Closed Session–Conference with Legal Counsel for Pending Litigation:
    Blackstone v. City and County of San Francisco (Claim No. 14-01933) (contract/purchase order claim).
    1. Discussion: Public Comment on All Matters Pertaining to the Closed Session.
       
    2. Action: Vote on Whether to Hold Closed Session to Confer with Legal Counsel under San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) and California Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2).
       
    3. Closed Session pursuant to San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(d) and Government Code Section 54956.9(d)(2).
       

      Reconvene in Open Session
       

    4. Possible Report on Action Taken in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.1(a)(2) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(b).
       
    5. Action: Vote to elect whether to disclose any or all discussions held in Closed Session (San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.12(a)).
       
  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.

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

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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

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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