City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission
July 9, 2002
4:30 P.M.
San Francisco Arts Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
San Francisco


Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office (25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240, San Francisco, California 94102) during regular business hours. The Community Arts and Education Program can be reached at 415-252-2598. Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

  1. WritersCorps Update
    Janet Heller
    Staff report.
    Action Item

    Motion to renew contracts with WritersCorps teachers Cathy Arellano for up to $29,000, Michelle Matz for $27,000, Chad Sweeney, Dani Montgomery, Gloria Yamato each for up to $26,000, Uchechi Kalu, Jime Salcedo Malo, and Ishle Park each for up to $22,000 (not to exceed a total of $200,000.00) from 09/01/02 to 06/030/03, from DCYF and Youth Arts Funds.

    Motion to renew contract with Kim Nelson, WritersCorps Poet-In-Residence at Log Cabin Ranch from 09/01/02 to 6/30/03 for up to $30,000, plus a travel allowance of up to $5000 (for a total of up to $35,000) from Juvenile Probation Funds.

    Motion to renew contract with WritersCorps Training Coordinator Judith Tannenbaum from 09/01/02 to 08/30/03 for up to $35,000.00 from DCYF and Juvenile Probation Funds.

  2. Chinatown Community Arts Program (CCAP) Update
    Janice Hom
    Staff report.
    Discussion Item

  3. Arts Education Update
    Rachelle Axel
    Staff report.
    Action Item

    Motion to approve a $5,000 award to the Arts Education Funders Collaborative for the 2001/2002 FY from Youth Arts Fund.

  4. Program Director's Report
    Staff report.
    Action Item

    Motion to approve the transfer of $100,000 from the Hotel Tax Fund to Intersection for the Arts for AAACC.

    AAACC Report: Bob Davis

    Cultural Facilities Projects Report: Carol Marie Daniels

  5. New Business

  6. Old Business

  7. Adjournment


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