July 20, 2011
Wednesday July 20, 2011
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
1. Consent Calendar
1. Motion to approve former Civic Design Commissioner Rene Bihan to serve as a panelist for the North Beach Library Artist Selection Panel, to take place in September 2011.
2. SFAC Gallery
Presentation by Anthony Torres.
Motion: Motion to approve an honorarium in the amount of $5,000 to Anthony Torres for curatorial contributions, research and development of the SFAC Gallery exhibition project Shared Histories.
2. Sterling Park
Presentation of Lights on S.F., a proposed temporary light installation at George Sterling Park in Russian Hill.
Motion: Motion to approve Lights on S.F., a temporary light installation at George Sterling Park in Russian Hill.
3. Director’s Report
A. Public Art Network Conference.
B. Board of Supervisors hearing.
C. Goals for fiscal year 2012.
4. Public Utilities Commission
Discussion of revised Memorandum of Understanding with the Public Utilities Commission.
5. McClaren Park
Presentation of Susan Schwartzenberg and Peter Richard’s Philosopher’s Walk at McClaren Park.
Motion: Motion to approve Design Development of graphics package and final design of granite elements for Susan Schwartzenberg and Peter Richard’s Philosopher’s Walk at McClaren Park.
6. Veteran’s Memorial
Update on Memorial Court veteran’s memorial project.
Motion: Motion to approve the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into design contract (through Construction Documents) with Susan Narduli and Andrea Cochran for an amount not to exceed $250,000 to complete construction documents and design development for a veteran’s memorial at Memorial Court.
7. Laguna Honda
A. Presentation of 2D artwork reproductions by Magnolia Editions for display in resident rooms.
B. Proposed RFP for photographer for Cafeteria images.
C. Update on Gerald Heffernon’s Rabbinoid.
8. General Hospital Acute Care Unit: Plaza
Request to authorize contract modification to add fabrication, transportation and consultation during installation to the contract scope of work.
Motion: Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to modify the agreement with Anna Valentina Murch to increase the agreement by $575,512 for a total contract amount not to exceed $620,512, to add fabrication, transportation and consultation during installation of artwork to the scope of work for General Hospital Acute Care Unit: Plaza.
9. Transbay Terminal
Update on Transbay Joint Powers Authority projects.
10. SOMA West Skatepark
Presentation of artist recommended by the Artist Selection Panel for an artwork at SOMA West Skatepark.
Motion: Motion to approve the artist (to be announced at meeting) and the artist's proposal as recommended by the Artist Selection Panel for an artwork at the SOMA West Skatepark.
Motion: Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to enter into a contract with (to be announced at meeting) for design, fabrication, transportation and installation/consultation during installation of an artwork for SOMA West Skatepark in an amount not to exceed $51,000.
A. Report on Coit Tower Restoration Plan.
B. ArtCare activities: projects; development; and ongoing engagement.
D. Update on McKinley statue.
12. Palega Recreation Center
Presentation of tile samples and proposed color palette for Kelly Ording’s ceramic tile mosaic for the interior of Palega Recreation Center, as proposed by Kelly Ording and Pippa Murray Mosaics.
Motion: Motion to approve tile samples and proposed color palette for Kelly Ording’s ceramic tile mosaic for the interior of Palega Recreation Center, as proposed by Kelly Ording and Pippa Murray Mosaics.
13. New Business
14. Old Business
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