Full Commission - September 14, 2020 - Agenda
MEETING OF THE FULL ARTS COMMISSION
Monday, September 14, 2020
Remote Meeting via video and teleconferencing
This meeting is being held by teleconference pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20 and the Fifth Supplement to the Mayoral Proclamation Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency.
During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency, the Arts Commission’s regular meeting room, City Hall, Room 416, is closed. Meetings of the Arts Commission will convene remotely.
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Arts Commissioners: Roberto Ordeñana, President; Kimberlee Stryker, Vice President
Yahuk Askew, JD Beltran, Charles Collins, Suzie Ferras, Mary Jung, Dorka Keehn, Nabiel Musleh, Linda Parker Pennington, Abby Sadin Schnair, Marcus Shelby, Janine Shiota, Debra Walker, Paul Woolford; Joel Koppel, ex officio (non-voting)
- Roll Call
- Approval of Minutes
Motion to approve August 3, 2020 Minutes.
Explanatory Document: Draft Minutes
- General Public Comment
(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.)
- Director’s Report
Current administrative, budgetary, legislative and programming developments and announcements.
- Committee Reports and Committee Matters
- Executive Committee – Roberto Ordeñana, Chair
- Discussion: Report from the Executive Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
- Community Investments Committee – Charles Collins, Chair
- Discussion: Report from the Community Investments Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
- Civic Design Review Committee—Kimberlee Stryker, Chair
- Discussion: Report from the Civic Design Review Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Program.
- Visual Arts Committee—Dorka Keehn, Chair
- Discussion: Report from the Visual Arts Committee regarding activities of the Committee and the Programs.
- Executive Committee – Roberto Ordeñana, Chair
- Consent Calendar
The following items are included in the Consent Calendar subject to withdrawal at the request of a Commissioner.
- Motion to approve the Civic Design Review Committee Meeting Minutes of August 17, 2020.
- Motion to approve the Community Investments Committee Meeting Minutes of August 11, 2020.
- Motion to approve the Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of July 27, 2020.
- Motion to approve the Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of August 24, 2020
- Motion to approve the Executive Committee Meeting Minutes of September 4, 2020
Civic Design Review Committee Recommendations (August 17, 2020); link to agenda)
- Motion to approve Phase 1 and 2 of the Bay Corridor Transmission and Distribution Project.
- Motion to approve Phase 1 of the SVWTP Polymer Feed Facility Project with the following contingencies 1) to explore the possibility of reducing the door and moving it to the other side, 2) to soften the burn to match the existing topography to the area, 3) to add one live oak tree (at least a five gallon box size tree), 4) to investigate the proposed native grasses to ensure that they are native, 5) to carefully position the venting of the facade, 6) to explore the stacking effect and make sure that the pitch of the roofs are performative, and 7) to explore the possibility of rainwater drainage and where it might go.
- Motion to approve Phase 2 and 3 of the Mission Branch Library Renovation Project with the following contingencies 1) that it maintain the planting design as is except for that it be pulled back from the doors so that there is more space and 2) that the planting be more of a single, or monolithic, plant choice so that it is consistent with a single type of vegetation gesture.
Community Investments Committee Recommendations (August 11, 2020, link to agenda)
- Motion to approve up to $2,000,000 of FY21 Arts Impact Endowment funds in accordance with the priorities outlined in the Community Services Allocation Plan to support recommendations from the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force for artists and non-profit arts organizations.
Visual Arts Committee Recommendations (August 19, 2020, link to agenda)
- Motion to approve Ingleside Wildflowers, a mural design by artist Antoine Marnata, 1AM (First Amendment). The mural will be installed on the PG&E substation located at the 1100 block of Ocean Ave. between Brighton Ave. and Lee Ave. The painted mural will measure approximately 12 ft. by 22 ft. The project is funded by the Ocean Avenue Association and a District 7 Participatory Budgeting Grant. The painted mural will not become part of the Civic Art Collection.
- Motion to rescind RESOLUTION NO. 0304-19-076: Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase the Agreement for Services between Mosaika and Emily Fromm from $230,000 to an amount not to exceed $258,534 (an increase of $28,534) for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1 Center AC-06 Public Art Project.
- Motion to authorize the Director of Cultural Affairs to increase Emily Fromm’s contract (DBA Rancho Art Productions) from $305,000 to an amount not to exceed $333,534 (an increase of $28,534) to allow for expedited fabrication for the San Francisco International Airport: Terminal 1 Center AC-06 Public Art Project.
- Motion to approve the Construction Document Phase deliverables (Structural Engineering Drawings) for Hood Design Studio’s artwork for Fire Station 35.
- Motion to adopt the best practice industry wide practices covered in the Americans for the Arts’ report Cultural Equity in the Public Art Field as part of the Arts Commission’s commitment to affirming racial equity in its programs, policies and practices.
- Motion to approve the temporary installation of Voice, a two year fully reversible low resolution light wall framed in stainless steel to be installed at no cost to the City, on the south facade Bayview Opera House, a City owned building under the jurisdiction of the Arts Commission, which will serve as a platform to present art projects in support of Black Lives Matter, the first week of which is a memorial portrait series by Radha Mehta, pending approval from the Historic Preservation Commission and the Planning Commission.
- Motion to authorize the Arts Commission to enter into a MOU with artist Joana Vasconcelos for an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the development of a unique site specific proposal for the Waterfront Plaza site.
- Motion to authorize the Arts Commission to enter into a MOU with artist Yinka Shonibare for an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the development of a unique site specific proposal for the Waterfront Plaza site.
- Motion to approve the Project Plan for the Natoma Art Corridor as descried in the Curatorial Framework prepared for the program.
- Motion to approve the temporary installation of an illuminated temple-like sculpture entitled The Shelter in Place Temple in Joseph Alioto Performing Arts Piazza by artists Laurence Renzo Verbeck and Syliva Lisse for a period of six months commencing late fall 2020 which is to be installed at no cost to the City, pending procurement of all necessary approvals and the funding required for the project in addition to arrangements for security night and day. The project team shall be responsible for the performance of maintenance of the sculpture as required for the duration of the installation. This installation may be extended upon approval of the Arts Commission and Recreation and Park Commission.
- Motion to approve Design Development Phase deliverables (final artwork design, material sample) by Ramekon O’Arwisters for the Southeast Health Center Expansion Project.
- Motion to approve the selected finalists Nina Chanel Abney, Math Bass, Craig Calderwood, Jeffrey Cheung, and Chelsea Wong the SFO Harvey Milk Terminal 1 Atrium Project as recommended by the artist review panel.
- Motion to approve revised design development documents for Jesse Schlesinger’s sculptures for the Judah Streetscape Public Art Project.
- New Business and Announcements
(This item is to allow the Commissioners to introduce new agenda items for consideration, to report on recent arts activities and to make announcements.)
posted 9/11/2020, 9:05 a.m., adv
The meetings of the San Francisco Arts Commission will be held virtually due to public health emergency.
Agenda Item Information / Materials Available
Each item on the agenda may include the following documents:
1) Department or Agency or report;
2) Public correspondence;
3) Other explanatory documents.
During the pendency of the closure of the Commission’s offices during the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place Order and related disruptions to on-site business processes, explanatory documents listed above, as well as documents created or distributed after the posting of this agenda to the Arts Commission will be available only electronically, please contact: Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre at Alyssa.email@example.com or 415-252-2255. 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.
1. Agenda items will normally be heard in order. Please note, that on occasion a special circumstance may necessitate that an agenda item be taken out of order. To ensure that an agenda item is not missed, it is advised to arrive at the beginning of the meeting. All agenda changes will be announced by the Chair at the top of the meeting.
2. Public comment will be taken before or during the Committee’s consideration of each agenda item. Each speaker will be allowed to speak for the time allotted by the Chair at the top of the meeting or up to three (3) minutes.
3. During General Public Comment, members of the public may address the Commissioners on matters that are within the Arts Commission’s jurisdiction and are not on the agenda.
4. Any person speaking during a public comment period may supply a brief written summary of their comments, which shall, if no more than 150 words, be included in the official file. Written comments pertaining to this meeting should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic Devices Prohibited
The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers, and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting, except as necessary to participate remotely. The Chair may order the exclusion from participation of any person responsible for improper disruptions to this remote meeting.
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A recording of this meeting will be available online after the meeting at the following address: https://sfgov.org/arts/audio-archive-8.
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Accessibility 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 Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre at least 48 hours before the meeting at 415-252-2255. Late requests will be honored if possible. The hearing room is wheelchair accessible.
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415-252-2255向Alyssa Ventre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 (American 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 Commission Secretary, Alyssa Ventre, por lo menos 48 horas antes de la reunión al 415-252-2255. Las solicitudes tardías serán consideradas de ser posible. La sala de audiencia es accesible a silla de ruedas.
Patakaran para sa pag-access ng mga Miting
Ayon sa batas ng American Disabilities Act at ng Language Access Ordinance, maaring mag-request ng mga tagapagsalin wika sa salitang Tsino, Espanyol at/o sa may kapansanan pandinig sa American Sign Language. Bukod pa dito, sisikapin gawan ng paraan na makapaglaan ng gamit upang lalong pabutihin ang inyong pakikinig, maibahagi ang mga kaganapan ng miting sa iba't ibang anyo, at/o isang tagapagbasa. Ang mga kaganapan ng miting ay maaring isalin sa ibang wika matapos ito ay aprobahan ng komisyon. Sa mga ganitong uri ng kahilingan, mangyari po lamang makipag ugnayan kay Commission Secretary Alyssa Ventre sa 415-252-2255. Magbigay po lamang ng hindi bababa sa 48 oras na abiso bago ng miting. Kung maari, ang mga late na hiling ay posibleng tanggapin. Ang silid ng pagpupulungan ay accessible sa mga naka wheelchair.