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File #: 14-0066    Version: 1 Name: 012114 - Public Art Commission - Seagraves Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/3/2014 Final action: 3/3/2014
Enactment date: 3/3/2014 Enactment #: R-14-069
Title: Resolution to Approve Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Aaron Seagraves as Public Art Administrator ($18,500.00) and Appropriate Funds from the Public Art Fund Balance ($20,500.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Contract Amend Four - Seagraves.pdf, 2. Update on Public art program in Ann Arbor
Title
Resolution to Approve Amendment to Professional Services Agreement with Aaron Seagraves as Public Art Administrator ($18,500.00) and Appropriate Funds from the Public Art Fund Balance ($20,500.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Your approval is requested for an amendment to the Professional Service Agreement with Aaron Seagraves for consulting services in the amount of $18,500.00. This Professional Service Agreement will extend the term of his agreement by six months, through June 30, 2014 and add $18,500.00 in compensation, for total compensation for the June 11, 2012 through June 30, 2014 period to an amount not to exceed $67,400.00.

The purpose of the City's public art program is to create public art to improve the aesthetic quality of public spaces and structures, provide cultural and recreational opportunities, contribute to the local heritage, stimulate economic activity and promote the general welfare of the community. The Ann Arbor Public Art Commission (AAPAC) is the oversight body of the program. Commission members are nominated by the Mayor and approved by City Council. Craig Hupy, Public Services Administrator, acts as the City liaison to AAPAC, and, under his direction, the Public Services Area provides support to the Commission.

As the chief contact person for AAPAC, Mr. Seagraves reports directly to the City of Ann Arbor's Public Services Area Administrator. He is currently contracted to work an average of 20 hours per week. His services include providing overall leadership, general management and assistance in the daily operations of the public art program, planning and development, public relations, and the coordination of projects with City staff, stakeholders and artists.

Beginning July 1, 2013, due to the changes in the Public Art Ordinance, an administrative budget was not approved as part of the FY14 budget. This requested appropriation, along with other funding that may be available for particular projects, will serve a...

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