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File #: 14-0219    Version: Name: 2/18/14 - Return Uncommitted Public Art Funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/3/2014 Final action: 3/3/2014
Enactment date: 3/3/2014 Enactment #: R-14-068
Title: Resolution to Return Uncommitted Public Art Funds to Originating Sources ($943,005.00) (8 Votes Required)
Sponsors: Jane Lumm, Jack Eaton, Sumi Kailasapathy, Mike Anglin
Attachments: 1. DC-3 REVISED with highlights
Resolution to Return Uncommitted Public Art Funds to Originating Sources
($943,005.00) (8 Votes Required)
Revised for March 3, 2014 Meeting (Revisions from Feb. 18)
Whereas, The Public Art Ordinance was revised on June 3, 2013 to eliminate the requirement to use 1% of capital improvement project costs (up to $250,000.00) per project) for public art and to adopt a process where each capital project will be evaluated individually to determine whether it is appropriate for the inclusion of public art;

Whereas, The revised process provides necessary flexibility for staff to consider relative spending priorities and, as appropriate, recommend public art funding in designated "enhanced projects";

Whereas, The Art in Public Places fund currently has a substantial fund balance not committed to specific projects;

Whereas, The uncommitted fund balance was created through the 1% automatic allocation of funds from capital projects to public art in several originating funds (water, sewer, streets, parks, solid waste) where capital spending needs and priorities remain unfunded;

Whereas, The Public Art Ordinance revisions will allow for public art funds to be returned to their original sources;

Whereas, There are project management costs associated with project(s) designated by City Council for completion;

Whereas, Retaining $26,000.00 of the uncommitted funds originating from the Parks Millage would provide $5,000.00 in funding for the Coleman Jewett project and $21,000 in funding for the Canoe Imagine Art Project;

Whereas, The Public Art Commission has selected art for both the Stadium Bridges and the Kingsley Rain Garden, but has been unable to complete the planning phase for the selection of art to be placed at Argo Cascades; and

Whereas, Council desires to return the uncommitted fund to their original source;

RESOLVED, That the following amounts be returned to their funds of origin;

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