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File #: 19-0044    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 1/15/2019 Final action:
Title: Approve Location and Disburse Funds to Add the Sculpture Circles, by CJ Rench, to the Sculpture Garden Program (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman). a) DISCUSS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION b) APPROVE c) DISBURSE FUNDS
Attachments: 1. PowerPoint Presentation
TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Mark Leyman, Director of Parks and Recreation
Martin Betz, Cultural Arts Manager

SUBJECT:Title
Approve Location and Disburse Funds to Add the Sculpture Circles, by CJ Rench, to the Sculpture Garden Program (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman).
a) DISCUSS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION
b) APPROVE
c) DISBURSE FUNDS
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council approve a location and disburse funds to add the Sculpture Circles, by CJ Rench, to the Sculpture Garden Program.
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FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The Sculpture Garden program is funded through the Public Art Trust Fund.

At the October 17, 2018, City Council meeting, $36,500 was appropriated from the Public Arts Trust Fund for the Sculpture Garden program. At the December 18, 2018, City Council meeting an additional $31,000 was approved. Staff requests an additional $14,000 ($12,000 for the sculpture loan and $2,000 for site preparation) to add Circles by CJ Rench to the 2018-2019 Sculpture Garden grouping.

The current allocated balance of the Public Art Trust Fund, including the original Sculpture Garden funding, is $737,533. The unallocated balance as of December 20, 2018, is $1,049,371.

BACKGROUND:
As part of the City's 2002 Work Plan, City Council directed the Cultural Arts Commission to research and create a proposal for an outdoor Sculpture Garden. The artworks displayed in the garden rotate on an annual basis.

The purpose of the Sculpture Garden is to display a variety of public artworks in a community setting that prompts the viewer to appreciate the broader meaning of public art. In addition, the Sculpture Garden brings enjoyment to residents and visitors while cultivating a sense of community pride.

The Sculpture Garden's inaugural installation took place in June 2009 with seven sculptures exhibited at three sites...

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