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File #: 18-1397    Version: 1 Name: Resolution Abolishing the Public Art Policy Committee
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/1/2018 In control: Administrative Office
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-212
Title: 1. Approve Resolution abolishing the Public Art Policy Committee. 2. Direct the Department of Public Works and Planning to work in consultation with the County department head of the specific new capital project for a County building or remodeling project of an existing County building, in excess of $3 million, for the inclusion of public art, as deemed appropriate.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Resolution No. 19-212
DATE: June 4, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Jean M. Rousseau, County Administrative Officer

SUBJECT: Resolution Abolishing the Public Art Policy Committee

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Approve Resolution abolishing the Public Art Policy Committee.

2. Direct the Department of Public Works and Planning to work in consultation with the County department head of the specific new capital project for a County building or remodeling project of an existing County building, in excess of $3 million, for the inclusion of public art, as deemed appropriate.
REPORT
There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended actions. The Board of Supervisors created the Public Art Policy Committee (Committee) by Board action on May 15, 2007. The Committee's purpose is to bring back to the Board recommended administration procedures concerning the Public Art Policy. The Committee has not met in the last several years. The recommended actions will abolish the Committee and direct the Department of Public Works and Planning, through the Development Services and Capital Projects Division, to ensure art is included in new projects frequented by the public and areas where staff congregates, as appropriate. This item is countywide.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

If the recommended action is not approved, your Board has the option to maintain the Committee; however, this would require your Board to appoint two members of the public to the committee, one from east of State Route (SR) 99 and one from west of SR 99.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended action.

DISCUSSION:

The Board of Supervisors created the Committee by Board action on May 15, 2007. The Committee's membership was approved on August 14, 2007 and consisted of: a representative of the Fresno Arts Council serving as the chair, two members of the general public one from east of SR 99 and one from west of SR 99, the County department head of the specific capital p...

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