TO: MAYOR WYTHE AND HOMER CITY COUNCIL
FROM: ART SELECTION COMMITTEE, HOMER SPIT TRAIL, PHASE II PROJECT
THRU: RENEE KRAUSE, CMC, DEPUTY CITY CLERK I
DATE: JUNE 7, 2013
SUBJECT: RECOMMENDATION TO AWARD
The members of the Selection Committee reviewed and discussed six proposals. These were submitted in response to an advertised Request for Proposals for artwork on the Homer Spit Trail Phase II Project to fulfill the 1% for the Arts in accordance with Homer City Code, Chapter 18.07 Funds for Works of Art in Public Places. The committee reviewed the proposals at meetings on May 23rd, May 30th and June 6, 2013.
It was noted during the meeting on May 30, 2013 that the additional funding could be found within the construction budget according to Carey Meyer, Public Works Director. The members of the committee have unanimously agreed on the following artists and proposed works of art for the following restroom locations:
1. Circle Hook, Mooserun Metalsmiths, Tarri Thurman and Marlon Prazen, in the Amount of $11,000
Placement at the Gateway area located at the intersection of Homer Spit Road and Freightdock Road
2. A Soulful Eye, Melisse Reichman, in the Amount of $11,000
Placement in the End of the Road Park
Approve recommendation to award contracts to the artists noted above and authorize the City Manager to execute the appropriate documents.