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File #: 2022-2273   
Type: Consent Calendar Item
Body: City Council
On agenda: 9/20/2022
Title: Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager, or Designee, to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with Artworks Foundry, LLC in the Amount of $156,335 for the Fabrication and Installation of Artwork at Fire Station 3 and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC Public Art Project PLN16-0425); and Adoption of Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2022-23 General Fund Fire Department Operating Budget to Increase Expenditures in the Amount of $156,335. (Fire 10032210)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Public Art Commission (PAC) Submittal, 2. Exhibit 2 - PAC Resolution No. PAC-16-01, 3. Exhibit 3 - Estimate, 4. Exhibit 4 - Agreement, 5. Exhibit 4 - REVISED Agreement, 6. Resolution
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Recommendation to Authorize the Interim City Manager, or Designee, to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with Artworks Foundry, LLC in the Amount of $156,335 for the Fabrication and Installation of Artwork at Fire Station 3 and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC Public Art Project PLN16-0425); and
Adoption of Resolution Amending the Fiscal Year 2022-23 General Fund Fire Department Operating Budget to Increase Expenditures in the Amount of $156,335. (Fire 10032210)

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To: Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The Art Commission approved the Fire Station 3/EOC Public Art Project (Art Project) in August 2016. The commission considered and approved this Art Project in accordance with Alameda Municipal Code (AMC) Section 30-98 (Public Art in New Commercial, Industrial, Residential, and Municipal Construction). This Art Project is a requirement for new construction associated with Fire Station 3 and the EOC. While the plans and specifications for the Art Project were included in the design of Fire Station 3/EOC, necessary funding for the Art Project was not included in the in the original project budget, nor did the City Council make a finding of exemption from the public art requirement. Construction on the Station 3/EOC was completed in February of 2018, and temporary occupancy was granted pending the completion of the Art Project. Upon approval of the Art Project by the Art Commission, the Fire Department, in coordination with Alameda Collaborative, created the Alameda Fallen Firefighters Memorial Fund to help offset costs associated with completing the Art Project. Approximately $51,000 in donations were collected and utilized to help pay for the artist's services. To assist the Fire Department with completing the Art Project, available funds in the amount of $156,335, were identified in the Fire Department's Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22 Budget to provide for the casting and installation of the Art Commission approved sculp...

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