Support the Alley Art Time Machine Sculpture to remain in Downtown Vista
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This petition supports the Alley Art Time Machine Sculpture to remain in downtown Vista following the 90 day probation period.
Alley Art Festival 2017 brought another sculpture to Downtown Vista from Randall Art Ranch through the Vista Art Association Foundation. The Alley Art Time Machine Sculpture is installed in front of Straightedge Barber Co. and Edward Jones on the corner of Indiana and Broadway.
A Public Art Application was submitted by Randall Art Ranch in the beginning of June, individuals and the public were encouraged to view and comment on the proposed steel sculpture to be installed on the corner of E. Broadway and S. Indiana Avenue, Vista, during the public viewing period which occurred from June 10, 2017 to July 9, 2017. No comment was made during this period.
From Vista City Council meeting minutes on 8/22/17:
"TIME MACHINE" SCULPTURE IN DOWNTOWN VISTA (CC)
Recreation & Community Services Director Therron Dieckmann introduced the item.
Rick Randall described the sculpture and answered questions.
City Council members thanked the Randall's for their work and all that they have done.
City Council members discussed the following:
• Notification of businesses within view of the proposed site
• Approval of a simple majority of businesses impacted
• Interest in a sunset review period to encourage the rotation of art pieces
• Interest in other types of art being displayed downtown and throughout the city
• Time frame for approval of public art by the City Council
• Temporary installation of 90 days for the "Time Machine" sculpture
MOTION BY GREEN, SECOND BY FRANKLIN, TO ADOPT CITY COUNCIL
RESOLUTION No. 2017-116, APPROVING THE INSTALLATION OF THE
PUBLIC ARTS COMMISSION'S APPROVED "TIME MACHINE" SCULPTURE
FOR TEMPORARY DISPLAY FOR A PERIOD OF 90 DAYS.
MOTION CARRIED 4-1, RIGBY OPPOSED
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