M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 6/12/2018 

DATE: 6/12/2018 REFERENCE NO.: C-28729 LOG NAME: 06GOLDEN TRIANGLE LIBRARY PUBLIC ART PROJECT
CODE: C TYPE: NON-CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:   Authorize Execution of an Artwork Commission Agreement with Sara Lovas in an Amount of $161,236.00 for Fabrication, Delivery, Installation, and Contingencies of an Artwork for the Golden Triangle Library, Located at 4264 Golden Triangle Boulevard (COUNCIL DISTRICT 7)

RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council Authorize Execution of an Artwork Commission Agreement with Sara Lovas in an Amount of $161,236.00 for Fabrication, Delivery, Installation and Contingencies of an Artwork for the Golden Triangle Library, Located at 4264 Golden Triangle Boulevard, 76244.

 
DISCUSSION:

Sara Lovas's artwork will express the joy, adventure and new perspectives gained through reading and learning. Anchoring the installation and placed near the entrance will be a bronze sculpture depicting a stack of books with a small figure reading an open book on top. From the stack of books will emerge a frosted cast aluminum figure. Library patrons will soon discover fifteen (15) similar figures, each approximately 14" in height, exploring, climbing, jumping, running, crawling and investigating, inside and outside the library.

On October 10, 2016, artist Sara Lovas was placed under a Preliminary and Final Design Agreement (City Secretary Contract No. 48264) in the amount of $21,764.00.

Fort Worth Art Commission (FWAC) Action: On April 9, 2018, the FWAC approved the artist's Final Design for artwork and recommended the artist be placed under an Artwork Commission Agreement.

Funding for the commission phases of the project has been allocated from the 2014 Bond Program. The project was included in the Fort Worth Public Art Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Work Plan, adopted by the Fort Worth City Council on October 17, 2017 as M&C G-19139. Project budget and funding sources are as follows:

PROJECT BUDGET

BUDGET

CONTRACTOR

Preliminary and Final Design Agreement

$ 21,764.00

CSC # 48264
Commission Agreement and Contingencies$161,236.00This M&C
TOTAL$183,000.00

  

FUNDING SOURCES        

AMOUNT

                  2014 Bond, Proposition 3

$183,000.00

Total

$183,000.00






M/WBE OFFICE - The City's overall M/WBE goal for the Fort Worth Public Art Program is 25 percent of total capital project dollars expended on public art annually.

Council Member Shingleton concurs with the FWAC's recommendation to proceed with fabrication, delivery, and installation of the Golden Triangle Public Art Project.

The project is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 7.
 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that funds in the amount of $161,236.00 are available in the Golden Triangle Public Art Project.  Prior to an expenditure being incurred, the participating department has the responsibility to validate the availability of funds.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (6122)
Originating Department Head:
Randle Harwood (6101)
Additional Information Contact:
Martha Peters (8172983025)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  Lovas_Golden Triangle Library MC_Attachment_mp.pdf
  Lovas_Golden Triangle Library_Form 1295.pdf