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REGULAR AGENDA: NEW BUSINESS  4.

COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM

TO: Finance and Economic Resiliency Committee Members


FROM:
Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager


DATE: June 16, 2020


SUBJECT:DISCUSS FUNDING ARTISTIC PAINTING OF THE MID-BEACH WATER TANKS

HISTORY:

Temporary artistic installations have been demonstrated to provide the opportunity for creative place making while helping  inspire and providing perspective no matter what the subject at hand.

ANALYSIS:

The process for creating and/or acquiring a temporary artistic installation requires a review by the Miami Beach Art In Public Places Committee with a budget and if recommended, a Call to Artist.

 

The North Beach Water Tanks, by Nice'n Easy cost $50,000. The entire process from Call to Artists to completion was seven months. See attachment.

Applicable Area

Middle Beach
Is this a "Residents Right to Know" item, pursuant to City Code Section 2-14? Does this item utilize G.O. Bond Funds?
No No 

Strategic Connection

Prosperity - Market and promote Miami Beach as a world class arts, culture, and quality entertainment destination.
ATTACHMENTS:
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2019 Water Tank LTCMemo