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File #: 22-3847    Name:
Type: Discussion Items Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/8/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE A REPORT ON MURAL ORDINANCE OPTIONS AND AVAILABLE MURAL LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY
Attachments: 1. Administrative Report, 2. Public Art Master Plan
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To: MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
From: CAMERON HARDING, COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR

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RECEIVE AND FILE A REPORT ON MURAL ORDINANCE OPTIONS AND AVAILABLE MURAL LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE CITY
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
The City Council's Strategic Plan includes an objective to present a "report on mural ordinance options and available sites." The Community Services Department has researched the topic and found examples of ordinances from other public agencies. Staff found each ordinance to be specific and unique to the agency it represents. Most ordinances include regulations regarding public art fees; murals on private versus public property; the process to obtain permits; regulations surrounding murals grandfathered in that may not conform to the ordinance; and the approval and registration process for mural installation.

The City of Redondo Beach's public art requirements are prescribed in Chapter 6 of the Municipal Code, and are collectively named the Public Art Program. The Chapter outlines standards and guidelines for the installation of public art as part of new private developments and certain capital improvement projects constructed by the City. The program requires an allocation of funds (tied to building valuation) be spent on either a public art piece at the project site or through a donation to the John Parson's Public Art Fund for the City's use on other citywide public art projects.

Also discussed in Chapter 6 is the development of the City's Public Art Master Plan (see attached), which lists several sites for potential murals. Artists commissioned to complete a public art project using John Parson's Public Art Funds at planned locations (or other sites not included in the master plan) must submit the project concept to the Public Art Commission, where it is reviewed for appropriateness and then forwarded to the City Council for consideration approval.

To develop a mural ordinance unique to Redondo Beach, it is recommended that ...

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