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Res 07-25 Creating the Westlake Public Art CommitteeTOWN OF WESTLAKE RESOLUTION NO. 07-25 A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMAN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE, DEFINING THE COMMITTEE SCOPE, APPOINTING MEMBERS AND DEFINING TERMS OF SERVICE. WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake recognizes the importance of public art and the benefits of art education for the citizens of Westlake; and WHEREAS, the Town of Westlake is abundantly blessed with natural beauty as well as a rich cultural heritage which is reflected by the high development standards imposed by the Town; and WHEREAS, the Board of Aldermen seek to continue the cultural growth and development of Westlake by providing for art in public places for all to enjoy; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN OF WESTLAKE, TEXAS: SECTION 1: That the above findings are hereby found to be true and correct and are incorporated herein in its entirety. SECTION 2: That the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Westlake, Texas does hereby appoint the following individuals to become charter members of the Westlake Public Art Committee and serve the following terms to which members may be reappointed. Michelle Corson, Chairperson 3 yrs Phyllis McConnell 2 yrs Tim Brittan 1 yrs Carol Langdon 3 yrs Shannon LaRue 2 yrs Mary Petty 1 yr Becky Rogers 3 yrs Board Liaison Scott Bradley, Mayor Staff Liaison Town Manager or his appointee SECTION 3: That the Board of Aldermen establishes the following mission for the Public Art Committee: Resolution No. 07-24 — April 23, 2007 Page I of 3 Town of Westlake Public Art Committee Mission Statement Founded as a commitment to protect and improve the quality of life of Westlake residents, businesses and students by encouraging, inspiring, documenting, educating and entertaining artistic and creative endeavors throughout the community, the Westlake Public Art committee will provide a wide range of professionally excellent and artistically significant presentations, preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the engagement of arts into the community. SECTION 4: That the Board of Aldermen establishes the following scope and priorities for the first term(s) of the Public Art Committee: I. Identify and recommend artists and raise funds to ultimately commission an outdoor statue of The Blacksmith at a designated location at Westlake Academy. 2. Raise funds to be able to acquire and display significant works of art consistent with the theme and culture of the Town of Westlake to display in Westlake Academy and other public buildings. 3. Raise awareness of the importance of the role of art in Westlake by sponsoring. artistic and creative endeavors that will benefit the community. SECTION 5: That the Board of Aldermen require the Public Art Committee to prepare an annual budget of projected revenues and expenses necessary to accomplish the mission and that such budget be presented to the Town Manager no later than August 1, of each fiscal year to then be deliberated by the Board for inclusion in the annual budget. SECTION 6: That the Board of Aldermen will identify a funding source for public art no later than their 2007-2008 annual budget process. PASSED AND APPROVED ON THIS 23 DAY OF APRIL 2007. ATTEST: Scott Bradley, Mayor i Sutter, own Secretary Trent O. Petty, Town ager APPROVED AS TO FORM: Resolution No. 07-24 - April 23, 2007 Page 2 of 3 APPROVED AS TO FORM. 7�A Ri �- L. Stanton Lowry, Town Attorney Resolution No. 07-24 — April 23, 2007 Page 3 of 3