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File #: 21-0023R    Version: 0 Name: Informational Hearing - “1% for Art” Program
Type: City Council Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 2/22/2021 In control: Ways and Means
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Informational Hearing - “1% for Art” Program For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Public Arts Commission, the Baltimore Development Corporation, the Parking Authority, the Planning Department, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Department of Transportation, the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Finance, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to discuss the continued administration of the “1% for Art” program.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Kristerfer Burnett, Zeke Cohen, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton
Indexes: Art, Informational Hearing, Program
Attachments: 1. 21-0023R~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0023R, 3. Rec and Parks 21-0023R, 4. BDC 21 0023R, 5. Planning 21-0023R, 6. Parking Authority 21-0023R, 7. DPW 21-0023R, 8. DOT 21-0023R
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/5/20210 Ways and Means Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Parking Authority Board  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Public Works  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Recreation and Parks  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/25/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Audits  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill R
(Resolution)

Introduced by: Councilmembers Dorsey, Burnett, Cohen
A Resolution Entitled

A Council Resolution concerning
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Informational Hearing - “1% for Art” Program
For the purpose of inviting representatives from the Public Arts Commission, the Baltimore Development Corporation, the Parking Authority, the Planning Department, the Department of Public Works, the Department of Recreation and Parks, and the Department of Transportation, the Mayor’s Office, the Department of Finance, and the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts to discuss the continued administration of the “1% for Art” program.
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Recitals

The Baltimore City Council recognizes the impact public art adds to the cultural and economic vitality of the City of Baltimore and how public art continues to serve as a source of public pride for its citizens.

In 1964, the City of Baltimore led the way in establishing the “1% for Art” law requiring the City to allocate 1% of all capital construction costs towards public artwork. This law now serves as a model for public arts programs across the country.

In 2007, the Baltimore City Council doubled down on this commitment by establishing a 9-member public arts commission to administer the public arts program. Since the creation of the public art commission, however, there has been little if any legislative oversight to review for proper compliance with the law.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the City Council of Baltimore, That the Council invites representatives from the Public Arts Commission, the ...

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