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File #: 22-774   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: County Administration - Cultural Division
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE direct selection of artist Project One Studio and their proposed artwork design for the Port Everglades 19th Avenue and Eller Drive project in an amount not to exceed $200,000, which is currently budgeted in the Port Everglades Capital Improvement Fund. (Commission District 6)
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - 19th Avenue and Eller Drive
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Monica Cepero
Department: County Administration Division: Cultural Division

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE direct selection of artist Project One Studio and their proposed artwork design for the Port Everglades 19th Avenue and Eller Drive project in an amount not to exceed $200,000, which is currently budgeted in the Port Everglades Capital Improvement Fund. (Commission District 6)

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Why Action is Necessary
Part I, Chapter 1, Article V, Section 1-88.a.9. of the Broward County Code of Ordinances, requires that the Broward County Board of County Commissioners (Board) approve the artist's design proposal when the art budget for the artwork portion of the capital improvement project total is $100,000 or more.

What Action Accomplishes
This action allows for the approval of the amount of funds and for approval of the artwork design proposal so that staff can proceed to develop an agreement with the artist to finalize the design and proceed with fabrication and installation of the artwork.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
BROWARD CULTURAL DIVISION RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

This item supports the Board's value of cultivating community, culture, arts, recreation, and life-long learning and goals relating to providing diverse artistic, cultural, educational, and historical amenities and programs that contribute to a vibrant, multi-cultural, and economically viable community.

Exhibit 1 is the proposed design for functionally integrated artwork by the artist Project One Studio for the intersection of 19th Avenue and Eller Drive at Port Everglades. The proposed artwork is an undulating school of brightly colored fish. The design was inspired by the similarities between schooling fish and Port Everglades, where numerous moving parts work in a synchronized balance. The artwork serves as a pleasant s...

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