2018 Work Plan Priorities
Recommendation 1.6 – Create a program of temporary public art.
Recommendation 2.4 – Begin development of a creative live/work facility in Old Town Newhall.
Recommendation 3.1 – Convene an arts education collaborative.
Recommendation 6.4 – Explore development of a leadership training and placement program for business and community leaders to serve on boards of arts organizations.
Recommendation 9.1 – Develop a comprehensive arts marketing program.
2016-17 Work Plan Priorities
Recommendation 1.1 – Implement a public art planning and selection process.
Status Update: Arts Commission developed a public art planning and selection process adopted by City Council on September 27, 2016.
Recommendation 1.3 – Enact a public percent-for-art requirement.
Status Update: Arts Commission developed a civic percent for art proposal adopted by City Council on September 26, 2017.
Recommendation 5.1 – Develop a plan for an outdoor amphitheater.
Status Update: City Council awarded contract to develop an Amphitheater Feasibilty Study to AEA Conulting LLC on November 14, 2017.
Recommendation 5.3 – Explore future development of a community arts center.
Status Update: Staff presented the information gathered through group meetings, an online survey, and individual intervies to assess arts community needs to the Arts Commission on August 10, 2017.
Recommendation 7.1 – Assist in the formation of an Arts and Business Leadership Council.
Status Update: A proposal has been drafted to encourage the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation to create a Creative Industries Cluster to serve as the entity to bring together arts, entertainment, educaiton, and business communities in late 2017.
Recommendation 1.1 – The City should implement a public art planning and selectionprocess that utilizes peer review and community input to ensure that public art pieces meet the goals of providing enjoyable and attractive public spaces that reflect the character of the community.
Recommendation 1.3 – The City should enact a percent-for-art requirement for all new public capital improvement projects.
Recommendation 4.2 – The Arts Commission should develop an annual arts work plan as a part of the annual goal-setting process, and submit that plan to the City Council for approval.
Recommendation 4.3 – Conduct an annual joint workshop session with the City Council and the Arts Commission to define priorities and issues, in advance of creating an annual arts program work plan.
Recommendation 6.2 – Create a new capacity building category of grants for arts and cultural organizations, including assistance for unincorporated and culturally specific groups.
Recommendation 10.1 – Create a Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee of the Arts Commission to promote relevant programming, awareness, and opportunities.