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(1) Appropriations from the fund for art in public places may be spent for:

(a) The work of art itself, which may include, but not be limited to:

1. Artist’s professional design fee.

2. Labor of assistants, and materials required for production of the work.

3. Studio and operating costs of the artist, including rent, utilities, insurance, and other direct and indirect costs.

4. Travel of the artist for site visitation and research.

5. Transportation of the work to the site.

6. Installation of the completed work.

(b) Identification plaques, labels, and other documentation.

(c) Waterworks and electrical and mechanical devices, equipment and site work which are integral parts of the work of art.

(d) Frames, mats, pedestals, anchorages, containments, and devices necessary for the security of the work of art.

(e) Works of art which may be an integral part of the building.

(f) Direct expenses of the selection committee.

(g) Insurance.

(h) Expenses for special consultants or advisors.

(i) The project reserve fund.

(j) Integrated crafts which are part of the building or construction project.

(k) Expenses for registration, appraisal, maintenance, repair and deaccessioning of artworks in the city’s public art collection.

(l) Expenses for promotion and education activities associated with the public art program.

(m) Administrative expenses for management of the city’s public art program, including but not limited to, promotion and education activities, selection, acquisition, placement, registration, appraisal, maintenance, repair and deaccessioning of artworks.

(2) Appropriations from the fund for art in public places may not be spent for:

(a) Reproductions, by mechanical or other means, of original works of art.

(b) Decorative, ornamental, or functional elements which are specifically designed by the building architect or consultants engaged by the architect, as opposed to an artist commissioned for this purpose.

(c) Those elements generally considered to be components of a landscape architectural design.

(d) Art objects which are mass produced of standard design, such as playground sculpture or fountains.

(e) Directional, or other functional elements, such as supergraphics, signage, color coding, maps, etc., except where a recognized artist is employed.

(f) Preparation of the site necessary to receive the work of art.

(g) Electrical, water, or mechanical service for activation of the work (i.e., utility costs).

(h) Architect’s fees.

(Section 2.648 added by Ordinance No. 18849, enacted August 10, 1981; amended by Ordinance No. 19651, enacted November 20, 1989; and Ordinance No. 20105, enacted January 26, 1998, effective February 25, 1998.)