WHAT IS THE COST OF THE PROJECT?
The overall project budget has been established in the amount of $930,000. The budget for the monumental sculptures will be in the amount of $730,000. A Stewardship Fund in the amount of $50,000 is for annual maintenance. Funds in the amount of $50,000 will be needed to establish the on-line Public Participation Plan. Smaller replicas of the sculptures in the amount of $100,000 will be installed in a public space in the Downtown.
PROJECT BUDGET SUMMARY:
Project Component: Amount : Funds Raised Remaining
Sculptures $ 730,000 $ 476,800 $277,200
Public Participation Plan $ 32,200 $ 32,200 $ 0
Stewardship Fund $ 50,000 $ 50,000
Replica Sculptures in Downtown $ 50,000 $ 50,000
Total Project costs: $862,200 $509,000 $377,200
WHAT IS THE TIME FRAME FOR THE PROJECT?
Start Fundraising December 2017
Design/Construction Documents September 2018
End Fund Raising March 2020
Fabrication Installation (Phase1) August 2019
Fabrication Installation (Phase 2) April 2020
Grand Opening Celebration June 2020
WHAT IS A STEWARDSHIP FUND?
The City has a strong desire to demonstrate stewardship for the longevity of Art in Public Places. The maintenance and upkeep of public art in the past has fallen short of expectation of the community. Community and art leaders feel strongly that this particular project should establish a dedicated fund limited to and for any maintenance related items such as graffiti removal, cleaning and repairs as needed in the future. The addition of lighting was an important project scope item which also will need to be paid for and repaired or replaced at times. Like all public art this project and its monumental presence is a showcase as a gateway to our community and region which will require it to be properly maintained for lifetime.