Draft Proposed Updates to Arts & Culture Documents

Draft Arts and Culture Ordinances, Policies, and Procedures Proposed Updates - 4/29 Update

The City would like to formally adopt policies and procedures for Richmond’s public art programs and update and combine the programs into one ordinance, titled “Public Art Program” Ordinance. In addition, staff drafted amendments to Richmond Municipal Code Section 3.59 titled “Arts and Culture Commission” such that the Public Art Advisory Committee shall be established as a subcommittee of the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission and all current Public Art Advisory Committee members will now be Arts and Culture Commissioners.  

These documents will be presented to City Council for a first reading of the ordinance on May 4th. The City Council agenda and documents for this item are posted here: http://sireweb.ci.richmond.ca.us/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=871&doctype=agenda&itemid=75950.

Recommended Action: INTRODUCE an ordinance (first reading) repealing Chapter 12.62 “One-Percent for Public Art on Private Projects Program” and Resolution 70-97 “Establishing Public Works Improvements Arts Program” and adding Chapter 6.50 entitled “Public Art Program” to the Richmond Municipal Code; AMEND Chapter 3.59 of the Richmond Municipal Code entitled “Arts and Culture Commission,” and ADOPT a resolution approving “Public Art Policies and Procedures.”

Please email any comments or questions regarding the documents to Winifred Day, Arts and Culture Manager, at winifred_day@ci.richmond.ca.us.

Draft Proposed Updates to Arts & Culture Documents - 3/23 Update

The draft Arts and Culture ordinances, policies, and procedures are in the process of being updated to keep up to date with best practices developed since the documents were adopted. The current draft documents are linked below. These documents are PENDING LEGAL REVIEW. 

Please email any comments or questions regarding the documents to Winifred Day, Arts and Culture Manager, at winifred_day@ci.richmond.ca.us.

If you were not able to attend the Arts and Culture Community workshops held on March 30 and March 31, 2021, you may view the recordings below.

Here is the link to view the presentation: