Oregon Bulletin

August 1, 2012

Oregon Business Development Department, Chapter 123

Rule Caption: Rule modification related to the 1% for Arts in Public Buildings.

Adm. Order No.: OBDD 10-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 6-29-2012

Certified to be Effective: 7-1-12

Notice Publication Date: 6-1-2012

Rules Amended: 123-475-0015

Subject: Modification of rule to include up to three visual artists or other design professionals that will be appoint by the Oregon Arts Commission to the Selection Committee.

 This part of rule 123-475-0015 was mistakenly repealed in the last rulemaking for this division in January 2012.

Rules Coordinator: Mindee Sublette—(503) 986-0036


Selection Committee

(1)(a) A Selection Committee shall be established for each Program Project. The Selection Committee, on behalf of the Designated Agencies, shall determine the scope, direction, and particular needs of the Project. Except as provided in subsection (b) of this rule, the Selection Committee is solely responsible for artist selection, review of design, execution, placement and acceptance of Works of Art, and shall communicate such progress to the Designated Agencies.

(b) Exception to sole responsibility for review: The Oregon Arts Commission and the Contracting Agency shall identify other review bodies whose oversight may be required by law or agency policy including, without limitation, state or local historic preservation committees, city design review committees and formalized campus design committees. In such cases, the Selection Committee’s recommendation will be submitted for review and approval by these bodies prior to execution of any contracts for Works of Art.

(c) Informal committees established by any of the Designated Agencies, such as user groups of a Project, shall be kept informed of Selection Committee progress, but have no role in approval of the Selection Committee’s recommendations. The Designated Agency that establishes an informal committee is responsible for notifying the Selection Committee of the establishment of the informal committee.

(2) The Selection Committee shall consist of up to nine members designated by the Oregon Arts Commission as follows:

(a) The Project Architect;

(b) The Director of the Oregon Arts Commission or designee thereof;

(c) Up to three visual artists or other design professionals appointed by the Oregon Arts Commission (the selection of the design professionals will be made after consultation with the resident agency). The Arts Commission shall strive to appoint Selection Committee members with varied perspectives, including multicultural representation;

(d) The Director of the contracting agency, or designee thereof, most appropriately the planning/construction project manager;

(e) The Chair of the Capitol Planning Advisory Board, or the Chair’s designee, if the project is in Marion or Polk County area (ORS 276 .028);

(f) Up to one representative of each resident agency, or in the case of a University, each program, college or school with significant use of the facility;

(g) Such other people who qualify and are approved by the Designated Agencies.

(3) Up to 5 Non-Voting Advisors may be appointed by the Contracting Agency and Resident Agency of the facility to serve on the screening committee and may include: students, museum director, curator, educator, art historian, collector, and concerned members of the community, or other qualified individuals

(4) Chairman of the Selection Committee: The Public Arts Coordinator of the Oregon Arts Commission shall serve as non-voting chairman.

(5) Voting: Each member of the Selection Committee designated pursuant to Section (2) of this rule will have one vote. A majority vote of members present shall determine the selection recommendations to be made to the Designated Agencies. At least one-half of the members of the Selection Committee must be present to have a vote.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 359.025, 359.142
Stats. Implemented: ORS 276.073 – 276.090
Hist.: AC 1-1979, f. & ef. 7-23-79; AC 1-1991, f. 3-22-91, cert. ef. 3-21-91; OAC 1-2010, f. 6-30-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10; Renumbered from 190-020-0015, OBDD 36-2010, f. 10-14-10, cert. ef. 11-1-10; OBDD 10-2012, f. 6-29-12, cert. ef. 7-1-12

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