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Public Art Policy and Strategy 2018-19 and Public Art Small-Scale S106 Grants 2018

Based on an assessment of which of the small-scale public art grant applications received meet the selection criteria, to identify which of the proposals should be awarded grants (subject to appropriate conditions) from the public art S106 funding available.

To receive an update on the development of Public Art Strategy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant effect on communities living or working in any ward in Cambridge;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/05/2018

Decision due: 28 Jun 2018 by Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Food Justice and Community Development

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Food Justice and Community Development

Lead director: Strategic Director (SH)

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Alistair Wilson, Streets and Open Spaces Development Manager Email: Alistair.Wilson@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: The public art S106 funding report to Community Services Scrutiny Committee in January 2018 set out the arrangements and selection criteria for the 2018 funding round for small-scale public art grants (normally up to £15,000 each). Applications were invited over 8 weeks in February-April 2018 and over 20 have been received. Whilst, the City has an adopted Public Art SPD, changes to the Planning system and also the imminent adoption of the Local Plan 2014 means a new document is required to support it. Therefore, it is proposed to research and prepare a comprehensive Public Art Strategy 2018 for Cambridge.

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