Art in Public Places (AIPP) Advisory Board

Intent & Purpose


Pursuant to Division 30-160 of the Village Code of Ordinances. The purpose of the Village of Palmetto Bay Art in Public Places (AIPP) Program is to promote general welfare by encouraging pride in the community, increasing property values, enhancing the quality of life through artistic opportunities, uniting the community through shared cultural experiences, and creating a cultural legacy for future generations through the collection and exhibition of high quality art pieces that reflect diverse styles, chronicling history through the collection of artifacts, documents and memorabilia that will acknowledge the past and create programs and activities that will further these goals.

Administration of the Program


The Village's Art in Public Places Program shall be administered by the planning and zoning department of the Village. 

Membership/Term (Sec. 30-160.4)


The Village Council shall appoint members to the Public Art Board, which board shall consist of seven (7) members. 

Each Councilmember, the Manager and the Planning and Zoning Director shall each nominate a member and the Village Council shall vote on the selection of each member. The required quorum shall consist of three (3) members. 

The Board Members shall serve for four (4) years, under staggered terms, serving without compensation. Each board member must be knowledgeable in one of the identified fields of: fine art, be employed by any art dealer, art gallery, artists' representative, museum or other entity which deserves income form the sale or display of artwork, be a professional in the field of art, architecture art history, architectural history, urban planning, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic or product design or possesses a minimum of a bachelor's degree in said field from an accredited university or be involved in an art program within the community. To ensure a balanced and diverse board it is recommended, but not required, that two of the board members be from the following professions: Architect (Landscape Architect, Architect, Architectural Historian or Urban Planner), a skilled professional in the field of Fine Art (Fine Art History, Art Dealer, Art Gallery, Artists' Representative, Museum Curator, etc.), an Interior Designer or a Professor of Art or Art History. 

Meetings


If any member fails to attend two of three successive meetings without cause and without prior approval of the Chairman, the Committee shall declare the member's office vacant and the Village Council shall promptly fill that vacancy. 

Conflict of Interest


If any member of the Public Art Committee shall find that his private or personal interests are involved in the matter coming before the committee, he shall disqualify himself from all participation in that matter. No member of the Public Art Committee shall have his or her work of art considered or approved by the Public Art Committee during their term of service on the committee or for one-year thereafter. 

Duties


The board shall review and propose artwork items to be acquired under the Village's Art in Public Places Program. The board shall issue a recommendation to the Village Council for all artwork program acquisitions in accordance with this division. The board shall oversee the public education and curatorial aspects of the program. The Planning and Zoning Director or his/her designee shall be the liaison to the board, shall prepare a budget for staff and other expenditures necessary to operate the program and shall deliver an annual report to the Village Council. The board shall screen submissions and will recommend of the Village Council for final authorization for each acquisition not more than three possible selections, which may be existing works of art or new commissions. 

Scope


Duties: The Board shall review and propose artwork items to be acquired under the village's art in public places program. The board shall issue a recommendation to the village council for all artwork program acquisitions in accordance with this division. The board shall oversee the public education, and curatorial aspects of the program. The planning and zoning director, or his/her designee shall be the liaison to the board, shall prepare a budget for staff and other expenditures necessary to operate the program.

Master art plan and implementation guidelines: Should the program's fund grow to over a $1,000,000.00, the board may prepare a master art plan to ensure a coherent acquisition program and implementation guideline, both of which must be presented to the village council for final approval by resolution. Should this occur, the village council, per the recommendation of the board may adopt and publish a master of art plan with uniform guidelines to govern the manner and method of the submission of proposed works of art to the board, the process by which the board shall make recommendations to the village council and the process by which the village council shall approve acquisition. 

Members


Nicholas Stoetzer (Chair) Appointed by: Councilman David Singer
Dana Pezoldt (Acting Secretary) Appointed by: Councilwoman Larissa Siegel Lara
Donna Underwood Appointed by: Director Travis Kendall
Jacquelyn Prussing (Secretary) Appointed by: Village Manager Edward Silva
Jaime Wasser Appointed by: Mayor Eugene Flinn
Mary Elizabeth Maggio Appointed by Vice Mayor John DuBois
Rebecca Peterson Appointed by: Councilwoman Karyn Cunningham

Chairperson & Liaisons:
Council Liaison: None
Staff Liaison: Maria Pineda (Community and Economic Development Director) 


Membership


The Palmetto Bay Village Art in Public Places Advisory Board serves the Village by reviewing and suggesting art pieces to be acquired under the Village’s Art In Public Places (AIPP) program. This Board is bound by the State of Florida Sunshine Laws. Meetings are usually held once per month.

Members of the AIPP Board must be knowledgeable of fine art, be employed by any art dealer, art gallery, artists' representative, museum or other entity which derives income from the sale or display of artwork, be a professional in the field of art, architecture, art history, architectural history, urban planning, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic or product design, and possess a minimum of a bachelor's degree in said field from an accredited university.

When a vacancy is announced, interested applicants are encouraged to submit an application and resume to Village Hall, 9705 East Hibiscus Street, Attn: Planning & Zoning Department, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157. Please contact the Planning & Zoning division for more information.

Online Resources


Meetings


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Village Hall
  • 9705 E Hibiscus Street
    Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes.

Members


  • Mary Elizabeth Maggio, M.F.A.
  • Rebecca Peterson, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
  • Dana Pezoldt, Miami-Dade County Deptartment of Cultural Affairs
  • Nicholas Stoetzer, Committee Chairman-AIPP
  • Jamie Wasser