(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 187570 and 189611, effective August 23, 2019.) Any City of Portland official or employee acting on behalf of a Participating Bureau who authorizes or appropriates expenditures for an Improvement Project shall include in the capital improvement program of the City’s capital budget, and except as provided herein for funds used to generate Creative Space, disburse to the Regional Arts & Culture Council, a monetary contribution for Public Art equal to two percent (2%) of the total Eligible Costs or two percent (2%) of the total Eligible Funds of the Improvement Project, whichever is less. When all or a portion of the funds are used to generate Creative Space, the Participating Bureau will not disburse those funds to the Regional Arts & Culture Council; rather, those funds used to generate Creative Space will stay with the Improvement Project.
A. The Participating Bureau representative shall authorize using the contribution of Eligible Costs or Eligible Funds for:
1. Public Art sited in, on or about the subject Improvement Project; or
2. Public Art on another property owned, leased, rented by, donated to or otherwise made available to the City of Portland; or
3. Artists-in-Residence; or
4. Creative Space; or
5. Any combination of Subsections 1. through 4.
B. The Office of Management and Finance shall adopt administrative rules and procedures to implement this section, which to the greatest extent practicable shall set forth the same procedures to be followed by all Participating Bureaus.
C. The Regional Arts & Culture Council shall develop project plans for Eligible Costs or Eligible Funds that take into account the views of the Participating Bureau, with final approval of the project plans from the Commissioner-in-Charge of the Participating Bureau.