100 Ideas for New Paltz

18. clean up medians and other often overlooked public spaces

Posted in art, infrastructure, parks, public health, sidewalks by Jason West on June 12, 2009

Work with the Town Court to coordinate more community-service projects to be supervised by the DPW and Town Buildings and Grounds Department in order to clean, repair and re-plant sidewalk landscaping and small medians around the Village and Town, possibly with a view towards using appropriate spaces for public art.

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34. create more public art

Posted in art by Jason West on June 12, 2009

Work with the the SUNY Art Department, Unison, COTA, and local art organizations, along with the Downtown Business Association, to get murals installed on unsightly downtown brick and cinderblock walls (i.e., behind Mo-bil, on the north side of LaBella Pizza, on the side of the Post Office, etc.

35. fund more public art

Posted in art by Jason West on June 12, 2009

Create a public art budget by requiring 1% of the total cost of all new projects over a certain size to be deposited into a public art fund.