you’ve driven down Mill Bay Road passed Coon Field anytime recently, you’ve
probably noticed the new Kodiak High School pool building being constructed.
the project is still about a year from completion, the Kodiak Island Borough
Board of Education is already talking about how to decorate it once it’s
The board has
about 116-thousand dollars to spend on artwork for the pool, but district
officials are urging caution when choosing how that money will be spent. In
fact, district Operations Manager Scott Williams told the board at last night’s
(Monday’s) work session, that a decision should be delayed until the structure
is almost done being built.
Art 1 :25s “…artist
would be working in.”)
member Norm Wooten likened it to the way art was selected for North Star
Elementary, which was built just over a decade ago. At that time the district
waited until the building was finished, then had a committee of North Star
parents select the art. Wooten suggested that members of a couple local groups
should pick the pool art.
Art 2 :23s “…the
art for that building.”)
said it shouldn’t be a problem to delay selecting the artwork, since the money
is earmarked for that purpose.
Art 3 :12s “…a
later effect of artwork.”)
pool building is expected to be complete next year, and the district will
solicit proposals for artwork once it’s done.