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Ali Cultural Arts Sculpture

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Entry Deadline: 7/16/19
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Number of Applications Allowed: 3
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 5
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 3, Maximum:Max. 5
Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Florida
Event Dates: 1/1/19 - 1/1/19

BUDGET:          $30,000.00

DEADLINE:       July 16, 2019

The City of Pompano Beach is looking to purchase a sculpture to be located in front of the Ali Cultural Arts building. The sculpture should have a performing arts theme. The sculpture can be a prefabricated artwork or a commissioned design that the artist will fabricate and install. The sculpture can be a free standing or pedestal based artwork.

The City of Pompano Beach is looking to purchase a sculpture to be located in front of the Ali Cultural Arts building. The sculpture should have a performing arts theme. The sculpture can be a prefabricated artwork or a new design that will be commissioned to be created. If the artwork is prefabricated, a list of where the artwork has been exhibited must be provided. The sculpture can be pedestal based. If the sculpture is on a pedestal, the artist is responsible for the fabrication of the pedestal.

The materials and design of the sculpture must stand up to South Florida weather conditions, meet Florida Building Code requirements and be amenable to ongoing maintenance.

If artist is submitting a prefabricated artwork for purchase, the artwork provided in the application is the artwork for purchase and examples of past works do not need to be supplied.

If the artist is submitting a new design to be commissioned for purchase, the artist is to supply a sketch of the new design and examples of past works.

The location for the memorial is the Ali Cultural Center located at 353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Pompano Beach, Florida.

Built in the 1930s, Ali Cultural Arts is a rare surviving example of early 20th century architecture that once comprised a thriving commercial district along Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard (historically named Rock Road).The Mission of the Historic Ali Cultural Arts is to both celebrate the history and culture of the African American community in Pompano Beach and to enhance local access to the cultural arts, with a focus on dance, music and the spoken word, including poetry, storytelling and theater, as part of the Downtown Pompano Creative Arts District.

Ali Cultural Arts is a platform to enrich the community through visual and performing arts. Visual art exhibitions feature the best in local, regional, national artists, while intimate receptions will engage patrons in creative dialogue as they enjoy eclectic musical programs. For more information on the Ali Cultural Arts, visit

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The purchase budget established for the project is $30,000.00. The price will include all insurance, taxes, fees, permits, delivery and installation. Applicants must submit a detailed budget list.


It shall be the artist’s responsibility, where applicable, to obtain all necessary permits prior to fabrication and installation. The artist will ensure that the design will be code compliant and can stand up to South Florida weather conditions and wind load requirements.


LICENSEE shall not commence services under the terms of this Agreement until certification or proof of insurance detailing terms and provisions has been received and approved in writing by the CITY’s Risk Manager. If you are responding to a bid and have questions regarding the insurance requirements hereunder, please contact the City’s Purchasing Department at (954) 786-4098. If the contract has already been awarded, please direct any queries and proof of the requisite insurance coverage to City staff responsible for oversight of the subject project/contract.

              LICENSEE is responsible to deliver to the CITY for timely review and written approval/disapproval Certificates of Insurance which evidence that all insurance required hereunder is in full force and effect and which name on a primary basis, the CITY as an additional insured on all such coverage. 

Throughout the term of this Agreement, CITY, by and through its Risk Manager, reserve the right to review, modify, reject or accept any insurance policies required by this Agreement, including limits, coverages or endorsements.  CITY reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review and reject any insurer providing coverage because of poor financial condition or failure to operate legally.

Failure to maintain the required insurance shall be considered an event of default. The requirements herein, as well as CITY’s review or acceptance of insurance maintained by LICENSEE, are not intended to and shall not in any way limit or qualify the liabilities and obligations assumed by LICENSEE under this Agreement.

              Throughout the term of this Agreement, LICENSEE and all subcontractors or other agents hereunder, shall, at their sole expense, maintain in full force and effect, the following insurance coverages and limits described herein, including endorsements. 

A.          Worker’s Compensation Insurance covering all employees and providing benefits as required by Florida Statute, Chapter 440.  LICENSEE further agrees to be responsible for employment, control and conduct of its employees and for any injury sustained by such employees in the course of their employment.

B.          Liability Insurance.

(1)         Naming the City of Pompano Beach as an additional insured as CITY’s interests may appear, on General Liability Insurance only, relative to claims which arise from LICENSEE’s negligent acts or omissions in connection with LICENSEE’s performance under this Agreement.

(2)         Such Liability insurance shall include the following checked types of insurance and indicated minimum policy limits.  

Type of Insurance                                                                       Limits of Liability

GENERAL LIABILITY:                                  Minimum 1,000,000 Per Occurrence and   

                                                                       $2,000,000 Per Aggregate

* Policy to be written on a claims incurred basis

XX      comprehensive form                      bodily injury and property damage

XX      premises - operations                    bodily injury and property damage

__      explosion & collapse


__      underground hazard                     

XX      products/completed                      bodily injury and property damage combined

           operations hazard                          

XX      contractual insurance                    bodily injury and property damage combined

XX      broad form property damage      bodily injury and property damage combined

XX      independent LICENSEEs                personal injury

XX      personal injury

__      sexual abuse/molestation            Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and Aggregate

           liquor legal liability                         Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and Aggregate


AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY:                         Minimum $1,000,000 Per Occurrence and $3,000,000 Per Aggregate. Bodily injury (each person) bodily injury (each accident), property damage, bodily injury and property damage combined.

XX      comprehensive form                     

XX      owned                                              

XX      hired                                                  

XX      non-owned                                      



           comprehensive form                      Agent must show proof they have this coverage.


EXCESS LIABILITY                                                                             Per Occurrence                                                  Aggregate                                                                                                   

           other than umbrella                       bodily injury and    $2,000,000                                        $2,000,000

                                                                       property damage



PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY                                                                             Per Occurrence                                                  Aggregate

___    * Policy to be written on a claims made basis            $1,000,000                                        $1,000,000


(3)         If Professional Liability insurance is required, LICENSEE agrees the indemnification and hold harmless provisions set forth in the Agreement shall survive the termination or expiration of the Agreement for a period of three (3) years unless terminated sooner by the applicable statute of limitations.     

              C.          Employer’s Liability.  If required by law, LICENSEE and all subcontractors shall, for the benefit of their employees, provide, carry, maintain and pay for Employer's Liability Insurance in the minimum amount of One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00) per employee, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) per aggregate.

D.          Policies:  Whenever, under the provisions of this Agreement, insurance is required of the LICENSEE, the LICENSEE shall promptly provide the following:

(1)         Certificates of Insurance evidencing the required coverage;

(2)         Names and addresses of companies providing coverage;

(3)         Effective and expiration dates of policies; and

(4)         A provision in all policies affording CITY thirty (30) days written notice by a carrier of any cancellation or material change in any policy.

              E.          Insurance Cancellation or Modification.  Should any of the required insurance policies be canceled before the expiration date, or modified or substantially modified, the issuing company shall provide thirty (30) days written notice to the CITY.

              F.          Waiver of Subrogation.  LICENSEE hereby waives any and all right of subrogation against the CITY, its officers, employees and agents for each required policy.  When required by the insurer, or should a policy condition not permit an insured to enter into a pre-loss agreement to waive subrogation without an endorsement, then LICENSEE shall notify the insurer and request the policy be endorsed with a Waiver of Transfer of Rights of Recovery Against Others, or its equivalent. This Waiver of Subrogation requirement shall not apply to any policy which includes a condition to the policy not specifically prohibiting such an endorsement, or voids coverage should LICENSEE enter into such an agreement on a pre-loss basis.


Contact:            Laura Atria, Public Art Program Manager

Phone:              954-545-7800 ext. 3813



In 2012, the Pompano Beach City Commission adopted a public art ordinance to “enhance the aesthetic and cultural value of the city by including works of art on public properties within the city.” The City Commission seeks “benefits of public art that are both aesthetic and economic.” For more information on what is planned over the next ten year period, please refer to the Public Art Masterplan that is located at