December 2022 – Turtle Island, continued

The Civic Arts Commission voted unanimously on December 7 to approve the new conceptual design as presented by Lee Sprague and Marlene Watson. Representatives of the Berkeley Indigenous People’s Day Pow Wows group spoke in support and stated that the design has the blessing of local Ohlone leader Corrina Gould. CCCC members commented about the importance of quickly determining projected costs and engineering feasibility so that the project can be completed before the state grant term expires.