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 ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:10 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:35 p.m.

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

NAME

 

PRESENT

PRESENT

(ARRIVED LATE)

 

ABSENT

John Ahearn

X

 

 

Davis Allen

X

 

 

Lauren Bakker-Arkema

 

 

X

Marilynne Bradley

X

 

 

Don Drissell

X

 

 

Melody Evans-Mess

X

 

 

Judith Mann

X

 

 

Peter Sargent

 

 

X

William Sharpe

 

 

X (Resigned)

 

ALSO PRESENT

Gerry Welch, Mayor

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

 

Prior to the meeting, a letter of resignation was submitted by Bill Sharpe.  Meg Nash will be the next appointment to the Commission. 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Mr. Ahearn, to approve the minutes of January 22, 2008.

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, BRADLEY, EVANS, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSTAIN: DRISSELL

ABSENT: BAKKER, SARGENT

The January 22, 2008 minutes were approved.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS RECEPTION

It was decided that when the Framing for City Hall Art Task Force meets, they will also discuss plans for the Awards reception. 

 

BUDGET INPUT SURVEY

The Commission discussed the Budget Input Survey.  [Attachment A].

 

ARTS CENTER TASK FORCE

Ms. Bradley reminded members that the group is meeting February 13.  [Notes from 2/13 meeting – Attachment B].

  

FUNDING POTENTIAL TASK FORCE

The Task Force discussed potential meeting dates, a meeting will be scheduled soon. 

 

FRAMING FOR CITY HALL ART

The group will meet Friday, February 15 at 3:30 p.m. to discuss framing as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award Reception. 

 

Other Issues

Ms. Evans asked about the donation for Recreation.  Mayor Welch stated that she is talking with Council regarding the donation.

 

Ms. Evans mentioned that Catharine Magel is interested in meeting with the Commission to discuss funding for public art. It was decided that the April meeting would be best.

 

Mr. Allen asked about fundraising through an Antiques Roadshow event.   The Commission discussed the possibility and established that the event would be more for the Community Arts Foundation, rather than the Arts Commission. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.