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 ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:10 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:40 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

 

 

Meg Nash

X

 

 

Peter Sargent

 

 

X

 

ALSO PRESENT

Gerry Welch, Mayor

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Ms. Bakker, to approve the minutes of March 11, 2008.

AYES: AHEARN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, DRISSELL, EVANS, MANN, NASH

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: ALLEN, SARGENT

The March 11, 2008 minutes were approved.

 

FUNDING PUBLIC ART PRESENTATION

Local artist Catharine Magel gave a presentation on public art and community based projects.

 

REVIEW: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS RECEPTION

The Commission discussed beginning earlier for next year’s reception and concentrating on more public relations. 

 

 

 

Arts Center Task Force

The Stevens family is working with a developer on the space that the Arts Commission was hoping to use for an Arts Center.  The Commission discussed the possibility of looking at the former Jubilee Church on Bompart.  Ms. Evans will set up a viewing of the property for interested members. 

 

Funding Potential Task Force

The Commission discussed inviting Jill McGuire, Executive Director of the Regional Arts Commission to a future meeting to discuss funding. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 p.m.