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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:03 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:07 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(7:05)

 

Judith Mann

 

 

X

Meg Nash

X

 

 

Peter Sargent

 

 

X

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

Gerry Welch, Mayor

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Mr. Allen, seconded by Mr. Ahearn, to approve the minutes of February 10, 2009, as amended.

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

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: MANN, SARGENT

The February 10, 2009 minutes were approved as amended.

 

PROPOSED ART LOCATIONS WITHIN THE CITY

The Commission discussed the Artways project within the City, as well as a similar program conducted in Oregon. The Commission will work on a plan for Webster Groves.

 

Ms. Nash asked about the funds for art at the Recreation Complex. The Commission decided to see if there is a Brother Mel that could be obtained with our current budget, as well as request funds for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2010.

 

A motion was made by Ms. Evans, seconded by Mr. Ahearn to ask the City Council for $5,000 in the FY 2010 budget for public art.

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

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: SARGENT

The motion was approved.

 

ARTS BROCHURE

The Commission discussed the Arts Brochure, thought artists would be willing to contribute for a listing. These brochures could be made available at places like the library or Straub’s. Ms. Bakker, Ms. Bradley, and Mayor Welch will contribute to get the printing started.  Ms. Bradley and Ms. Bakker will meet to work on layout of the brochure.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS AWARD RECEPTION

Commissioners will look into possibilities for music for the event. Those contributing beverages will bring them in on Thursday, and those coming in to help prior to the meeting will be there at 4 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m.