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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:36 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

10:06 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

Nina Ferrigno

X

 

 

Mary Greaves

X

 

 

Judith Mann

 

 

X

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

Gerry Welch, Mayor

 

Prior to the opening of the meeting, Bob Springer, Crossroads Business District Advisory Board, discussed public art in the Crossroads Business District. He will return for the November meeting for additional discussion.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Ms. Greaves to approve the minutes of September 8, 2009.

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, BRADLEY, DRISSELL, FERRIGNO, GREAVES

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: BAKKER, EVANS, MANN

The September 8, 2009 minutes were approved.

 

PRESENTATION FROM JILL MCGUIRE – REGIONAL ARTS COMMISSION

Jill McGuire, RAC, discussed current trends and events in the St. Louis arts community. 

 

EXPLOREWG.COM WEBSITE

Explorewg.com is a website the Business Development Commission is putting together to emphasize businesses and events within the city. There is an arts component to this website.  The Commission discussed ideas for arts listings and events on the site.

 

YEAR OF THE ARTS

A letter is in process to solicit events and promotions for Year of the Arts from area arts groups.

 

Ms. Bradley distributed a summary on the subcommittee meeting held to discuss potential artists for public art within the city. 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 10:06 p.m.