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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, January  12, 2010

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:35 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

9:35 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

 

 

Nina Ferrigno

X

 

 

Mary Greaves

 

X (7:40)

 

Judith Mann

X

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

Gerry Welch, Mayor

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Mr. Ahearn to approve the minutes of November 10, 2009.

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, EVANS, FERRIGNO, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: DRISSELL, GREAVES

The November 10, 2009 minutes were approved.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS AWARD RECEPTION

The Commission discussed details for the January 22, 2010 Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award Reception.   

 

BUDGET

Commission members discussed options for the $5,000 in the current budget that were brought up at the November meeting.  The Commission decided that additional pieces at the Recreation Center would give the tricycle more impact.  A subcommittee will go to Brother Mel’s studio to see what is available in our budget.    

 

CROSSROADS BUSINESS DISTRICT PUBLIC ART

The next Crossroads Business District meeting is Tuesday, January 19.  Available members will attend this meeting and follow up with a visit to Brother Mel’s.

 

 

YEAR OF THE ARTS

Ms. Conrad told the Commission about Year of the Arts letter recipients and those who have responded. Mr. Ahearn reported on discussions with Steve Clark Parade Chair, regarding having the theme for this year’s Community Days Parade be something to do with the arts.  Commissioners should start submitting suggestions once they are accepted. Members should also come to the February meeting with theme ideas.  Mr. Ahearn also showed examples of logos for Year of the Arts that he has come up with. 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

The City is entering the America in Bloom competition this year.  Ms. Bradley will serve represent the Commission.

 

The next meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. to accommodate our speaker.    

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 9:35 p.m.