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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Monday, July 12, 2010

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:10 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

9:10 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

Michael Boogher, Resident

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Mr. Drissell, seconded by Ms. Ferrigno, to approve the minutes of June 21, 2010.

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, DRISSELL, EVANS, FERRIGNO, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: BAKKER, BRADLEY, GREAVES

The June 21, 2010 minutes were approved.

 

WEBSTER NIGHT AT THE OPERA - REVIEW

The Commission discussed Webster Night at the Opera.  It was a good event, the theater was cooperative and appreciative.  We would like to do it again and to use this model as the first Webster Night at…event.   

 

COMMUNITY DAYS PARADE - REVIEW

The Commission commended the Community Arts Foundation for their partnership in the float, as well as Tracy Drissell for her assistance.  The float won a parade award, someone needs to attend the July 20 City Council meeting to accept the award.   

 

PUBLIC ART PLAN

The Commission discussed the public art plan, guidelines, specifications for each site, and a Call for Entry brought by Ms. Evans.  The Commission will work on polishing the guidelines and hopes to go before Council at their August 17 meeting, depending on availability.  Mr. Allen and Mr. Drissell will work on the presentation.

 

Mr. Boogher talked about his t-shirts at the Fourth of July Parade and handed out shirts to the Commission. 

 

BROTHER MEL SCULPTURE DEDICATION

We will see if Brother Mel is available September 4 for a dedication of the pieces. The theme will revolve around tricycles.    

 

MISCELLANEOUS UPDATES

The Missouri Arts Council’s Creative Community Award deadline is September 3.  Mayor Welch, Ms. Ferrigno, and Ms. Conrad will work on the application. 

 

Mr. Ahearn updated the commission on the collaboration between Caston’s Ballet Academie and the Old Orchard Gallery. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 9:10 p.m.