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 ARTS COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:58 a.m.

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

NAME

 

PRESENT

PRESENT

(ARRIVED LATE)

 

ABSENT

John Ahearn

X

 

 

Lauren Bakker-Arkema

X

 

 

Erin Benedict

X

 

 

Marilynne Bradley

X

 

 

Kathie Cahoon

X

 

 

Don Drissell

 

 

X

Melody Evans-Mess

X

 

 

Nina Ferrigno

 

 

X

Judith Mann

X

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

Mayor Gerry Welch, Council Liaison

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley, seconded by Mr. Ahearn, to approve the minutes of June 12, 2014.

AYES: AHEARN, BAKKER, BENEDICT, BRADLEY, CAHOON, EVANS, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: DRISSELL, FERRIGNO

The June 12 minutes were approved.

 

NEXT STEPS: FUTURE PUBLIC ART

The Commission reviewed artists suggested by Ms. Evans including Michael Jantzen, Snail Scott, John Medwedeff, Joe Chesla, and Abraham Mohler. The Commission would like to tour John Medwedeff’s studio. Ms. Evans will contact him and Ms. Conrad will coordinate a date for the tour. The Commission was also very interested in works by Michael Jantzen.

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

A motion was made by Ms. Evans, seconded by Ms. Cahoon to nominate Peter Sargent for the 2014 Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award.

AYES: AHEARN, BENEDICT, BRADLEY, CAHOON, EVANS, MANN

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: BAKKER, DRISSELL, FERRIGNO

The reception is tentatively set for October 10, the weekend of Art on the Town. Ms. Bradley will contact Mr. Sargent regarding his availability.

 

UPDATES

Chamber Music Festival – The festival was well attended and well reviewed.

 

Parade – Those who can help should come at 5 p.m. on the 3rd.

 

The next meeting is August 4 at 7:30 a.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:50 a.m.