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ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:02 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:35 p.m.

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

NAME

PRESENT

ABSENT

John Ahearn

X

 

Davis Allen

X

 

Lauren Bakker-Arkema

X

 

Marilynne Bradley

 

X

Don Drissell

X

 

Melody Evans-Mess

X

 

Judith Mann

 

X

Peter Sargent

X

 

William Sharpe

 

X(arrived 7:05)

 

ALSO PRESENT

Mayor Gerry Welch, Council Liaison

Jennifer Conrad, Deputy City Clerk

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Mr. Sargent, seconded by Mr. Allen, to approve the minutes of September 12, 2006.

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, BAKKER, DRISSELL, EVANS, SARGENT, SHARPE

NOES: NONE

ABSENT:  BRADLEY, MANN

The motion was approved.

 

PRESENTATION

Joyce Rosen, Executive Director of The Foundry in St. Charles spoke to the Commission regarding the process behind the creation and maintenance of The Foundry.

 

UPDATES

CREATIVE COMMUNITY AWARD

Ms. Conrad informed the Commission that the application for the City was submitted.  Mayor Welch explained the submission.

 

LOGO

The Commission discussed the information provided by Ms. Mann prior to the meeting regarding their mission, values and goals.  It was decided that Mayor Welch would look at the values and mission statement for the next meeting. 

 

63119 ART

Ms. Evans discussed the number of applicants and locations for the Fine Art Tour and Sale on November 4. 

 

OTHER ISSUES

·                    Mr. Drissell announced that the jury for the Awards of Excellence met and awarded five awards and two honorable mentions to the fifteen nominees.  A date for the ceremony was not yet set. 

 

·                    Mr. Sargent stated that the Community Music School was in the process of moving into their Webster University location.  Classes begin on Monday, October 16. 

 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE REPORT

The Nominating Committee submitted a report nominating Peter Sargent as Chair and Judith Mann as Vice-Chair.  Both Mr. Sargent and Ms. Mann previously agreed to their nomination. 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Drissell, seconded by Mr. Allen to accept the slate. 

AYES: AHEARN, ALLEN, BAKKER, DRISSELL, EVANS, SARGENT, SHARPE

NOES: NONE

ABSENT, BRADLEY, MANN

The motion was approved. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:35 p.m.