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 ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:04 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:25 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

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

Mayor Gerry Welch, Council Liaison

Jennifer Conrad, Deputy City Clerk

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Mr. Allen, seconded by Ms. Bradley, to approve the minutes of January 9, 2007.

AYES: ALLEN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, DRISSELL, EVANS, MANN, SHARPE

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: AHEARN, SARGENT

The January 9, 2007 minutes were approved.

 

UPDATES

LOGO SUBMISSIONS

The Commission reviewed the submissions.  It was decided to extend the deadline until the April meeting.

 

REVIEW OF LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECEPTION

It was stated that the Community Arts Foundation received a donation in honor of Ernestine Betsberg following the reception.  A thank you letter from Ms. Betsberg was read. 

 

The Commission discussed the possibility of an oral history project on Webster Groves artists.  It was decided that the Commission would talk to various filmmakers/historians to get an idea of interest in the project.   

 

INSTALLATION AND DEDICATION OF BACK FLIP

Mayor Welch announced that the time capsule opening was set for 9:00 a.m. on March 13, 2007, in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  The new flagpole is already up at the Recreation Complex, and the plaques are being cleaned.  There will be a rededication of the monument possibly on or around Memorial Day. 

 

The timetable for Back Flip is approximately 6 weeks.  The Commission asked to be advised of the arrival date for the sculpture.  Possibilities for the dedication were discussed. 

 

The Commission asked about the placement for the Old Orchard apples.  The Mayor stated that the apples belong to the Business District and they are currently considering options for refinishing and placement. 

 

COMMUNITY CENTER/THEATER

Mayor Welch stated that she was meeting with Dan Stevens to discuss this topic in the next week.  The Commission discussed several options for a community center. 

 

The Commission will submit “Art on Parade” as a theme for the 4th of July Parade theme competition. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:25 p.m.