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 ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:11 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:19 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

Judith Mann

 

 

X

Peter Sargent

X

 

 

William Sharpe

 

 

X

 

ALSO PRESENT

Jennifer Conrad, Staff Liaison

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Ms. Bradley seconded by Mr. Allen, to approve the minutes of September 11, 2007

AYES: ALLEN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, DRISSELL, SARGENT

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: AHEARN, EVANS, MANN, SHARPE

The September 11, 2007 minutes were approved.

 

UPDATE ON OLD WEBSTER JAZZ FESTIVAL BOOTH

Members discussed the booth.  It was stated that the Commission should do something similar at next year’s Old Webster Jazz Festival, as well as look into a booth at the 2008 Art & Air Fair.   

 

WEBSTER 20/20: A VISION FOR THE ARTS

Members discussed session announcements and signs.  Mayor Welch handed out a preliminary work plan. The Commission discussed what they hoped for as an end result of the session. 

 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE ARTS AWARD NOMINATIONS

The Commission established that they wish to host the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award again this year.  After discussion, the proposed nominees are Cliff and Nancy St. James. 

 

UPDATES

Mr. Drissell updated the Commission on the Awards of Excellence.  He stated that ten submissions were received, the judging process is ready to begin, and the tentative date for the Awards ceremony is November 15. 

 

Mr. Allen gave a brief update on the Community Arts Foundation.

 

Ms. Bradley stated that 63119Art will host their second annual tour November 2, 3, & 4. 

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:19 p.m.