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 ARTS COMMISSION

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

MEETING DATE:

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

PLACE:

City Hall – Conference Room

MEETING CALLED TO ORDER:

7:03 p.m.

MEETING ADJOURNED:

8:20 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 Ms. Bradley, seconded by Ms. Bakker, to approve the minutes of May 8, 2007 and Special Meeting Minutes of May 30, 2007

AYES: AHEARN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, EVANS, MANN, SARGENT, SHARPE

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: ALLEN, DRISSELL

The May 8 and May 30, 2007 minutes were approved.

 

UPDATES

LOGO SUBMISSIONS

The Commission reviewed the tree submission, and asked for additional adjustments to the font.    

 

REVIEW OF THE DEDICATION OF BACK FLIP

The Commission discussed the dedication, including potential placement for the brochures and additional work to be done at the site.    

 

STEVENS PROPERTIES

An update was given on the group visit to the Old Orchard property.  The Commission discussed next steps, including thanking the Stevens family (see attached), getting information on the building, working up a schematic, and setting up a small meeting with Mr. Stevens. 

 

REVIEW OF ART & AIR

Mayor Welch stated that feedback for the event and numbers were good and similar to last year’s.   

 

WEBSTER COMMUNITY ARTS FOUNDATION PLANNING FORUM

The Commission discussed the upcoming forum.  Due to space issues, the forum is not able to accommodate as many as the Commission would like to invite.  The Commission discussed the possibility of a large-scale visioning session this fall in a larger venue. 

 

OTHER UPDATES

The City Council agreed to budget for the reframing of City Hall art.  A motion was made by Mr. Sargent, seconded by Mr. Sharpe, to thank Melody Evans for her assistance in assessing the pieces needing reframing. 

AYES: AHEARN, BAKKER, BRADLEY, EVANS, MANN, SARGENT, SHARPE

NOES: NONE

ABSENT: ALLEN, DRISSELL

The motion was passed.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.