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03-15-16 Agenda with Supporting Materials

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
CARSON CITY CULTURAL COMMISSION

DAY: Tuesday

DATE: March 15, 2016

TIME: 5:30 P.M.

LOCATION: Sierra Room
Carson City Community Center
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701

AGENDA

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Members of the public who wish to address the Cultural Commission may come forward and speak on matters related to the Commission. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion or action, please request the Chairperson to schedule the matter for a future meeting. No action may be taken on a matter raised under this item of the agenda until the matter itself has been specifically included on an agenda as an item upon which action may be taken.

1. FOR POSSIBLE ACTION ON APPROVAL OF MINUTES (October 26, 2015 and November 23, 2015)

2. MODIFICATIONS TO THE AGENDA
Agenda Management Notice: Items on the agenda may be taken out of order; the public body may combine two or more agenda items for consideration; and the public body may remove an item from the agenda or delay discussion relating to an item on the agenda at any time.

Note: Items scheduled at a specific time cannot be heard earlier than the scheduled time per Open Meeting Law requirements.

3. MEETING ITEMS 

A. For Possible Action: To elect a Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for the Carson City Cultural Commission for the 2016 calendar year. (Commission Members / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments 

B. Discussion only on the progress of the Downtown Business Association’s mural project located at the northeast corner of Curry Street and Ann Street. (Sharon Rosse / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments

C. Discussion only on Carson City’s National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grant program, the grant application’s scope of work and the project’s timeline. (Janice Keillor / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments 

D. Discussion only on the job description for the Arts and Culture Coordinator. (Joel Dunn / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments 

E. Discussion only on the Carson City Visitors Bureau’s application for a Nevada Arts Council’s Jackpot Grant. (Elinor Bugli / Joel Dunn / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments 

F. For Possible Action: To approve scoring ranges and criteria to evaluate arts and culture special event grant applications. (Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments 

G. For Possible Action: To recommend to the Board of Supervisors approval of the Cultural Commission’s annual report for 2015/16 and work plan for 2016/17. (Vern L. Krahn / Roger Moellendorf)

Public Comments 

H. For Possible Action: To select a date in May for a special Commission meeting to evaluate grant applications and to recommend to the Redevelopment Authority expenditures from the Redevelopment Revolving Fund to support arts and culture special event funding requests. (Commission Members / Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments

4. STAFF UPDATES - DISCUSSION ONLY

A.
Update on the adoption of the Carson City Arts and Culture Master Plan and the 1% Room Tax increase to provide funding for the Arts and Culture Municipal Agency and the Arts and Culture Coordinator. (Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments

B. Update on Peter Barton’s replacement from the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. (Vern L. Krahn)

Public Comments

5. MEMBERS’ ANNOUNCEMENTS AND REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
(No action among the members or with staff will take place during this item of the agenda)

A. Cultural Commission members’ status reports on projects and comments.

1. Update on the Greenhouse Project. (Karen Abowd)

Public Comments

2. Update on the Stewart Indian School’s Cultural Center. (Terri McBride)

Public Comments

3. Update on the Carson City Arts and Culture Coalition’s activities. (Ellie Bugli)

Public Comments

6. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS – DISCUSSION ONLY

Activity here will be limited to placing new matters on future agendas only.

7. PUBLIC COMMENTS

Members of the public who wish to address the Carson City Cultural Commission may come forward and speak on any matter that is not specifically included on the agenda as an action item and allowable under the Open Meeting Law. Comments may be limited to three minutes per person or topic. If your item requires extended discussion or action, please request the Chairperson to schedule the matter for a future meeting.

8. FOR POSSIBLE ACTION ON ADJOURNMENT

If you would like more information about any of the agenda items listed above, please contact the staff member listed at the end of the particular item you are interested in at (775) 887-2262.

The Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who wish to attend the meeting and need assistance. If special assistance or arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Parks and Recreation Department by calling (775) 887-2262 or in writing at 3303 Butti Way, Building #9, Carson City, Nevada, 89701.

To request a copy of the supporting materials for this meeting contact Daria Wirth at dwirth@carson.org or call (775) 887-2262. This agenda and supporting materials are available at www.carson.org and at the Carson City Parks and Recreation Department located at 3303 Butti Way, Building #9, Carson City, Nevada, 89701.

In accordance with NRS 241.020, this agenda has been posted before 9:00 a.m. three working days before the day of the meeting at the following locations:

City Hall, 201 North Carson Street
Carson City Library, 900 North Roop Street
Carson City Community Center, 851 East William Street
Carson City Planning Division, 108 East Proctor Street
Carson City Parks and Recreation Department, 3303 Butti Way, Building #9
Carson City, Nevada