Vision Statement: Adding Joy to People's Lives.
CALL TO ORDER: Chairperson Greg Ruiz called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
ROLL CALL: Commissioners Present: Greg Ruiz, Wanda Groseclose, and Karen Halbe Juan Castillo (absent-excused)
PRESENTATIONS: Arts Commission – special thank you to Arts Society’s Art, Wine and Jazz Festival and Peggy Schuitemaker, who was the coordinator. Chairman Ruiz graciously thanked the Society as being very professional and the event as wonderfully collaborated and executed. The Commission is looking forward to next year’s Art and Wine Festival, and invites the Society to come to the Arts Commission with a request for financial support. At this time, Jan Melloni also announced the newest elementary school in Brentwood was to be named in honor of Mary Black, who is present at this Arts Commission meeting.
CITIZEN COMMENTS: None
Motion: Motion to approve the minutes of October 15, 2008
3. Discussion Item : Discuss revisions to the Public Art Guidelines. (C. Bronzan)
COMMISSIONER COMMENTS: Commissioner Groseclose presented calling cards of various local artists to Poldina Scherff, Recreation Manager. Chair Ruiz thanked Commissioner Groseclose for stepping up for the Children’s Wall at the Streets of Brentwood. Coordinator for Streets of Brentwood wants to collaborate with Arts Commission in future. He also was curious if there would be artwork at the New Senior Center. Poldina Scherff responded “no”.
STAFF COMMENTS: Staff advised the Commission that the new Commissioners would be scheduled for the 2nd City Council Meeting. Also that the Grand Opening for the new Brentwood Senior Activity Center is scheduled for January 9, 2009.
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