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File #: [23-0463]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Filed
File created: 5/18/2023 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 5/24/2023 Final action: 5/24/2023
Title: Appointments to the Cultural Arts Commission.
Attachments: 1. Ballot, 2. Applications, 3. Master Ballot




Appointments to the Cultural Arts Commission.





Sabrina Oliver, Director/Town Clerk

Communications and Public Affairs

Amy Harvey, Deputy Town Clerk


Brenton Hodge, Assistant Town Clerk




That the Council make appointments to the Cultural Arts Commission for seven seats.










































TO:                     Mayor and Town Council


FROM:                     Justin Haslett, Cultural Arts Commission Chair


SUBJECT:                     Recommendation for filling Commission vacancies


DATE:                     May 17, 2023



RECOMMENDATION: The Cultural Arts Commission met on April 19, 2023 and by a unanimous vote made the following recommendation(s) to the Town Council for consideration:


                     Meredith Graham, Appointment

                     Nic Johnson, Appointment

                     Kemisa Kassa, Appointment

                     Laurie Hinzman, Appointment



BACKGROUND: The Commission had held these seats open as we reimagined our name, charge, and membership.  As we regroup in the Fall as the Community Arts & Culture Advisory Board, this diverse slate of applicants will serve us, the Council, and the community well.



Note: Communications and Public Affairs notes the February Cultural Arts Commission Request <> and that the Cultural Arts Commission reviewed the following applications: Ian Bowater, Susana Burns, Liana Morgan Chevres, Meredith Graham, Leavelle Irving, Nic Johnson, Kemisa Kassa, Jennifer Lawson, Dante Mcintyre, Rebecca Rogers, Ray Schwartz, and Laurie Hinzman White No additional applications were received between April 19, 2023 and Wednesday May 17, 2023 for the Cultural Arts Commission.