Granville Arts Commission (GAC)
Minutes of Jan. 15, 2015
Members Present: Lois Foreman-Wernet, Kyle Morgan, Marilyn Sundin, Neal Zimmers, Mickey Smith, Jodi Melfi, Jurgen Pape, Tom Carroll
Members Absent: Ron Abram, Maggie Sobataka, Meg Ginther, Jackie O'Keefe
Guests Present: None
Meeting Started: 7:05pm
Approval of Minutes: Minutes of Nov. 20, 2014 were distributed. Neal moved and Tom seconded to approve the minutes as amended. The motion carried.
Treasurer's Report: Marilyn distributed the budget report. She noted that Grant #14.10 was reassigned to #15.01, and #14.13 was reassigned to #15.02 since both will take place in 2015. After we received a $39.00 reimbursement check, we were just under budget for last year. Lois moved and Jodi seconded to accept the treasurer’s report. The motion carried.
Members suggested several changes for the website, which Jodi will incorporate. Once updated, the website will go live, and Jurgen will be sure that it is advertised.
Jurgen put forth a budget for the year, and it was noted that the amount allocated to GSVA made up one fourth of the total budget. There was discussion on a possible limit for one organization to receive. Neal moved and Kyle seconded to accept the budget projection proposal as amended as our working document for this year. The motion carried.
Grant # 15.01 – GSVA requested $500.00 for the Fall Journey Program. Marilyn moved and Jurgen seconded to approve. The motion carried.
Grant #15.02 – The Newark/Granville Orchestra requested $1,000.00 for the Youth Orchestra. Marilyn moved and Lois seconded to approve. The motion carried.
Grant # 15.03 – The Denison Suzuki program requests $1,000.00 for artists fees. Neal moved and Kyle seconded to award $500.00 which was the GAC budgeted amount. The motion carried.
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month. Upcoming dates are: March 19, April 16, May 21 at 7pm in the Village Offices.
Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 8:25pm.