Granville Arts Commission (GAC)
Minutes of February 15, 2016
Members Present: Lois Foreman-Wernet, Kyle Morgan, Marilyn Sundin, Tom Carroll, Mickey Smith, Jodi Melfi, Meg Ginther, Jackie O'Keefe, Wayne Piper
Members Absent: Jurgen Pape, Neal Zimmers
Guests Present: None
Meeting Started: 7:10
Approval of Minutes: Minutes of Jan. 18, 2016 were reviewed. Marilyn moved and Tom seconded to approve as amended. The motion carried.
Treasurer's Report: Marilyn distributed the budget report. No transactions since the last meeting. Kyle moved and Lois seconded to accept the report. The motion carried.
Old Business: Grant #16-03 was tabled at the last meeting. Some thought that the project does not clearly meet the criteria to fulfill the mission of the commission. No new information about artistic emphasis was brought forward. Jodi moved and Wayne seconded to deny the request. The motion passed 7-2.
The upcoming Arts Forum was discussed. Tom suggested that an invitation go out to the mailing list of GSVA participants. Jodi will speak with Jurgen about this and about creating an agenda, and who will facilitate the meeting.
Marilyn is consolidating the old GAC records into a few reorganized notebooks which will be stored at the Village offices.
Wayne Piper was welcomed to the group as the new representative from the community.
New Business: Grant #16-04: The Bryn Du Commission requests $1,000.00 for promotional materials, artists awards and juror fees for the 12th Annual Bryn Du Art Exhibit (2016). Mickey moved and Jodi seconded to approve 1,000.00 for this request. The motion carried unanimously.
Grant #16-05: Denison University requests $1,000.00 to help with fees for two vocal soloists and partial support for an orchestra musician for the Denison Concert Choir performance of “The Creation” by Franz Joseph Haydn. Marilyn moved and Lois seconded to award $1,000.00 for this request. The motion carried unanimously.
Tom reported that Denison is working on appointing a representative to replace Ron Abram on the commission. Meg will consult with Mike King about having two representatives from Denison University.
Meetings: Meetings will continue to be held on the 3rd Monday of each month. Next meeting is March 21, 2015 at 7pm in the Village Offices. Upcoming meetings are Apr. 18th and May 16th.
Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 7:45pm.