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Montana Arts Council's December 2018 Council Meeting

December 7-8, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018/Categories: Montana Arts Council/Tags:

Saturday, December 8

Meeting Location:  Great Northern Hotel, 835 Great Northern Blvd, Helena

8:30 a.m.         Call to Order and Chairman’s Welcome                                 Cyndy Andrus
8:35 a.m.         Introductions                                                                          Council and staff
Share a recent artistic experience in an unusual setting
9:00 a.m.         Public Comment        
9:05 a.m.         Conflicts of Interest                                                                Kristin Han Burgoyne
Identify and declare conflicts for any business on this agenda
9:10 a.m.         Consent Agenda                                                                     Cyndy Andrus

  • Action needed: Approve December 2018 agenda and June 2018 minutes

9:15 a.m.Fiscal Year 2018 Year-End Financial Report                           Jenifer Alger

  • Action needed: Review and approve 2018 Year-End Financial report

9:30 a.m.         Fiscal Year 2019 Year-to-Date Financial Report                    Jenifer Alger

  • Action needed: Ratification of FY2019 Revised Budget as approved by the Executive Committee

9:45 a.m.         Strategic Investment Grants                                                   Tracy Linder

  • Action needed: Ratification of grants approved by the

Strategic Investment Grants Committee 

9:55 a.m.         Artists in Schools and Communities Grants                           Jean Steele

  • Action needed: Ratification of grants approved by the Arts in Schools and Communities review panel

10:05 a.m.       Enterprise Fund Committee Update                                      Cyndy Andrus

10:30 a.m.       Break
10:45 a.m.       Legislative Update                                                                  Drew Geiger                       
11:15 a.m.       MAP Committee Update                                                        Jean Steele
11:35 a.m.       Strategic Planning Committee Update                                  Renee Westlake
11:50 a.m.       Governor’s Arts Awards Committee Update                         Corky Clairmont

NOON              Lunch

1:00 p.m.         Topics for Council Discussion                                                 Cyndy Andrus
1:45 p.m.         Formation of a Poet Laureate Committee                             Tatiana Gant
1:50 p.m.         Clarification on Staff Reports                                                
2:00 p.m.         Report from the Chair                                                            Cyndy Andrus
2:15 p.m.         Report from the Executive Director                                       Tatiana Gant
2:30 p.m.         Next Meeting: June 7- 8, 2019                                               Cyndy Andrus

  • Action needed: Motion and approval on location

2:45 p.m.         New Business                                                                         Cyndy Andrus
3:00 p.m.         Adjourn Public Meeting                                                         Cyndy Andrus
3:00 p.m.         Executive Session called to order                                           Cyndy Andrus
3:30                 Adjournment of Executive Session                                        Cyndy Andrus

Other than the meeting starting time, times listed are approximate, and agenda items may be rearranged.  Action may be taken on any agenda item.  Public comment is welcome on all items.

The Montana Arts Council makes reasonable accommodations for a person’s ability to participate in state government. Request beyond accessible facilities must be made 48 hours before the meeting date to the ADA Coordinator at or 406-444-6449.


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