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Montana Arts Council Meeting | June 2019



Saturday, June 8

Meeting Location:  Calvert Hotel, Conference Room 2, 216 7th Ave S, Lewistown, MT 59457


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.


8:00 a.m.       Coffee available


8:30 a.m.       Call to Order and Chairman’s Welcome                       Cyndy Andrus


8:35 a.m.       Introductions                                                             Council and staff

                    What part of the MAC mission do you find most compelling and why?


The Montana Arts Council is the agency of state government established to develop the creative potential of all Montanans, advance education, spur economic vibrancy and revitalize communities through involvement in the arts.


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


9:15 a.m.       Consent Agenda                                                        Cyndy Andrus

  • Action needed: Approve December 2018 minutes and June 2019 agenda


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

  • Action needed: Ratification, as approved by the Executive Committee


9:45 a.m.       Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Budget                              Jenifer Alger

  • Action needed: Motion to approve Fiscal Year 2020 Budget


10:00 a.m.     Strategic Investment Grants                                        Tracy Linder

  • Action needed: Ratification as approved by the Strategic Investment Grants Committee 


10:15 a.m.     Public Value Partnership Grants                                  Liz Albers

  • Action needed: Motion to approve recommendations by the Public Value Partnership review panel


10:30 a.m.     Break


10:45 a.m.     Statewide Service Organization Grants                        Cyndy Andrus

  • Action needed: Motion to approve recommendations by the Executive Committee


11:00 a.m.     Artists in Schools and Communities Grants                  Jean Steele

  • Action needed: Motion to approve recommendations of the Artists in Schools and Communities review panel


11:15 a.m.     Poet Laureate Committee Report                                Sean Chandler

  • Action needed: Motion to approve recommendations to be presented to the Governor


11:30 a.m.     Legislative Update                                                     Drew Geiger


Noon            Lunch


12:30 p.m.     Strategic Planning Update                      Tatiana Gant

  • Action needed: Motion to extend the current strategic plan


12:45 p.m.     June 2020 meeting location                                       Tatiana Gant

  • Action needed: Motion to approve location


1:15 p.m.       Governors Arts Award Committee                               Czelsi Kozak

  • Action needed: Appointment of Committee Chair and membership


1:30 p.m.       Enterprise Fund Discussion                                         Cyndy Andrus


1:45 p.m.       Council Diversity and Proficiency                                Cyndy Andrus


2:15 p.m.       Break


2:30 p.m.       Clarification on Staff Reports                                      Tatiana Gant


2:45 p.m.       Report from the Chair                                                Cyndy Andrus


3:00 p.m.       Report from the Executive Director                              Tatiana Gant


3:15 p.m.       New Business                                                            Cyndy Andrus


3:30 p.m.       Adjourn                                                                    Cyndy Andrus


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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