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Agenda Title:

Proposed Public Art Policy for the City of Independence
Executive Summary:

Stacie Short, Chair Person of the Mayor's Advisory Commission on the Arts, will made a brief presentation to the Council regarding the need for a Public Art Policy for the City of Independence. 


On May 19, 2014, the City Council established the Mayor's Commission on the Visual Arts. On June 5, 2017, the Council established a One Percent for the Arts Program under direction of the Commission.  On September 17, 2018, the Council expanded the role of the Commission to include performing art, and changed its name to the Mayor's Commission on the Arts.  The Commission has perceived the need for a Policy to help guide it in its mission, and has drafted a Policy for Council consideration.  A Resolution adopting the Policy will be presented to the Council in May.  This  Study Session presentation is intended to provide the Council with  background information and to answer any questions prior to consideration of the Resolution in May.

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