TREMONTON CITY CORPORATION
MAY 18, 2018
Dave Lasley, Chairman
Tamara Zollinger, Co-Chairman
Leisl Sorensen, Arts Councilmember
Merinda Brighton, Arts Councilmember
Jason Nessen, Arts Councilmember—excused
Lyle Holmgren, City Councilmember
Bret Rohde, City Councilmember
Zach LeFevre, Parks and Recreation Coordinator
Linsey Nessen, City Recorder
Chairman Lasley called the Arts Council Meeting to order at 3:10 p.m. The meeting was held May 18, 2018 in the City Council Meeting Room at 102 South Tremont Street, Tremonton, Utah. Those in attendance were Coordinator LeFevre, Chairman Lasley, Co-Chairman Zollinger, Arts Councilmembers Sorensen and Brighton, City Councilmembers Holmgren and Rohde, and City Recorder Nessen. Arts Councilmember Nessen was excused.
1. Approval of agenda:
Motion by Chairman Lasley to approve the May 18, 2018 agenda. Motion seconded by Councilmember Holmgren. Vote: Chairman Lasley – aye, Councilmember Zollinger – aye, Arts Councilmember Sorensen – aye, Arts Councilmember Brighton – aye, City Councilmember Rohde – aye, and City Councilmember Holmgren – aye. Motion approved.
2. Approval of minutes: May 8, 2018
Motion by City Councilmember Rohde to approve the May 8, 2018 minutes. Motion seconded by Arts Councilmember Sorensen. Vote: Chairman Lasley – aye, Councilmember Zollinger – aye, Arts Councilmember Sorensen – aye, Arts Councilmember Brighton – aye, City Councilmember Rohde – aye, and City Councilmember Holmgren – aye. Motion approved.
a. Future events Discussion – Chalk Art & Poster Contest
A poster contest winner was chosen and Arts Councilmember Sorensen will work on the poster and send it to City Councilmember Rohde. City Councilmember Rohde asked how many copies of the poster to make. Chairman Lasley said 11 copies are needed; 10 to pass out and 1 to give to the contest winner. City Councilmember Rohde said he will scan all the poster contest entries so they can be put on the website with the winner and honorable mentions.
Chairman Lasley said the Arts Council will set up a booth tomorrow morning for Tremont Fest, which is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Set-up will be at 9 a.m. and Chairman Lasley said he could stay at the event until Noon. Arts Councilmember Sorensen said she could attend the event from Noon to 1 p.m. Arts Councilmember Brighton said she can come to the event from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and take pictures. Co-Chairman Zollinger said she will come to the event as soon as she can after Noon. City Councilmember Rohde said he can be there from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A chalk art demo will be at 1 p.m.
Arts Councilmember Brighton said she will create a Tremonton Arts Facebook and Instagram page to start advertising the Chalk Fest scheduled for June 23, 2018. The hashtag that will be used for this event on Facebook and Instagram will be #intothewestchalkfest18. Information about the Chalk Fest will also be on Tremonton City’s website. Arts Councilmember Brighton said she will also post it on the Tremonton Classifieds Facebook page to start getting the word around.
Arts Councilmember Brighton shared the idea of doing chalk art on the sidewalk by each of the posters. Arts Councilmember Sorensen suggested doing a contest and asking residents to find that specific chalk art throughout the City, take their picture with the art, and post it to Facebook or Instagram with the Chalk Fest hashtag.
Co-Chairman Zollinger suggested a mural that incorporates quilters in the area and could be a painting of 30 or so quilt squares from local quilters. Coordinator LeFevre suggested instead of a painting of the quilt squares the possibility of putting each quilt square on a tile and creating a mosaic with the tiles.
Arts Councilmember Brighton suggested as a long term goal for the Arts Council to create a gallery and get in contact with the school system and teach kids once a month or once a semester about a particular artist or style. This will help create artists in the community by allowing children to create art and then have somewhere for it to be displayed for everyone to see. Arts Councilmember Sorensen said she already has lesson plans based on different artists and styles of art. Chairman Lasley said the Museum would be a great place to have the gallery to display art. Chairman Lasley also suggested creating a vision statement for the Arts Council to help perpetuate what the Arts Council wants to accomplish. City Councilmember Rohde said the City is currently working on creating a vision statement for the City.
4. Reports & Comments
There were no reports or comments.
Motion by Councilmember Rohde to adjourn the meeting. Motion seconded by consensus of the Board. The meeting adjourned at 3:51 p.m.
The undersigned duly acting and appointed Recorder for Tremonton City Corporation hereby certifies that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the minutes of the Arts Council held on the above referenced date. Minutes were prepared by Linsey Nessen.
Dated this _____day of ___________, 2018.
Linsey Nessen, CITY RECORDER
*Utah Code 52-4-202, (6) allows for a topic to be raised by the public and discussed by the public body even though it was not included in the agenda or advance public notice given; however, no final action will be taken.