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Sparks City Council Meeting 8/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/92908810254?pwd=d3c4VkpaWVlTa3FpaVRGbGJ4RkNTQT09
Meeting Dial-in #: 1-669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 929 0881 0254

General Business: 9.1

Title: Consideration, discussion and possible approval of the Mayor's recommendation of an appointment to the Sierra Arts Foundation Board of Trustees for a one-year term (from the following pool of applicants listed in alphabetical order: Francine Burge).
Petitioner/Presenter: Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager/Neil C. Krutz, ICMA-CM, City Manager
Recommendation: Council confirm the Mayor's appointment to the Sierra Arts Foundation Board of Trustees.
Financial Impact: None. The bonds will be issued by the State of Nevada.
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
    
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

Board appointment. 



Background:

Established in 1971,the Sierra Arts Foundation is a community arts non-profit corporation that provides resources to encourage awareness, appreciation, accessibility, and development of the arts. Sierra Arts emphasizes teaching, nurturing and supporting the arts in our community and strives to provide education opportunities for artists of all ages, as well as development and training, financial support, and promotional and marketing assistance. Sierra Arts creates and manages spaces and venues throughout our community for artists to perform and display their work. Programs supported by Sierra Arts include gallery exhibitions, arts integration, art and music classes, and eldercare concerts.



Analysis:

The City has one appointment to the Sierra Arts Foundation Board of Trustees. Special Events Supervisor Francine Burge has served on the board for the past 3 years. There are no term limits for this position and this appointment is for a one-year term.



Alternatives:

1. Council could confirm the Mayor's appointment.

2. Council could reject the Mayor's appointment and provide further direction to the City Manager. 



Recommended Motion:

I move to confirm the Mayor's appointment of Francine Burge to the Sierra Arts Foundation Board of Trustees for a one year term expiring August 13, 2021.




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