Laserfiche WebLink
�pW N 0 <br />i ° 5 COUNCIL AGENDA REPORT <br />OS Ohl <br />DATE: NOVEMBER 16, 2010 <br />TO: MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL <br />MEETING DATE: 12 /6/10 <br />ITEM NO: f. C)-- <br />FROM: GREG LARSON, TOWN MANAGER <br />SUBJECT: APPROVE ARTS PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION JANUARY 2010 <br />THROUGH JUNE 2013. <br />RECOMMENDATION <br />Approve the attached Arts Plan for implementation January 2010 through June 2013 <br />BACKGROUND <br />The Arts and Culture Commission was centrally focused on Music in the Park for the past <br />several years. With the transfer of this program to the non - profit, Los Gatos Music and Arts in <br />December of 2009, the Commission identified the need to create a long term Arts Plan. The <br />Commission diligently worked over the past year to create such an Arts Plan for the Town. The <br />Plan focuses on a 2010 -2013 Goal from the Town's Core Values and Services plan of, <br />"restructuring community arts and culture programs and services to meet community priorities <br />and needs." The Commission participated in retreats facilitated by Shawn Spano at the Adult <br />Recreation Center on April 15 and April 19, 2010. <br />During these retreats, the Commission thoughtfully developed four focus areas for .an Arts Plan <br />including, Long Term Mission and Visions Statement, Public Art, Funding and Communication. <br />The following three objectives were set forth to develop plans for each of the focus areas: best <br />practice research, plan development, and clarification of next steps, These objectives were <br />achieved over the next several months by ad -hoc subcommittee meetings and recommendations, <br />along with Commission collaboration. <br />DTgCl JSSTON: <br />Subcommittees were formed to develop plans for each of the four focus areas. Through these <br />subcommittees and with the direction of the Arts and Culture Commission, a description, <br />implementation plan, funding strategy and timeline was developed for each of the focus areas. <br />PREPARED BY : Regina A. Falkner � 01� <br />Community S ervices i c fo <br />y S v s D re r <br />Reviewed by: ��Assistant Town Managek�Town Attorney <br />Cleric Administrator <Fl nance 'Community Development <br />