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File #: 19-9002    Version: 1 Name: CDB minutes 06.04.19
Type: Minutes Status: Noted and Filed
File created: 7/31/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 8/27/2019 Final action: 8/27/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Cultural Development Board Meeting of June 4, 2019.
Attachments: 1. 06.04.19 MinutesforCC08.27.19, 2. CDB Minutes June 04 2019 DRAFT
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Cultural Development Board Meeting of June 4, 2019.
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CULTURAL GRANT ITEMS
Dr. Roth suggested that new Board members meet with staff to review the Cultural Grant program, online review and scoring procedures. Board members agreed and collectively gave an overview of the annual process of reviewing the approximately forty grant applications. They discussed the annual mandatory grant workshop and meetings for final report and annual grant review and scoring.

a. PROGRAM UPDATE - COMMUNITY ARTS PROGRAM (CAP), SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
The Board was provided with a request from Coral Gables Congregational Church, Community Arts Program (CAP) to accept the Summer Concert Series program update. Board members reviewed the series and commented on the quality of the program. With no further discussion, the following motion was made:

A motion was made by Dr. Alvarez-Perez to accept the program update request from the Coral Gables Congregational Church, Community Arts Program (CAP). Dr. Mayorga seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

NEW BUSINESS:
a. TEMPORARY EXHIBITION REQUEST - CARLOS ALBERT
The Board was provided with an application requesting the temporary exhibition of a single sculpture by Carlos Albert on private property that is in a prominent, accessible, and frequently used plaza located at 2655 Le Jeune Road on the corner of Le Jeune Road and Valencia Avenue across from Publix supermarket.

A motion was made by Mr. Pantin to recommend the temporary exhibition of a sculpture by Carlos Albert at the corner plaza of 2655 Le Jeune Road for a period of up to thirteen months from November 2019 through December 2020. Ms. Morris seconded the motion; which passed with a vote of five in favor and one opposed.

b. ART BASEL - RAFAEL BARRIOS
The Board was provided with information about the background and work of artist Rafael Barrios. Staff reported on visiting the artist’s studio and later conducting a site visit of the City with the artist, including me...

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