City of Reno
Nevada

Staff Report
11347

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Discussion and potential appointment of one individual to the Reno Arts and Culture Commission from the following pool of applicants, listed in alphabetical order: Julia Auzmendi, Sam Baugh, Scott Benton, McClure Cronin, Grace Davis, James Dodge, Elisabeth Genasci, Toni Harris, Jennifer Hildebrand, April Pendergraft or Paul Quade.

Information

Department:City ClerkSponsors:
Category:Boards and Commission AppointmentsProjects:Other

Recommendation and Proposed Motion

Recommendation:  Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council make the necessary appointments as noted in the staff report.

 

Proposed Motion:  I move to appoint ________ in the Community At Large position of the Reno Arts and Culture Commission.

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary:  There is currently one vacancy for a community at large position to the Reno Arts and Culture Commission.  The term of appointment for the community at large position is September 12, 2019 through August 31, 2022.

 

The Arts and Culture Commissioners recommend the appointment of Elisabeth Genasci (community at large).

 

The Clerk’s Office received 11 applications from (listed in alphabetical order): Julia Auzmendi, Sam Baugh, Scott Benton, McClure Cronin, Grace Davis, James Dodge, Elisabeth Genasci, Toni Harris, Jennifer Hildebrand, April Pendergraft, and Paul Quade.

 

Background:  Pursuant to RMC 2.08.770 - 2.08.780, the RACC consists of 11 members who are registered voters and reside in the Truckee Meadows area, a majority of whom shall reside and be registered voters in the City of Reno.  The commission is to consist of at least one architect or designer, one arts educator, and one professional artist. The remaining members shall represent business and the community at large.

 

Members of the RACC are appointed to terms of three years and each commission member may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms.

 

Method of Appointment:  Members shall be appointed by the City Council as a whole.  The Arts and Culture Commissioners provide a recommendation.

 

Financial Implications:  None.

 

Legal Implications:  Nevada Open Meeting Law requirements apply to any committee appointed by the Council.