|Posted by NAA on March 14, 2017 at 3:15 PM|
MINUTES BOARD MEETING NORTHPORT ARTS ASSOCIATION 3/9/2017
PRESENT WERE CHRIS VERDON, JOHN MITCHELL, LINDA BAYER, NINA COLLINS AND CLARE GENGARELLY., (via phone).
Chris introduced Heidi Noel Miller who has just moved to Northport and has experience fund raising. Heidi described her background and agreed to forward a proposal to the board for her fund-raising services.
Chris has applied to the Harper Foundation for a $3000 grant.
Clare sent a statement of interest to Rotary for a $5000 grant but they declined to fund a computer and security for the Village Arts Building.
No word back from Leelanau Township Community Foundation or Michigan Council for the Arts on John’s grant requests.
NAA has $7279.79 in checking account, $1350 is already committed to exhibits. Linda will be meeting with Lauren to review accounts and will double check where the Paypal money from the website is going.
Linda estimates that our operating expenses for 2017 will total $8905, including $3000 for utilities, $775 for phone and internet, $3330 for security system, $800 for building insurance, and $2000 for advertising.
We are awaiting approval of grant requests. The Board voted to approve that Moira Racich, Chairperson of “Spark” be allowed to spend an additional $300 on advertising.
Each chairperson will be asked to give a report on progress at the next member meeting.
Public Art Committee
Steve Wetherbee presented marina project to Village Council and they have agreed to apply for a grant to cover costs of putting art on the marina wall.