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Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council

MMRB Liaison: Randy Ross

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
The Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council was created by Resolution No. 2001-M-30 The resolution was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on August 21, 2001. Resolution 2004-M-08 modified the language regarding the creation of committees.
Membership:
Thirteen members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
Member Types:
  • 1 At Large Representative with Arts and Cultural Affairs Interest or Expertise
  • 1 City of Orlando Representative
  • 1 County Commissioner
  • 1 District 1 Representative
  • 1 District 2 Representative
  • 1 District 3 Representative
  • 1 District 4 Representative
  • 1 District 5 Representative
  • 1 District 6 Representative
  • 1 Mayor's Representative
  • 1 Tourist Development Council Representative
  • 1 UCF Representative
  • 1 United Arts of Central Florida Representative
Term Length: 2 Years
Term Of Office:
The terms of office for seven of the initial members shall expire on June 30, 2002 and the terms of office for the other six initial members shall expire on June 30, 2003.
Powers and Duties:
1. The Council shall study the potential uses of the designated Tourist Development Tax (TDT) revenues, endeavor to increase collaboration and coordination with arts and cultural leaders in the county to achieve economies of scale, reduce operating overheads, and promote artistic excellence in the County. 2. The Council shall assist the Board of County Commissioners in allocating county funding for arts and cultural affairs. The Council shall review requests from arts and cultural organizations for funding from designated TDT funds as well as from general fund revenues. The primary purpose of the Council's assistance in this regard shall be to review funding requests and recommend for funding from designated TDT revenues only such requests for arts and cultural events, activities, and facilities that are consistent with the authorized purposes set forth in Section 125.0104(5)(1) and (2), Florida Statutes. 3. The Council shall advise the Board in the identification and prioritization of projects that the Council has determined qualify for funding from the TDT revenues dedicated to arts and cultural affairs. The Council also may separately identify projects which it recommends for funding by the County, but which do not qualify for funding from such TDT revenues. The Council shall identify and prioritize such projects in an annual report to be submitted to the Board by the Council no later than June 30 or each year, beginning June 30, 2002.
Meetings:
Meets as needed.

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Terry Olson
Administrator
Arts and Cultural Affairs Office
(407) 836-5546
Notes:
The Education and Community Resources Committee, Funding and Standards Committee, Cultural Tourism Committee and Public Art Review Board meet as needed.

Last Revised: 3/18/2019

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Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Cecelia Bonifay United Arts of Central Florida Representative 6/30/2019
Com. Emily Bonila County Commissioner 6/30/2021
Karen E. Climer At Large Representative with Arts and Cultural Affairs Interest or Expertise 6/30/2019
Julie Anita Coleman District 2 Representative 6/30/2020
Gwen Covington Mayor's Representative 6/30/2020
Sami Haiman-Marrero District 4 Representative 6/30/2020
Shelby L. Norwich City of Orlando Representative 6/30/2019
Richard P. Richbourg District 3 Representative 6/30/2020
John Rick Schell UCF Representative 6/30/2019
Sara M. Segal Tourist Development Council Representative 6/30/2019
Judith Shealey District 6 Representative 6/30/2020
Keith Smith District 1 Representative 6/30/2020
Theo Webster District 5 Representative 6/30/2020

Tourist Development Council Representative
   (1 position)

UCF Representative
   (1 position)


July 22, 2019

July 8, 2019

May 30, 2019

May 17, 2019

May 16, 2019

April 22, 2019

April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019

April 5, 2019

April 4, 2019

March 14, 2019

March 7, 2019

March 7, 2019

February 18, 2019

February 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

January 17, 2019

January 10, 2019

December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

December 10, 2018

December 6, 2018

November 15, 2018

November 7, 2018

November 1, 2018

October 10, 2018

September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

September 11, 2018

September 6, 2018

August 16, 2018

August 16, 2018

August 9, 2018

July 31, 2018

July 19, 2018


*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.