May 9, 2018


Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Commission on the Arts will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, May 17 from 6-9 pm and Friday, May 18, 9 am-3 pm MST at the Best Western Plus McCall Lodge & Suites in McCall, Idaho. The public is invited to participate.

Discussion on Thursday evening will cover the Governors Awards in the Arts applications. On Friday, discussion will cover approval of the FY 2019 preliminary budget and annual grants and awards, and program updates. Public comment is encouraged on Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. An agenda is available from the Commission on request.

In Brief

WHAT: Idaho Commission on the Arts quarterly meeting

WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 6-9 pm and Friday, May 18, 9:00-3 pm

WHERE: Best Western Plus McCall Lodge & Suites in McCall, Idaho

INFO: Email or call (208) 334-2119


Idaho Commission on the Arts, Commission Meeting
Best Western Plus McCall Lodge & Suites
211 S 3rd Street, McCall, Idaho 83638
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, May 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

6:00 p.m.         Introductions
Working Dinner and 2018 Governor’s Awards in the Arts Nomination Review
9:00 p.m.         Recess

Friday, May 18, 2018

8:30 a.m.         Breakfast
9:00 a.m.         Area Reports
9:45 a.m.         Approval of Agenda
9:50 a.m.         Consent Agenda
10:00 a.m.       Approval of the FY 2019 Preliminary Budget
10:30 a.m.       Public Comment
10:35 a.m.       Approval of FY 2019 Grants & Awards
11:15 a.m.       Program Action: Transitions from Entry Track to PPA
11:20 a.m.       Program Updates and Presentations

12:00 p.m.       Lunch

1:00 p.m.         Program Updates and Presentations (cont.)
2:30 p.m.         Public Comment
2:35 p.m.         Looking Forward—Commissioners as Advocates
2:45 p.m.         Executive Director’s Report
2:50 p.m.         Executive Session
3:00 p.m.         Adjourn

The Idaho Commission on the Arts is the official state agency for the support & development of the arts in Idaho. The Commission promotes excellence, education in the arts, access to the arts, and community investment in the arts. Its professional staff administers and develops the programs and services of the agency, assists grant applicants, and provides technical assistance.