Board or Committee Meeting
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:30pm


Meeting-June 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.


  1. Take roll
  2. Review and vote on editing or accepting minutes from the May 14 meeting
  3. Conduct business



  1. City of Laurel Ethics Commission
  2. Treasurer Election
  3. Public Art
    1. Laurel History Bench
      1. Congratulations to Cheryl and LAC!
    2. Tile Mosaic Mural
      1. Updates
      2. Remaining Funds?
  4. Laurel 150th
  5. Funding Policy
  6. Upcoming Meetings
    1. Break from meetings during July and August (City Volunteer Picnic)
    2. Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30pm – Move date to first or third week in September?
    3. Tuesday, October 8th at 6:30pm – Elections


September Meeting Business

  1. Recap of LAC-sponsored Events: 
    1. May 1 - Pallotti High Theatre performance at Sip
      1. Impressions
      2. Lessons Learned
    2. May 5 - Laurel High Art exhibit opening at Municipal Center, with Laurel High music ensemble performing
      1. Impressions
      2. Lessons Learned
      3. Complexity of Planning and Execution
      4. Remaining To-Dos




Meeting Minutes
June 11, 2019

The Laurel Arts Council (LAC) held its February meeting from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Laurel Municipal Center in Laurel, MD on June 11, 2019. Chair Kelsey Eustace called the meeting to order.

PRESENT: Bharati Dhruva, Chris Dwyer, Cheryl Dyer, Kelsey Eustace, Alisa Kerr, Melissa Holland, Angie O’Neal, Joanne Hall Barr (Dept. of Parks & Recreation, DPR)

ABSENT: Marilyn Byers, Nadia Janjua, Leigha Steele

GUESTS: Robin Murray ([email protected], Laurel, MD), Diane Kerr (Laurel, MD), Inka Patel ([email protected]), James Hester (FAICP Chair, Laurel Ethical Commission), Jay Williams


Minutes from last meeting were accepted.



  1. City of Laurel Ethics Commission
    1. James Hester went through the do’s and dont’s of ethical behavior for City committees, focusing on how to avoid conflicts of interest in spending government funds and in selecting events and entities to support or promote.
  2. Upcoming Meetings
    1. Tuesday, September 17th at 6:30 pm
    2. Tuesday, October 8th at 6:30 pm – Elections


Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm and members could not finish reviewing all business due to lack of quorum. 

Nadia Janjua                                                                               Date: September 15, 2019                       

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Parks and Recreation

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers recreation programs and services throughout six facilities and 19 park sites encompassing over 222 acres of parkland.