Arts & Culture Task Force

Purpose / Charge

At its March 21, 2018 meeting, the City Council took action to establish an Arts and Culture Task Force. Member objectives, goals, and outcomes of the Task Force include:

  1. Identifying and cataloging all of the arts and cultural opportunities in the City;
  2. Exploring the purpose, development, and implementation of an Arts and Cultural District in Lebanon and submitting a recommendation to the City Council; and
  3. Defining and exploring the intersection of the Art, Public Art, Economic Development, and Government in the City


The Task Force is to be comprised of the following:


  • 2 City Councilors
  • 3 Members of the Public (Lebanon residency preferred, but not required)
  • 2 Local Arts Representatives (Lebanon residency not required)
  • 1 Economic Vitality Exchange Committee Member
  • 1 Heritage Commission
A date for the initial kickoff meeting for the Task Force is being finalized.  Once established, the meeting will be noticed publicly, an agenda will be posted, and all are welcome to attend.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. Audio of Task Force meetings is not posted.
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  • Jessica Giordani (Local Art Rep)
  • Joe Clifford (Local Art Rep)
  • Susan Valiante (Public Rep)
  • Sherry Fiore (Public Rep)
  • Devin Wilkie (Public Rep)
  • Chip Brown (Economic Exchange Vitality Rep)
  • Rob Welsh (Heritage Commission Rep)
  • Mayor Suzanne Prentiss (City Council Rep)
  • Karen Zook (City Council Rep)