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Meeting date/time: 2/14/2017 3:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Room 303, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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   1. Roll Call

Minutes note: Individual also present: Sally Witte, Department of City Development Tim Murphy joined the meeting at 3:22 PM
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   2. Review and Approval of Previous Meeting Minutes

Minutes note: Ms. Layden moved approval of the minutes, seconded by Ms. Klose. There were no objections.
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   3. Conservation Fund

Minutes note: - Consideration of Proposals & Recommendations for Funding Applications were received from the following organizations for conservation projects: Westown Association of Milwaukee, Inc for the Spanish-American War Hero statue. Ms. Morris recommended deferring the application to the next cycle or having the applicant come to the next meeting to answer questions. 5 Points Neighborhood Association for landscaping at a park. Ms. Morris moved to deny the application because the request is not for conservation, but creation of a new park, seconded by Ms. Klose. There were no objections. The Bells of Milwaukee, Inc for Historic Notre Dame Convent Bells and Belfry for restoring bells. Ms. Morris requested the applicants appear at the next meeting to respond to questions and concerns. - Updates on Projects Friends of Juneau Park are still working on the restoration of the statues.
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   4. New Work Fund

Minutes note: - Promotion of Current Cycle Applications are coming in for the Fund, the deadline is February 28th and the applications will be reviewed at the next meeting. - Updates on Projects The Milwaukee Road is working on developing their project and planning meetings continue. Sculpture Milwaukee is continuing to meet and they have 20 sculptures and sites already selected.
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   5. Old Business

Minutes note: Leo Ries, Director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Economic Development Corporation stated the Milwaukee Enterprise Center will be converted into apartments and office space and they would like to erect a statue of Welford Sanders in the courtyard. The groundbreaking will occur in May and they plan on applying to the New Work Fund for a grant. Marquita Edwards, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Drive gallery stated she is assisting in finding an artist and developing the project. Ms. Morris suggested developing a budget including maintenance, offering the artist a flat fee, and looking at statues of people around the City to get ideas for size, landscaping, perspective, etc.
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   6. Announcements

Minutes note: There were no announcements
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