City announces agenda for next week’s special Commission on Public Art meeting
The Commission on Public Art (COPA) will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, September 6 from 4-7 p.m. in the Old Jail Auditorium (514 W. Liberty) to discuss pieces in its inventory that can be interpreted as honoring discrimination, racism, bigotry or slavery. Today, the agenda for that meeting is available.
The agenda is as follows:
- Introduction by COPA Chair Anna Tatman and staff report by Public Art Administrator Sarah Lindgren (30 minutes)
- Public comment (90 minutes)
- Break (15 minutes)
- Commission deliberation (45 minutes)
To find the agenda online and to view a livestream of the meeting, please visit https://louisville.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx
All public comments submitted to date have been provided to the COPA Commissioners for their review. At Wednesday’s meeting, the public should adhere to a three minute time limit for their comments. The Old Jail Auditorium will open at 3:15 p.m. for meeting attendees and attendees wishing to speak will be asked to sign up. Signs ups will be first come, first served.
This meeting will not be the last public forum where public comments will be taken. Residents may still contribute their thoughts online: https://louisvilleky.gov/government/public-art/public-art-review or by mail to Commission on Public Art, 444 S. 5th Street, Suite 600, Louisville, KY 40202