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									                    DENVER TIER III                  899 Logan St., Suite 500 Denver, CO 80203    303-860-0360 FAX 303-861-4315

Denver County
Cultural Council

Kristin Aslan
Erin Bassity
                       Press Release                                                             Contact: Jane Potts
Jayne Buck             June 23, 2011                                                             303-860-0360
Capucine Chapman
Chrissy Deal
Bernard Karshmer
Pam Packer
Dan Reagan
Juliet Sherwood           City Council Announces Vacancy on Denver County Cultural Council
Harry Sterling
Michael Uhlenkamp
                       Denver, CO - Denver City Councilman Michael Hancock and Councilman Doug Linkhart, Co-
                       Chairs of the Business, Workforce and Sustainability Committee, announced that application forms
Administrator          are available for citizens interested in filling a vacancy on the Denver County Cultural Council
Jane Potts             (DCCC), a board authorized by the State to distribute Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Tier III
                       revenues to science and cultural organizations.

                       In filling this vacancy, City Council is looking for an individual with active community
                       involvement at the neighborhood level and professional, volunteer or advocatory experience in
                       an art, cultural, scientific or historical organization. Applicants should have a citywide
                       perspective and be willing to commit at least 15 to 20 hours per month to the Cultural Council.
                       The workload peaks during the annual grant application review period, March through June.

                       The Denver County Cultural Council is comprised of eleven voting members. Three are ex-
                       officio, representing citywide organizations, and eight are community representatives selected
                       from interested applicants. The vacant positions are for a 2, 3, or 4-year term, beginning
                       October 1, 2011, renewable for an additional term for a total of six years by mutual agreement.
                       The appointment will be made by resolution of the Denver City Council.

                       Applicants must be:
                           City and County of Denver resident;
                           at least 21 years of age;
                           not currently a board member or paid staff of any organization applying for Tier III
                              funding; and
                           willing to disclose any conflict of interest.

                       Application forms are available by contacting Jane Potts,, 303-860-
                       0360, at the Denver County SCFD office, 899 Logan St., Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203, and on
              under News & Announcements. Completed
                       applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on August 4, 2011 to Jan Brennan, Arts & Venues Denver,
                       1245 Champa St, Denver, CO 80204.


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