QUESTION #1 The policies of any government should allow for the development and fostering of arts and cultural/historic tourism, and certainly not stifle or regulate their development. It is not governmentâ€™s role to judge art. […]
QUESTION #1 The arts are an integral part of a tourists experience because it separates St. Augustine from other tourist destinations. We must offer activities and experiences which will make repeat visitors of our tourists. […]
QUESTION #1- Public funding for the arts: YES – I support it.
Question #1 General Fund Revenue will be very difficult to come by for the foreseeable future due to Federal and State mandates, rising costs for essential services and continued mandates for property tax reductions.
1. Public Funding and the Arts Public funding is available in the form of grants (federal and state), private/corporate, other philanthropic organizations. There are likely many more sources of funding that I’m unaware of. It’s […]
As you might imagine, there has been a considerable amount written about the proposed “charter” form of government for St. Johns County – both in support and against. It has been the subject of local […]