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Collier to vote on an arts program that cuts out United Arts Council

Laura Burns, left, executive director of the United Arts Council of Collier County, and David Plettner-Saunders, managing partner at Cultural Planning Group, center, talk at anarts and cultural plan the arts council staffed during a community meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at Naples Botanical Garden.

After devoting team and board to assist establish a countywide arts program, the United Arts Council may be totally cut out of it. 

Collier County commissioners will be requested now to vote on an amended variation of the Collier County Arts and Tradition Strategic Strategy that has dropped the group as its executor. The business was not told of the modify, in accordance to Laura Burns, govt director of the UAC.

Even more, she reported, the arts council was not even contacted to participate in transforming the approach after its initially go with county commissioners Oct. 27. 

The initially-ever Collier County arts and lifestyle strategic program would build a method to effectively encourage the county as an arts and tradition spot.

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