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Collier to vote on an arts strategy 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.

Soon after devoting personnel and board to support produce a countywide arts prepare, the United Arts Council might be totally cut out of it. 

Collier County commissioners will be questioned nowadays to vote on an amended edition of the Collier County Arts and Society Strategic Prepare that has dropped the firm as its executor. The firm was not told of the change, in accordance to Laura Burns, govt director of the UAC.

Further, she claimed, the arts council was not even contacted to participate in remodeling the plan soon after its 1st move with county commissioners Oct. 27. 

The to start with-ever Collier County arts and society strategic program would create a approach to productively advertise the county as an arts and culture location.

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