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March 20, 2013
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Carson City’s Cultural Commission favors public art funds, state prison preservation

City government financial support for public art and a bid to preserve the Nevada State Prison both won backing from Carson City’s Cultural Commission Tuesday. Commissioners voted to recommend a proposed ordinance dedicating 1.25 percent of each year’s Carson City general fund capital improvement budget to public art projects and maintenance. The ordinance, which later this year could go to the Board of Supervisors for consideration, would dedicate 1 percent to the art and one-quarter of 1 percent to its maintenance. “The way I look at this is, we’re laying the foundation now,” said Vern Krahn, the city’s parks planner, …

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