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Board of Supervisors rejects public-art ordinance; revised plan possible

The Carson City Board of Supervisors rejected a Cultural Commission plan to fund public art in Carson City on Thursday, voting 3-2. Some board members, however, sounded as though they might consider another ordinance if it used a different financing method. The plan they considered on first reading called for 1.25 percent of any general fund capital money set aside for projects to go into a public art fund. “I just don’t want to get into a situation where we buy things that we don’t want,” said Supervisor John McKenna, one of the trio stopping the proposal in its tracks. …

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