NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA Board of Museums and History

Board meeting agenda

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING & AGENDA

 

Board of Museums and History

 

Thursday, June 11, 2020, 9:00 AM and Friday, June 12, 2020, 9:00 AM

 

 

Meeting Location

 

Per the Governor’s directive to distance socially during the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will only be accessible via electronic devices (certain cell phones, iPads and computers) connected to the internet with listening and microphone capabilities. Video camera capability will also allow users to watch others in the meeting who are also using a video camera.

 

To Join the Meeting electronically via Zoom conference

 

Join Zoom Meeting

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Zoom conference is open and accessible to the public using capable electronic devices. **

 

+ = WRITTEN REPORT IN BOARD MATERIALS

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  • Action may be taken on those items denoted “For Possible Action”.
  • Public comment will be allowed after discussion of each action item on the agenda but before voting on the item. Because of time considerations, the period for public comment may be limited to 3 minutes at the discretion of the chair, and speakers are urged to avoid repetition of comments made by previous speakers.
  • Meetings are audio-recorded and transcribed as part of the public record. Speakers must identify themselves before speaking.

 

  1. CALL TO ORDER AND CONFIRMATION THAT THE MEETING WAS PROPERLY POSTED

 

  1. Roll Call AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM

 

  1. BOARD ANNOUNCEMENTS & MEETING LOGISTICS (Information only)
    1. Terms for members Dwyer, Allyson and Stoldal expire June 30, 2020

 

  1. PUBLIC COMMENT

Public comment is welcomed by the Board. A period of public comment will be allowed after discussion of each action item on the agenda, but before voting on the item. Because of time considerations, the period for public comment by each speaker may be limited to 3 minutes at the discretion of the Chair, and speakers are urged to avoid repetition of comments made by previous speakers.

 

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES (For Possible Action)
  2. a) March 6, 2020, Board Meeting +
  3. b) May 19, 2020, Finance Subcommittee (only) +

 

  1. 6. CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING (For Possible Action)

 

  1. AGENCY REPORTS (Information and discussion only unless otherwise noted)
  2. a) Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs – Brenda Nebesky, Director
  3. b) State Historic Preservation Office — Rebecca Palmer, SHPO
  4. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral NRHP nomination
  5. c) Division of Museums and History – Myron Freedman, Acting Administrator
  6. Update on impact of state fiscal crisis on Division and museums

2, Request to establish restricted donation account for museum operations

(For Possible Action) +

  1. Withdrawal of Warren Nelson building purchase offer
  2. d) Museum Reports; 3rdth Quarter, SFY 2020
  3. Nevada Historical Society, Reno +
  4. Nevada State Museum, Carson City +
  5. Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City +
  6. Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City +
  7. East Ely Railroad Depot Museum +
  8. Lost City Museum, Overton +
  9. Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas +

 

  1. COMMITTEE REPORTS (Information and discussion only unless otherwise noted)
  2. a) Collections, Robert Stoldal, Chair
  3. b) Strategic Planning, Robert Stoldal, Chair
  4. c) Major Donor, Robert Ostrovsky, Chair
  5. d) Facility Use, Dan Markoff
  6. e) Finance, Robert Ostrovsky, Chair
  7. Presentation of Morgan Stanley quarterly investment report and account balances for January-March 2020. (For Possible Action) +
  8. Presentation and adoption of Fiscal Year 2021 budgets for the Museum Dedicated Trust Fund. These were reviewed and approved, with modifications, by the Finance Committee at a public meeting held on May 19, 2020.

(Items 8(e)(2)(i-x) For Possible Action+ )

  1. i) B/A 5033 – Board of Museums and History
  2. ii) B/A 5034 – Division of Museums and History

iii) B/A 5035 – Nevada Historical Society, Reno

  1. iv) B/A 5036 – Nevada State Museum, Carson City
  2. v) B/A 5037a – Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson City
  3. vi) B/A 5037b – Nevada State Railroad Museum, Boulder City

vii) B/A 5037c – East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, East Ely

viii) B/A 5038 – Lost City Museum, Overton

  1. ix) B/A 5039 – Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
  2. x) Consideration to allow actual unrestricted cash balances remaining in each budget account as of June 30, 2019 to be balanced forward to the new fiscal year adjusting Category 48 of each budget account accordingly. This would ease cash flow shortfalls as the new fiscal year opens and would preserve the decision on the use of the additional authority at the discretion of the Board.

 

  1.    f) Membership, Bryan Allison, Chair
  2. a) Request for extension to memberships (For Possible Action) +
  3. g) Museum Store, Bryan Allison, Chair
  4. h) Marketing & Technology, Seth Schorr, Chair
  5.    i) East Ely Railroad Depot Museum, Doris Dwyer, Chair
  6. j) Nevada Historical Society, Quarterly, Alicia Barber, Chair
  7.    k) Nevada State Prison, Alicia Barber, Chair
  8. l) Nevada Historical Society Relocation, Alicia Barber, Chair

 

 

 

  1. 9. BOARD REVIEW OF ADMISSION FEES, TRAIN RIDE FEES, FREE ADMISSION DAYS (For Possible Action) +

The annual review and action by the Board to adopt fees for admission and train rides and free admission days for SFY 2021 pursuant to NRS 381.0045.

 

  1. PRIVATE FUNDS BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS (CURRENT YEAR) (For Possible Action)
  2. a) Changes approved by the Division Administrator
  3. None.
  4. b) Changes requested from the Board over $5,000.
  5. None

 

  1. 11. CONSENT AGENDA (For Possible Action) +

Restricted Funds/Donations Received:

  1. Discussion and action to accept restricted funds in the amount of $1,000.00 from Bank of America in the amount of $1,000 for continued support to reach people of color and women audiences.

 

  1. BOARD MEMBER COMMENT ON NON-AGENDIZED ITEMS (Discussion only)

 

  1. FUTURE MUSEUM BOARD AGENDA ITEMS

           Recommendations by Board members regarding topics for future agenda items for the Board can be made under this agenda item. Discussion on proposals for future Board items shall be limited to whether such proposed items are within the purview of the Board. No discussion regarding the substance of any proposed agenda item shall occur.

 

  1. 15. PUBLIC COMMENT AND DISCUSSION

Public comment is welcomed by the Board. Because of time considerations, the period for public comment by each speaker may be limited to 3 minutes at the discretion of the Chair, and speakers are urged to avoid repetition of comments made by previous speakers.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

NOTICE POSTING LOCATIONS

 

https://notice.nv.gov

http://museums.nevadaculture.org

NEVADA DIVISION OF MUSEUMS & HISTORY, 412 E. Musser St., Suite 2. Carson Street, Carson City

NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, 401 N. Carson St., Carson City, Nevada

STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE, 901 South Stewart St., Carson City, Nevada

EAST ELY RAILROAD DEPOT MUSEUM, 1100 Avenue A, Ely, Nevada

NEVADA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1650 North Virginia St., Reno, Nevada

NEVADA STATE MUSEUM LAS VEGAS, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada

LOST CITY MUSEUM, 721 South Highway 169, Overton, Nevada

NEVADA STATE MUSEUM, 600 North Carson St., Carson City, Nevada

NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM, 2180 S. Carson St., Carson City, Nevada

NEVADA STATE RAILROAD MUSEUM, 600 Yucca St., Boulder City, Nevada

 

The public may acquire this notice and agenda and supporting materials, pursuant to NRS 241.020(2) by contacting Deborah Rabe, Administrative Assistant III, Division of Museums and History, (775) 687-7340 or via email to drabe@nevadaculture.org. Supporting documents are available from the Nevada Division of Museums and History at 412 E. Musser Street, Suite # 2 Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701.

 

** We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting. If special arrangements are necessary, please contact the Nevada Division of Museums and History by calling (775) 687- 7340 at least two days in advance of the meeting.

 

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