CDTF Final Report
Established by Resolution No. 7021, the Task Force shall have a primary focus on identifying three (3) cultural arts district models that combine private, public and grant funding to support improvements to the district, as well as initiating a broader community-wide cultural arts plan. The Task Force shall organize its work in such a way to provide a report on findings and recommendations by October 31, 2013. The work of the Task Force shall include identification of three (3) cultural district models that combine private, public and grant funding to support improvements in cultural districts. Additionally, the following questions will be examined: What are the best practices for making necessary improvements in cultural districts? How can the cultural district maintain its unique cultural and socio-economic mix? What existing cultural organizations play a role in the creative economy of Lawrence? What existing policies currently govern the creative economy? What recommendations for changes in policies and practices are appropriate to enhance the creative economy in Lawrence?