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Local Cultural Council

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The Local Cultural Council (LCC) functions under guidelines established by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC), which allocates funding to each community. The purpose of the Local Cultural Council is to:
  • support public projects that promote access, education, diversity, and excellence in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences in the community
The Council regrants the state funds to individuals and organizations in the Town as part of a two-tiered process in which the LCC acts on applications, which are then reviewed by the MCC for adherence to guidelines set forth in the state law and regulations.

By state law, members are initially appointed for a six-year term, may be reappointed for two three-year terms, then must go off for at least a year before they are eligible for reappointment. In Groton, the terms have been shorter, two or three years.

Contact Information

Email: selectboard@grotonma.gov
Phone: (978) 448-1100
Members: 10
Selection: Appointed
Term In Years: 6
Remuneration: None


Harris Mcwade
Harris Mcwade
Term Start: 2023-02-13
Term End: 2026-06-30
Judith Romatelli
Judith Romatelli
Term Start: 2023-02-13
Term End: 2026-06-30
Kathleen Phelps
Kathleen Phelps
Term Start: 2022-07-01
Term End: 2028-06-30
Leslie Lathrop
Leslie Lathrop
Term Start: 2024-07-01
Term End: 2030-06-30
Nancy Muller
Nancy Muller
Term Start: 2023-04-19
Term End: 2026-06-30

Local Cultural Council Documents

    1. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2024-05-08_id-15188.docx
    2. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2024-04-09_id-15093.pdf
    3. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2024-03-12_id-14958.docx
    4. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2024-02-13_id-14827.docx
    5. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2024-01-12_id-14805.docx
    6. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2023-12-12_id-14681.docx
    7. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2023-11-14_id-14556.docx
    8. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2023-10-24_id-14554.docx
    9. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2023-10-12_id-14501.docx
    10. Local_Cultural_Council_approved_minutes_2023-09-12_id-14410.docx
    11. Access additional meeting minutes and agendas at the Meeting Center
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