UCA Candidate Survey Response 2016: Gary Bowen, Candidate for Emigration Canyon Metro-Township

 Gary Bowen

Candidate for Emigration Canyon Metro-Township, Board

agarybowen@msn.com

http://www.andrewsapsley.com

8015826909

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake County

Democratic 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 UCA Candidate Survey

 

Should government be involved in funding the arts and humanities?

 

 Yes

 

Please explain your answer (one or two sentences is sufficient):

 

 

 

 

If your elected office could impact the amount of money spent on public K-12 arts & humanities education, what would you choose to do?

 

Increase Spending

 

If your elected office could impact the amount of money spent on after school K-12 arts & humanities education program, what would you choose to do?

 

Increase Spending

 

Do you believe that during-the-day arts and humanities education should be a part of K-12 curriculum?

 

Yes

 

If your elected office could impact the amount of money spent on cultural programs, what would you choose to do?

 

Increase Spending

Do you consider the arts and cultural sector an economic driver in Utah?

 

Yes

 

Do you support Utah's Percent-for-Art Act, which designates 1% of public building costs for public art? 

 

Unsure

 

 

Do you support the designation of Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty as the State Work of Art? 

 

Unsure

 

 

If your office could impact legislation, would you support a bill that exempts cultural non-profits from property tax?

 

 Yes

 

Would you support a minor increase to bed or tourism taxes to fund more cultural districts in your community?

 

Unsure

 

Please explain your answer (one or two sentences is sufficient):

 

Utah needs to spend more money on educating our children.

 

Last year the state legislature passed a bill (HB223 Local Historic District Amendments) restricting the creation of historical districts. What are your thoughts about historic preservation? (One or two sentences is sufficient).

 

Unsure

 

Have you had a personal experience with arts, culture, or humanities that has had an impact on your life? Please explain (one or two sentences is sufficient).

 

yes, everyday.

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