The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Lakewood Arts Commission to fill an unexpired term on the Commission.
DESCRIPTION: The role of the Lakewood Arts commission is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. The Lakewood Arts Commission will do the following:
‚Ä¢ Promote the visual, performing and literary arts;
‚Ä¢ Encourage the creative contribution of local artists;
‚Ä¢ Make recommendations for Public Art to the City Council;
‚Ä¢ Support community-building events; and
‚Ä¢ Foster the City’s cultural heritage.
QUALIFICATIONS: Members shall be residents of the City unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Committee and ultimately the City.
MEMBERSHIP: Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
TERMS OF OFFICE: To fill an unxpired term through October 15, 2010.
EXPECTATIONS: Adhere to City of Lakewood’s Code of Ethics, regular attendance at meetings, mutual respect among members, good listener, and flexible.
APPLICATIONS: Applications are available at: Lakewood City Hall, City Clerk’s Office, 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. (253) 589-2489.
DEADLINE: Monday, June 9, 2008.