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Lakewood Arts Commission vacancy

The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill four (4) vacancies on the Lakewood Arts 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:

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: 4 positions – 3 year terms through October 15, 2013

ATTENDANCE: Individuals appointed are expected to attend meetings regularly. The Council expects to be informed in the event any Committee, Board or Commission member has three unexcused absences. The Council, may in the event of three unexcused absences, dismiss the individual from service.

EXPECTATIONS: Adhere to City of Lakewood’s Code of Ethics, 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, October 5, 2009

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