The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill three (3) 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:
- Promote the visual, performing and literary arts;
- Encourage the creative contribution of local artists;
- Make recommendations for Public Art to the City Council;
- Support community-building events; and
- 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: 3 unexpired terms through October 15, 2014. Individuals working in the education and active in a Lakewood community organization are desired.
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: Open Until Filled