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Applicants sought for the Tacoma Arts Commission by Oct. 23

Applicants sought for the Tacoma Arts Commission
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 7, 2016

MEDIA CONTACT
Naomi Strom-Avila, Staff Liaison, nstrom-avila@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5191

Applicants sought for the Tacoma Arts Commission

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill the following positions on the
Tacoma Arts Commission:
• Professional positions 1 and 2
• At-Large positions 2, 3, and 7

The Commission consists of 15 volunteer members who are appointed by the Economic Development Committee and confirmed by the City Council to serve three-year terms. Members are Tacoma residents who are arts advocates and artists.

The Tacoma Arts Commission provides leadership in supporting and enhancing the arts for the benefit of the City and its residents. The primary responsibility of the Commission is to create policies to support the ongoing development of arts programs and projects in Tacoma. Its primary programs include the funding of artists and arts organizations to provide services for the citizens of Tacoma, Tacoma Arts Month, and oversight of public art as part of the Municipal Art Program. The Commission's functions are outlined in Chapter 1.28A and 1.28B of the Tacoma Municipal Code.

 

For additional information on the Tacoma Arts Commission, please contact Naomi Strom-Avila at (253) 591-5191 or nstrom-avila@cityoftacoma.org.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by October 23, 2016. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Amanda Punsalan at (253) 591-5178 or servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

 

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