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Apply to Serve on the Tacoma Arts Commission by Oct. 10

Apply to Serve on the Tacoma Arts Commission by Oct. 10
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 12, 2014

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

Apply to Serve on the Tacoma Arts Commission by Oct. 10

The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill three at-large positions, and one position representing Tacoma public education on the Tacoma Arts Commission. 

The Commission is comprised of 15 volunteer members who are appointed by the Economic Development Committee and confirmed by the City Council. Members are Tacoma residents who are arts advocates and artists. 

The Commission provides leadership in supporting and enhancing the arts for the benefit of Tacoma 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 Tacoma residents, Tacoma Arts Month, and oversight of public art as part of the Municipal Art Program. The Commission's functions are outlined in Chapters 1.28A and 1.28B of the Tacoma Municipal Code.

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

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, Oct. 10, 2014. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Linnea Meredith at (253) 591-5178, City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Municipal Building North, 733 Market St., Tacoma, WA 98402.

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