CHAPTER 7
SPRINGVILLE ARTS COMMISSION

Sections:

5-7-101    Arts Commission Created.

5-7-102    Term of Office.

5-7-103    Organization.

5-7-104    Duties and Powers.

5-7-105    Qualifications.

5-7-106    Subcommittees Authorized.

5-7-101 Arts Commission Created.

(1)    There is hereby established a Springville Arts Commission to promote and encourage public programs, to further the development and public awareness of and interest in the fine and performing arts and to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in connection with the artistic and cultural development of the City.

(2)    The Springville Arts Commission shall have five (5) to fifteen (15) members of the general public appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation, except that the City may make provision for payment of necessary expenses incurred by them in carrying out the duties specified in this Chapter.

(3)    One member the City Council to be designated by the Mayor and one(1) alternate member selected from the City Council shall be assigned to attend the Springville Arts Commission meetings. City Council members shall serve as non-voting members of the Commission. In addition, selected staff members shall attend Commission meetings.

(1979 Code 5-7-1; adopted by Ordinance No. 5-85; amended by Ordinance No. 12-86, and Ordinance No 26-06)

5-7-102 Term of Office.

Each member of the Springville Arts Commission, except the City Council members who serve on the Commission, shall serve for a term of four (4) years and until his successor is appointed; provided, that the members first appointed shall be appointed for such terms that the terms of the members shall be staggered to expire every two years. The term of the City Council members who sit on the Springville Arts Commission shall be for two (2) year segments concurrent with the term on the Council. The term of office of each member shall commence on the first day of April in the year in which such member is appointed. Arts Commission members serve at the pleasure of the City Council. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment for the unexpired term.

(1979 Code 5-7-1; adopted by Ordinance No. 5-85; amended by Ordinance No. 12-86, and Ordinance No 26-06)

5-7-103 Organization.

The Springville Arts Commission shall elect its own chairman and secretary and shall appoint all other officers necessary, for terms of one (1) year, and may adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of its business. The Springville Arts Commission should meet as often as necessary to conduct necessary business. Written minutes shall be kept of each meeting and the minutes shall be forwarded to the City Council for their review.

(1979 Code 5-7-2; adopted by Ordinance No. 5-85; amended by Ordinance No. 12-86, and Ordinance No 26-06)

5-7-104 Duties and Powers.

The Springville Arts Commission shall be an advisory board only. The Arts Commission shall have the following duties and powers:

(1)    To recommend expenditures in accordance with the annual budget adopted by the City Council and to annually review the financial needs of public programs for development of the fine and performing arts and to prepare and submit to the Mayor a proposed budget therefore.

(2)    To recommend public programs to further the development and public awareness of and interest in the fine and performing arts.

(3)    To encourage donations and grants to the City and to arts organizations in the City and to advise the City Council regarding the receipt and expenditure of such funds.

(6)    To evaluate and make recommendations on the use of city, county, state, and federal arts grants which may be obtained by the City.

(7)    To advise and assist the City Council and Mayor in connection with such other artistic activities as may be referred to it by them.

(1979 Code 5-7-3; adopted by Ordinance No. 5-85; amended by Ordinance No. 12-86, and Ordinance No 26-06)

5-7-105 Qualifications.

All members of the Commission shall be residents of the City of Springville. Commission members may have expertise in music, dance, theater or visual arts.

(1979 Code 5-7-1; adopted by Ordinance No. 5-85; amended by Ordinance No. 12-86, and Ordinance No 26-06)

5-7-106 Subcommittees Authorized.

Upon a majority vote of the members of the Arts Commission, subcommittees may be established to oversee specific areas of concern to the Commission. In authorizing a subcommittee, the Commission should establish rules and procedures for members, terms, and duties of the subcommittee. Only members of the Commission will serve on subcommittees.