Chapter 2.43


2.43.010    Members.

2.43.020    Duties and responsibilities.

2.43.010 Members.

The Commission for the Arts shall consist of nine members. Each member shall be appointed by the City Council and must be a Livermore resident and be able to demonstrate an interest in and knowledge of the arts. In making appointments to the commission, the Council shall also consider potential members with organizational, business or financial skills and members with an understanding of marketing techniques, as well as members who are representatives of local business or non-arts community groups. Potential members may not hold a board or officer position with any arts organization that applies for public art funds from the City. (Ord. 2065 § 1(A), 2018; Ord. 2035 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 1918 § 1, 2010; Ord. 1786 § 2, 2006)

2.43.020 Duties and responsibilities.

The Commission for the Arts shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

A. Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council regarding art issues brought before them by city staff or Council.

B. Receive input from the community on issues relevant to arts policies.

C. Review and make recommendations regarding the use of public art funds in accordance with established procedures.

D. Develop and recommend to the Council a five- to 10-year cultural arts plan for the City, including goals, implementation strategies and financing methods. The commission shall review the plan every five years and update it as necessary.

E. Make recommendations to Council updating the policy and procedures manual describing the process and criteria to be used by the commission to select which programs and projects shall receive public art funds.

F. Commission for the Arts members shall not currently be a board member or an officer of any group that would apply for funds for which the commission grants a recommendation.

G. Review and approve or make recommendations regarding public art, in accordance with established procedures. (Ord. 2065 § 1(A), 2018; Ord. 2035 § 1 (Exh. A), 2016; Ord. 1786 § 2, 2006)