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Cultural Arts Commission Youth Vacancy

The City of Kirkland is seeking volunteer applicants to fill one youth specific seat on the Cultural Arts Commission.  This appointment is for a two-year term ending March 31, 2019 and will be made by the City Council.  

Applicant qualifications for the Cultural Arts Commission include individuals who reside within the City of Kirkland and have an interest in the arts.  Applicants must have attained the grade level of Sophomore or Junior by September of the year of appointment, and be under the age of eighteen.  The membership of the Cultural Arts Commission is intended to reflect balance, taking into account such elements as the diversity of the community and connection to various geographic areas of the City.

The role of the Cultural Arts Commission is to advise the City Council on public art acquisitions and loans, review and recommend projects under the City’s “one percent for the arts” program, and, after consultation with the City Manager, promote strategic planning and development for arts, culture and heritage in the community, including implementation of projects.  The Cultural Arts Commission meets the third Wednesday of every month from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

For further information about the Cultural Arts Commission, please contact Ellen Miller-Wolfe, Economic Development Manager, at (425) 587-3014 or emiller-wolfe@kirklandwa.gov. Applications may be obtained by calling (425) 587-3190 or at the application link below.

The City Council adopted a Code of Conduct which all appointed Board and Commission members are asked to sign. 

Cultural Arts Commission youth applications must be submitted to the City Clerk prior to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Interviews are scheduled for the evening of Friday, March 17, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Kirkland City Hall. If you are selected for an interview, you must be available on this evening; interview times to be determined.