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Cultural Arts Commission Youth Vacancy

The City of Kirkland is seeking youth volunteer applicants to fill one youth specific seat on the Cultural Arts Commission. This appointment is for a two-year term ending March 31, 2021 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 Lorrie McKay, Intergovernmental Relations and Economic Development Manager, at (425) 587-3009 or Applications may be obtained by calling (425) 587-3190 or at the application link below. 
The City Council adopted a Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics which all Board and Commission members are asked to sign.

All Cultural Arts Commission applications must be submitted to the City Clerk, Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA  98033, or prior to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019.
City Council conducted interviews are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, March 21, 2019 beginning at 5:30 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.