City seeks to fill opening on Arts Commission

  • Mon Jun 26th, 2017 12:38pm
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Bellevue City Council is seeking candidates for a vacancy on Bellevue’s Arts Commission. You can apply online. Applications are due by Friday, July 14.

Made up of volunteers and appointed by the mayor with City Council concurrence, Bellevue’s board and commission members serve four-year terms, offering their time and expertise to help shape Bellevue’s future. Bellevue boards and commissions advise the council and conduct regularly-scheduled public meetings.

Arts Commission: Advises and makes recommendations to the council on matters of art with the goal of enhancing the cultural experience and raising the art consciousness of Bellevue. The commission advises on the city’s Public Art Program, directs funding to arts organizations working in Bellevue and helps with cultural planning. The commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.

Applicants must be residents of Bellevue. Residents of newly annexed areas are particularly encouraged to apply. The City of Bellevue values diversity.

People interested in applying may do so online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ArtCommission. Community Service Applications can also be picked up from the City Clerk’s Office, the Service First desk at City Hall, the Bellevue Regional Library, the Lake Hills Library, or the Mini City Hall at Crossroads Shopping Center. A faxed copy may be requested by calling 425-452-6806.

Applications must be received by the City Clerk on or before 5 p.m., July 14. In addition to the online form, applications may be submitted by any of the below listed options:

Hand delivered: City Clerk’s Office, 450 110th Ave. NE

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 90012, Bellevue, Washington, 98009-9012

Fax: 425-452-5247

Email: kroberts@bellevuewa.gov

If additional information is desired about the role and responsibilities of this commission, please call Deputy City Clerk Karin Roberts at 425-452-6806.