New commission gives residents a chance to advise the City on the arts.
The City of Santa Clarita is encouraging eligible residents to apply for a position on the City's newly-established Arts Commission.
Five positions are currently available to be filled.
Applicants must be City residents, at least 18 years of age and able to attend Arts Commission meetings, held every third Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
The Arts Commission is made up of five members with an interest in arts issues within the City of Santa Clarita.
The new commission's role is to advise the City Council, City Manager, and City staff on arts matters, including public art, various arts programs, and arts events throughout the community.
"Candidates for the City's new Arts Commission are Santa Clarita residents who are passionate about the community and how it is impacted by art," said Mayor Frank Ferry. "Selected applicants will assist the Commission in fulfilling its mission, which is to promote, support and develop arts and culture for the benefit of the community, arts organizations, artists and businesses of the Santa Clarita Valley, and facilitate economic development in the City."
Application forms are available at the City Clerk's Office, located on the 3rd floor of City Hall, by phone at 661-255-4391 and at santa-clarita.com. Applications for the Arts Commission must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office along with three letters of recommendation by Wednesday, September 30 at 5 p.m.
The City Clerk's Office is located on the third floor of City Hall in Suite 304, at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
For more information on applying for the Arts Commission, contact the City Clerk's Office at (661) 255-4391 or visit santa-clarita.com.