The City of Newport is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Public Arts Committee. There is currently one vacancy.
The Public Arts Committee is comprised of seven members who are responsible for making recommendations to the City Council on public art and art object decisions pursuant to the city’s Public Arts Policy. The Committee is also charged with advancing public understanding of visual arts; enhancing the aesthetic quality of public places; and stimulating the vitality and economy of the city.
Anyone interested in serving on this Committee should apply using the city’s committee application which is found on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov; click on “City;” then on “Committees;” and then on “Application for Committee/Commission.” The completed form can be submitted electronically. Hardcopies of the committee application form can also be obtained by contacting the City Manager’s Office at 169 SW Coast Highway, Newport, Oregon 97365, or by calling 541.574.0613. The application deadline is 5:00 P.M., on September 8, 2017.
The Public Arts Committee will interview potential Committee members and make recommendations to Mayor Roumagoux. The Mayor will make appointments to the Committee subject to City Council ratification following the interview.