CITY OF NEWPORT SEEKS ADDITIONAL MEMBER
FOR THE PUBLIC ARTS COMMITTEE
The City of Newport is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Public Arts Committee. There is currently one vacancy on this Committee. 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. The Committee meets monthly on the third Thursday.
Anyone interested in serving in this position should apply using the city’s committee application which is found on the city website at www.newportoregon.gov/CommitteeVacancies. The completed form can be submitted electronically. Copies 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 3:00 P.M., on June 11, 2021, and interviews will be scheduled during the Committee meeting of June 17, 2021.
The Mayor will make appointments to the Committee subject to City Council ratification following the interviews by the Committee.