The Tempe Municipal Arts Commission advises the City Council, through the Community Services Department, in the development of a Municipal Arts Plan and assists and advises in the establishment of essential policies, rules and regulations relating to the presentation, acquisition, disposition, maintenance, use, care and promotion of public arts within the City; recommends a yearly update to the Municipal Arts Plan based upon projected revenues from the Municipal Arts Fund; recommends methods of selecting and commissioning artists; and recommends the selection and commissioning of artists for the placement of works of art on public sites approved by the City Council. (City Code Chapter 2, Art. V, Div 3)
The Tempe Municipal Arts Commission has fifteen (15) members. The members are Tempe residents and serve three-year terms. Meetings of the Tempe Municipal Arts Commission are usually held the second Wednesday of the month in the Tempe Public Library Board Room, 3500 S. Rural Road, at 6 p.m. Standing committees also meet on an as-needed basis.
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To access agendas and minutes for meetings prior to 2012, visit the Archives.