Established by resolution, the Cultural Arts Commission is responsible for developing a master plan for cultural arts in the City, encouraging and supporting art education programs in the community and schools, participating in the Arts in Public Places selection process, and assisting in the Art in Civic Spaces Program. Consists of five (5) members: one (1) artist representative, one (1) from the business and development community, and three (3) at-large members . The Commission meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM.
Cultural Arts Commissioners
|Seat||Member||Original Term Appointment||Current Term Expires|
|1. Artist||Jacquelyne May||6/1/14||5/31/17|
|2. Member At-Large||Fred Manna
|3. Business Community||James Gill||6/1/12||5/31/15; 5/31/18
|4. Member At-Large||Leon Prigozhin||6/1/16||5/31/19|
5. Member At-Large
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.
Staff Liaison: Martin Betz , Recreation Services Manager, (310) 802-5406
Members serve 3 year terms. They may serve a maximum of two terms (6 years).
- Commissioners and boardmembers are volunteer positions and will serve without compensation.
- With staff liaison approval, commissioners and boardmembers may be reimbursed for their reasonable and necessary costs and expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties.
- Elected officials are not eligible to serve on any commission or board.
- It is customary for commissioners and boardmembers to serve on one commission at a time. Should there be an insufficient amount of applicants for the Board of Building Appeals, Resolution No. 5702 authorizes the City Council to appoint qualified members of Boards and Commissions who are concurrently serving on the Board of Building Appeals, as well.
** Members appointed to fill a vacancy with less than 18 months remaining in the term are automatically reappointed to a three-year term without additional Council action.