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Municipal Art Committee
About the Committee
The Municipal Art Committee was established on July 18, 2005 to advise the City Council on matters regarding the acquisition, maintenance and disposition of works of art, public art displays, monuments and memorials. View the Art Committee brochure.

The mission of Avondale Public Art Program is to:
  • Provide visual art that complements public buildings, parks and plazas;
  • Create a sense of place and enhances community identity;
  • Improve the design quality of public infrastructure as well as the visual environment of the citizens of Avondale;
  • Pursue funding and resources for public art;
  • Recommend policies and procedures concerning public art;
  • Cooperate with existing public and private agencies to develop programs to further the development and awareness of art.

 Membership:  9 including 2 ex officio; 2 alternates
 Term:  3 years
 Meeting Date/Time:  Third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
 Staff Liaison:  Pier Simeri, Community Relations and Public Affairs Director 623-333-1611

ROSTER:
 Member  Term
 Angela Cardone 
 (second term)
12/31/15
 Richard Childress
 (first term)
12/31/17
 Robert McElfresh
 (first term)
12/31/16
 Lesa Schuur
 (first term)
12/31/15
 Shannon Smith
 (first term)
12/31/16 
 Melissa Valenzuela
 (first term)
12/31/17
 Carin Vierhout
 (second term)
12/31/16
 Alternates  
 Thomas Forwith
 (first term)
12/31/17
 Pat Dennis
 (first term)
12/31/17
 Ex-Officio  
 West Valley Fine Arts Council
 Bernadette Mills
Indefinite
 Historic Avondale Merchants' Association
 Bonnie Lewis (first term)
12/31/17

MEETING INFORMATION:
In accordance with the Arizona Open Meeting Law, Municipal Art Committee Agendas, Minutes and Summary Actions are accessible from this page.

For the convenience of those who do not have access to the internet and in compliance with the law, Commission Agendas and posted no later than the end of business the Thursday prior to the meeting at the following locations:
  • Posting board outside the east and west sides of City Hall – 11465 West Civic Center Drive, Avondale, 85323
  • Posting board outside the Sam Garcia Western Avenue Library - 495 E. Western Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323
  • Posting Board outside Fire Station 172 - 1825 N. 107th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392
  • Posting Board outside Northwest Public Safety Facility - 3000 N Dysart Road, Avondale, AZ 85392

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