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About the commission

The commission implements the City Hall Arts Master Plan and advises the City Council on issues related to public art. Projects include raising funds for the purchase of City Hall art, overseeing rotating and temporary exhibits of art, developing a community strategy for public art, and selecting or rejecting art offered for donation. Established by City Council policy.

Upcoming meetings

The Arts Commission usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m..

May 14, 2024, 3:30pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

June 11, 2024, 3:30pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

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Kim Lyddane
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NameAppointedByExpiresFull Term*
Nolan Streitberger  1/12/2022Ward 1-b12/31/2024 1st
Leesa Bright   VC1/12/2022Ward 3-b12/31/2024 1st
Maddie McGregor  1/30/2023Ward 1-a12/31/2025 1st
Amanda Dant  1/30/2023Ward 2-a12/31/2025 1st
Keith Lohse   C1/13/2021Ward 3-a12/31/2026 2nd
Saundra Alma  1/10/2024Mayor12/31/2026 1st
Carolyn McLeod  5/10/2023Ward 2-b12/31/2026 1st

C = Chair; VC = Vice Chair

Membership information

Founding document(s): Res 3740

Number of members: 7

Term of office: 3 years.
*(Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.)

Membership requirements: At least two members of the Commission shall be a representative of the local arts community or have a background or professional knowledge of the arts.

Principal place of residence within the jurisdictional limits of the City of Albany. (Res 6797)

Each council member shall have one counterpart from within their ward whenever possible with nominations ratified by the Council.

Meeting materials

April 9, 2024  Available after meeting 
March 12, 2024  Available after meeting 
February 13, 2024  
January 9, 2024  
*Minutes are posted when they are approved by the body at a subsequent meeting.

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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