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This Commission implements the City Hall Arts Master Plan and advises the City Council on issues related to public art. Their 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

2021 City Hall Gallery Call to Artists


Term of office: 3 years

Cheryl French
1/25/2017Ward 3-a12/31/2020 1st
Linda Herd
7/13/2011Mayor12/31/2020 3rd
Rinee Merritt
1/14/2015Ward 2-b12/31/2020 2nd
Jane Donovan
Representative of local arts community
3/11/2015Ward 1-b12/31/2021 2nd
Michael Winder
Representative of local arts community
1/23/2019Ward 3-b12/31/2021 1st
Melissa Babcock Saylor VC
1/12/2011Ward 1-a12/31/2022 4th
Julie Jackson C1/27/2016Ward 2-a12/31/2022 2nd

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Staff Liaison

Kim Lyddane
Parks & Recreation Director

Upcoming Meetings

October 13, 2020, 3:30pm
Remote Meeting (see agenda for details)

November 10, 2020, 3:30pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

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