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City invites new members for Cultural Development Commission

Nelson Daily Editor
By Nelson Daily Editor
September 18th, 2011

The City of Nelson is inviting applications for new members-at-large to serve on the Cultural Development Commission.

Applicants from the literary and music communities are encouraged, but all applications will be considered.

The role of the Cultural Development Commission is to lead, collaborate and make recommendations on the implementation of the City’s Comprehensive Cultural Sector Policy which includes:

  • Recommend a three-year action plan on policy implementation for approval by City Council
  • Regularly review, monitor and evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the Comprehensive Cultural Sector Policy and make recommendations to Council for modifications when necessary
  • Report annually to City Council on the implementation of the policy
  • Secure funding for policy implementation and lead relevant hiring and contracting processes
  • Provide ongoing advise to any person taking action to aid the implementation of the Comprehensive Cultural Sector Policy and other relevant plans and initiatives
  • Oversee the implementation of Council’s Art in Public Places policy
  • Be available to review, on Council’s request, criteria for the annual disbursement of project funding for the cultural sector
  • Provide input on cultural initiatives and new development to Council, community groups and individuals
  • Have representation on relevant community bodies as appropriate
  • Help promote a high level of creativity, diversity and excellence in the cultural life of Nelson

To apply

If you are interested in serving on this commission, please submit a letter of interest with appropriate background information to the attention of:

Ms. Frances Long, c/o The City of Nelson

Suite 101, 310 Ward Street, Nelson, B.C., V1L 5S4

Fax: (250) 352-2131 or by email to:

by 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.

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Categories: Arts and Culture


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