Notice of Vacancies – Lakewood Arts Commission

The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill three (3) vacancies on the Lakewood Arts Commission.

DESCRIPTION:  The role of the Lakewood Arts commission is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts.  The Lakewood Arts Commission will do the following:

  • Promote the visual, performing and literary arts;
  • Encourage the creative contribution of local artists;
  • Make recommendations for Public Art to the City Council;
  • Support community-building events; and
  • Foster the City’s cultural heritage.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Members shall be residents of the City unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Committee and ultimately the City.


MEMBERSHIP:  Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

TERMS OF OFFICE: Three (3) expired terms through October 15, 2024                           

MEETING DATES:  First Monday, monthly at 5:00 p.m.

ATTENDANCE:  Individuals appointed are expected to attend meetings regularly.  The Council expects to be informed in the event any Committee, Board or Commission member has three unexcused absences.  The Council, may in the event of three unexcused absences, dismiss the individual from service.

EXPECTATIONS:      Adhere to City of Lakewood’s Code of Ethics, mutual respect among members, good listener, and flexible.

APPLICATIONS:       Applications are available online here or by visiting

                                Lakewood City Hall – City Clerk’s Office

                                6000 Main Street SW Lakewood, WA  98499

DEADLINE: Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

For questions regarding the Arts Commission vacancy, please contact City Clerk Briana Schumacher at 253-983-7705 or by