On May 19, 2014, the City Council approved a Resolution to establish the Mayor's Advisory Commission on the Visual Arts. On June 5, 2017, the Council approved a Resolution to establish a One % for the Arts Program under the direction of the Commission. On September 17, 2018, the Council approved a Resolution to change the name of the Commission to the Mayor's Advisory Commission on the Arts, and expand its role to include performing arts. The Commission has perceived the need for a Policy to help guide it in the fulfillment of its mission, and has drafted a Policy for Council consideration. Passage of this Resolution would approve the proposed Policy for use by the Commission in its efforts to establish and promote public art in Independence.
The Chairperson of the Commission, Stacie Short, will present the proposed Policy to the City Council.