Commission Overview

The mission of this Commission is to advise the Board of Supervisors in matters and issues relevant to Arts and Culture; to advance the arts in a way that promotes communication, education, appreciation and collaboration throughout Contra Costa County; to preserve, celebrate, and share the arts and culture of the many diverse ethnic groups who live in Contra Costa County; to create partnerships with business and government and to increase communications and understanding between all citizens through art. 

Most importantly, the Commission will promote arts and culture as a vital element in the quality of life for all of the citizens of Contra Costa County.

Commission Established


Per Board order S.1, December 13, 1994

Legal Authority


Per Board order S.1, 12/13/94.

Reports To


Board of Supervisors

Membership


Nine members and one alternate, one member per each Supervisory District and four at-large members. (Per Board Order 4-10-2018) 

Office Term


Four years ending June 30

Meeting Time


The Commission does NOT meet in August and December. In order to accommodate public input meeting are held in the evening from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.  

Location


  Conference Room - Office of Communication
  & Media, Located at 10 Douglas Drive,
  Suite 210, Martinez, CA 94553

Compensation


None

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Carlos Leal, Poetry Out Loud, 2013 Richmond High School