Public Arts Advisory Committee (PAAC)

The Public Arts Advisory Committee (PAAC) is a committee made up of qualified citizens who are appointed by the City Commission. The Committee work closely with their local government on issues related to public art policy and programs.

What Does the PAAC Do?

Members of the PAAC will serve a one-year term for the calendar year 2022. Appointments will automatically expire on December 31, unless re-appointed by the City Commission. Applicants will be selected to advise the City Commission and make recommendations including, but not limited to:

  • Overall public art policy;
  • Methodology and selection of artwork (through acquisition or commission) to be placed on City-owned property;
  • Public arts projects and programs (temporary or permanent) and the most advantageous location;
  • Other artistic-related tasks determined by the City Commission or City Manager in accordance with the City’s Art in Public Places ordinance.

Meetings will be scheduled at least two weeks in advance and held on a mutually convenient date. No more than 6 meetings are expected in any given year. Members must be willing to comply with procedures and requirements for all City Advisory Boards, including but not limited to, Sunshine and Public Records Law, and financial disclosure requirements.

Who Should Apply?

Committee members will work on a pro bono basis and should possess qualifications in one or more of the following:

  • Visual or graphic arts;
  • Architecture and design;
  • Urban planning;
  • Public art and place-making curation;
  • Engineering;
  • Digital and display design;
  • Professionally trained artists.

Although the qualifications above are preferred, all persons with an active interest in and an understanding of art are encouraged to apply. Applications will be open to everyone; however, residents will be given priority consideration.


Applications are currently closed.

For more information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at 305.792.1703, or via email at