Date Established/Background: January 28, 1991 by the City Commission to serve as a conduit between the people of the City of Marquette and their government to celebrate diverse cultural heritages and foster artistic expression. The City Commission approved a decrease in the Committee’s membership by three seats through a recommendation on Oct. 14, 2014 bringing the total seats to nine. The City Commission approved a new mission for the Committee on Oct. 14, 2014.
Mission: The Arts and Culture Advisory Committee advises the City Commission in its effort to support, facilitate and grow an empowered and vital arts, cultural and creative community.
Corresponding MCL#, City Charter Citation, and/or City Code: N/A
Number of Members & Term of Office: Nine members serving three-year terms.
Do members serve until a replacement is appointed? No
Quorum Requirement: Per section 13-4 of the City Charter, a quorum of any board, commission, or committee created by or pursuant to this charter shall be a majority of the members of such board, commission, or committee in office at the time, but not less than two members.
Meetings Held: The first Thursday of each month (unless otherwise specified) at 5 p.m. in the Arts & Culture Center.
Bylaws: N/A, refer to City Commission Policy 2011-02: City-Appointed Authorities, Boards and Committees’ Rules of Procedure.