Public Art Advisory Committee


The Public Art Advisory Committee is an advisory committee of Council. The primary functions of the Committee are:

  • Make recommendations regarding Public Art Policy and Procedures, and on any matters referred to it by Council.
  • Advise on all issues pertaining to the Public Art Inventory Collection according to Council’s established policy and procedures.
  • To assist with the implementation and enhancement of the Public Art Program.
  • Provide advice regarding best practices for public art funding and opportunities to advance community visual art.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Committee will review the Public Art and Municipal Art Collection Policy 02-70-213 and the Public Art and Municipal Art Collection Procedure 04-70-214 and make recommendations to Council on proposed amendments to ensure currency and inclusion of best practices in accordance with contemporary theory and implementation.

The Committee will provide oversight of the Public Art Inventory; enrolment criteria, site and display, maintenance and safety, de-accessioning, donations of art and commissioning of new works.

The Committee will annually:

  • provide an annual report and work plan to Council
  • review the terms of reference


An appointment or reappointment of a volunteer member is for a two-year term.  A volunteer member may serve for up to six consecutive years on the Committee.

Council Members

Councillor Nora Gambioli

Citizen Members

James (Jim) Carruthers, Cori Creed, Susan Des Lauriers (Co-Chair), Peter Sandor Kiss, Sally Michener, David Morton (Co-Chair), Soussan Masumeh Tizvar, and Don Vaughan.

Staff Liaison

Doti Niedermayer, Senior Manager of Cultural Services



Terms of Reference

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Municipal Hall, Main Floor Conference Room–North, 750 17th Street

2018 Meetings

Jan. 10 Agenda Minutes
Feb. 14 Agenda Minutes
March 14 Agenda Minutes
April 11 Agenda Minutes
May 9 Agenda Minutes
June 13 Agenda Minutes
July 11 Agenda Minutes
Sept. 5 Agenda Minutes
Sept. 12 Cancelled  
Oct. 10 Agenda  
Oct. 30 Agenda  
Nov. 14 Cancelled  
Dec. 12    


2017 Meetings

Jan 18 Agenda Minutes
Feb 8 Agenda Minutes
Mar 8 Agenda Minutes
April 12 Agenda Minutes
May 10 Agenda Minutes
June 14 Agenda Minutes
July 19 Agenda Minutes
Sept 13 Agenda Minutes
Oct 11 Agenda Minutes
Nov 8 Agenda Minutes
Dec 13 Agenda Minutes

Private Development Public Art Policy Subcommittee Meeting

Mar 22 Agenda Minutes
June 8 Agenda Minutes