The Recreation and Park Advisory Commission will meet at 7 p.m, Tuesday, July 8 in the Recreation Pavilion Jungle Room.
The Arts Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 also at the Pavilion.
The Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission promotes the use of recreation facilities and programs and participates in citywide special events. They encourage and contribute to volunteer park projects including playground installations and park clean-up activities. They communicate with subcommittees, and other volunteer organizations providing recreation services within the community. Major projects include updating the Recreation, Parks and Open Space Master Plan as part of the City’s Comprehensive Plan and making recommendations on these projects to the City Council.
The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission, established by city ordinance in 1971, consists of seven volunteer members appointed by the City Council. They work to promote and sponsor activities and events that enhance the cultural atmosphere of the community.
The Arts Advisory Commission and the Friends of the Arts sponsor the Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show held each fall. The Arts Advisory Commission activities include coordinating and promoting monthly art exhibits at the Mountlake Terrace Library and maintaining the inventory and documentation of the city’s public art collection.
The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission values cultural arts as vital to the human spirit, a means to connect a diverse community, and essential to the health and vitality of the city. The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission mission is to nurture, support and promote the cultural arts as a vital element of the community’s quality of life, economic viability and vibrant community identity.