The Art in Public Places Ordinance was adopted on January 12, 2017.
The City of Miami is seeking volunteers to serve on the Art in
Public Places Board (AIPPB). No appointment shall be made by the
City Commission to membership or alternate membership on AIPPB until
the City Clerk has given at least thirty (30) days’ notice of the
vacancies in a newspaper of general circulation.
It is intended that members and alternate members of the AIPPB be persons of knowledge, experience, mature judgment, and background; having ability and desire to act in the public interest; and representing the various special professional training, experience, and interests required to make informed and equitable decisions concerning the artistic development of the city.
The AIPPB will be composed of nine (9) voting members and two (2) alternate members to be appointed by the Mayor and City Commission.
Eight (8) board members shall have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in the fields of fine arts, art education, museum curation, architecture, art history, urban planning, urban design, landscape architecture, interior design, graphic or product design, music, real estate development, construction management or finance. One (1) member and two (2) alternate members must have an interest in the visual and performing arts. Neither of these members is required to have a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctorate Degree. One (1) alternate member shall be a representative of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The Superintendent of Schools shall make a recommendation to the City Commission on the appointment of the alternate member.
Application forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office and online at the
City Clerk’s website.
All applications from the public must be received by Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 4:00 PM. Qualified applications received by the deadline will be given due consideration by the City Commission. The names and qualifications of persons submitted to the City Clerk will be available for review on Monday, March 20, 2017, in the City Clerk’s Office or online at the City Clerk’s website.
The City Commission will consider making appointments to the AIPPB at the City Commission meeting presently scheduled for April 13, 2017. For additional information on the application process, please contact Nicole Ewan, Assistant City Clerk, at Newan@miamigov.com or (305) 250-5347. For information regarding the Art in Public Places Ordinance, please contact Efren Nunez, Department of Planning and Zoning at EfrenNunez@miamigov.com or (305) 416-1402.