[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 11-5-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established an Arts Commission to be known as the "Brookfield Arts Commission."
The Brookfield Arts Commission shall consist of 15 resident electors of the Town of Brookfield who shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Eight of the Commission members shall be appointed to serve until the first Monday in February 1992, and the remaining seven Commission members shall be appointed to serve until the first Monday in February 1994. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of four years.
There shall be no alternate members of said Commission.
A quorum for the transaction of business shall consist of six members of the Commission.
The powers and duties of the Arts Commission shall be as follows:
To engage in activities which are intended to promote understanding and appreciation of the arts to residents of the Town of Brookfield.
To encourage community participation in arts activities.
To coordinate information concerning artists and the arts in the Town of Brookfield.
To act as a liaison between artists, schools and the community.
To engage in activities designed to encourage local artists in demonstrating their talents.
To promote activities that both entertain and enlighten.