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Public Arts Commission

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The purpose of the Public Arts Commission shall be to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters pertaining to the enrichment of the community through fine arts, visual arts, performing arts, arts education, historic preservation and cultural issues; to serve as an advocate for cultural activities and programs within the City; to implement the City’s Art in Public Places Program, and to encourage the integration of cultural affairs into the social and economic fabric of the City to improve the quality of life for City residents. Art in public places are intended to promote the general welfare of the public through the acquisition and installation of public art works (Municipal Code Chapter 4.48). 


Yvonne Franco - Chairman
January 22, 2014 – December, 31, 2017
Atay Ramirez - Vice Chair
January 20, 2014 – December, 31, 2017
Mario Zamora January 20, 2016 – December, 31, 2020
Mike Etheridge January 20, 2016 – December, 31, 2018
Albert Perez
January 22, 2016 – December, 31, 2020
Denise Delgado - Alternate
January 20, 2016 – December, 31, 2020



The Public Arts Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday's at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers - 1515 6th Street, Coachella, CA 92236.  For Information regarding meetings, please call 760-398-3102. 


Beginning June 2010 the City of Coachella has implemented a new Agenda system.  For meetings after June 1st 2010 please use the following link.

Click here for Public Arts Commission Agendas and Minutes.

For previous agendas and minutes please click here.