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Your support of the Arts Council of Lake Oswego is VITAL! Join us at the Lake Oswego City Council meeting Tuesday, June 18 at 3:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall. The City Council is voting on the renewal of the Arts Council's service contract with the City.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Send a letter in support, or make your voice heard and provide feedback at the meeting. You can be in touch with councilors via written email at https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-contact-information. Or, you can send individual messages to each of the councilors at CouncilDistribution@ci.oswego.or.us

You can also testify in person at the meeting. You will need to complete a Request to Provide Public Comment card for the City Recorder. The Mayor will call your name following the staff presentation. This link provides instructions: https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-meetings-0 See the 2nd section: Speaking at Meetings.

Good letters (or testimony) are short, to the point, and include data and measurables as well as personal connections/anecdotal info.

Click here to be directed to a sheet with talking points and information.

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego works to ensure that arts are an integral part of life in our community, now and into the future and has a three-fold purpose:

  • Facilitate the placement and preservation of public art in Lake Oswego with over 80 outdoor and 171 indoor pieces, along with preservation and conservation;

  • Provide access to art exhibits for residents and visitors through the ARTspace Gallery and other exhibits throughout the City;

  • Advance lifelong learning about the arts through educational programs and docent tours with no added cost to the City.

Your support is crucial to the future of art in Lake Oswego.

Thank you for your consideration, and allowing the Arts Council to serve the citizens of Lake Oswego for 20 years. Here is to a bright and prosperous future in art!

HOPE TO SEE YOU AT CITY HALL TUESDAY, JUNE 18 AT 3:00 PM!