State law reference – c. 10 § 58
There shall be an Arts Council consisting of fifteen voting members.
Authorities and Responsibilities
The Arts Council works to fund, promote and present high-quality, community-based arts programming for the benefit of artists, residents and visitors to the City of Northampton. The Arts Council shall also perform all other tasks assigned to local cultural councils under MGL c. 10, § 58, or successor statutes.
The Arts Council is an advisory, regulatory and adjudicatory multiple-member body of the city.