Heritage & Cultural Arts Commission


  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of every month
  • City Council Chambers
    100 Civic Plaza
    Dublin, CA 94568

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available on this webpage prior to the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission meetings and are also available at the Dublin Civic Center, Shannon Community Center, Dublin Senior Center, and the Dublin Public Library.

The draft minutes of the Commission meetings are generally presented to the Commission for approval at the following meeting. Once approved by the Commission, the approved minutes are available for distribution on this webpage, at the Dublin Civic Center, or upon request for a minimal copy charge.

Meeting Dates, Agendas & Minutes
2017 Meeting Dates Agendas Minutes
March 9 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Packet
February 9 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Packet Minutes in process
January 19 - Special Meeting
Agenda Packet
Special Meeting Notice

January 12 - Meeting Cancelled
Cancellation Notice
Meeting Cancelled

Audio recording of minutes are available upon request.

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Commission Members
Commission Member Position Term Expiration Date
Robert Bennett Vice Chairperson
December 2020
Kit Lau Commissioner December 2020
Tejas Peesapati Commissioner December 2020
Prarthana Rawal
Commissioner December 2020
Rita Szollos Chairperson
December 2018
Kathy Blackburn Commissioner December 2018
Frank He Commissioner December 2018

Commission Responsibilities

The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission is an advisory body to the City Council and City Staff. This Commission is made up of seven members of the community who serve four-year staggered terms.  The Commission considers and makes recommendations to the City Council on historical, cultural, and artistic matters by:

  • Ensuring historical preservation of the Heritage Center
  • Generating public input concerning the arts
  • Reviewing arts contract proposals
The Commission may also review and make recommendations regarding the City's budgets for arts programs, facilities, and the Heritage and Cultural Arts Long Range Plan for the community.  The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Commission. 

Contact Us

Contact the Commissioners via email.  For questions regarding the Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission or its agenda, please call the Heritage and Cultural Arts Manager at (925) 556-4565.