Jim Hinds


Jim Hinds



Running for

City/Town Council

Party or Slate (if applicable)



Do you know how much your local government invests in the arts? Would you commit to advocating for an increase in that cultural investment for arts, culture, and heritage in your community, within the capacity of your elected body?

Of course i would


If elected, will you take an active role on behalf of your local government in championing the growth of arts, culture and heritage in your community? Why?

yes i am a member of Arts Council


Students with an education rich in the arts have better grade point averages and are three times more likely to get a degree. Will you commit to making the arts a critical component of every child’s education? If so, how?

district already does through grants

Cultural Growth

How will your local government maintain or grow its investment in cultural programs in your community?

We have a Cultural Commission

Cultural Spaces

Will you work to ensure access to affordable, sustainable cultural spaces for artists and arts organizations? If so, how?

As the city moves forward there will better chances to incorporate arts and culture into the community.

Cultural Tourism

How do you propose to improve cultural tourism in your community?

We have setup a tourism branch with in our business development dept.

Key Issues

What do you feel is the single most important issue relating to arts, culture, and heritage in your community, and what action will you take to address it?

Our Heritage Commission is working on a master plan to preserve thehistoric building in our community


How do you personally engage in the cultural life of the community? (e.g. involvement on committees, attending arts and culture events, etc.)

Yes as many as i can, member of Arts council, volunteer at many events, member of Histroic Society.

Additional Information

If you'd like to provide voters with additional information about your stance on arts, culture, and heritage issues in your community, please use the space below.

The history of this community is very important to me, you need to know the history of the community so that you can move forword with development.