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Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission

Also known as:
Minnesota Statehood Sesquicentennial Commission
Active dates:2005-2009

The commission shall have the following duties:
    (1) to present to the governor and legislature a plan for capital grants to pay for capital improvements on Minnesota's historic public and private buildings, to be known as sesquicentennial grants;
    (2) to seek funding for activities to celebrate the 150th anniversary of statehood, and to form partnerships with private parties to further this mission; and
    (3) to present an annual report to the governor and legislature outlining progress made towards the celebration of the sesquicentennial. 

Advisory to:

Seventeen members: nine appointed by the Governor representing major corporate, non-profit, and public sectors of the state, selected from all parts of the state. Remaining eight appointed by the Legislature. The Minnesota Historical Society will provide staff support.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2005-2007.
Record last updated: 09/17/2019

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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