Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
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Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission
Also known as:
Minnesota Statehood Sesquicentennial Commission
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.
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.
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