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Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission

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

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:
Governor
Membership:

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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Record last updated: 09/17/2019
 

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