Capital City Cultural Resources Commission
Function: A capital city cultural resources commission was established to review and recommend to the state legislature, the Ramsey county board, and the mayor of Saint Paul, the proper use of state and local financial resources to develop Saint Paul as a "cultural capital," a resource for the state and region, including, but not limited to:
(1) acquisition, construction, expansion, and remodeling of facilities comprising the cultural capital area of Saint Paul and downtown, including, but not limited to, the Saint Paul Civic Center complex, Saint Paul Public Library, Science Museum of Minnesota, Children's Museum, Minnesota Museum of Art, the Dahl House, Ordway Music Theatre, Landmark Center, and the historic and cultural attractions of the capitol area;
(2) plans for the possible use of the downtown and capitol areas as educational and visitors' center for the capital city;
(3) stabilization and ongoing support of the civic and cultural industries;
(4) attracting and developing new cultural institutions; and (5) riverfront enhancement for cultural, historical, and economic development purposes.
The Commission shall submit a report on its findings and prioritized recommendations to the legislature, the city of Saint Paul, and the Ramsey county board on or before February 15, 1993.
Chapter 550 of 1992 Minn. Laws stated that the commission was to expire May 15, 1993.
Saint Paul Cultural Resources Commission
The commission shall be composed of 22 members: 3 senators, 3 representatives, 16 other members
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