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Heritage Commission to meet October 7-8 in Klamath Falls

September 21, 2018

The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet in Klamath Falls October 7-8.

On October 7, Commissioners will gather at 1:00 p.m. at the historic Oregon Bank Building (905 Main St.) for a walking tour of the downtown district including Sugarman’s Corner and the IOOF building.

On October 8 a public business meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Klamath County Museum located at 1451 Main Street, Klamath Falls 97601. The agenda includes discussion on Oregon Heritage Traditions, reports on Commission programs, and a review of the Commission’s bylaws.

The Heritage Commission is comprised of nine people representing Oregon's heritage and geographical diversity who have been appointed by the Governor. There are nine advisory representatives from state agencies and statewide organizations. The mission of the Oregon Heritage Commission is to secure, sustain, and enhance Oregon's heritage by ensuring coordination of heritage initiatives by public and private organizations; advocacy on its behalf; education of the public about its extent and value; and promotion and celebration of its diversity.

Commission meetings are open to the public and their agendas include opportunities for public comment. The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations for the meeting – including translation services – may be made by calling (503) 986?0690 at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

For more information and accessibility needs, visit oregonheritage.org or contact Oregon Heritage Commission Coordinator Beth Dehn at 503-986-0696 or Beth.Dehn@oregon.gov.