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Heritage Commission to meet Sept. 8 in Redmond

Aug. 28, 2014

The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Redmond Public Library, 827 SW Deschutes Ave., Redmond. Agenda items include issues related to Oregon heritage sites, organizations and activities, including the recommendation of an Oregon Heritage Tradition.

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.

The meeting will be preceded at 9 a.m. by a Commission work session on proposed bylaws.

More information about the Heritage Commission and the meeting is available at www.oregonheritage.org or by contacting Commission coordinator Kyle Jansson at 503-986-0673.

The meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations may be arranged up to 72 hours in advance by call 503-986-0655.