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Oregon Heritage Commission meets Feb. 1 in Oregon City

Jan. 19, 2016

The Oregon Heritage Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Feb. 1 at the Museum of the Oregon Territory, 211 Tumwater Drive, Oregon City.

The agenda includes Oregon Heritage Tradition designations, an overview of the Heritage Commission's Museum Grant program and other commission programs.

The meeting is open to the public and the agenda includes an opportunity for public comment. Meetings are accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations may be arranged up to 72 hours in advance of the meeting by calling 503-986-0690.

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 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. For more information, contact coordinator Kyle Jansson at 503-986-0673 or kyle.jansson@oregon.gov or visit the Commission's website at www.oregonheritage.org .