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Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission to Meet Dec. 20

Monday, December 09, 2013 | 09:58am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission will meet Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. CST at the Ed Jones Auditorium, located at Ellington Agricultural Center, 416 Hogan Road in Nashville. 

The commission will consider action on a recommendation from the Request for Proposal evaluation team regarding the selection of an operator for the 2014 – 2018 state fairs. The meeting may be conducted permitting electronic means of communication by some members of the commission. The meeting is open to the public.

The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission was created by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2012 to select and supervise a Tennessee not for profit corporation for the purpose of operating a fair or exposition, and to grant exclusive use of the name “Tennessee State Fair” or “Tennessee State Exposition.”

The commission comprises nine members including the commissioners of Agriculture, Tourist Development and Economic and Community Development; the University of Tennessee Dean of Extension; the president of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation; an appointee by the mayor of the host county; and, three appointees by the governor. 

For more information, contact the Tennessee Department of Agriculture at 615-837-5103.

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