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Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission to Meet Nov. 17

Friday, November 07, 2014 | 07:52am

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission will meet concurrently with the Metro Board of Fair Commissioners and Tennessee State Fair Association Board of Directors Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. CST. The meeting will be held at the Metro Police Department’s South Precinct, located at 5101 Harding Place in Nashville.    

The purpose of the meeting will be to hear a report from the Tennessee State Fair Association and for general discussion on the future goals and objectives of the fair. There will be no official action taken by the commission as the meeting is for informational sharing and discussion purposes only. 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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