State Fair and Exposition Commission to Meet

Friday, June 23, 2017 | 3:44pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Commission will meet June 29 at 2 p.m. CDT at the Ed Jones Auditorium, located at Ellington Agricultural Center, 416 Hogan Road in Nashville. The meeting is open to the public. Some Commission members may participate by electronic means. 

The agenda includes a report on the results of the recent Market Assessment and Financial Feasibility Study for the Tennessee State Fair and discussions on adopting bylaws, a Conflict of Interest policy and a Procurement policy for the State Fair and Exposition Commission.

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.