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Commemoration Commission Meeting

The Commemoration Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 30, at 6 p.m.

To participate, please go to our Zoom meeting link or join using with this meeting ID: 415 008 8721.

You can also submit written comments to staff via email at

Public testimony begins at

Discussion Topics

  1. Welcome
  2. Order of Business
    1. Commemoration Commission Chair Vote (Amanda Zettel and Jean-Luc Pierite)
    2. Meeting Minutes Approval
    3. Subcommittee Updates
      1. In Order: Legislation and Preservation Tools; Timelines, Archives, and Curricula; Events, Exhibits, and Trails
      2. Any plans that need approval during this meeting shall go up for a vote
  3. Establishing Foundations
    1. Establishing Group Best Practices
    2. Exercise to Discuss Stakeholders and Collective Vision
    3. Prior Recent Commemorative Events Post-Mortem
    4. Constituent Comments Review
    5. Social Media + Website Updates
  4. Planning Discussion
    1. Master Plan 200 Review
      1. Who's missing? Who needs to be here?
      2. "Seat at the Table" - Discussions on incorporating everyone, especially those missing from Revolution 200 in 1975
    2. What questions should this Commission be asking as we do commemoration?
      1. Starting from the beginning and asking "why?" 
      2. Discussion on efforts to move from celebratory to commemorative
  5. Open Discussion
  6. Tasks to Advance/Assignments
  7. Scheduling Discussion
    1. Potential Joint Meetings
  8. Public Comment
  9. Adjournment
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