Historic Fair Village
These amounts are appropriated to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to county agricultural societies to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The grants shall be in addition to the aid distributed to county agricultural societies under Minnesota Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner shall award grants as follows: (1) $700,000 each year distributed in equal amounts to each of the state's county fairs to enhance arts access and education and to preserve and promote Minnesota's history and cultural heritage;
Track number of historic village visitors and note the number of individuals using wheelchairs, walkers, canes, or baby strollers to access the area.
Saw an increase of an additional 100-125 visitors per day.
Jackson County Fair Association
To increase access to the fair's historic village buildings by creating a boardwalk. Buildings will be handicap accessible.