Minnesota's Legacy

Historic Fair Village

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Jackson County Fair Association
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
February 2012
End Date
July 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Jackson
Jackson
Legal Citation / Subdivision
2011 Laws of Minnesota, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivison 10
Appropriation Language

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;

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368
Other Funds Leveraged
$182
Direct expenses
$7,368
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Track number of historic village visitors and note the number of individuals using wheelchairs, walkers, canes, or baby strollers to access the area.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Saw an increase of an additional 100-125 visitors per day. 

Source of Additional Funds

Jackson County Fair Association

Recipient Board Members
Mike Stade
Doug Johnson
Terri Bargfrede
Sandy Phillips
Curt Chergosky
John Chonko
Jason Diemer
Jeff Fiala
Dennis Froderman
Jeff Heser
Rhonda Nelson
Jim Nesseth
William Tusa
Wayne Walter
Ed Yonker
Project Overview

To increase access to the fair's historic village buildings by creating a boardwalk. Buildings will be handicap accessible.

Project Manager
First Name
Sandra
Last Name
Phillips
Phone
507-847-2402
Email
jacksoncountyfair@rconnect.com