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Commission Meeting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                       August 13, 2019

COLUMBIA, SC—The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission will meet for the twelfth time on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the museum’s Education Room.*  The agenda for this meeting is as follows:


  1. Greetings to Commissioners, Members of the Media, and Visitors


  1. Review of February 21, 2019 Meeting Minutes


  1. Status of Implementation of Senate Education Oversight Subcommittee Report Recommendations:
  1. Commission Bylaws Draft, Revised, 2nd Version. Submitted for Discussion
  2. Bylaws Committee:  Sam Howell, Voight Shealy, & Allen Roberson


  1. Report on Collections, Visitation, & Revenue
  1. New Acquisitions
  2. Attendance
  3. Revenue & Conservation Program


  1. Museum Construction


  1. Report on Exhibits & Programs
  1. Vietnam Exhibit Status
  2. Exhibit Schedule
  3. Lunch & Learn Lectures & Quarterly Saturday Programs
  4. School Visitation


  1. Report on FY19 Staffing, Operating Budget, & FY20 Budget Request
  1. Staffing
  2. FY20 Budget 


  1. Summer Audits
  1. FY19 AUP Audit, Office of the State Auditor
  2. Gift Shop Audit


  1. Report on the Status of the American Alliance of Museum’s Reaccreditation


  1. Miscellaneous


  1. Executive Director’s Annual Review


  1. Next Commission Meeting Date:  October 17, 2019


Any questions regarding these proceedings may be addressed to museum Executive Director Allen Roberson, 803-737-8096 or The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum Commission members are comprised of three members appointed by the Governor, two members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, one member appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate on recommendation of the SC Division Commander of Sons of Confederate Veterans, two members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives on recommendation of the President of the SC Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.


Founded in 1896, the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum is the oldest museum in the Columbia area. The museum focuses on South Carolina’s military history from the Revolutionary War to the present. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00-5:00, and the first Sunday of the month 1:00-5:00, and located at 301 Gervais Street (in the same building as the State Museum). Visit for more information.  


* This meeting has been posted in compliance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act  


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