Date: 12/03/2009

Colorado Historical Society


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01:10 PM -- Colorado Historical Society

Mr. Ed Nichols, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Joseph Bell, Director of Facilities Services, Colorado Historical Society, presented the society's FY 2010-11 capital construction requests and five-year projection of capital need. Committee members received a fact sheet pertaining to the History Colorado museum project (Attachment D), and a brochure highlighting the capital campaign for the History Colorado project (a copy of the brochure is on file with Legislative Council Staff). Both of the documents were prepared by the Colorado Historical Society. Mr. Nichols provided an update on the History Colorado project work and associated capital campaign. Mr. Nichols also discussed a forthcoming cash-funded capital request associated with the History Colorado museum project. Mr. Bell discussed a forthcoming cash-funded capital request for projects at regional museums, and provided an update on operations at the Georgetown Loop Scenic Railroad. Mr. Bell responded to questions regarding the rolling stock at the Georgetown Loop and Cumbres and Toltec railroads. Discussion ensued regarding progress made on the History Colorado project.


01:20 PM

Discussion ensued regarding the ability to care for older schools in certain rural school districts, and the possibility of using State Historic Fund moneys for repairs.