Nashville, TN – Tennessee Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) has been named to serve on the State Capitol Commission by Tennessee Speaker of the House of Representatives, Beth Harwell.
The State Capitol Commission (SCC) was created by the Legislature in 1986 to formulate and develop a plenary master plan and program for the adaptive restoration and preservation of the State Capitol, including the building and contiguous grounds.
That role was expanded in 1998 to include the Bicentennial Mall and the monuments and other permanent fixtures in the park.Consistent with the master plan, the SCC’s responsibility is to establish policy controlling the furnishings, governing maintenance and use of the Capitol, and to approve all modifications and improvements.
“I am honored to be chosen by the Speaker for this prestigious and important commission,” Rep. Johnson said. “I will do my best so that the State Capitol will continue to be a historical and dignified symbol that all Tennesseans can look at with pride.”
Speaker Harwell said, “I am confident that Rep. Johnson will perform the duties of office with the high standard of professionalism, dedication, and integrity that the citizens of Tennessee deserve and expect of their public servants.”
The appointment is effectively immediately and will expire on January 10th, 2017.