City of Red Wing

Red Wing Sister Cities Commission Meeting

Location: City Hall, Council Chambers

Event Date(s):
Tuesday, September 27 2016 4:00 PM
Wednesday, January 25 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, March 22 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, May 24 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 27 2017 5:00 PM

The Sister Cities Commission promotes cultural exchange between cities of different nations to foster strengthened economics, world peace and a greater understanding of the world issues. The City of Red Wing has two official sister cities – Ikata, Japan and Quzhou, China. The commission also has an informal relationship with Drammen, Norway. The Sister Cities Commission can have up to 15 members appointed by the Mayor.

The Sister Cities Commission meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every odd month at 5:00 p.m. live in the City Council Chambers.

Click the following link to view the current Red Wing Sister Cities Commission agenda: http://red-wing.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2

To view Sister Cities Commission meeting agendas, minutes, and more, visit the City of Red Wing LaserFiche.

Sister Cities Commission Members

  • Matt Quinn - Chairperson
  • Wanda Hayes - Vice Chairperson
  • Benjamin Schmidt
  • Angela Haiyun Hu
  • Emilie Thiessen
  • Cyndi Reese
  • Martha English
  • Bill Foot
  • Meyer Beckner
  • Katelyn Callstrom (ex-officio)
  • Casey Mathern (ex-officio)

Staff Liaison: Lisa Acker: lisa.acker@ci.red-wing.mn.us, Phone: 651.385.5113
Council Liaison: Kim Beise: Kim.Beise@ci.red-wing.mn.us, Phone: 651.261.1859

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Sister Cities Commission, please complete the following application by clicking on this link and submit it at City Hall. If you are interested in the Commission but don't have the time to commit to being a member, we can always use volunteers for our events and you are welcome to attend our meetings and workshops.  Please contact the staff liaison or the council liason listed above.

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