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Steve Rahmberg, a member of the appeared before to speak about this and request it to recruit new members.
"I care about , present and future," he said. "The commission is allowed to have 27 members but we never have.
"Currently we have nine and my wife and I are the youngest members and we are in our '50s."
Rahmberg explained the process of judging for the is taxing. He said he felt the program is likely to end if the commission doesn’t get new members.
"We need to get some new people involved; younger, more men and some minorities," he said.
Rahmberg also said the commission is struggling with some things associated with sponsoring and hosting the commission's big events. He said many times, s, because other members are older and simply can't lift heavy boxes of books.
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