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Legislation #: 200291 Introduction Date: 4/16/2020
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS BOUGH, MCMANUS, BARNES JR., LOAR, FOWLER, ROBINSON, O'NEILL, LUCAS, HALL, PARKS-SHAW AND SHIELDS
Title: Declaring April 16, 2020, as a Day of Giving and encouraging those that are able to donate to the Kansas City COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

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4/16/2020 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/16/2020 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 200291

 

Declaring April 16, 2020, as a Day of Giving and encouraging those that are able to donate to the Kansas City COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund.

 

WHEREAS, on March 12, 2020, a Proclamation of a State of Emergency was issued by Mayor Lucas “to allow the City of Kansas City to take measures to reduce the possibility of exposure to COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of Kansas City residents”; and

 

WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, Mayor Lucas updated the Proclamation to limit gatherings to fewer than 10 people and, with the support of school superintendents, to temporarily cease school operations; and

 

WHEREAS, on March 24th, Mayor Lucas announced a Stay-at-Home order that further updated the emergency declaration to prohibit non-essential activities, which concurrently extended school closings; and

 

WHEREAS, on April 16th, Mayor Lucas extended the Stay-at-Home order to May 15th at the recommendation of public health officers and directors in the nine-county Kansas City metro; and 

 

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic and the closing of schools and businesses have impacted individuals and businesses in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund was established to respond to the needs of those impacted in the Kansas City Metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, the United Way of Kansas City along with local charities, business and government officials are recognizing Thursday, April 16, 2020, as a Day of Giving and Kansas City’s local broadcasters are joining today for OneKC, as part of a Day of Giving; NOW, THEREFORE,


BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare April 16, 2020, as a Day of Giving in Kansas City and encourage those that can to donate to the Kansas City COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, OneKC or a charity of their choice; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof.

 

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