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Legislation #: 080331 Introduction Date: 4/3/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/3/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, JOHNSON AND RILEY
Title: Congratulating the City Market for receiving the Missouri Farmers’ Market of the Year Award.

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4/2/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/3/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080331

 

Congratulating the City Market for receiving the Missouri Farmers Market of the Year Award.

 

WHEREAS, the Missouri Department of Agriculture has recently named the City Market the 2008 Missouri Farmers Market of the Year; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Market has just celebrated its 150th year of operation, and is the largest farmers and public market in the region, offering a wide variety of fresh produce, meats, seafood, flowers and other specialty food items and crafts from over 140 vendors from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Market, competing with over 130 markets across the state, received four of the seven Market of the Year Awards, including Best Advertising Campaign, Best Photo, and the 2008 Farmers Market Champion of the Year, to Claude Page, City Planning and Development Department; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Market was also recently ranked by the Kansas City Business Journal as Kansas City's 9th Top Area Attraction based on attendance.  The City Market, managed by Copaken White & Blitt, now attracts more than 590,000 people annually; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the City Market for receiving the 2008 Missouri Farmers Market of the Year Award; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to the City Market, Copaken, White & Blitt, and others responsible, with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the dedication and hard work in making the City Market the top farmers market in Missouri.

 

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