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Legislation #: 051080 Introduction Date: 9/1/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Honoring the University of Missouri-Columbia and Arkansas State University for opening the 2005 college football season in Kansas City, and naming Saturday, September 3, 2005 as “Mizzou Day” throughout Kansas City, Missouri.

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8/30/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/1/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 051080

 

Honoring the University of Missouri-Columbia and Arkansas State University for opening the 2005 college football season in Kansas City, and naming Saturday, September 3, 2005 as Mizzou Day throughout Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Arkansas State and Missouri agreed to move their 2005 season opening game from Jonesboro, Arkansas, to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City area is home to tens of thousands of Mizzou grads who are thrilled by the opportunity to see their football team play at Arrowhead Stadium; and

 

WHEREAS, Mizzou fans are looking forward, with optimism, to the fifth year of Gary Pinkels tenure as Mizzous coach and Brad Smiths fourth-year as quarterback for the Tigers; and

 

WHEREAS, playing at Arrowhead Stadium will serve as a homecoming for Kansas City area Tigers including Tony Temple, Brian Barmann, Andrew Hoskins, Tommy Saunders, Eric Griffin, Steve Redmond, Adam Crossett, Jason Baston, Brock Christopher, Chase Coffman, Tarell Corby, and James Stigall; and

 

WHEREAS, this game will draw Missouri and Arkansas State fans from throughout the region making Kansas City the place to be this Labor Day Weekend; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and City Council name Saturday, September 3, 2005 as Mizzou Day throughout Kansas City and wish tremendous success to the Mizzou Tigers Football Team during the 2005 season; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Mizzou Athletic Director Mike Alden with the congratulations and acknowledgement of the Mayor and Council for his leadership in bringing this game to Kansas City.

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