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Legislation #: 050529 Introduction Date: 5/5/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GLOVER AND COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Title: Declaring that diversity is to be celebrated and Troost Avenue be once again a place of meeting.

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5/3/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/5/2005 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 050529

 

Declaring that diversity is to be celebrated and Troost Avenue be once again a place of meeting.

 

WHEREAS, on Saturday, May 14th, 2005, Troost Avenue will be blocked off from 31st Street to Linwood Boulevard for a festival of neighbors celebrating neighbors; and

 

WHEREAS, we will recognize and celebrate the diverse creative energies along Troost Avenue with art exhibits, music, dancing, and children playing, with displays by local businesses, neighborhood associations, faith groups, city services; and

 

WHEREAS, a coffeehouse on the street will be active with dialogue around ten areas of concern: art, community, communications, education, environment, health, justice, resources, science and spirituality; and

 

WHEREAS, racial, ethnic, and religious diversity will be celebrated in keeping with the Focus Kansas City plan, as a people centered city; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare that diversity is to be celebrated and

Troost Avenue be once again a place of meeting; 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 Father David Altschul on behalf of Troost Avenue with the acknowledgment of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City that Troost Avenue be henceforth known as a place of meeting rather than division where friend in dialogue with friend will create a vibrant village of lifelong learning.

 

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