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Legislation #: 120446 Introduction Date: 5/10/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/20/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOHNSON, FORD, DAVIS, TAYLOR, SHARP, MARCASON, CIRCO, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., REED AND CURLS
Title: Declaring May 6-12, 2012, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.

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5/9/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/10/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. [R-2012-00460]

 

Declaring May 6-12, 2012, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, water is a basic and essential requirement for life, and our health and quality of life is dependent upon an abundant supply of high quality drinking water; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City enjoys the benefit of a bountiful water supply and the highest quality drinking water; and

  

WHEREAS, the ever-increasing need for better production facilities and the necessary personnel to manage these facilities are essential; and

 

WHEREAS, we are asking each citizen to join and enhance our efforts by protecting our source waters from pollution, using our precious resources effectively, and becoming informed about, and involved in, decisions that affect the quality and quantity of drinking water; and

 

WHEREAS, we encourage all citizens to work to advance public education about the importance of protecting public health and our natural resources; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 6-12, 2012, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City and recognize the dedication of the women and men of the Water Services Department; 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 the Water Services Department.

 

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