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Legislation #: 080808 Introduction Date: 8/7/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/7/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOLLY, FORD, SHARP, SANDERS BROOK, SKAGGS AND CURLS
Title: Expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Mayor and Council to various agencies and organizations who work to protect and save the lives of residents and visitors in Kansas City, Missouri during times of extreme heat.

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8/6/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/7/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080808

 

Expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Mayor and Council to various agencies and organizations who work to protect and save the lives of residents and visitors in Kansas City, Missouri during times of extreme heat.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri recognizes that the effects of extreme heat are more deadly than all other natural disasters combined; and

 

WHEREAS, combating the effects of extreme heat-events requires the continued cooperation, coordination and communication of various agencies and organizations throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City metropolitan area has many dedicated agencies and partners that engage in extreme heat mitigation each year; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby express their gratitude to the leaders, volunteers, employees and advocates of the following agencies, who work to protect and save the lives of residents and visitors in Kansas City during times of extreme heat:

 

National Weather Service Pleasant Hill Weather Forecast Office

Community Organizations Active in Disasters (COAD)

Salvation Army

United Way 2-1-1

City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department

Bishop Sullivan Center

City of Kansas City, Missouri Action Center 3-1-1

Metropolitan Area Services Trust

Jackson County Emergency Management

Johnson County Emergency Management

City of Kansas City, Missouri Emergency Management

City of Independence, Missouri Emergency Management

Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department

Johnson County, Kansas Health Department

Clay County, Missouri Health Department

Jackson County, Missouri Health Department

City of Independence, Missouri Health Department

City of Kansas City, Missouri Water Department

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Missouri State Emergency Management

 

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 each agency with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the efforts being made to preserve human life during this time of extreme heat.

 

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