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Legislation #: 100127 Introduction Date: 2/11/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 2/21/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, CIRCO, CURLS, GOTTSTEIN, JOLLY AND SANDERS BROOK
Title: Declaring the 13th day of February, 2010, as “LWV Making Democracy Work Day” in honor of the League of Women Voters 90th Anniversary.

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2/10/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/11/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100127

 

Declaring the 13th day of February, 2010, as “LWV Making Democracy Work Day” in honor of the League of Women Voters 90th Anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, LWV of Kansas City/Jackson, Clay and Platte (LWV KC/J/C/P) is the organization where hands-on work to safeguard democracy leads to civic improvement; and

 

WHEREAS, LWV is a nonpartisan, political organization that has worked since 1920 to improve our system of government and impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy; and

 

WHEREAS, League members are constantly striving to serve their communities to make strong, safe, fair and vibrant places to live since receiving the vote in 1920; and

 

WHEREAS, the LWV of KC/J/C/P believes in representative government and in the individual liberties established in the Constitution of the United States; and

 

WHEREAS, the LWV of KC/J/C/P has always worked to promote the values and processes of representative government; and

 

WHEREAS, LWV of KC/J/C/P collaborates with other organizations to achieve mutual goals, increase civic participation, create lasting change in the community and to Make Democracy Work; and

 

WHEREAS, the League, for 90 years, has held the public trust by respectfully bringing elected leaders and the public together through non-partisan, civil means and through thoughtfully advancing solutions; and

 

WHEREAS, our community has benefited tremendously from the countless volunteer hours donated by League members over its 90 year history of enhancing our democracy; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do hereby declare the 13th day of February, 2010, as “LWV Making Democracy Work Day” in honor of the League of Women Voters 90th Anniversary; 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 Peg Prendergast with the Mayor and Council urging all residents of Kansas City to pay great tribute and respect to the League of Women Voters for all they do to make our community healthy, vibrant and strong.

 

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