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Legislation #: 080435 Introduction Date: 5/1/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/1/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, CURLS, FORD, JOHNSON, SKAGGS AND RILEY
Title: Declaring May 4-10, 2008, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.

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DateMinutesDescription
4/28/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/1/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080435

 

Declaring May 4-10, 2008, 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 a state of the art water facility; and

 

WHEREAS, the process of producing superior potable water is becoming more complex; and

 

WHEREAS, the ever-increasing need for water makes more and better production facilities and the necessary personnel to manage these facilities 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 drinking water cycle; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 4-10, 2008, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City and urge all residents to join us in thanking the dedicated men and women 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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