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Legislation #: 010500 Introduction Date: 3/29/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 3/29/2001
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Declaring the Months of April and May, 2001, as "The Great American Cleanup".

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3/29/2001

Prepare to Introduce

3/29/2001

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 010500

 

Declaring the Months of April and May, 2001, as The Great American Cleanup.

WHEREAS, Keep Kansas City Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, is a partnership organization of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Bridging The Gap, and Kansas City Power and Light; and

 

WHEREAS, the results of the Keep America Beautiful Litter Index results for Kansas City, Missouri, are made known today; and

 

WHEREAS, over 1500 youth will participate in neighborhood beautification projects on April 7, 2001, sponsored by YouthFront; and

 

WHEREAS, over 4000 youth will participate in metropolitan-wide beautification projects on April 21, 2001, sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundations Youth Coalition; and

 

WHEREAS, the Great American Cleanup activities are supported by the Neighborhood Tourist and Development Fund; and

 

WHEREAS, area businesses, neighborhoods, governments and schools will support clean-up efforts in and around Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, over 300 business and government volunteers will participate in the Downtown Loop Cleanup on May, 2001; and

 

WHEREAS, over 100 neighborhoods will be served during the 4th year of Clean Sweep which will begin on May 5th working through 12 zones to provide comprehensive neighborhood cleanups; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do hereby declare the months of April and May, 2001, as The Great American Cleanup in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

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 all of the partner organizations of Keep Kansas City Beautiful and The Great American Cleanup in Kansas City, in recognition of the important contributions involving citizens, businesses and government in creating a cleaner, more beautiful Kansas City.

 

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