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Legislation #: 080599 Introduction Date: 6/12/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SANDERS BROOK, CIRCO, CURLS, HERMANN, JOLLY, MARCASON, RILEY, SHARP, SKAGGS AND GOTTSTEIN
Title: Recognizing the 18th _ Vine Rhythm _ Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival as a partner in promoting sustainability in Kansas City, Missouri.

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6/10/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/12/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080599

 

Recognizing the 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival as a partner in promoting sustainability in Kansas City, Missouri.

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City, Missouri is committed to green solutions; and

 

WHEREAS, the 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Committee demonstrates a commitment to help move Kansas City, Missouri toward becoming a greener and more sustainable city by offering recycling to patrons and vendors; and

 

WHEREAS, the 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Committee combined efforts with the City of Kansas City, Missouri Public Works Department Solid Waste Division / KC Recycles program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Solid Waste Division launched the award winning Event Recycling Program at the 2007 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival; and

 

WHEREAS, forty-six percent of waste generated at the 2007 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival was diverted from the landfill and represents a green solution; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Committee for its commitment to helping Kansas City, Missouri become a greener city; 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 the 18th & Vine Rhythm & Ribs Jazz and Blues Festival Committee in recognition of efforts to promote sustainability while offering entertainment and cultural enrichment to residents and visitors

 

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