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Legislation #: 070083 Introduction Date: 1/18/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER AND COUNCILMEMBER NASH
Title: Commending the American Jazz Museum on the Tenth Anniversary of its opening, and affirming the Council’s intent to support events surrounding the celebration in 2007.

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1/18/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/18/2007 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
1/24/2007 Immediate Adoption
1/25/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070083

 

Commending the American Jazz Museum on the Tenth Anniversary of its opening, and affirming the Councils intent to support events surrounding the celebration in 2007.

WHEREAS, the American Jazz Museum opened September 6, 1997, as this countrys only museum dedicated to jazz; and

WHEREAS, the mission of the American Jazz Museum is to celebrate and exhibit the experience of jazz as an original American art form through research, exhibition, education and performance at one of the countrys jazz crossroads18th and Vine; and

WHEREAS, the American Jazz Museum is now an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a successful tourism destination in the Citys 18th and Vine Historic District, located at 1616 East 18th Street; and

WHEREAS, the American Jazz Museum will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its opening in September of 2007, and will commemorate the occasion with a City-wide celebration of jazz and culture;

WHEREAS, the Council deems support of this event to be a worthy expenditure of City funds, to be expressed as a challenge grant to the American Jazz Museum in the amount of $50,000.00; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize and commemorate the tenth anniversary of the American Jazz Museum.

Section 2. That the Council hereby affirms its intent to provide $50,000.00 in funding as a challenge grant in support of the 10th anniversary events.

Section 3. That the City Manager is authorized and directed to do whatever, in his discretion, is reasonably necessary to implement the terms and spirit of this resolution.

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