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Legislation #: 080468 Introduction Date: 5/8/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/8/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS RILEY, CIRCO, CURLS, FORD, FUNKHOUSER, GOTTSTEIN, HERMANN, JOHNSON, JOLLY, MARCASON, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP AND SKAGGS
Title: Directing the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes.

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5/6/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/8/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080468

 

Directing the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes.

WHEREAS, the youth commission will broaden the horizons and perspectives of the presently evolving city, henceforth incorporating the concepts and ideas of the youth of Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, the commission will provide youth the opportunity to play a productive role within the entire community; and

WHEREAS, Kansas Citys Mayor, City Council and City Manager are committed to work with youth of our City to address their concerns and needs, and to further educate them on the operations of local government; and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor, City Council and City Manager to establish a Youth Commission to serve as the forum to address these needs and involve the youth of our city in the creation of a better City, County, State and Nation; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby directs the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes; 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 Selchia Cain, Aimee Chau, Phyllis Cole, David Garrett, Stephen Harpe, Kaprianie Johnson, Kavion Martin, Berenice Olivares, MarShuna Parker, Jon Lucas Powell, TeAudra Sanders, Andrew Schofield, DAngela Sims, Sydney ODear, Latia Thomas, Jay Walter, Jr., Claire West, Michelle Wilson and Thalia Cherry with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the positive influence this Commission will have on the youth of the area.

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