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Legislation #: 080703 Introduction Date: 7/17/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 7/17/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SKAGGS
Title: Welcoming Tain-Tsair Hsu, Mayor of the City of Tainan, Taiwan to Kansas City for the Sister Cities International Conference and in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Kansas City and Tainan City.

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7/14/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/17/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080703

 

Welcoming Tain-Tsair Hsu, Mayor of the City of Tainan, Taiwan to Kansas City for the Sister Cities International Conference and in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Kansas City and Tainan City.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City and the City of Tainan have had a long and close sister city relationship; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Tainan became a sister city with Kansas City, Missouri on April 10, 1978; and

 

WHEREAS, Tainan City is the fourth largest city in Taiwan and is located on the southwestern coast of Taiwan Island; and

 

WHEREAS, Mayor Hsu will be visiting Kansas City during the Sister Cities International Conference and also to recognize the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Kansas City and Tainan City; and

 

WHEREAS, Mayor Hsu has had a long career which includes being on part of a 9-person group of the Presidents Office, DDP General Convener, Legislative Yan, Chairman of the Legislative Yuan Finance Committee, Legislator, Associate Professor and Chairman of the Chinese Cultural University Banking Department, General Manager of the Hua Ghan Internship Bank, Secretary General of the Justice Coalition, Chairman of the Finance/Economic Committee, an organizer for the Society for Financial, Economic & Legislative Progress, Secretary General and Spokesman for the New National Coalition, Chairman of the Legislative Yuan Budgetary Committee, Chairman of the Task Force for Promoting Natural Life Preservation, Representative of the U.S. Hawaii East-Western Center New Generation Leaders Convention 1994 and a U.S. Columbia University Exchange Scholar; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Tain-Tsair Hsu, Mayor of the City of Tainan, Taiwan to Kansas City for the Sister Cities International Conference and in recognition of the 30th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Kansas City and Tainan City; 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 Mayor Hsu in token and recognition of the friendship between our two cities, and with anticipation for a continued fruitful and prosperous relationship.

 

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