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Legislation #: 001067 Introduction Date: 8/3/2000
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/3/2000
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Declaring August 3, 2000, as Recycling for the Future Day.

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RESOLUTION NO. 001067

 

Declaring August 3, 2000, as Recycling for the Future Day.

 

WHEREAS, Choose Environmental Excellence, Bridging The Gap, KCTV5 and Kansas City sponsored Recycling For The Future, kids video and written essay contests, in conjunction with Earth Day 2000; and

 

WHEREAS, over 250 regional youngsters, ages 14 and under, participated in KCTV5s Speakers Corner or prepared written essays on the subject Why recycling is important to future generations; and

 

WHEREAS, the winning essays appeared on KCTV5 or will be printed in the Kansas City Star; and

 

WHEREAS, the overall winner of the Kids Video essay contest is Abigail Clemmons and the runner-ups are Mary Cate Rainer, Benjamin Aaron Smith, Alexandria Fortenberry, Aerial Joslin, Betsy Streets, Briana Evans, Deon Walton, Zach Garner, Jeremy Mullins and Megan Lassister; and

 

WHEREAS, the overall winner of the Kids Written Essay contest is Erin Flannery and the runner-ups are Sara Moxley, Lauren Nowiszewski, Andrea Wyatt, David Adeola, Jennifer Sievers, Jennie Guthrie, Aaron R. Childress, Keyanna Dawson, Jaime Fionicci, Emily Sellers, and Aslei Kahla Walker; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of Kansas City wish to recognize and express support and appreciation on behalf of all area residents for the thoughtful, insightful, challenging and sometimes humorous essays created by our children; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council do hereby declare August 3, 2000, as Recycling for the Future Day; 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 winners, KCTV5 and Bridging The Gap in recognition of the important contributions to educating one another and adults, inspiring and encouraging us to conserve natural resources, reduce pollution and become better environmental citizens.

 

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