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Legislation #: 130694 Introduction Date: 9/12/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CIRCO, JAMES, JR., SHARP, TAYLOR, MARCASON, JOHNSON, GLOVER, WAGNER, BROOKS, FORD, CURLS, DAVIS AND REED
Title: Congratulating the City’s Education _ Outreach Green Team for planning and coordinating the 2013 KC Green Fair.

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9/10/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/12/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130694

 

Congratulating the City’s Education & Outreach Green Team for planning and coordinating the 2013 KC Green Fair.

 

WHEREAS, on September 19 the 2013 KC Green Fair will be held in Ilus Davis Park to showcase green initiatives by the City and many other valued members of our community who support the City’s goal of becoming a healthy, sustainable community where all can prosper; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2013 KC Green Fair will be the third such event planned and implemented by the City’s inter-departmental Education & Outreach Green Team to celebrate sustainability efforts by City staff and others in our community whose efforts are improving the quality of life for everyone in Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the 2013 KC Green Fair will emphasize local foods and healthy lifestyles; and

 

WHEREAS, this year’s KC Green Fair will provide an opportunity to publicly recognize four “KC Green Neighborhoods” – Avalon View, Ivanhoe, Center City, and Pendleton Heights – who have been selected based upon actions they have taken to improve the environmental quality, social equity, and economic vitality of their neighborhoods; and

 

WHEREAS, the KC Green Fair is one of many activities planned and executed by the City’s Education & Outreach Green Team (including America Recycles Day, Earth Day, the Green Commute Challenge, and the KC Green Neighborhood Recognition Program) to promote sustainability efforts by City employees and citizens citywide; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the members of the Kansas City Education & Outreach Green Team for its successful planning and coordinating of an outstanding 2013 KC Green Fair program and other activities to make sustainability a part of the corporate culture of the 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 the Education & Outreach Green Team with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the team’s exceptional efforts to promote green initiatives and sustainability within the City.

 

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