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Legislation #: 970326 Introduction Date: 3/20/1997
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 3/20/1997
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS LOAR, WILLIAMS-NEAL, STACKHAUS AND SWOPE
Title: Declaring the week of March 24-28, 1997, as "Women in City Government Week" in recognition of the significant contributions of female employees to the daily operations of Kansas City government.

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RESOLUTION NO. 970326

 

Declaring the week of March 24-28, 1997, as "Women in City Government Week" in recognition of the significant contributions of female employees to the daily operations of Kansas City government.

 

WHEREAS, nations achieve greatness through the experience and efforts of great people; and

 

WHEREAS, this nation has achieved greatness, in part, through the sacrifice and achievements of its women; and

 

WHEREAS, the month of March has been designated National Women's History Month by actions of the President and Congress in 1981 and March 8 has been recognized worldwide as International Working Women's Day since 1910; and

 

WHEREAS, women comprise over 25% of Kansas City's municipal work force where significant strides have been made in the education and professional advancement of women in city government; and

 

WHEREAS, women have made significant contributions to the technical, social, cultural and political advancement of this City; and

 

WHEREAS, a series of programs for Women's History Month have been coordinated and sponsored by the City Hall Women's Group with assistance from the Mayor and Council; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That this Council invites the citizens of this City and surrounding communities to join the Mayor and Council during the week of March 24-28, 1997, to celebrate National Women's History Month and to express sincere gratitude for the many outstanding women who have, over the years, contributed greatly to this City government; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in commemoration and mindful appreciation, this Council also declares the week of March 24-28, 1997, as a week of special recognition and honor of those women who have previously served as and those who currently are City associates, City officials and volunteer citizen members of the many boards, committees and commissions of this City government; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof, and that copies hereof be distributed and posted throughout City Hall and all other City Buildings and work sites and presented to Julia Bush, Shantell Jones, Pearl Fain, Lucinda Stephenson and Carolyn Mitchell.

 

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