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Legislation #: 180279 Introduction Date: 4/19/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS BARNES JR., CANADY, REED, MCMANUS, HALL, JAMES, JR., SHIELDS, TAYLOR AND WAGNER
Title: Recognizing the contributions of the Blue Hills Neighborhood Association on the occasion of its 20th anniversary to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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4/16/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/19/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180279

 

Recognizing the contributions of the Blue Hills Neighborhood Association on the occasion of its 20th anniversary to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Hills Neighborhood Association was established and incorporated as a not for profit 501(c)(3) on April 21, 1998; and

 

WHEREAS, the area boundaries are Swope Parkway to the north, 63rd Street to the south, Prospect on the east, and Paseo Boulevard on the west; and

 

WHEREAS, the Blue Hills Neighborhood Association works for social and economic justice, for rehabilitation and beautification of the area, striving for a safer, more desirable neighborhood in which to live; and

 

WHEREAS, since the vibrant organization was established in 1998 by 10 community leaders: Tom Adams, Lillian Anderson, Robert Anderson, Jr., Ruby Bronson, JoAnn Ellett, William D. Hart, Patricia Keeling, Louise Marina, Linda Spence and Nanny Williams, others have followed their example, working toward their long-term goals; and

 

WHEREAS, the group developed a neighborhood Master Plan, rehabilitated Blue Hills Park, worked with U.S. Housing and Urban Development to turn blighted and abandoned buildings into homes now contributing to the tax base, built a community garden and orchard, planted a Monarch Butterfly Waystation habitat on a vacant lot, is working with UMKC’s Center for Neighborhoods, Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design to develop community leaders and a mixed income housing project; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the contributions of the Blue Hills Neighborhood Association on the occasion of its 20th anniversary to the City of Kansas City, Missouri; 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 Blue Hills Neighborhood Association in token of the Mayor and Council’s thanks for their tremendous contributions to the betterment of the Blue Hills neighborhood and the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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