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Legislation #: 060679 Introduction Date: 6/29/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Designating July, 2006, as National Parks and Recreation Month.

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6/20/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/29/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060679

 

Designating July, 2006, as National Parks and Recreation Month.

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners is pleased to recognize July, 2006 as National Recreation and Parks month; and,

 

WHEREAS, the National Recreation and Park Association brings visibility to quality sports programs offered by Parks and Recreation; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation leisure time experiences provide opportunities for young people to live, grow and develop into contributing members of society; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation creates lifelines and continues lifelong experiences for older members of our community; and generates opportunities for citizens to come together and acknowledge a sense of community through fun-filled recreational pursuits; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation agencies provide outlets for physical activities, socializations, and stress reducing experiences; and

 

WHEREAS, parks, playgrounds, ball fields, nature trails, open spaces, community and cultural centers, and historic sites make a community attractive and a desirable place to live, work, play, and visit; all of which contribute to our ongoing economic vitality; and

 

WHEREAS, parks, greenways, and open space provide a welcome respite from our fast paced, high tech lifestyles, while protecting and preserving our natural environment; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby designate July, 2006, as National Parks and Recreation Month; 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 Sandra Aust and the Parks and Recreation Board of Commissioners and Department staff in recognition by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the services provided by the Kansas City Parks and Recreation.

 

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