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Legislation #: 060518 Introduction Date: 5/4/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Declaring the week of May 7 through May 13, 2006, Building Safety Week.

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5/4/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/4/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060518

 

Declaring the week of May 7 through May 13, 2006, Building Safety Week.

WHEREAS, through our continuing attention to building safety, we enjoy the comfort and peace of mind of structures that are safe and sound; and

 

WHEREAS, building safety and fire prevention officials are at work year-round to guide the safe construction of buildings; and

 

WHEREAS, countless lives have been saved because of the building safety codes adopted and enforced by local and state agencies; and

 

WHEREAS, the dedicated members of the International Code Council, including building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, builders and others in the construction industry, develop codes to safeguard everyone in the buildings where we live, work, play, and learn; and

 

WHEREAS, the Citys adopted building safety codes also include safeguards to protect the public from such natural disasters as hurricanes, snowstorms, tornadoes, wildland fires, and earthquakes; and

 

WHEREAS, Building Safety Week, sponsored by the International Code Council Foundation, is an excellent opportunity to educate the public by increasing awareness of the role building safety and fire prevention officials, local and state building departments, and federal agencies play in protecting lives and property; and

 

WHEREAS, this years theme, Building a Safer World Together, recognizes that all of us can take appropriate steps to help ensure that the places where we live, work, play, and learn are safe; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 7 through May 13, 2006, as Building Safety Week in Kansas City, Missouri. Accordingly; 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 Thomas Coyle, AICP, Director of City Planning and Development Department, with the encouragement of the Mayor and Council for all citizens to participate in Building Safety Week activities and to assist with efforts to improve building safety.

 

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