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Legislation #: 090527 Introduction Date: 6/18/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 6/28/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Welcoming to Kansas City, Missouri, participants of the League of Women Voters’ 2009 Kyrgyzstan Civic Hosting Program, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center.

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6/17/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/18/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090527

Welcoming to Kansas City, Missouri, participants of the League of Women Voters 2009 Kyrgyzstan Civic Hosting Program, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center.

WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters - Kansas City/Jackson/Clay/Platte Counties is honored to host a group of participants from Kyrgyzstan; and

WHEREAS, the Kyrgyzstan Delegation will be visiting Kansas City from June 12-20, 2009; and

WHEREAS, aspiring leaders from Kyrgyzstan will participate in meetings that explore how the media plays a role in making the activities of government agencies visible and understandable to members of the public and how an independent media provides increased transparency and openness in the flow of information and ideas; and

WHEREAS, the League of Women Voters, sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center, matches roundtable discussion opportunities with practical observation allowing for a comprehensive approach to learning; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council are pleased to receive the participants of the League of Women Voters 2009 Kyrgyzstan Civic Hosting Program, and welcome the opportunity to offer Kansas Citys traditional hospitality and thus contribute to the education and overall experience gained from visiting our City; and

WHEREAS, the participants of the League of Women Voters 2009 Kyrgyzstan Civic Hosting Program, visiting Kansas City came from Kyrgyzstan, NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome to Kansas City, Missouri, the participants of the League of Women Voters 2009 Kyrgyzstan Civic Hosting Program and extend to them warmest wishes for a pleasant and fruitful stay in our City; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby declare our visitors to be honorary citizens 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 copies hereof be presented to each of them in token of the respect and esteem in which they are held in the hearts and minds of the Mayor and Council.

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