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Legislation #: 031209 Introduction Date: 10/30/2003
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/30/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER ROWLAND
Title: Recognizing the contributions of these partners in community betterment, known as FOCUS Community Anchors.

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10/29/2003

Prepare to Introduce

10/30/2003

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 031209

 

Recognizing the contributions of these partners in community betterment, known as FOCUS Community Anchors.

 

WHEREAS, the Strategic and Comprehensive Plan of Kansas City was completed by a 30-member FOCUS Steering Committee based on the active involvement and input of over 3,000 citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, on October 30, 1997, the City Council of Kansas City, Missouri, unanimously adopted the Strategic and Comprehensive Plan known as FOCUS Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, a major component of the FOCUS Kansas City Plan is the establishment and recognition of Community Anchors; and

 

WHEREAS, a Community Anchor is defined in the Plan as an organization that contribute to the identity, stability and growth of specific neighborhoods or of the community at large; and

 

WHEREAS, Community Anchors may be institutions such as foundations, hospitals, clinics, universities, churches, schools, community development corporations, and they may be corporations, lenders and other businesses, and they may even be individuals who are leading organizations and families into investing in the community; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City has over 200 Community Anchors making contributions within the Citys many corridors such as Troost, Prospect, 63rd Street Corridor, Truman Road, Vivion Road, Main Street and the Brush Creek Corridor and many others participating in FOCUS Centers, in community events such as the Heritage Parade, and innumerable neighborhood improvements; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the contributions of these partners in community betterment, known as FOCUS Community Anchors; 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 Therese Bigelow, Kansas City Public Library, with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the many contributions to the community.

 

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