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Legislation #: 090391 Introduction Date: 5/14/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/24/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS RILEY, CURLS, FORD, FUNKHOUSER, JOHNSON, JOLLY, MARCASON, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP AND CIRCO
Title: Directing the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes.

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5/11/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/14/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090391

 

Directing the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes.

 

WHEREAS, the Youth Commission will broaden the horizons and perspectives of the presently evolving City, henceforth incorporating the concepts and ideas of the youth of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Commission will provide youth the opportunity to play a productive role within the entire community; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas Citys Mayor, City Council and City Manager are committed to work with youth of our City to address their concerns and needs, and to further educate them on the operations of local government; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor, City Council and City Manager to establish a Youth Commission to serve as the forum to address these needs and involve the youth of our City in the creation of a better City, County, State and Nation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby direct the City Manager to implement a Youth Commission to promote positive civic engagement, strengthen positive perceptions about youth, foster community development and provide youth in the decision making processes; 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 Sydnie Brown, John Brady, Stephanie Quiles, Jose Gonzalez, Mohammed Mustafa, Frank Shane, Atlanta Johnson, Michaela Scott, Julian Goff, Keyona Madry, John Sparks, Katharine Wright, Brandon Wesche, Darius Grayer, Robert Carter Jr., Caitlin Allen, Alexis Clinton, Nelson Wheeler, Claire West, Maria Iliakova and Thalia Cherry with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for the positive influence this Commission will have on the youth of the area.

 

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