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Legislation #: 130372 Introduction Date: 5/9/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/9/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOHNSON, BROOKS, WAGNER, CIRCO, FORD, SHARP, JAMES, JR., TAYLOR, DAVIS, MARCASON, CURLS AND REED
Title: Declaring May 5-11, 2013, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.

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5/6/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/9/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130372

 

Declaring May 5-11, 2013, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, water is a basic and essential requirement for life, and our health and quality of life is dependent upon an abundant supply of high quality drinking water; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City enjoys the benefit of a bountiful water supply and the highest quality drinking water; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City Water Services produces hundreds of millions of gallons of drinking water each day for hundreds of thousands of Kansas City residents; and

 

WHEREAS, the ever-increasing need for better production facilities and the necessary personnel to manage these facilities are essential; and

 

WHEREAS, we are asking each citizen to join and enhance our efforts by protecting our source waters from pollution, using our precious resources effectively, and becoming informed about, and involved in, decisions that affect the quality and quantity of drinking water; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare May 5-11, 2013, as National Drinking Water Week in Kansas City and recognize the dedication of the employees of Kansas City Water Services; 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 Kansas City Water Services.

 

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