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Legislation #: 180515 Introduction Date: 7/19/2018
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: MAYOR LUCAS, COUNCILMEMBERS BARNES JR., MCMANUS, SHIELDS, WAGNER, JAMES, JR., CANADY, TAYLOR, HALL AND REED
Title: Recognizing the contributions of the Urban Core Clean-Up on June 30, 2018.

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7/17/2018 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/19/2018 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 180515

 

Recognizing the contributions of the Urban Core Clean-Up on June 30, 2018.

 

WHEREAS, Aim4Peace formed a coalition with 12 Neighborhood Associations on the East side of the 3rd District in Kansas City Missouri, (Seven Oaks, Vineyard, Washington Wheatley, Santa Fe, South Round Top, Oak Park, Palestine, McCoy, Blue Valley, Independence Plaza, East 23rd St PAC and Dunbar), come together and executed the Urban Core Clean-up on June 30, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, Nephateri Hill, Community Engagement Manager with KC Health Department Aim4Peace Violence Prevention Program, has been driving the project since January 2018 and Community Activists Jessie Jefferson, and Minister Gregg Wilson who worked directly with the Neighborhood Presidents and other community organization; and

 

WHEREAS, Maternal Child Health and Education of the Health Department and the Community Health Workers of Aim4Peace have worked diligently on this project; and

 

WHEREAS, Neighborhood and Housing Services, Robert Woods, Michael Shaw Forest Decker, and staff, who provided more than 25 bulky items and brush trucks along with 2 tires trucks, of which 1600 tires were disposed of on that day. John Fish with Bridging the Gap, coordinated a clean-up along Stadium Drive of the East side Kansas City and also attributed to the tools used for the Clean-Up; and

WHEREAS, Missouri Courts Family Justice Detention Center, Carl Newton, dedicated the services of youth who volunteered and Urban Rangers Corps of Kansas City, KCPD donated the Police Athletic League (P.A.L) building. Municipal Court Housing Judge Todd Wilcher saw this project as “Important for our health, property values and the quality of life in our neighborhoods; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilman Quinton Lucas, saw this project as an opportunity to afford all citizens of a cleaner, healthier and safer environment in the City of Kansas City; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the contributions of the Urban Core Clean-Up on June 30, 2018; 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 Nephateri Hill, Representative, with the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City recognizing the contributions of the Urban Core Clean-Up on June 30, 2018, as important for our health, property values and the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

 

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