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Legislation #: 130702 Introduction Date: 9/12/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JAMES, JR., SHARP, REED, CIRCO, WAGNER, DAVIS, TAYLOR, MARCASON, JOHNSON, CURLS AND FORD
Title: Declaring the month of September as “Welcoming Month” in Kansas City, Missouri.

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9/11/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/12/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130702

 

Declaring the month of September as “Welcoming Month” in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, throughout the vibrant history of Kansas City, Missouri prosperity has been fueled by the recognition that we are stronger as a City when we work together as a people; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City, Missouri’s success has always been the product of our unique ability to welcome the contributions and spirit of entrepreneurship of all people, immigrants and native born, who seek a better life while pursuing their dreams; and

 

WHEREAS, we are joined in our great values of hard work and shared opportunity that define this great City, regardless of race, gender, creed, or country of origin; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City, Missouri embraces a spirit of welcoming the talents and contributions of all cultures; and

 

WHEREAS, we should create communities that leverage the full potential of all residents and we must capitalize on diverse perspectives, cultures and talents as the most valuable asset in an economy where knowledge, creativity and innovation reap the greatest benefits and yield the most complete rewards; and

 

WHEREAS, as Kansas City, Missouri builds communities that welcome all which speaks to our deepest values and to our greatest aspirations for prosperity, economic growth and global competitiveness; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council does hereby declare the month of September as “Welcoming Month” in Kansas City, Missouri; 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 Welcome Missouri with the Mayor and Council calling upon all people of Kansas City, Missouri to join together to build stronger communities.

 

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