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Legislation #: 021424 Introduction Date: 11/26/2002
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 12/5/2002
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Supporting the National Heritage Area Designation for the Kansas City region.

Legislation History
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11/26/2002

Prepare to Introduce

11/26/2002

Referred Legislative, Rules and Ethics Committee

12/4/2002

Immediate Adoption

12/5/2002

Adopted


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RESOLUTION NO. 021424

 

Supporting the National Heritage Area Designation for the Kansas City region.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City recognizes the importance of preserving, protecting and celebrating our communitys unique historic, cultural and natural resources; and

 

WHEREAS, the National Park Service has developed a program to designate National Heritage Areas that help tell a special story about the countrys history and culture; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City recognizes the importance of our shared regional history and how Kansas City contributes to interpreting and communicating the regions history in relation to three key themes of Borders and Boundaries, Transportation and Trade, and Cultural Crossroads; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City understands that designation by the National Park Service as a National Heritage Area could mean increased tourism and economic development, expanded educational opportunities, and new resources to preserve and revitalize specific assets associated with the heritage area; and

 

WHEREAS, such designation by the National Park Service would greatly benefit the greater Kansas City area and our local community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mid-America Regional Council has reviewed the application and recommends support of the application for the Missouri-Kansas National Heritage Area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby supports the Mid-America Regional Councils application to the National Park Service for designation of the Missouri-Kansas National Heritage Area.

 

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