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Legislation #: 100357 Introduction Date: 4/22/2010
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 5/1/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, FUNKHOUSER, CIRCO, CURLS, FORD, HERMANN, GOTTSTEIN, JOHNSON, JOLLY, RILEY, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP AND SKAGGS
Title: Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and encouraging all Kansas Citians to take part in activities and celebrations commemorating this day.

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4/22/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/22/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100357

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day and encouraging all Kansas Citians to take part in activities and celebrations commemorating this day.

WHEREAS, April 22, 1970, marked the first Earth Day in which millions of Americans participated in celebrating our planet; and

WHEREAS, it is expected that in 2010, more than one billion people in 190 countries will take part in events and celebrations commemorating Earth Day; and

WHEREAS, Earth Day serves to reminds us of the challenges facing our planet and the opportunities to build a healthy and clean environment now and for the future; and

WHEREAS, all citizens are urged to conserve water, energy, and preserve our environment for our benefit and of future generations; and

WHEREAS, every person can contribute to preserve planet Earth by taking simple steps such as recycling, car-pooling, not polluting, turning off all non-essential lights and electrical appliances, compost organic waste, and similar environmentally friendly actions; and

WHEREAS, Earth Day 2010 can be an opportunity to advance energy efficient initiatives, preserve renewable resources and commit to sustainable development; and

WHEREAS, a healthy Earth represents and reflects the interconnectedness of environmental and economic issues for all communities; and

WHEREAS, every citizen must take action to protect the environment so future generations can enjoy the wonders of our planet; NOW, THEREFORE, 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY: 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor and celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day; 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 representatives of the Mid- America Regional Council in support of its Air Quality Program.

 

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