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Legislation #: 130400 Introduction Date: 5/16/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/16/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOHNSON, SHARP, FORD, DAVIS, TAYLOR, MARCASON, CIRCO, CURLS, WAGNER, REED AND GLOVER
Title: Declaring the week of May 19-25, 2013, as National Public Works Week.

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5/13/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/16/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130400

 

Declaring the week of May 19-25, 2013, as National Public Works Week.

 

  WHEREAS, public works services provided in our community are an integral part of our citizen’s everyday lives; and

 

  WHEREAS, the support of an understanding and informed citizenry is vital to the efficient operation of public works systems and programs such as water, sewers, street and highways, traffic operations, street lighting, public parking, public buildings and solid waste collection; and

 

  WHEREAS, the health, safety and comfort of this community greatly depends on these facilities and services; and

 

  WHEREAS, the quality and effectiveness of these facilities, as well as their planning, design and construction is vitally dependent upon the efforts and skills of public works officials; and 

 

WHEREAS, the efficiency of the qualified and dedicated personnel who staff public works departments is materially influenced by the people’s attitude and understanding of the importance of the work they perform; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

  BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

  That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the week of May 19-25, 2013, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri and call upon the citizens and civic organizations to acquaint themselves with the issues involved in providing public works; and

 

  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to the associates of the Kansas City, Missouri Public Works Department and other associated departments in recognition of the contributions which public works officials make every day to the health, safety, comfort and quality of life for all citizens in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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