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Legislation #: 060060 Introduction Date: 1/12/2006
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN AND COUNCILMEMBER MCFADDEN-WEAVER
Title: Endorsing and supporting the Kansas City Health Commission’s Metro-wide Community Health Improvement Plan.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
1/12/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/12/2006 Referred to Neighborhood Development and Housing Committee
1/18/2006 Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute
1/19/2006 Adopted as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 060060

 

Endorsing and supporting the Kansas City Health Commissions Metro-wide Community Health Improvement Plan.

 

WHEREAS, the community looked at its health needs and determined eight health focus areas aimed at improving the health of all residents, including elimination of minority and ethnic health disparities; and

 

WHEREAS, the community has demonstrated what can be accomplished when it comes together by sharing time and assets for a common purpose; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Commission finds this Community Health Improvement plan to be cyclical, dynamic and responsive to emerging health issues; and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Commission believes the community, in partnership with the Health Department, can develop and implement an action plan to improve health outcomes of our community based on the eight health focus areas of the Community Health Improvement Plan; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has demonstrated its desire to improve the health of all residents and believes the Community Health Improvement Plan will help further this goal, and

 

WHEREAS, the Health Commission in partnership with the Health Department will be responsible for assuring the community collaborative implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan, to the fullest extent accomplishable; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council endorse and support the Health Commissions Metro-Wide Community Health Improvement Plan.

 

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