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Legislation #: 951374 Introduction Date: 10/5/1995
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/5/1995
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER DANAHER
Title: Designating the week of October 8 through 14, 1995, as Fire Prevention Week.

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RESOLUTION NO. 951374

 

Designating the week of October 8 through 14, 1995, as Fire Prevention Week.

 

WHEREAS, each year the Kansas City Fire Department sets aside a week to apprise the people of this City of the assistance they can render in the prevention of fires; and

 

WHEREAS, the entire nation takes the time to recognize the skill and dedication of our fire service and its attempts to prevent fires and save lives and property by the education of the general public; and

 

WHEREAS, the members of the Kansas City Fire Department work to prevent fires and risk their lives to protect the property and lives of all our citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the duty and responsibility of all our citizens, be it man, woman, or child, to use caution and care in the maintenance of property, and to maintain a working smoke detector so as to prevent the loss of life, suffering, and the destruction of irreplaceable property; and

 

WHEREAS, virtually all fires can be prevented by the careful planning and implementation of safety procedures; and

 

WHEREAS, the Kansas City Fire Department would like to recognize this years Jr. Fire Chiefs; Sam Tristanio and Jillian Schulte, the Firefighter of the Year, Captain Paul Berardi, and Spokesperson, Sue Abrams, WDAF-TV News Channel 4; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council of Kansas City proclaim the week of October 8 through 14, 1995, as Fire Prevention Week in Kansas City and urge all citizens of this community to enter into a personal campaign on their property to remove the hazards and conditions that exist which would create a dangerous fire hazard; to check and regularly maintain a working smoke detector; and in this small way, help our Fire Department make our City a safer place in which to live and work; 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 Jr. Fire Chiefs, Sam Tristanio and Jillian Schulte, the Firefighter of the Year, Captain Paul Berardi, and Spokesperson, Sue Abrams, WDAF-TV New Channel 4, in congratulating them on being the recipient of these awards by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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