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Legislation #: 110427 Introduction Date: 6/2/2011
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS MARCASON, GLOVER, SHARP, BROOKS, CIRCO, CURLS, DAVIS, FORD, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, REED, TAYLOR AND WAGNER
Title: Congratulating the planners and sponsors of the 2011 Hospital Hill Run on their 38th annual event to be held on June 4, 2011.

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5/31/2011 Filed by the Clerk's office
6/2/2011 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 110427

 

Congratulating the planners and sponsors of the 2011 Hospital Hill Run on their 38th annual event to be held on June 4, 2011.

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City seeks to partner with organizations who sponsor events in Kansas City in order to integrate sustainability and green practices into their activities; and

 

WHEREAS, the planners and sponsors of the 38th Annual Hospital Hill Run, one of the oldest continuous running half marathons in the U.S., are partnering with the City of Kansas City and other key stakeholders to make the 2011 Hospital Hill Run one of the premier green running events in the U.S.; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Kansas City wishes to recognize the significant efforts Hospital Hill Run is making to integrate sustainability into the event and implement many green practices in the areas of waste minimization and recycling, use of clean energy vehicles, purchase of greenhouse gas emission offsets, implementing a no-idling policy for staff vehicles and race vehicles, sourcing post-race foods locally, composting food wastes, and other green initiatives; and

 

WHEREAS, one of the City’s compressed natural gas vehicles will serve as the lead car for the 2011 Hospital Hill Run; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate the planners and sponsors of the 2011 Hospital Hill Run on their 38th annual event to be held on June 4, 2011; 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 Beth Salinger, Hospital Hill Run Race Director, in appreciation by the Mayor and Council to the planners and sponsors of the 2011 Hospital Hill Run for partnering with the City in their significant efforts to make the Hospital Hill Run one of the premier green running events in the U.S.

 

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