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Legislation #: 040246 Introduction Date: 3/4/2004
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Stating the Council appreciation for a free, public voter-registration party to be held March 8, 2004, at the Liberty Memorial Museum, sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association/Cooperative Chapter of the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association, and by the Liberty Memorial Association.

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3/4/2004

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3/4/2004

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RESOLUTION NO. 040246

 

Stating the Councils appreciation for a free, public voter-registration party to be held March 8, 2004, at the Liberty Memorial Museum, sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association/Cooperative Chapter of the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association, and by the Liberty Memorial Association.

 

WHEREAS, our system of representative democracy calls for the greatest possible participation by each citizen in the democratic process through voting; and

 

WHEREAS, the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association/ Cooperative Chapter of the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association has joined with the Liberty Memorial Association to sponsor a free, public party to assist and encourage area residents (both Missouri and Kansas) to register to vote; and

 

WHEREAS, the voter-registration party is to be held at the Liberty Memorial Museum from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 8, in time for registrants to appear on voter rolls for the City election on April 6, 2004; and

 

WHEREAS, the April 6 election will decide several issues that will have significant impact on the future of Kansas City, including the issuance of bonds to fund repairs and maintenance to City infrastructure, upgrade facilities at the Kansas City Zoo, and complete the construction of a state-of-the-art Liberty Memorial Museum; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council encourage all Kansas Citians to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the March 8 voter-registration party or other opportunities such as those offered by local election boards, to register and then exercise their previous right to vote; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council and that a copy thereof be presented to representatives of the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Restaurant Association/Cooperative Chapter of the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association, and the Liberty Memorial Association, in appreciation of their efforts to spread the franchise to all eligible citizens.

 

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