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Legislation #: 071133 Introduction Date: 10/18/2007
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FUNKHOUSER
Title: Directing the City Manager to include a Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Affairs in the 2008-2009 budget.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/19/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/18/2007 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
10/24/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/7/2007)
11/7/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/19/2007)
11/19/2007 Hold On Agenda (11/28/2007)
11/28/2007 Hold Off Agenda
7/16/2008 Release
7/25/2008 Released

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ORDINANCE NO. 071133

 

Directing the City Manager to include a Mayors Office for Immigrant Affairs in the 2008-2009 budget.

 

WHEREAS Kansas City is an international city, and recent immigrants to the United States comprise one of the fastest-growing segments of our population; and

 

WHEREAS immigration is vital to the Citys economic growth and its cultural vibrancy; and

 

WHEREAS recent immigrants face unique challenges settling in Kansas City for which the City can offer assistance; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Mayor and Council hereby direct the City Manager to include a Mayors Office for Immigrant Affairs in his 2008-2009 budget request.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Cecilia OConnor Abbott

Assistant City Attorney