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Legislation #: 090403 Introduction Date: 5/14/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/24/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS JOHNSON, CIRCO, CURLS, FORD, FUNKHOUSER, GOTTSTEIN, HERMANN, MARCASON, SANDERS BROOK, SKAGGS, RILEY, JOLLY AND SHARP
Title: Declaring the week of May 17-23, 2009, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri

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5/13/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/14/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090403

 

Declaring the week of May 17-23, 2009, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri

WHEREAS, public works infrastructure, facilities, and services play a pivotal role in the health, safety, and quality of life in Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, public works professionals design, build, operate, maintain, and protect the transportation systems, water supply infrastructure, sewage and refuse disposal systems, public buildings, and other structures and facilities that are vital to the citizens of Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, public works infrastructure, facilities, and services could not be provided without the skill and dedication of public works professionals; and

WHEREAS, the efficiency of the qualified and dedicated personnel who staff the Kansas City public works departments is materially influenced by the peoples attitude and understanding of the importance of the work they perform; and

WHEREAS, the support of an understanding and informed citizenry is vital to the efficient operation of public works systems and programs such as water, sewers, streets and highways, public buildings, and solid waste collection; and

WHEREAS, public works professionals across the United States are observing National Public Works Week from May 17 through 23, 2009; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY;

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the week of May 17-23, 2009, as National Public Works Week in Kansas City, Missouri and call upon the citizens and civic organizations to acquaint themselves with the issues involved in providing public works and recognize and celebrate the important contributions that public works professionals make every day to improve the public infrastructure of the United States and the communities that those professionals serve; 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 the associates of the Kansas City, Missouri Public Works, Water Services, Parks and Recreation, General Services and Aviation Departments in recognition of the contributions which public works officials make every day to the health, safety, comfort and quality of life for all citizens in Kansas City, Missouri.

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