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Legislation #: 010761 Introduction Date: 5/17/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/17/2001
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Declaring the week of May 20-26, 2001, as National Public Works Week.

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5/17/2001

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5/17/2001

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RESOLUTION NO. 010761

 

Declaring the week of May 20-26, 2001, as National Public Works Week.

 

WHEREAS, public works services provided in our community are an integral part of our citizens everyday lives; 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, bridges, streets and highways, traffic control, public buildings, solid waste collection and emergency preparedness; and

 

WHEREAS, the health, safety and comfort of this community greatly depends on these facilities and services; and

 

WHEREAS, the quality and effectiveness of these facilities, as well as their planning, design and construction is vitally dependent upon the efforts and skills of public works officials; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, the National Office of the American Public Works Association is located in Kansas City, Missouri, and has provided invaluable support to the Kansas City area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY;

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare the week of May 20-26, 2001, 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

 

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 Department 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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