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Legislation #: 060573 Introduction Date: 5/25/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER COOPER
Title: Welcoming Dr. Rogelio Diaz Ortiz, and his wife Ariadna Patricia Galvan Solis from Morelia, Mexico to Kansas City as part of the Sister Cities 50th Anniversary.

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5/22/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/25/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 060573

 

Welcoming Dr. Rogelio Diaz Ortiz, and his wife Ariadna Patricia Galvan Solis from Morelia, Mexico to Kansas City as part of the Sister Cities 50th Anniversary.

 

WHEREAS, Dr. Rogelio Diaz Ortiz is the Secretario Tecnico del Ayuntamiento de Morelia and as such, he is responsible for coordinating certain activities of the city such as: special visitors, foreign delegations, trade missions, city and cultural celebrations, etc. He also collaborates with the Public Security and Protection Counsel of the City of Morelia; and

 

WHEREAS, Morelia, Michoacan has been a Sister City of Kansas, Missouri for 33 years; and

 

WHEREAS, since becoming a sister city to Kansas City in 1973, a close and friendly relationship as been highlighted with visits of sister city representatives to and from Kansas City and Morelia, respectively; and

 

WHEREAS, over the years cultural and artistic exchanges from groups such as the Vocal Octet of Universidad Michoacana and the Estudiantina musical group from the La Salle University of Morelia have come to Kansas City as ambassadors of good will; and

 

WHEREAS, the Morelia Sister City Committee has made donations of equipment to the Morelia Fire Department and to the Celeste Batel school for visually impaired children; and

 

WHEREAS, the committee has also been actively involved with the Kansas City Police Department as part of a bilingual training initiative which implements a total immersion program for the use of the Spanish language, Mexican costumes and culture. This program will be conducted in Morelia for officials and cadets of the Police Academy of Kansas City Missouri; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome Dr. Rogelio Diaz Ortiz, and his wife Ariadna Patricia Galvan Solis from Morelia, Mexico to Kansas City as part of the Sister Cities 50th Anniversary; 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 Dr. Rogelio Diaz Ortiz and Ariadna Patricia Galvan Solis in token of the esteem and respect in which he is held in the hearts and minds of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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