RESOLUTION NO. RS2016-242
A resolution proclaiming May 15th – 21st, 2016 as “National Public Works Week”.
WHEREAS, public works services provided in our community are an integral part of our citizen’s 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 streets and roads, refuse collection and recycling, traffic and parking management, and bridge design; and
WHEREAS, the quality and effectiveness of these facilities, as well as their planning, design, and construction, is vitally dependent upon the efforts and skill of public works officials; and
WHEREAS, the efficiency of the qualified and dedicated personnel who staff public works departments is materially influenced by the people's attitude and understanding of the importance of the work they perform; and
WHEREAS, the American Public Works Association has designated May 15th – 21st, 2016 as “National Public Works Week” as an annual reminder of the many ways public works contributes to our quality of life.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as proclaiming May 15th – 21st, 2016 as "National Public Works Week" in Davidson County, and we call upon all citizens and civic organizations to acquaint themselves with the issues involved in providing public works services and to recognize the contributions which public works officials make every day to our health, safety, comfort, and quality of life.
SECTION 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution in honor of “National Public Works Week”.
SECTION 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Jeremy Elrod
|Referred to:||Public Works Committee|
|Introduced:||May 17, 2016|
|Adopted:||May 17, 2016|
|Returned unsigned by the Mayor:||May 18, 2016|
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