RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-683
A resolution recognizing Monday, May 1st as “Restaurant Recognition Day” in the City of Nashville.
WHEREAS, restaurants have played and continue to play a central role in shaping the economic, cultural and social identity of our City; and
WHEREAS, the hospitality sector comprises a significant portion of the labor force, providing quality jobs for people of all ages, and spawning small business owners and entrepreneurs who provide leadership, guidance and support of the values which strengthen our economy; and
WHEREAS, restaurant owners are often unique leaders and exceptional role models and have distinguished themselves as smart and wise business owners, creating jobs, paying wages and demonstrating that they are a positive force in our community and neighborhoods; and
WHEREAS, despite the many risks and personal sacrifices they encounter, they continue to be inspirations to their families, employees and the community, and whose success stories we can learn to emulate; and
WHEREAS, the restaurant industry provides unique opportunities for women, immigrants, minorities, veterans, students and other hard-working people to start small and grow into thriving businesses that employ hundreds of people and contribute significantly to our local culinary culture and the fabric of our city’s identity; and
WHEREAS, when these people succeed, our nation, our state, our region and our city succeeds, and their potential should only be limited by the breadth of their dreams;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing Monday, May 1st as “Restaurant Recognition Day” in the City of Nashville, as we honor the many accomplishments and contributions made by the restaurant industry, and encourage all residents to celebrate and support the many contributions of the restaurateurs and hospitality workforce that make Nashville a unique and wonderful City.
Section 2. 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: Fabian Bedne
|Referred to:||Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee|
|Introduced:||May 2, 2017|
|Substitute Introduced:||May 2, 2017|
|Adopted:||May 2, 2017|
|Returned unsigned by the Mayor:||May 8, 2017|
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