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File #: 23797    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2011 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 9/6/2011 Final action: 9/6/2011
Enactment date: 9/7/2011 Enactment #: RES-11-00743
Title: Recognition of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States.
Sponsors: Lauren Cnare, Shiva Bidar, Tim Bruer, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, Sue Ellingson, Jill Johnson, Steve King, Bridget R. Maniaci, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, Paul R. Soglin, Brian L. Solomon, Lisa Subeck, Michael E. Verveer, Anita Weier
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/6/20111 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/1/20111 Mayor's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.
Recognition of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States.
WHEREAS, nearly 3,000 civilians were killed, including nationals of over 70 countries, and tens of thousands were directly affected by the attacks of September 11, 2001; and
WHEREAS, countless fire departments, police departments, first responders, governmental officials, emergency medical personnel and volunteers responded immediately and heroically, resulting in the added fatalities of 343 firefighters and 60 police officers from New York City and the Port Authority and eight private emergency medical technicians and paramedics; and
WHEREAS, the Common Council finds that many City of Madison employees and citizens have unselfishly answered their nation's call to duty and recognizes theirs and their families' sacrifices; and
WHEREAS, the Common Council finds that the City of Madison's more than 800 dedicated fire and police employees answer our city's call to duty, and:
WHEREAS, ten years later the City of Madison and people across the United States continue to mourn the loss of life of that fateful day and the Common Council wishes to do its part to remember and commemorate this day when so many innocent lives were lost;
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Common Council offers its deepest and sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; and  
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Common Council asks that the citizen of Madison, Wisconsin observe a moment of silence at 8:45 a.m., September 11, 2011, to remember those who lost their lives in the attacks of September 11, 2001.