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File #: 31352    Version: 1 Name: Hispanic Heritage Month
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2013 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 9/3/2013 Final action: 9/3/2013
Enactment date: 9/5/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00645
Title: Recognizing September 15, 2013, through October 15, 2013, as Hispanic Heritage Month.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Chris Schmidt, Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Maurice S. Cheeks, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, Lauren Cnare, Denise DeMarb, Sue Ellingson, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, John Strasser, Lisa Subeck, Michael E. Verveer, Anita Weier, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/3/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/22/20131 Council 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 is required.
Recognizing September 15, 2013, through October 15, 2013, as Hispanic Heritage Month.
WHEREAS, each year, the United States recognizes the economic, cultural and social contributions that Hispanic peoples have brought to our nation; and
WHEREAS, the rich and distinctive culture of the Hispanic/Latino community has always been an integral part of our country's identity; and
WHEREAS, this month represents the anniversary of independence for Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua; and
WHEREAS, Hispanic Heritage Month is one of enormous pride for over 50.5 million Hispanics/Latinos living in the United States; and
WHEREAS, Madison is fortunate to count among its population a dynamic Hispanic/Latino community that plays an important role in our city's economy and society; and
WHEREAS, we encourage all Madisonians to recognize and applaud the many contributions made by our Hispanic/Latino community to enhance the quality of life in our city;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council recognize the month of September 15, 2013, through October 15, 2013, as Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Madison.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council congratulate our Hispanic/Latino community on this significant month and thank them for their contributions to the vibrancy of the City of Madison.