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File #: 42139    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming the week of April 24 through April 30, 2016 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/14/2016 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 3/29/2016 Final action: 4/19/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00319
Title: Proclaiming the week of April 24 through April 30, 2016 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Tim Gruber, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers

Fiscal Note

No appropriation required.

Title

Proclaiming the week of April 24 through April 30, 2016 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has been a Tree City USA for 27 years; and

 

WHEREAS, children and youth living in greener neighborhoods are healthier; and

 

WHEREAS, trees give us oxygen, clean the air, and filter air pollutants; and

 

WHEREAS, trees in our neighborhoods increase property values; and

 

WHEREAS, the continued planting and care of trees in our city shall provide the same benefits for the present and future residents of Madison.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor of the City of Madison,

Wisconsin, does hereby proclaim the week of April 24 through April 30, 2016 as ARBOR WEEK in the City of Madison, and urges everyone able to observe this week to plant trees and to participate in programs that the sponsors of Arbor Week may provide.