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File #: 44264    Version: 1 Name: Recognizing September 15, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as Hispanic Heritage Month.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/30/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/6/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/9/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00600
Title: Recognizing September 15, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as Hispanic Heritage Month.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Paul R. Soglin, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, 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, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/6/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/30/20161 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 fiscal impact.

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Recognizing September 15, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as Hispanic Heritage Month.

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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, 2016, through October 15, 2016, 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.