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File #: 50652    Version: 1 Name: Proclaiming the week of April 29 through May 5, 2018 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/21/2018 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/23/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00207
Title: Proclaiming the week of April 29 through May 5, 2018 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Marsha A. Rummel, Samba Baldeh, David Ahrens, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Arvina Martin, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution has no fiscal impact.

 

Title

Proclaiming the week of April 29 through May 5, 2018 as Arbor Week in the City of Madison.

Body

WHEAREAS, The City of Madison has been a Tree City USA for 29 years; and

 

WHEREAS, Trees properly placed around a building can save up to 25% on winter heating costs; and

 

WHEREAS, Trees in our neighborhoods increase property values; and

 

WHEREAS, Planting trees provides an opportunity for community involvement and empowerment that improves the quality of life in our neighborhoods; 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 29 thru May 5, 2018 as ARBOR WEEK in the City of Madison, and urges residents to celebrate and plant trees this week.