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File #: 62147    Version: 1 Name: Declaring September 16, 2020, as Viva México Festival Day.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/9/2020 In control: Council Office
On agenda: 9/15/2020 Final action: 9/15/2020
Enactment date: 9/21/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00635
Title: Declaring September 16, 2020, as Viva México Festival Day.
Sponsors: Shiva Bidar, Christian A. Albouras, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Samba Baldeh, Sheri Carter, Tag Evers, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Zachary Henak, Rebecca Kemble, Lindsay Lemmer, Arvina Martin, Donna V. Moreland, Max Prestigiacomo, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/15/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/9/20201 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.


Declaring September 16, 2020, as Viva México Festival Day.


WHEREAS, Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States from September 15 to October 15; and


WHEREAS, as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations, WLMV-La Movida 1480AM, a member station of Madison’s Mid-West Family Broadcasting group, will celebrate the nineteenth annual Festival Viva México on Sunday, September 16, 2020; and


WHEREAS, Viva México Festival Day is a cultural and family event promoting Mexican heritage and celebrating Mexican Independence Day which will be held virtually this year by live transmission on La Movida; and


WHEREAS, the official inauguration celebration will be facilitated by Consul Julián Adem Díaz de León, Consulate of México in Milwaukee, and many elected officials and community leaders will be joining the celebration;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Common Council hereby declare September 16, 2020, as Viva México Festival Day in the City of Madison.