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File #: 63743    Version: 1 Name: Condemning the insurrection and violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/13/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/19/2021 Final action: 1/19/2021
Enactment date: 1/25/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00043
Title: Condemning the insurrection and violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021, calling for a peaceful transition of power on January 20, 2021 and condemning hate and extremism.
Sponsors: Sheri Carter, Syed Abbas, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Tag Evers, Grant Foster, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Zachary Henak, Rebecca Kemble, Lindsay Lemmer, Arvina Martin, Max Prestigiacomo, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer, Nasra Wehelie
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
1/19/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Unanimously Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
1/13/20211 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
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Title
Condemning the insurrection and violence that occurred at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021, calling for a peaceful transition of power on January 20, 2021 and condemning hate and extremism.
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WHEREAS, the City of Madison Mayor and Common Council congratulates President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on his election as the 46th president of the United States of America; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Mayor and Common Council congratulates Vice-President-Elect Kamala Harris as the first woman, first African American, and first Asian American elected as vice president of the United States of America; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Common Council honors and upholds the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States giving the people of the United States of America the right to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Common Council strongly condemns the lawless actions of violence and destruction against our government, elected officials, government staff, and our law enforcement bodies as witnessed on January 6, 2021 in our nation's capital and at our U.S. Capitol building, which were encouraged by President Donald Trump, and resulted in the loss of five lives, in an attempt to stop the democratic process of certifying the election of President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr.; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Common Council calls for an end to such insurrection and violence; and,

WHEREAS, the United States of America shall continue to serve as a strong model of Democracy around the world,

WHEREAS, the city of Madison is committed to defending democratic institutions, the integrity of our elections, and the security of people and facilities that carry out the democratic process; and,

WHEREAS, the city of Madison is committed to ending the spread of hate, bigotry, and harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, ...

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