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File #: 180441    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 5/3/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 5/3/2018
Title: Recognizing and proclaiming the week of May 6th through May 12th as Public Service Recognition Week in the City of Philadelphia and celebrating all the men and women who have answered the call to serve our City and our communities as government employees.
Sponsors: Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Henon, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Parker, Councilmember Oh, Councilmember Reynolds Brown, Councilmember Bass, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Taubenberger, Councilmember Greenlee, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember O'Neill, Councilmember Blackwell, Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Attachments: 1. Signature18044100.pdf

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Recognizing and proclaiming the week of May 6th through May 12th as Public Service Recognition Week in the City of Philadelphia and celebrating all the men and women who have answered the call to serve our City and our communities as government employees. 

 

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WHEREAS, Public service recognition week has been celebrated during the first week of May since 1985 and is organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable and its member organizations to honor the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local government employees; and

 

WHEREAS, The women and men who work for our government tackle some of the most important challenges and opportunities facing our country and the global community; and

 

WHEREAS, Government employees lead efforts to prevent epidemics and cure diseases; support struggling communities and small businesses to strengthen our economy; promote student achievement and ensure equal access to quality education; provide public safety and many important services while always maintaining a sense of patriotism, persistence, ingenuity and a strong commitment to helping others; and

 

WHEREAS, During Public Service Recognition Week, we celebrate the approximately 27,000 men and women who have answered the call to serve our City as government employees and we show them the respect and appreciation the seldom receive yet strongly deserve; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, THAT THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, Hereby recognizes and proclaims the week of May 6th through May 12th as Public Service Recognition Week in the City of Philadelphia and celebrating all the men and women who have answered the call to serve our City and our communities as government employees.

 

 

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