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File #: R-38-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/18/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/23/2018
Title: National Sailing Hall of Fame - For the purpose of expressing the support of the City Council in retaining the National Sailing Hall of Fame in the City of Annapolis.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley, Elly Tierney, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Attachments: 1. R-38-18 National Sailing Hall of Fame.pdf, 2. R-38-18 Staff Report and Fiscal Impact Note.pdf
Title
National Sailing Hall of Fame - For the purpose of expressing the support of the City Council in retaining the National Sailing Hall of Fame in the City of Annapolis.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 38-18

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley, Alderwoman Tierney and Alderwoman Pindell Charles


A RESOLUTION concerning

National Sailing Hall of Fame

FOR the purpose of expressing the support of the City Council in retaining the National Sailing Hall of Fame in the City of Annapolis.

WHEREAS, the waters of the Annapolis harbor and the use of these waters by all manner of vessels, including those under sail, have been and continue to be a crucial part of the historical, economic and social life of a diverse Annapolis and National community; and

WHEREAS, the City Dock and the surrounding area is the preeminent public space for the diverse residents, tourists and general public who gather in Annapolis to assemble for civic, charitable, historical and purposes including recognition that Annapolis is known as the "America's Sailing Capital"; and

WHEREAS, since November, 2005, the National Sailing Hall has endeavored to promote the City of Annapolis and the history of sailing, and has brought to the City enhanced economic value and otherwise fulfilled its mission as a cultural, historical and educational non-profit organization; and

WHEREAS, the National Sailing Hall of Fame has inaugurated programs focusing on the science of sailing, celebrated American sailors, the environment, and recognition of those who have become beacons of positive values and role models for our youth; and

WHEREAS, the National Sailing Hall of Fame has focused on the development of interactive displays directed to young people making its facility an educational tool for the City, County and State.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the City of Annapolis supports retaining the National Sailing Hall of Fame within the City of Annapolis.

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