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File #: O-51-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Public Hearing
File created: 12/6/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Emancipation Day - For the purpose of designating "Emancipation Day" as a City holiday to be observed on November 1st of each year.
Sponsors: Brooks Schandelmeier, Gavin Buckley, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Sheila Finlayson
Indexes: Rules and City Government Committee
Attachments: 1. O-51-20 First Reader, 2. O-51-20 Staff Report, 3. O-51-20 Fiscal Impact Note 1-14-21
Title
Emancipation Day - For the purpose of designating "Emancipation Day" as a City holiday to be observed on November 1st of each year.
Body
CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 51-20

Introduced by: Alderman Schandelmeier
Co-sponsored by: Mayor Buckley, Alderwoman Pindell Charles,
Alderwoman Finlayson

Referred to
Rules and City Government Committee
90 day Rule:___________

AN ORDINANCE concerning

Emancipation Day

FOR the purpose of designating "Emancipation Day" as a City holiday to be observed on November 1st of each year.

BY repealing and re-enacting with amendments the following portions of the Code of the City of Annapolis, 2021 Edition
1.12.010


SECTION I: BE IT ESTABLISHED AND ORDAINED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the Code of the City of Annapolis shall be amended to read as follows:

Title 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 1.12 - CITY HOLIDAYS

Section 1.12.010 - Designated.

The following holidays are observed as holidays of the City:

A. New Year's Day, celebrating the advent of a new year, January 1st;
B. The birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., commemorating the cause of human rights, the third Monday in January;
C. President's Day, celebrating the life and accomplishments of all deceased presidents of the United States, the third Monday of February;
D. Maryland Day, celebrating the founding of the State of Maryland, March 25th;
E. Good Friday, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, the Friday immediately preceding Easter;
F. Memorial Day, commemorating those who have given their lives in the defense of our nation, the last Monday of May;
G. Independence Day, celebrating the Declaration of Independence and commemorating the American Revolution, July 4th;
H. Labor Day, commemorating the American labor movement, the first Monday of September;
I. EMANCIPATION DAY, COMMEMORATING THE ABOLISHMENT OF SLAVERY IN MARYLAND; NOVEMBER 1ST;
IJ. Veterans Day, commemorating the service of all America...

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