Board of Directors Regular Meeting Agenda


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Meeting Date: 08/22/2018  

SUBJECT MATTER:
Receive, consider and act upon a proclamation for First Responders Day (September 11);
FISCAL IMPACT:
Estimated cost for the two events on September 11 as presented total $4,300 and is budgeted in the 2018 Parks and Recreation Department Budget.
BACKGROUND:
The Township Board of Directors approved the addition of two special events to recognize, remember and honor the events of September 11: Patriot Day of Remembrance to be held at Central Fire Station and First Responders Day to be held at Town Green Park. In addition, a proclamation has been developed for each occasion to be adopted and read aloud at each event (Attachment A).

The State of Texas has declared September 11 as Texas First Responders Day through Texas Statue Section 662.050 which declares this day shall be regularly observed by appropriate ceremonies in the public schools and other places to honor Texas first responders. Each governmental entity may determine the appropriate ceremonies by which Texas observes Texas First Responders Day”.
 
The Township will be holding two events on September 11 to recognize those lost in the attacks on September 11 and to recognize The Woodlands Township’s First Responders. 
  • Patriot Day of Remembrance
    • 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. at The Woodlands Fire Department Central Station
    • The purpose of the event is to remember and honor those lost in the attacks on September 11, 2001.
  • First Responders Day
    • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Town Green Park
    • The goal of the event is to remind residents of the work first Responders do for the community and the challenges they face in their work. 
RECOMMENDATION:
Approve the Proclamation.
Attachments
Attachment A - Proclamation First Responders Day


    

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