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07/17/2018 05B Potential Sister City Hadong County; Central Washington State Fair BoardITEM TITLE: BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDASTATEMENT 1 Item No. 5.B. For Meeting of: July 17, 2018 Discussion of potential Sister City relationship with Hadong County, South Korea in partnership with the Central Washington State Fair Board SUBMITTED BY: Ana Cortez, Assistant City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: At the June 5, 2018, Council Business meeting, Council approved adding a conversation of a Sister City relationship between Hadong County, South Korea and the City of Yakima to a July agenda and to include information from the Fair Board regarding this issue. Please see attached memo from Greg Lybeck, Central Washington Fair Association Assistant General Manager. ITEM BUDGETED: No STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Economic Development APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: Acting City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date d Fair memo 7!122018 Type Cover Memo 2 Memorandum TO: Holly Cousens — Yakima City Council FROM: Greg Lybeck — Central Washington Fair Association Assistant General Manager DATE: July 10, 2018 SUBJECT: Hadong Sister City The Central Washington Fair Association will be moving forward with the relationship with the City of Hadong, South Korea, working to promote the Yakima Valley agricultural industry. In this we would like to include one member of the Yakima City Council when the delegation from Hadong travels to Yakima or when our delegation travels to South Korea. We would also like to have city council participate with the student interns program we have established. Approximate costs for a Sister City relationship between Yakima and Hadong County are outlined below. Annual visit to Hadong, South Korea (City Council, CWSF and YVCC representatives) Airfare for 1 council member: Lodging: paid for by Hadong County Meals: paid for by Hadong County Travel in South Korea: paid for by Hadong County Gifts for officials: Annual visit to Yakima (CWSF and City Council representative) Airfare: paid by Hadong County Hotel: Central Washington State Fair and City split costs Meals: Central Washington State Fair and City split costs Travel in Yakima: Central Washington State Fair and City split cost Gifts for officials: $ 200.00 $400.00 $ 200.00 $100.00 $ 200.00