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05/07/2019 04Ai Yakima Bikes and Walks Proclamation to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 + PPP d P P Pd .l P 1 PPi Pt e ai ?!.,/ BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No.A.i. For Meeting of: May 7, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Yakima Bikes and Walks proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price,Assistant to the City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Eric Hohman to accept the proclamation. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D Maki ma ikes and Walks or 5/ 1 019 r Me o 2 CITY-OE 'YAKIMA PR. 00LAWATIOW WHEREAS, creating a bicycle and pedestrian friendly community has been shown to improve citizens' health, wellbeing, and quality of life, growing the economy of(Yakima by attracting tourism dollars, improving traffic safety, supporting student learning outcomes, and reducing pollution, congestion, and wear and tear on our streets and roads; and WHIREAS, state and local governments and school districts encourage and promote healthy and active lifestyles for students and residents; and `W'HIREAS, a lackof physical-activity plays a leading rote in rising rates of obesity and diabetes and other health problems and being able to walkor bike to school offers an opportunity to build activity into students'daily routines; and `W'H!EREAS, (Yakima Bikes and Walks and other civic groups here and around the nation will be promoting bicycling and walking during the month of flay 2019; and WOW, 79PERETORE, I, Kathy Coffey, Uvlayor of the City of(Yakima and on behalf of the (Yakima City Council, do hereby proclaim the month of Way 2019 as "BIB AND WALK TO WORKAND SCHOOL 9IloNJf" in the City of(Yakima and urge art residents to join us in this special observance. Dated this 7th day of*lay, 2019 Kathy Coffey, uvlayor