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09/18/2012 03Ai National Truck Drivers Appreciation ProclamationBUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. OPT For Meeting of: September 18, 2012 ITEM TITLE: National Truck Drivers Appreciation SUBMITTED BY: CONTACT PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Resolution Contract: Contract Term: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Ordinance Other (specify) Mail to: Amount: Expiration Date: Phone: f City Manager BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download O National Truck Driver Appreciation Proclamation CITT O F TAK19YA PRO CLA WA T105V WWEREAS, professional truck drivers deliver goods to every home, community, school, and business in America, traveling more than 170 billion mzfes and delivering 6.5 billion tons of freight each year; and $VJfERE ,4S, professional truck drivers have been honored as among the safest drivers on our highways, and many have received awards for e4raordinary acts of heroism and bravery for saving fellow motorists from injury and death; and ` NEREAS, America's professional truck drivers are hard- working men and women who serve the communities, schools and businesses of the Vnited States with dedication and prude, and WI&REAS, the week of September 16 has been designated as National Truck Driver Appreciation Week in honor of these men and women for their outstanding contributions to our nation's economic strength and viabafty, 9VO W, 2YPERETORE, I, Micah Cawley, Mayor of the City of Yakima and on beha f of the City Councif, do hereby proclaim the week of September 16 as «(yTKIA `rR vCK (DRIVER ADPRECIA´┐ŻIIO f "SEEK)) and recognize the more than three mtlfion men and women in America who deliver our goods by truck. Dated this 18th day of September, 2012 911icah Cawley, Wayor