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04/06/2021 02Cii National Tele Communicators Week Proclamation to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 + PPP (73- BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. C.ii. For Meeting of:April 6, 2021 ITEM TITLE: National Tele Communicators Week proclamation SUBMITTED BY: Cally Price,Assistant to the City Manager SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D ational Tele m unicato pr lamation 1 1 r Me o 2 CITY OF TAlluviA PROCLAMATION `14&PExas, emergencies can occur at any time that require law enforcement,fire or emergency medical-services; and WHEREAS,EAS, when an emergency occurs it is the prompt response of law enforcement officers,firefighters, and emergency medical service providers that is critical to the protection of life and preservation of property; and `GhWEcEt7S, the safety of our law enforcement officers,firefighters, and emergency medical service providers is dependent upon the quality and accuracy of information obtained from citizens who telephone the 'Yakima County's E911 Communications Center, known as SunComm; and WHEREAS,EAS, emergency calf-takers and dispatchers are the first and most critical contact our citizens have with emergency services; and WHEREAS,REAS, emergency calf-takers and dispatchers are the single vital linkfor our law enforcement officers,firefighters, and emergency medical service providers by monitoring their activities by radio, providing them information and ensuring their safety; and `Gh'}IEcEAS, emergency calf-takers and dispatchers of SunComm have contributed substantially to the apprehension of criminals, suppression of fires, and treatment of patients; and `Gh'}IEcEAS, each emergency call-taker and dispatcher has exhibited compassion, understanding,professionalism, and displayed untiring efforts during their assigned shs in the past year; NOW tERETORE, I, Patricia Byers, Wtayor of the City of'Yakima and on behalf of the 'Yakima City Council- do hereby proclaim the weekofApril11-17, 2021 as "NATIONAL ` ELSE Co!1!1 v.XIC OR,S WEEK" in the City of'Yakima, in honor of the men and women whose diligence and professionalism keep our City and citizens safe. Dated this 6th day of April- 2021 Patricia Byers, Wtayor