Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-755; Res. 274-05A; Adopting the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi
Council Bill No.
R 274-05 A
adopting the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi.
WHEREAS, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina,
the United States
Conference of Mayors established a program encouraging cities to adopt cities affected by the
WHEREAS, the United States Conference of Mayors has matched
Columbia, Missouri with
Pascagoula, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, Pascagoula, Mississippi, a city of 26,200 located on
the Gulf Coast, suffered
extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The City of Columbia hereby
adopts the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi under
the United States Conference of Mayors program.
SECTION 2. Residents and businesses in
Columbia and the surrounding area are encouraged
to provide financial and other assistance to the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi. Monetary
donations may be made through the City of Columbia New Century Fund.
SECTION 3. The Mayor is authorized to
appoint a steering committee to develop ideas to
shape support efforts. The steering committee may consist of representatives of social service
agencies, educational institutions, libraries, businesses, faith-based groups and others.
SECTION 4. The City Manager is authorized
to coordinate activities to provide assistance to
the City of Pascagoula, Mississippi and to designate staff to work with the steering committee.
ADOPTED this 5th day of December, 2005.