Series 110 2009 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 110-265; Res. 125-09; Celebrating the success of the University of Missouri Tiger athletes
Council Bill No.
celebrating the success of the University of Missouri Tiger athletes.
WHEREAS, the University of Missouri has a long and distinguished
history in academics,
research, athletic accomplishments and public service; and
WHEREAS, Columbia, Missouri, is the capital of Mizzou Tiger
WHEREAS, Tiger athletic team achievements during the 2008
2009 academic year include
a football victory in the Valero Alamo Bowl; an advance to the Elite Eight in the NCAA men s
basketball tournament; college world series competition for the women s softball team; a Big
Twelve championship for the women s soccer team; and record winning seasons for several
WHEREAS, individual achievements include honors for Tiger
coaches; All-American athletic,
All-American academic, Big Twelve and community honors for student-athletes; an NCAA
heavyweight wrestling championship; an Olympic silver medal-winner; opportunities to qualify
for advanced national competitions, including the U.S. Open; and opportunities to play
professionally in several sports; and
WHEREAS, the success of the University and the Tigers continues
to be a unifying event for
alumni and supporters.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. The City Council extends
its heartfelt congratulations to the University and to
the Mizzou Tigers for their accomplishments this past season and best wishes for continued
ADOPTED this 1st day of June, 2009.