Whereas, city government is the government closest to most citizens and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents; and
Whereas, city government is administered for and by its citizens and is dependent upon public commitment to and understanding of its many responsibilities; and
Whereas, City government officials and employees share the responsibility to pass along their understanding of public services and their benefits; and
Whereas, north Dakota city government week is a very important time to recognize the important role played by city government in our lives; and
Whereas, the North Dakota League of Cities and its member cities have joined together to teach students and other citizens about municipal government through a variety of different projects and information; and
Whereas, North Dakota City Government Week offers an important opportunity to convey to all citizens of North Dakota that they can shape and influence government through their civic involvement.
Now, Therefore, Be it resolved by the City of Valley City as follows:
Section 1. That the City of Valley City does encourage all citizens, city government officials and employees to do everything possible to ensure that this week is recognized and celebrated accordingly.
Section 2. That the City of Valley City does encourage educational partnerships between city government and schools.
Section 3. That the City of Valley City does support and encourage all City Governments to actively promote and sponsor North Dakota City Government Week.
Dave Carlsrud, Mayor
April 3, 2018