Council Declares June 21 ‘Clean Up Los Alamos Day’

Staff Report

Los Alamos County Council issued a proclamation this evening in Council Chambers declaring June 21, 2014 as “Clean Up Los Alamos Day” in Los Alamos County (accepted by Bryan Aragon, Public Works).


WHEREAS: Communities nation-wide are encouraging residents to renew their commitment to preserving our valuable resources here on Earth; and

WHEREAS: At home and in school, parents and teachers can educate children about the benefits of protecting our resources and the importance of caring for our environment; and

WHEREAS: The County and Los Alamos National Bank will sponsor the eleventh annual “Clean Up Los Alamos Day” on Saturday, June 21st , and the Council wishes to encourage residents to participate and help clean up neighborhoods,parks and businesses; and

WHEREAS: When we participate in activities such as “Clean Up Los Alamos Day”, we are setting a good example for our children and show we care about protecting our land and open spaces, which in turn strengthens our economy and improves our environment;

NOW, THEREFORE, on behalf of the Council of the Incorporated County of Los Alamos, I do hereby designate Saturday, June 21st as “CLEAN UP LOS ALAMOS DAY” and urge our citizens to participate in this event by cleaning up their properties, neighborhoods, local parks, and other natural open spaces; and

FURTHERMORE, I ask our citizens to rededicate themselves to finding ways they can assist in protecting and preserving our environment, such as reusing and recycling materials that they purchase.

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