Council Proclaims April 27 ‘Clean Up Los Alamos Day’

Councilor Kristin Henderson, on behalf of the Los Alamos County Council presents a proclamation accepted by Tom Nagawiecki, Environmental Services Management Analyst at tonight’s meeting in Council Chambers, declaring Saturday, April 27 as ‘Clean Up Los Alamos Day’.  Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Proclamation Declaring Saturday, April 27, 2013 as “Clean Up Los Alamos Day” (accepted by Tom Nagawiecki, Environmental Services Management Analyst.)
WHEREAS: Communities nation-wide will celebrate April 22 as Earth Day, with activities and educational opportunities to encourage 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 tenth annual “Clean Up Los Alamos Day” on Saturday, April 27th, 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, April 27 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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