Juneteenth Celebration - June 22nd, 2024 from 1pm - 3pm

Mounds View Community Engagement Committee presents a Juneteenth Celebration on June 22nd, 2024 at the Mounds View Community Center from 1-3 pm.  There will be ice cream, music and bounce houses and at 1:30 pm the Mayor will present a proclamation recognizing Juneteenth as an important day of celebration and reflection.  Please join us in celebrating!

THE RESOLUTION AND PROCLAMATION READ:

RESOLUTION 9937

CITY OF MOUNDS VIEW

COUNTY OF RAMSEY

JUNETEENTH PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the city of Mounds View diverse population now comprises nearly 1/3 of the entire community, and  

WHEREAS, Council has placed a high priority on ensuring all residents/guests are equal, respected, heard, represented, and engaged, and

WHEREAS, Council created a Human Rights Task Force in 2021/2022 which subsequently dissolved due to member life events, and

WHEREAS, residents Shauna Bock and Andre Cohen have agreed to Co-Chair a Community engagement Committee, and

WHEREAS, the Committee has planned a “kick-off” event on June 22, 2024 from 1 to 3 pm at the Community Center and the Proclamation will be read at that time

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Mounds View, Ramsey County, Minnesota as follows:

  1. That Juneteenth Proclamation is adopted and will be read as part of the Juneteenth Celebration Event held at the Mounds View Community Center on June 22, 2024 between 1 and 3 pm.

 

Adopted this 10th day of June, 2024

                                                             ___________________________________________

                                                            Zach Lindstrom, Mayor

ATTEST:

                                                           __________________________________________

                                                            Nyle Zikmund, City Administrator

 

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