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File #: 0078X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Stinziano
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the Ohio AFL-CIO and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Their Contributions to the City of Columbus
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein

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To Recognize and Celebrate the Ohio AFL-CIO and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and Their Contributions to the City of Columbus

 

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WHEREAS, the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance is the fastest growing non-profit, conservation organization which combines fundraising efforts with the unique trade skills of union volunteers to complete project in local communities that conserve wildlife habitat, improve access to the outdoors, restore America’s outdoor heritage, while showcasing the good works of America’s labor unions; and

 

WHEREAS, in September of 2016 Ohio AFL-CIO in partnership with the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance volunteered their time and craft to completely remove and rebuild the Antrim Park Pier over a period of two weeks; and

 

WHEREAS, more than 40 union volunteers from both organizations contributed more than 1,200 man hours and $50,000 worth of materials and labor to complete the project; and

 

WHEREAS, this contribution by the Ohio AFL-CIO to the City of Columbus, and others like it, were both completed and made possible under the direction and exceptional leadership of the President of the Ohio AFL-CIO Tim Burga; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus commends the Ohio AFL-CIO, and their work with the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance, for continuously demonstrating their dedication to ensuring that the City of Columbus continues to be a beautiful and accessible city by volunteering their time and skills for the betterment of the community; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the Ohio AFL-CIO and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance and their contributions to the City of Columbus on the occasion of the 5th Annual Ohio State Conservation Dinner on this day, March 24th, 2017.