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Mayoral Proclamation - Earth Week - 04.17.2017


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  • WHEREAS, the Cities of Moorhead, Dilworth, Fargo, and West Fargo are committed to preserving our natural resources, and recognize the importance of increasing community awareness of the vital role our citizens play in this endeavor; and

  • WHEREAS, Earth Week is a time to come together as one community and celebrate the efforts of young and old alike who strive to keep our community clean both for the benefit of today and for generations to come; and

  • WHEREAS, during Earth Week and every week, we urge residents to "Learn Green. Live Green." by:

    • CONSERVING natural resources by taking public transportation or carpooling; turning off the lights when you leave a room; weatherproofing your home; ensuring sprinklers are used sparingly;

    • PRESERVING natural resources by sharing your newspaper with a neighbor, participating in City recycling programs, and in the Capture the Wind®/Capture the Sun® projects;

    • COMMITTING to "closing the loop" in the recycling process by buying recycled-content products.

  • NOW, THEREFORE, We Del Rae Williams, Mayor of Moorhead; Chad Olson, Mayor of Dilworth; Tim Mahoney, Mayor of Fargo; and Rich Mattern, Mayor of West Fargo; do hereby proclaim April 17th through the 22nd, 2017 as Earth Week in our cities, and we encourage the citizens of Moorhead, Dilworth, Fargo, and West Fargo to take this opportunity to renew their commitment to "Learn Green. Live Green." by preserving our earth and its natural resources and by making every day Earth Day!

  • IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have set our hands and caused the Official Seals of the Cities of Moorhead and Dilworth, State of Minnesota; and the Cities of Fargo and West Fargo, State of North Dakota, to be affixed this 17th day of April, 2017 .