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File #: 170428    Version: 0
Type: Resolution-Immediate Adoption Status: Passed
File created: 6/20/2017 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2017
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relating to establishing a hashtag slogan for a City anti-littering and clean-up campaign.
Sponsors: ALD. JOHNSON
Indexes: LITTER

IMMEDIATE ADOPTION

 

Number

170428

Version

ORIGINAL

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. JOHNSON

Title

Resolution relating to establishing a hashtag slogan for a City anti-littering and clean-up campaign.

Analysis

A resolution establishing “#ThrowItInTheTrash” as the official hashtag slogan for this year’s City anti-littering and clean-up campaign. All City departments shall include and make use of “#ThrowItInTheTrash” in social media or as otherwise appropriate when promoting this year’s City anti-littering and clean-up campaign.

 

Body

Whereas, The City of Milwaukee periodically implements city-wide campaigns to discourage littering by educating the public about the harmful social and environmental effects of litter, and to encourage litter clean-up in both public and private spaces; and

 

Whereas, The Milwaukee Youth Council recognizes that social media is a valuable promotional tool for building interest and momentum in the City’s anti-littering and clean-up campaigns, particularly among younger residents and visitors; and

 

Whereas, The Milwaukee Youth Council created the hashtag slogan “#ThrowItInTheTrash” and considers this an appropriate and memorable slogan to promote this year’s City anti-littering and clean-up campaign; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that “#ThrowItInTheTrash” shall be the official hashtag slogan for this year’s City anti-littering and clean-up campaign; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That all City departments shall include and make use of “#ThrowItInTheTrash” in social media or as otherwise appropriate when promoting this year’s City anti-littering and clean-up campaign.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

LRB168944-1

Dana J. Zelazny

June 19, 2017