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File #: 181446    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 2/5/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution renewing the sister city relationship between Milwaukee and Galway, Ireland.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: SISTER CITIES
Attachments: 1. Renewal Application, 2. Sister Cities Committee Letter, 3. Sister Cities Committee Letter to Sponsor, 4. Irish Fest Presentation, 5. Official Renewal Letter, 6. 2020 Annual Report Request Letter, 7. 2020 Annual Report, 8. 2021 Annual Report Request Letter, 9. 2021 Annual Report, 10. 2022 Annual Report Request Letter, 11. 2022 Annual Report
Number
181446
Version
SUBSTITUTE 1
Reference

Sponsor
THE CHAIR
Title
Substitute resolution renewing the sister city relationship between Milwaukee and Galway, Ireland.
Analysis
This resolution approves the renewal of a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Galway, Ireland. This sister city relationship shall expire 5 years after the adoption of this resolution unless extended for another 5 years by Common Council resolution.

Body
Whereas, The Common Council created the Sister Cities committee to assist in the establishment and maintenance of sister city relationships pursuant to Sister Cities International guidelines; and

Whereas, The Sister Cities Committee reviews requests for new relationships, investigates and makes recommendations to the Common Council concerning the establishment of new relationships, and the maintenance or termination of existing sister city relationships; and

Whereas, On December 21, 2001, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 010680, establishing a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Galway, Ireland; and

Whereas, On March 18, 2008, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 071505, renewing a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Galway, Ireland; and

Whereas, On May 13, 2014, the Common Council adopted Resolution File Number 1311640, renewing a sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Galway, Ireland; and

Whereas, The Sister Cities Committee has reviewed the renewal application of the City of Galway, Ireland, and recommends that a sister city relationship continue pursuant to ch. 335 of the Code; and

Whereas, The sister city relationship between the City of Milwaukee and the City of Galway, Ireland, will continue to benefit both cities in the areas of economic development, health care, education, cultural exchange, social awareness and tourism; and

Whereas, This sist...

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