Town Council SPECIAL CALLED Meeting
April 20, 2017
 
 
 

Members Present:   Mayor Ken Hamilton, Michael Capehart, James Earl Coachman, Ann

Adams, Linda Smith

    

Members Absent: Kenneth Hart

 

Mayor Hamilton opened the meeting at 1:30 P. M. 

 

Approval to pass Resolution 2017-002

 

RESOLUTION 2017-002

TOWN OF COTTONWOOD

FAIR HOUSING MONTH PROCLAMATION

 

WHEREAS, April marks the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which sought to eliminate discrimination in housing opportunities and to affirmatively further housing choices for all Americans; and

WHEREAS, the ongoing struggle for dignity and housing opportunity for all is not the exclusive province of the Federal government; and

WHEREAS, vigorous local efforts to combat discrimination can be as effective, if not more so, than Federal efforts; and

WHEREAS, illegal barriers to equal opportunity in housing, no matter how subtle, diminish the rights of all;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,

that in the pursuit of the shared goal and responsibility of providing equal housing opportunities for all men and women, the Town Council of Cottonwood, Alabama, does hereby join in the national celebration by proclaiming

APRIL, 2017

as

FAIR HOUSING MONTH

and encourages all agencies, institutions and individuals, public and private, in Cottonwood to abide by the letter and the spirit of the Fair Housing law. Signed and sealed this _20th__ day of April 2017.

 

Council Member Adams made a motion to approve Resolution 2017-002.  A second by Council Member Smith and the motion was approved unanimously.

 

There being no further business to come before this meeting, there was a motion by Council Member Capehart to adjourn the meeting.  A second by Council Member Coachman and the meeting was adjourned at 1:42 P.M.

 

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