- Education & Events
- NJ Local Government Week
- Sample Resolution
NJ Local Government Week
A RESOLUTION OF __________, RECOGNIZING NJ LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEEK,
APRIL __________, AND ENCOURAGING ALL CITIZENS TO SUPPORT THE CELEBRATION AND CORRESPONDING ACTIVITIES.
WHEREAS, local government is the government closest to most citizens, and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents; and
WHEREAS, local government provides services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents, making their municipality their home; and
WHEREAS, local government is administered for and by its citizens, and is dependent upon public commitment to and understanding of its many responsibilities; and
WHEREAS, local government officials and employees share the responsibility to pass along the understanding of public services and their benefits; and
WHEREAS, NJ Local Government Week offers an important opportunity for elected officials and local government staff to spread the word to all citizens of New Jersey that they can shape and influence this branch of government; and
WHEREAS, the NJ State League of Municipalities and its member municipalities have joined together to teach citizens about municipal government through a variety of activities.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY (Municipality name)_________ AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. That ___________________ encourages all citizens, local government officials, and employees to participate in events that recognize and celebrate NJ Local Government Week.
Section 2. That _______________ encourages educational partnerships between local government and schools, as well as civic groups and other organizations.
Section 3. That ___________________ supports and encourages all New Jersey local governments to actively promote and sponsor NJ Local Government Week.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by _______________.