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Burlington Commemorates the 233rd Anniversary of the U. S. Constitution for Constitution Week, Sept. 17 to 23.

Mayor and Council Proclamation


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WHEREAS,  September 17, 2020, marks the two hundred and thirty-third anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America by the Constitutional Convention; and

WHEREAS,  It is the privilege and duty of the American people to commemorate the two hundred and thirty-third anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution of the United States of America with appropriate ceremonies and activities; and

WHEREAS,  The Constitution of the United States of America, the guardian of our liberties, embodies the principles of limited government in a Republic dedicated to rule by law; and

WHEREAS,  It is fitting and proper to accord official recognition to this magnificent document and its memorable anniversary; and to the patriotic celebrations which will commemorate the occasion; and

WHEREAS,  Public Law 915 guarantees the issuing of a proclamation each year, by the President of the United States of America, designating September 17th through September 23rd as Constitution Week,

 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED, that the Mayor and Common Council call upon the citizens of the City of Burlington to study the Constitution and to reflect on the privilege of being an American, with all the rights and responsibilities which that privilege involves;

AND BE IT FURTHER PROCLAIMED, that the City of Burlington designates September 17th through September 23rd, 2020 as Constitution Week in the City of Burlington.

Under our hands and the Seal of the City of Burlington

on this 8th day of September, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Twenty

 

 

                                                                                                           Honorable Barry W. Conaway   Honorable Ila Marie Lollar

Mayor                                                  President of Common Council

 

Attested By:

Cindy Crivaro, RMC

Municipal Clerk




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