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File #: 120791.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/30/2013 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/21/2013 Final action: 2/21/2013
Title: SISTER CITIES PROGRAM CITY OF RZESZOW, POLAND (B) Resolution No. 120791 A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Gainesville, Florida recognizing the City of Rzeszow, Podkarpackie Province, Poland, as a Sister City of the City of Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. authorizing execution of a Sister City agreement; and providing an immediate effective date.
Attachments: 1. 120791_draft resolution_20130221.pdf, 2. 120791_resolution_20130221.pdf
title
SISTER CITIES PROGRAM CITY OF RZESZOW, POLAND  (B)
 
Resolution No. 120791
A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Gainesville, Florida recognizing the City of Rzeszow, Podkarpackie Province, Poland, as a Sister City of the City of Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. authorizing execution of a Sister City agreement; and providing an immediate effective date.
 
recommendation
The City Commission adopt the proposed Resolution.
 
explanation
The people of the City of Gainesville, Florida, desire to begin a long- standing friendship and association with the citizens of the City of Rzeszow, Podkarpackie Province, Poland.  A group has formed an organization, under the auspices of the Sister City Program of Gainesville, Inc., a not-for-profit Florida corporation (hereinafter the �Gainesville Sister City Program�), called the Gainesville/Rzeszow Sister City Program.  Informal discussions have already been held between the Gainesville Sister City Program and the Mayor of Rzeszow, Poland, who has affirmed their interest in a sister city relationship with Gainesville.
 
The Gainesville/Rzeszow Sister City Program has the support of the Gainesville Sister City Program and other Gainesville community leaders.  This Resolution and sister city agreement will officially create and recognize the sister city relationship so that people of both cities will communicate with one another sharing knowledge and interests to aid in the development of mutual friendships, understanding and cultural opportunities.
 



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