City of Brentwood
P R O C L A M A T I O N
WHEREAS, parks, recreation activities, and leisure experiences provide opportunities for young people to live, grow, and develop into contributing members of society; and
WHEREAS, parks and recreation create lifelines and continues life experiences for older members of our community; and
WHEREAS, generating opportunities for people to come together and experience a sense of community through fun recreational pursuits; and
WHEREAS, park and recreation agencies provide outlets for physical activities, socializations, and stress reducing experiences; and
WHEREAS, parks, playgrounds, nature trails, open spaces, community and cultural centers, and historic sites make a community attractive and desirable places to live, work, play, and visit to contribute to our ongoing economic vitality, and
WHEREAS, parks, greenways, and open space provide a welcome respite from our fast paced, high tech lifestyles while protecting and preserving our natural environment and,
WHEREAS, parks and recreation agencies touch the lives of individuals, families, groups, and the entire community which positively impacts upon the social, economic, health and environmental quality of our community.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE RESOLVED, that I Michael A. McPoland, Mayor of the City of Brentwood, on behalf of the City Council do hereby proclaim the July
RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH
And encourage all citizens to celebrate by participating in their choice of pleasurable activities to find refreshment from their leisure.
Dated this 10th day of July 2001
Michael A. McPoland