City of Brentwood
Proclaiming July to be Recreation and Parks Month
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 continue 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, socialization, 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 spaces 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, BE IT RESOLVED by the City of Brentwood, City Council, that the month of July 2002 is hereby recognized and proclaimed to be Recreation and Parks month.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that all citizens of Brentwood enjoy, recognize and help promote the benefits derived from quality recreation and park resources, which provide something of value to everyone.
Dated this 25th day of June, 2002
Michael A. McPoland, Sr.