DENALI BOROUGH

RESOLUTION NO. 03-01

A RESOLUTION COMMENDING PRESIDENT BUSH FOR HIS LEADERSHIP IN OUR NATIONS FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM AND REQUESTING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR USE BY THE FIRST RESPONDERS OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES

WHEREAS, The United States is currently fighting a war against terrorism both here and abroad and,

WHEREAS, The nations town, cities, villages and communities have carried the burden for home land security since the Sept 11 attacks and,

WHEREAS,     The safety for American families should not come at the expense of other programs as reductions in appropriations in key areas such as Public safety and Emergency Medical responders and,

WHEREAS, Funding for First responders was first promised nearly a year ago and,

WHEREAS, Earlier this year Funding in the amount of $ 3.5 Billion was proposed for First Responders such as:

            1.) Fire protection and emergency medical services;

            2.) Police protection and related public safety services;

            3.) Other services determined by the governing body to have the highest priority.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: The Denali Borough by this resolution hereby commends President Bush for his leadership for our nations fight against terrorism   and appreciates his commitment to helping out local first responders who protect our citizens.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT:  The Denali Borough Assembly by this resolution requests the passage of First Responders Federal Funding for aid to our citizens engaged in protecting our homeland communities.

PASSED AND APPROVED by a duly constituted quorum of the Denali Borough this 8th day of January, 2003.

SIGNED: SIGNATURE ON FILE

 (MAYOR)

ATTEST: SIGNATURE ON FILE

                (BOROUGH CLERK)