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File #: 16-839    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Report Status: Passed
File created: 12/8/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/14/2016 Final action: 12/14/2016
Title: CITY COUNCIL STATEMENT OF SUPPORT AND ASSURANCE
Attachments: 1. Statement of Support and Assurance.pdf, 2. 04 Supplement 1.pdf, 3. 04 Handout.pdf
CITY COUNCIL STAFF REPORT
MEETING DATE: DECEMBER 14, 2016

PREPARED AND APPROVED BY: Steve Tate, Mayor

TITLE
CITY COUNCIL STATEMENT OF SUPPORT AND ASSURANCE
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
RECOMMENDATION
Affirm the City Council's Statement of Support and Assurance to the community.

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COUNCIL PRIORITIES, GOALS & STRATEGIES:



Ongoing Priorities
Enhancing public safety
Protecting the environment
Maintaining fiscal responsibility
Supporting youth
Fostering a positive organizational culture
Preserving and cultivating public trust

2016 Focus Areas
Planning Our Community
Developing Our Community
Enhancing Our Services
Improving Our Communication
Participate in Regional Issues

REPORT NARRATIVE:
On November 8, 2016 Donald Trump was elected to become the 45th president of the United States. During his campaign statements were made that brought about many concerns and fears throughout the country.

The City Council would like to assure ALL residents in our community that discrimination based on race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, color or disability is prohibited under federal and/or state law. We will protect the rights of all our residents, regardless of background or sexual orientation.
Morgan Hill residents are highly ethical; we have a set of ethical values that are fundamental to the character of our community. Foremost among the ethical values is respect. Because we respect those we interact with, we treat them honestly, fairly and responsibly.
Thank you for making Morgan Hill a well respected and inclusive community.
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: Empower
In this time of uncertainty and fear, the Council asks the community to embrace the Statement of Support and Assurance and encourage and empower your fellow residents to maintain a high level of respect in all their interactions.
ALTERNATIVE ACTIONS:
Not applicable.

PRIOR CITY COUNCIL AND COMMISSION ACTIONS:
None.

FISCAL AND RESOURCE IMPACT:
There are no fis...

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