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File #: 19-1303    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Establishing a Sister Cities Relationship with the City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador (LQ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/6/2019 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 8/7/2019 Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship Purpose: Benefit from cultural and economic exchanges City/State/Country: City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador Sponsor: Council Vice President, Luis A. Quintana Additional Information:
Sponsors: Luis A. Quintana, Mildred C. Crump
Attachments: 1. 19-1303 certified resolution.pdf
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Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk
Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending
Type of Service: Establishing Sister Cities Relationship
Purpose: Benefit from cultural and economic exchanges
City/State/Country: City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador
Sponsor: Council Vice President, Luis A. Quintana
Additional Information:

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WHEREAS, the City of Newark recognizes the significance and necessity for global interaction; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark acknowledges the great benefits to all residents from cultural and economic exchanges with other municipalities and towns from around the world; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark has established a Sister Cities Program to facilitate such cultural and economic exchanges; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark has a culturally diverse population, which includes a large Ecuadorian community; and

WHEREAS, a significant number of residents from the City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador currently live in the City of Newark and desire to work with the City of Newark to develop and enhance a link with the City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador; and

WHEREAS, the City of Newark feels that it is befitting to establish a meaningful relationship with Ecuadorian cities because of the large influx of natives, which have moved from their Ecuadorian homeland into the Newark Metropolitan Region bringing with them an extremely rich cultural heritage.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

1. The Municipal Council on behalf of the people of the City of Newark does hereby extend an invitation to the government and the people of the City of Canton Nagaritza, Ecuador, to participate with Newark as its Sister City for the purpose of creating greater mutual understanding between the peoples of our two (2) communities.

2. Copies of this resolution are to be sent to the Mayor and Governing Body of the City of Canton N...

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