Proclamations are provided by Mayor Larry Wolgast as a courtesy to residents of Topeka and are issued to honor an event sponsored by a nonprofit organization that has positive citywide interest.
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Approved proclamations will be presented in the
City Council Chambers (in TPAC),
214 SE 8th Ave
Topeka, KS 66603
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by email to Margo Rangel. Please call 785-368-3895 if you have any questions.
We will contact you to schedule the appropriate presentation ceremony.
Proclamation by the Mayor
WHEREAS, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed on July 26, 1990 to ensure the civil rights of citizens with disabilities; and
WHEREAS, Topeka, Kansas affirms the principals of equality and inclusion for persons with disabilities as set forth for the State of Kansas and as embodied in the ADA, the laws of the State of Kansas and ordinances of Topeka; and,
WHEREAS, numerous organizations in Topeka and Kansas work with constituents and communities to bring forth the promise of hope and freedom that is envisioned by the passage of the ADA; and
WHEREAS, July 26, 2013 celebrates the 23rd Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Larry Wolgast, Mayor of the City of Topeka, Kansas, do hereby proclaim July 26, 2013, as
Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day
In the City of Topeka, Kansas.