Legislation # 14-0245 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date 6/11/2014
Introduction Date 6/11/2014
Title Resolution Authorizing The Execution Of A License Agreement Between Sharon Bowman- Griffin And The City Of Hampton, Giving The City The Right And License To Reproduce And Display The Poem Honoring Rupert L. Sargent, “A Hero’s Song” In The Ruppert Sargent Building At 1 Franklin Street.
 
Legislation History 14-0245
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
6/11/2014 Approved - items 1 through 8 and 12 through 17 on the consent agenda.
6/2/2014 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 14-0245

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 14-0245

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Authorizing The Execution Of A License Agreement Between Sharon Bowman- Griffin And The City Of Hampton, Giving The City The Right And License To Reproduce And Display The Poem Honoring Rupert L. Sargent, A Heros Song In The Ruppert Sargent Building At 1 Franklin Street.

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the City Council has acknowledged the contribution of the late Leon Ruppert Sargent to this community and to the nation at large by naming its public building at One Franklin Street in Hampton the Ruppert Leon Sargent Building;

WHEREAS, Sharon A. Bowman-Griffin, cousin of Ruppert Leon Sargent, has authored a poem honoring his memory and has not only consented to the Citys use of the poem, The Heros Song, in the Ruppert Leon Sargent Building, but has also requested that the poem be displayed in the building in a fashion befitting the honoring of his memory; and

WHEREAS, Council believes it is fit and appropriate to so honor Ruppert Leon Sargent and desires to do so.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia that the City Manager shall and is hereby authorized to take such steps and to make such expenditures as are reasonable and necessary to cause the poem honoring Leon Ruppert Sargent, The Hero's Song, to be displayed in an appropriate medium, location and manner in the Ruppert Leon Sargent Building and to celebrate the display of the poem and the author with an appropriate ceremony at a future date.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on June 11, 2014.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council