Legislation # 07-0492 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 9/12/2007
Title A Resolution Approving the Display of a Poem Honoring Ruppert Leon Sargent in the Ruppert Leon Sargent Buiding.
 
Legislation History 07-0492
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
9/12/2007 Adopted
9/5/2007 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 07-0492

 

Enactment Number: -

 

A Resolution Approving the Display of a Poem Honoring Ruppert Leon Sargent in the Ruppert Leon Sargent Buiding.

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the City Council has acknowledged the contribution of the late Leon Ruppert Sargent to this community and the 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 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 to be displayed in an appropriate medium, location and manner in the Ruppert Leon Sargent Building the poem honoring Ruppert Leon Sargent and authored by his cousin, Sharon A. Bowman-Griffin.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council