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SENIOR CITIZENS COMMISSION

MAYOR AND COUNCIL

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MEETING NO. 19-19 Monday, May 13, 2019 7:00 PM

AGENDA

Agenda item times are estimates only. Items may be considered at times other than those indicated.

Any person who requires assistance in order to attend a city meeting should call the ADA Coordinator at 240-314-8108.

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5:00 PM 1. Convene in Open Session to vote on motion to go into Executive Session pursuant to Section 3-305(b)(1)(i) of the General Provisions

Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluations of the City Attorney and the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations, an employee over whom the Mayor and Council has jurisdiction.
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7:00 PM 2. Closed Session

3. Reconvened into Open Session

4. Pledge of Allegiance

5. Agenda Review

7:05 PM 6. City Manager's Report

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7:10 PM 7. Proclamation

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A. Proclamation Declaring May 2019 as Older Americans Month

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B. Proclamation Declaring May 15 - 2019 as National Police Week

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C. Proclamation Declaring May 18, 2019 Kids to Parks Day

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D. Proclamation Declaring May 24, 2019 as Poppy Day in Rockville

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Mayor and Council May 13, 2019

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7:25 PM 8. Recognition, Proclamation and Welcome

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A. Yilan City, Taiwan Delegation: Certificates of Recognition and Welcome Address

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7:45 PM 9. Presentation

A. City Academy Graduation

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10. Board and Commissions Appointments, Reappointments and Announcement of Vacancies

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1. Boards and Commissions, Appointments, Reappointments, and Announcements of Vacancies

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7:55 PM 11. Community Forum

Any member of the community may address the Mayor and Council for 3 minutes during Community Forum. Unless otherwise indicated, Community Forum is

included on the agenda for every regular Mayor and Council meeting, generally between 7:00 and 7:30 pm. Call the City Clerk/Director of Council Operation's Office at 240-314-8280 to sign up to speak in advance or sign up in the Mayor and Council Chamber the night of the meeting.

12. Mayor and Council's Response to Community Forum

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13. Mayor and Council Announcements

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8:15 PM 14. Public Hearing on Zoning Text Amendment TXT2019-00250 - Comprehensive Revisions to the Sign Code; Mayor and Council of Rockville,

Applicants
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8:45 PM 15. Consent

A. Adoption of Resolution to Revise the Schedule of Various User and Regulatory Fees for the City of Rockville - Amendment of Fee Schedule to

Establish a Fee for Filing a Petition to Enter into a Development
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Mayor and Council May 13, 2019

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Rights and Responsibilities Agreement

B. Approval of Minutes

8:50 PM 16. Procurement Action Plan Update

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9:05 PM 17. FY19 6-Month Interim Minority, Female, and Disabled-Owned Businesses (MFD) Outreach Program Update (Through December 31, 2018)

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9:20 PM 18. Introduction and Possible Adoption of an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 19 of the Rockville City Code Entitled Sediment Control and

Stormwater Management, Article IV, Stormwater Management, So as to Revise the Stormwater Plans Submission Requirements for Development Projects that Consist of Three (3) or Less Individual Singe Unit Detached or Semi-Detached Dwelling Units
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9:25 PM 19. Adoption of a Resolution to Approve Amendments to the Sediment Control and Stormwater Management Regulations So as to Revise the

Stormwater Plans Submission Requirements for Development Projects that Consist of Three (3) or Less Individual Single Unit Detached or Semi-Detached Dwelling Units
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9:30 PM 20. Introduction of an Ordinance to Amend Chapter 20 of the City Code Entitled Solid Waste by Adding a New Article IV Entitled Single Use

Plastic Straw Prohibition So as to Prohibit the Use of Single Use Plastic Straws and Stirrers by Food Service Establishments, with Certain Exceptions
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9:50 PM 21. Role of the Director of Council Operations

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10:50 PM 22. Review and Comment - Mayor and Council Action Report

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A. Action Report

23. Review and Comment - Future Agendas

A. Future Agendas

24. Old/New Business

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11:05 PM 25. Adjournment

The Mayor and Council Rules and Procedures and Operating Guidelines establish procedures and practices for Mayor and Council meetings, including

public hearing procedures. They are available at: http://www.rockvillemd.gov/mcguidelines.
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Mayor Council Meeting Date: May 13, 2019 Agenda Item Type: Proclamation

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Department: City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office Responsible Staff: Niles Anderegg

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Subject Proclamation Declaring May 2019 as Older Americans Month

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Recommendation Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council read, approve and present the proclamation to

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representatives of the Senior Citizens Commission.

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Discussion In 1963, the Administration for Community Living began to acknowledge the contributions of older people by using the month of May to

celebrate Older Americans Month. The annual observance offers the opportunity to learn about, support and honor our nation's older residents. This year's theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to:

Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal

enrichment. Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others.
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While Rockville Senior Services provides a variety of programs and services year-round, Older Americans Month is used to focus on how older adults in

our community are leading and inspiring others, how we can support and learn from them, and how we might follow their examples to blaze trails of our own. Throughout this month, Rockville Senior Services will conduct events, programs, and activities designed to highlight the programs and services available to Rockville seniors.
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Mayor and Council History The Mayor and Council recognize May is Older Americans Month every year with a proclamation.

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Public Notification and Engagement Older Americans Month is advertised in the Rockville Senior Center May Newsletter, Senior Center web page and in

the May/June edition of Rockville Reports. Attend the many Senior Citizen programs and events offered in May, and throughout the year, in the City of Rockville.
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Get involved this month by signing up for the following programs: Health Fair, Cheers for Charity Wine Tasting, Blazing the Trail Senior Walk, and

Summer Trips. For a complete list of events in May to celebrate Older Americans Month please visit www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter.
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Attachments Attachment 7.A.a: 2019 Older Americans Month Proclamation (PDF)

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Mayor Council Meeting Date: May 13, 2019 Agenda Item Type: Proclamation

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Department: City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office Responsible Staff: Sara Taylor-Ferrell

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Subject Proclamation Declaring May 15 - 2019 as National Police Week

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Recommendation Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council read, approve and present the proclamation to

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members of the Rockville Police Department.

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Discussion

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date

falls as Police Week. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from around the world converge on Washington, D.C. during National Police Week to participate in several planned events which honor those that have paid the ultimate sacrifice. This provides a unique opportunity to meet others that share a common brotherhood.
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National Police Week began as a memorial service in 1982 with a gathering in Senate Park of approximately 120 survivors and law enforcement. Decades

later, National Police Week has grown to a series of activities which attract thousands of survivors and law enforcement officers to the nation s Capital annually. Activities include the National Peace Officers Memorial Service (sponsored by the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police), Candlelight Vigil (sponsored by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund) and seminars (sponsored by Concerns of Police Survivors). These and other local National Police Week events are described below.
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Monday, May 6, 2019 Washington Area Law Enforcement Memorial Service The DC FOP Lodge 1, FOP Auxiliary, DC MPD and DC-COPS are co-hosting their

annual Washington Area Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service, which starts at 11:30 a.m. at DC MPD Headquarters, 300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
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The Auxiliary will be hosting a luncheon at the nearby DC FOP Lodge after the service, catered by Mission BBQ.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Annual Blue Mass The Blue Mass will be held at 12:10 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (10th G Streets, NW, Washington, DC).

For additional information please call 202-347-2713 or visit www.saintpatrickdc.org. At the Annual Blue Mass, first responders gather to remember the contributions of those who have served in law enforcement and public safety agencies and to ask for continued protection for them in the future. Representatives of Federal and local law enforcement and public safety agencies from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area and around the country attend.
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Saturday, May 11, 2019 National Police Week 5K The National Police Week 5K, hosted by the Officer Down Memorial Page, is held at the beginning of

National Police Week each year in Washington D.C. Thousands of runners and walkers, young and old, come together in our Nation s Capital - and are joined by Virtual Runners around the world - to honor the memory of fallen law enforcement officers who have given their lives in the line of duty. Join us as we Run to Remember the Fallen. Race begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.nationalpoliceweek5k.com for more information and registration.
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NLEOMF Cadet Ceremony The event begins at 11:00 a.m. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 400 E. Street NW, Washington DC.

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Annual Police K-9 Memorial Service The annual Police K-9 Memorial Service. The memorial service will include a wreath laying ceremony to honor the

memory of fallen police K-9s who have given their lives in the line of duty. Please join us as we remember the contributions and sacrifices of our fallen K-9s Heroes. The ceremony will begin at 1 pm and will be held at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 450 F St. NW, Washington, DC 20001.
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Sunday, May 12, 2019 Law Enforcement United (LEU) Bike Ride At 1:00 p.m., the LEU riders will arrive at Ft. Hunt Park, 8999 Fort Hunt Rd. Alexandria

VA
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Police Unity Tour Arrival Ceremony Arrival Ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. To learn more about

the Police Unity Tour, visit www.policeunitytour.com, call 973-443-0030, or E- mail info@unitytour.com for more information.
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DC United First Responder Night at Audi Field Join DC United as they take on Sporting KC in a game that honors first responders and benefits public

safety. Special discounted ticket with portion going to The National Police Foundation in
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honor of Police Week. Purchase tickets through this link to support law enforcement: https://t.co/wqOaThr1sa. 7:00pm at Audi Field in Washington, DC.

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Monday, May 13, 2019 31st Annual Candlelight Vigil The Candlelight Vigil will be held at 8:00 p.m. on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets.

The event is sponsored by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. No tickets are required, and everyone is welcome. For additional information please call 202-737-3400.
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FOP DC Lodge 1 Events This year marks the 30th anniversary of Police Week Tent City and groundbreaking of the National Law Enforcement Officers

Memorial. As we come together to attend National Police Week 2019, we are proud to celebrate 30 years of commitment to our Blue family.
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Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium - Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E.,

Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11:00 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9-minute walk from the site.
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Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a

great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. We are excited to welcome over 80 vendors. The complete list of vendors is found at www.policeweektentcity.com. Kids Zone will provide family friendly fun and games from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.
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Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City 2019 by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at

@policeweekdc. See you there
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens Sponsored by Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) at the Hilton

Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. Family and co-worker survivors have opportunities to receive support to understanding grief, prepare for trial, learn new coping skills, and build connections with others. School-aged children of fallen officers spend the day off-site at local and federal law enforcement academies taking part in activities specially tailored for their ages. Visitwww.nationalcops.org or call 573- 346-4911 for more information.
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Annual Steve Young National Honor Guard Competition and Pipe Band Competition This event is hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police and takes place

at the Grant Statue (west front of the United States Capitol.) During the day you will see honor guard teams and pipe
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bands all performing for the public as they pay their heart felt tributes to law enforcement and the nation s surviving families. Time: 8:00 a.m. to

approximately 4:00 p.m.
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Contact: Ken Roske Fraternal Order of Police, National Memorial Committee 711 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001 e-mail: policeweekhg@aol.com

www.policeweekhonorguard.com
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FOP DC Lodge 1 Events This year marks the 30th anniversary of Police Week Tent City and groundbreaking of the National Law Enforcement Officers

Memorial. As we come together to attend National Police Week 2019, we are proud to celebrate 30 years of commitment to our Blue family.
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Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium - Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E.,

Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11:00 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9-minute walk from the site.
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Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a

great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. We are excited to welcome over 80 vendors. The complete list of vendors is found at www.policeweektentcity.com. Kids Zone will provide family friendly fun and games from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.
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Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City 2019 by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at

@policeweekdc. See you there
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service Sponsored by the Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police and the Grand

Lodge Fraternal Order of Police Auxiliary. The Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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The Service begins at 11:00 a.m. and is expected to run approximately 2 hours. Contact: Lou Cannon (lcannon@dc-fop.org) or Linda Hennie

(lshennie@aol.com). The Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held immediately following the Memorial Service. Media inquiries: media.policememorialservice@gmail.com.
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Drinking water trailers, donated by Anheuser Busch, will be available. We highly recommend that you bring plastic refillable water bottles to the

service. Although cups will be provided, it
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will help the reduction of litter if people use refillable plastic bottles.

Honor Guards: If your agency's team wishes to sign up for the Cordon and Colors Honor Guard, you need to submit the following specific information to

lcannon@dc-fop.org: name, date of birth, SSN and agency of each member of the team. All information must be submitted no later than April 15, 2019, 1700 hours. Check in for Honor Guards will be at the Garfield Circle Entrance. Plan to be in position from 0830 hrs. to around 1500 hrs. when the service concludes. All Honor Guard Rifles must be rendered inert; i.e., bolt welded shut or barrel blocked to render it incapable of being fired on a permanent basis.
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Please note: Service begins promptly at 11 a.m.

FOP DC Lodge 1 Events This year marks the 30th anniversary of Police Week Tent City and groundbreaking of the National Law Enforcement Officers

Memorial. As we come together to attend National Police Week 2019, we are proud to celebrate 30 years of commitment to our Blue family.
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Tent City will once again take place May 13th, 14th, and 15th at RFK Stadium - Lot 8. The venue is located at 2400 East Capitol Street S.E.,

Washington, DC 20003. Tent City is open from 11:00 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. RFK provides plenty of paid parking and access to the Stadium-Armory Metro station (Silver, Orange and Blue Lines), which is only a 9-minute walk from the site.
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Join us at Tent City to enjoy music, food, and drinks at the bar with your friends. Our volunteers are here to serve you, ensure that you have a

great time while visiting DC, and most importantly, provide a safe, fun environment to reflect and catch up with old friends. We are excited to welcome over 80 vendors. The complete list of vendors is found at www.policeweektentcity.com. Kids Zone will provide family friendly fun and games from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily.
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Stay updated on all things Police Week and Tent City 2019 by visiting our website www.policeweektentcity.com, and across social media at

@policeweekdc. See you there
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Thursday, May 16, 2019 National Police Survivors Conference and C.O.P.S. Kids/Teens Day two of conference will allow surviving family and co-workers

more opportunities to learn about coping, grief, and build connections. Kids and Teens of fallen officers spend the day with activities. In the evening, family and co-worker survivors can relax and enjoy the Picnic on the Patio at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Hotel. Visit www.nationalcops.org or call 573-346- 4911 for more information.
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Mayor and Council History

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This is the eight-consecutive recognition of National Police Week by the Mayor and Council.

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Next Steps Attend one or more of the many events planned to celebrate National Police Week 2019.

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Attachments Attachment 7.B.a: National Police Week Procamation 2019 (PDF)

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Mayor Council Meeting Date: May 13, 2019 Agenda Item Type: Proclamation

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Department: City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office Responsible Staff: Niles Anderegg

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Subject Proclamation Declaring May 18, 2019 Kids to Parks Day

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Recommendation Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council read, approve and present the proclamation to

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members of the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board.

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Discussion

Thousands of children nationwide and in Rockville will take part in a grassroots movement to celebrate America s parks through play on Saturday, May

18, 2019, commemorating the National Park Trust s seventh annual National Kids to Parks Day. This event will remind families across America to engage our youth with the natural and historical treasures, and the pure fun, available in the neighborhood, state, and national parks as the summer season begins.
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The Rockville Recreation and Parks Department, in conjunction with the National Park Trust, is hosting National Kids to Parks Day on May 18, 2019,

from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Croydon Creek Nature Center. Pick up a free giveaway to explore the Hayes Forest Preserve and enjoy a hike outdoors Kids to Parks Day offers students from urban and rural communities the opportunity to participate in hands-on environmental education, while also providing health and wellness through outdoor recreation.
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Public Notification and Engagement

The May 18th National Kids to Parks celebration was included in a May/June Rockville Reports advertisement and the calendar of events and will be

communicated through social media.
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Attachments Attachment 7.C.a: 2019 National Kids to Parks Day Proclamation (PDF)

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Mayor Council Meeting Date: May 13, 2019 Agenda Item Type: Proclamation

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Department: City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office Responsible Staff: Niles Anderegg

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Subject Proclamation Declaring May 24, 2019 as Poppy Day in Rockville

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Recommendation Staff recommends that the Mayor and Council read, approve and present the proclamation to the American Legion Post 86 Women's

Auxiliary.
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Discussion

Each year around Memorial Day, Veterans of Foreign Wars members and American Legion Auxiliary members distribute millions of bright red poppies in

exchange for contributions that are used to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans. The poppy program provides multiple benefits to the veterans and the community, for example, hospitalized veterans who make the flowers can earn a small wage, supplementing their incomes and making them feel more self- sufficient. The physical and mental activity provides many therapeutic benefits as well. Donations are used exclusively to assist and support veterans and their families. The poppy also reminds the community of the past sacrifices and continuing needs of our nation's veterans. The poppy has become a nationally known and recognized symbol of sacrifice and is worn to honor the men and women who served and died for their country in all wars. In the World War I battlefields of Belgium, poppies grew wild amid the ravaged landscape. How could such a pretty little flower grow wild while surrounded by death and destruction? The overturned soils of battle enabled the poppy seeds to be covered, thus allowing them to grow and to forever serve as a reminder of the bloodshed during that and future wars. The poppy movement was inspired by the poem In Flanders Fields written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae of the Canadian forces in 1915 before the United States entered World War I. Selling replicas of the original Flanders' poppy originated in some of the allied countries immediately after the Armistice.
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Mayor and Council History

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The Poppy Day Proclamation is the traditional start of the Memorial Day season in Rockville and is read every year at a Mayor and Council meeting.

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Attachments Attachment 7.D.a: 2019 Poppy Day Proclamation (PDF)

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