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File #: 19-0146    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: Miscellaneous & New Business
On agenda: 2/7/2019 Final action: 2/7/2019
Title: RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council’s 52nd Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair

RESOLUTION FOR BOARD MEETING OF FEBRUARY 7, 2019

 

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RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners recognizing the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council’s 52nd Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair

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WHEREAS, the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council’s 52nd Annual Chicago Business Opportunity Fair will be held on April 17 through April 18, 2019, at Festival Hall, Navy Pier; and

 

WHEREAS, the theme of this year’s Fair is “Transform for the Next Generation”; and

 

WHEREAS, the Chicago Business Opportunity Fair has grown to become the principal trade show event for minority business entrepreneurs; and

 

WHEREAS, continuing its tradition of promoting relationships between minority-owned businesses and major buying organizations in the public and private sectors, representatives from hundreds of organizations will participate in the Fair; and

 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has been a pioneer in recognizing the economic contributions of minority business men and women; and

 

WHEREAS, this recognition is evinced by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago’s adoption and continuing advocacy of a policy which supports the legitimate aspirations of minority communities and businesses within its jurisdiction; and

 

WHEREAS, the development of minority business enterprises is in the best interests of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, the State of Illinois and the United States of America; and 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, on behalf of ourselves and staff, hereby recognize April 17 through April 18, 2019, as Chicago Minority Supplier Development Councils Days; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the permanent Record of Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and that a copy of same, suitably engrossed, be presented to the President of the Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Ms. Shelia C. Morgan.

 

Dated: February 7, 2019

 

Approved: KARI K. STEELE, President; BARBARA J. MCGOWAN, Vice President; FRANK AVILA, Chairman, Committee on Finance; Cameron Davis, Kimberly Du Buclet, Marcelino Garcia; JOSINA MORITA; DEBRA SHORE; MARIYANA T. SPYROPOULOS; Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

 

Approved as to Form and Legality: Susan T. Morakalis, General Counsel