RESOLUTION O5-R-19
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF GOLD HILL TO AFFIRM THE INCLUSIVE AND
WELCOMING NATURE OF THE CITY OF GOLD HILL

 

WHEREAS, our nation and the Gold Hill community believe in living up to constitutionally
protected values of freedom of speech, assembly and religion; liberty and justice for all, while
welcoming diversity and inclusion; and


WHEREAS, the City of Gold Hill strives for a high quality of life for all generations, where all
citizens feel safe and welcome, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, place of origin,
religion, sexual orientation, economic status, or ability; and all are treated with respect and
dignity, and are recognized for their contributions in building a strong and vibrant community;
and

WHEREAS, as elected representatives of the people, we support the majority of citizens who
choose to reject discrimination and violence against any citizens or visitors to the community,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the City of Gold Hill will strive to account for, act on, and
implement policies for the betterment of the community, discourage discrimination, and by
enforcing state laws and city ordinances, reject violent acts that may harm any individual, or
group, including but not limited to people of color, religious beliefs, or immigration status; and
acknowledges the destructive nature of speech that calls for imminent violence upon any
person or group in our community; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City of Gold Hill reaffirms its commitment to respect all
places of worship, homes, businesses, schools, and community centers; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that we encourage Gold Hill residents to celebrate unity and
diversity; support the principles of fairness, dignity, and acceptance; promote peaceful
discourse; and join in efforts to ensure the safety and prosperity of everyone in our community.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED on this 14th day of October, 2019 by the following City Council vote:

Councilor

Canon YES _X_ OPPOSE ___ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

Hinkley YES _X_ OPPOSE ___ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

lowe YES _X_ OPPOSE ___ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

Palmer YES _X_ OPPOSE ___ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

Studebaker YES ___ OPPOSE _X_ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

Wilson YES _X_ OPPOSE ___ ABSTAIN ___ ABSENT ___ EXCUSED ___

 

PDF Link: Gold Hill Resolution 05-R-19