(A resolution expressing condolences to the City of Kirkwood, Missouri, on the tragic murder of two members of the City Council, two Police Officers, the Public Works Director and the serious wounding of the Mayor)
WHEREAS, the City of Hood River has read of the tragedy suffered by the City of Kirkwood, Missouri, on Thursday, February 7, 2008, when two members of the City Council, two Police Officers, and the Public Works Director were murdered and the Mayor was shot and critically injured at a meeting of the City Council;
WHEREAS, the tragedy is of great concern to all who serve their communities in public office,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that:
The City Council expresses, on behalf of the City of Hood River, its condolences to the City of Kirkwood on the loss of its dedicated public officials and its best wishes for the recovery of the Mayor.
A certified copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the City Council of the City of Kirkwood, Missouri.
Approved by the Hood River City Council the 25th day of February, 2008, to take effect immediately.
Linda Streich, Mayor
Jennifer McKenzie, City Recorder