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City Reaffirms Constitutional Rights and Community Values

Resolution passed in 2016 has added meaning today in light of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Post Date:08/22/2017 8:43 pm

RESOLUTION R-2016-123
A RESOLUTION OF THE LONGMONT CITY COUNCIL TO REAFFIRM OUR
CONSTITUTIONAL  RIGHTS AND OUR COMMUNITY VALUES

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LONGMONT, COLORADO, RESOLVES:

Section 1

  • To affirm our constitutional rights and the rights granted by amendments to the constitution; and
  • To confirm our community values as a safe, healthy, respectful and welcoming community with fair opportunities for all residents to live, work and play in Longmont; and
  • To state that we are not a city ruled by fear; and
  • We will not stand for bullying, threats, violence or bigotry.

Section 2

  • Furthermore, the people of Longmont stand together to protect and respect each other, no matter what our difference; and
  • We celebrate our rich and abundant diversity, as well as take pride in our strength together.

Section 3

  • The Council repeals all resolutions or parts of resolutions in conflict with this resolution, but only to the extent of such inconsistency.

Passed and adopted this 13th  day of December, 2016.

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