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    Resolution!

    The Sebastopol City Council will discuss and vote on a resolution in Solidarity with The Occupy Movement

    Please come to this public City Council Meeting:
    Tuesday December 6th @ 6:00ish p.m.
    Youth Annex 425 Morris Street

    Thank you. See you there!
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    Re: Resolution!

    Please help the City of Sebastopol, and every city and state across our country, to end the policy and funding for undeclared, wars of choice, not defense; by adding this issue to the resolution regarding Occupy Sebastopol, which the city will be voting on this Tue, 12/06/2011 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm.

    Require your local, state and federal government, as well as, regional & national Occupy groups to endorse this as well.

    Ending the funding for strike first foreign policies, which make us less safe at home, and a continued target abroad; as well as, the deep financial debt we incur each day these policies are not ended; is a greater priority than anything else.

    Yes, there are many more very important issues the Occupy movement has brought to light; but this does not surpass the unending loss of human life done in our name, with our escalating debt.

    We can stop it, just like we did with Viet Nam; if each Occupy, and each city, county and state; pass a strong resolution, standing for peace, with no use of military force; without the Constitutional requirement for a declaration of war, and only for the purposes of defense.

    Constitutionally Occupying City Hall for & in PEACE!,

    Colleen Fernald
    Democratic (& Omni-partisan) Constitutional Candidate for PEACE!
    US Senate - California's OPEN primary 2012

    https://ci.sebastopol.ca.us/sites/de...agenda_pdf.pdf

    RESOLUTION NO. ___________ [11/15/11 to City by Council Member Sarah Gurney]

    RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF SEBASTOPOL IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT.

    WHEREAS, nearly one in six Americans live in poverty and the national poverty rate is 15.1%;

    WHEREAS, the top one-hundredth of one percent of Americans make an average income
    of $27 million per household while the average income for the bottom ninety percent is $31,244;

    WHEREAS the richest ten percent control two-thirds of Americansí net worth;

    WHEREAS the City of Sebastopol and its greater community have experienced the impacts of this unfair concentration of wealth and have recently witnessed unprecedented loss of homes, of meaningful employment, of access to medical care, and of public education;

    WHEREAS the City of Sebastopol wants an end to the concenrtration of wealth and power in the hands of the top one percent of the American people, an end to austerity measures that widen this gap, and an end to systems that further impoverish working people and harm the environment;

    WHEREAS the Occupy Movement wants to end this growing inequality;

    WHEREAS the Occupy Movement has become exemplary in its demonstration of true democracy, the voice of the people, through its General Assemblies;

    WHEREAS, The Occupy Movement has sworn to nonviolent tactics;

    WHEREAS, The Occupy Movement seeks solutions for economically distressed Americans at the federal, state, and local levels;

    WHEREAS, The Occupy Movement has changed the national dialogue and garnered enormous public support across the Nation,

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Sebastopol issues this statement of solidarity with the Occupy Movement.

    DULY PASSED this _____ day of _________________, 2011.
    AYES:
    NOES:
    ABSENT:
    ABSTAIN:
    ATTEST: _________________________ APPROVED: _____________________________
    City Clerk Mayor
    APPROVED AS TO FORM:________________________City Attorney
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