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File #: 21-1552    Version: 1 Name: 9/7/21 Resolution to Approve Street Closure for 9 11 Remembrance Ceremony
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-344
Title: Resolution to Approve Street Closure for 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, September 11, 2021
Attachments: 1. Ann Arbor FD - September 11 Ceremony.pdf, 2. Road Closure Map 9-11 Ceremony.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve Street Closure for 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Saturday, September 11, 2021
Memorandum
The attached resolution is to approve a request from the City of Ann Arbor Fire Department to close North Fifth Avenue between Ann Street and Huron Street. This closure would be effective at 8:30 AM and end at 11:30 AM on Saturday, September 11, 2021.

The applicant, the City of Ann Arbor Fire Department, will be hosting a ceremony on Saturday, September 11, 2021 beginning at 9:45 AM to honor the 343 firefighters from the Fire Department of New York who lost their lives twenty years ago. The ceremony will be in front of Fire Station 1 on North Fifth Avenue between Ann Street and Huron Street. Members of the public are welcome to attend. The ceremony is planned to last approximately 45-minutes. The ceremony will be completely outside due to COVID-19 precautions.

Notification of the street closing will be provided through the City's website.

The event has been coordinated with all relevant City service areas for the purposes of traffic control and for the protection of the health and safety of the participants and the general public.
Staff
Prepared by: Chantel Jackson, Office Manager
Reviewed by: Mike Kennedy, Fire Chief
Approved by: John Fournier, Assistant City Administrator
Body
Whereas, On September 11, 2001, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) engaged in the largest rescue effort in the history of the American fire service in response to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center;

Whereas, During the rescue effort and because of the collapse of 1 World Trade Center (North Tower) and 2 World Trade Center (South Tower), 343 FDNY firefighters were killed. Also killed as part of the rescue effort at the World Trade Center were 23 City of New York police officers, 37 Port Authority of New York New Jersey police officers, and 8 private EMS workers;

Whereas, 2,565 civilians were killed when hijacked American Airlines Flight...

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