Proclamations

City Hall Sign_Fall_720x405

Most Recent City Proclamation

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month
June 2021

May 17, 2021



Whereas:  The City of Roseville supports the LGBTQIA+ community and honors their many contributions to the health of the city; and remains committed to treating all people with fairness and respect; and

Whereas:  In 1993, Minnesota became the first state in the nation to outlaw both sexual orientation and gender discrimination in the field of employment, housing and public accommodations; and

Whereas:  In 2013, the state of Minnesota legalized same-sex marriage; and

Whereas:  Roseville continues the tradition for communities across Ame1ica to recognize their LGBTQIA + (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Ally) residents during the month of June; and recognizes the+ to symbolize the inclusion of all identities; and

Whereas:  LGBTQIA+ people, as the rainbow flag symbolizes, come from every group, religion, ethnicity, age, occupation, ability/disability, size and shape; and

Whereas:  Members of the Roseville LGBTQIA+ community have always served as valuable members of our country in every capacity as homeowners, taxpayers , members of the military, business owners, parents and employees; and

Whereas:  It is important to recognize that we are all part of the same community; and

Whereas: LGBTQIA+ residents have enriched the diverse community of Roseville through their participation in city government, the arts, religious and civil institutions, education and community organizations; and

Whereas: The City of Roseville believes that all people deserve to be protected from bullying, harassment, discrimination, and health disparities; and convey a clear message that intolerance is not welcome in our community, and

Whereas:  LGBTQIA+ community allies, including the Roseville Area High School student groups, provide support and encouragement to Roseville youth with the assistance of School District staff and administration; and
 
Whereas:  The City of Roseville recognizes the contributions that LGBTQIA+ people and their families make to our society and reaffirm our commitment to promoting full equality for every resident of our great city.

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved that the City Council hereby declares June 2021 to be LGBTQIA+ Pride Month in the City of Roseville, County of Ramsey, State of Mim1esota, U.S.A.

In Witness here of, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Roseville to be affixed this 17th day of May, 2021.

Mayor Daniel J. Roe

2021 City Proclamations


January


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month
Optimist Day

February


Black History Month

March


Women's History Month

April


Arbor Day
Day of Remembrance
Fair Housing Month

May


Asian Pacific Islander Month
Mental Health Awareness Month
Older Adults Month
National Police Officers' Memorial Day and National Police Week

June


LGBTQQIA+ Pride Week

July


Parks and Recreation Month

September


Constitution Week
Kiwanis Peanut Day

September-October


Hispanic Heritage Month

November


Native American Month