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File #: 2020-0728    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Districts An ordinance to amend the Code of DeKalb County, as revised 1988, Chapter 20, principally to recognize June 19th, Juneteenth, as a paid County holiday.
Attachments: 1. 2020 06.23 Walk-on Item 2020-0727

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners - District 5                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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Commission District(s): All Districts

An ordinance to amend the Code of DeKalb County, as revised 1988, Chapter 20, principally to recognize June 19th, Juneteenth, as a paid County holiday.

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Information Contact: Mereda Davis Johnson, District 5 Commissioner

Phone Number: 404-687-3588

 

PURPOSE:

To amend Chapter 20 to recognize Juneteenth as a paid County holiday.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

To acknowledge the history surrounding the end of the institution of slavery in the United States.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To adopt the attached ordinance to amend Chapter 20, Sec. 20-164, and recognize Juneteenth as a paid County holiday.