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HomeMy Public PortalAboutRES 95/22RESOLUTION NO. 95 -22 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA, ENDORSING A POLICY OF ZERO TOLERANCE FOR GRAFFITTI; FURTHER ENDORSING THE GRAFFITTI ERADICATION PROGRAM;REQUESTING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION TO COORDINATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM; REQUESTING ACTIVE PARTICIPATION FROM ALL MUNICIPALITIES WITHIN PALM BEACH COUNTY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. WHEREAS, public and private property within Palm Beach County has been defaced, damaged or destroyed through the application of graffitti, causing a diminishment of the quality of life within Palm Beach County; and WHEREAS, the Town of Gulf Stream deems it necessary, appropriate and in the public interest to declare its policy of zero tolerance for graffitti and to endorse a countywide graffitti eradication program using existing available county and municipal resources to address this issue and to request that the Criminal Justice commission coordinate the implementation of the program; and WHEREAS, the Town of Gulf Stream requests assistance from all municipalities within Palm Beach County in order to truly clean up all of Palm Beach County and to make a concerted effort to maintain all areas of Palm Beach County in a graffitti -free condition. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM THAT: Section l: The Town of Gulf Stream hereby endorses a zero tolerance policy toward graffitti and adopts the attached graffitti eradication program as a means of addressing this issue. Section 2: All other municipalities within Palm Beach County are hereby requested to adopt similar Resolutions in support of this program and to work with each other, with Palm Beach County and with the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission in order to totally eradicate graffitti from Palm Beach County. Section 3: The Criminal Justice Commission is hereby requested to coordinate the implementation of the program using resources available for this purpose as a pilot project and it is further respectfully requested that a copy of the status report be provided the Town of Gulf Stream. Section 4: This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon adoption. PASSED AND ADOPTED in a regular adjourned session assembled this day of LeL -1„ 1995. 11415 7/ MAY (!M ATTEST: TOWN CLERK cl� cl, TOWN COMMISSION