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Nelson adopts poverty reduction resolution

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Nelson council recently passed the following motion unanimously:  THAT the City of Nelson copy the attached resolution to the AKGLG (Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments) and submit the attached resolution to the Union of British Columbia Municipalities before June 30, 2010.  The “attached resolution” states the following:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Union of British Columbia Municipalities urge the Government of B.C. to adopt a comprehensive and accountable poverty reduction plan.

Congratulations to the City of Nelson and we hope other municipalities will follow suit!