Freedom and Heritage Flag Recognition at City Hall Kansas City, MO

Mr. Trieu Hai Nguyen, represents, thank you Mayor Kay Barnes along with City Council members at City Hall, Kansas City

City Hall, Kansas City, Missouri - 3/3/2004

This resolution recommending that the City of Kansas City recognize the flag which consists of three red horizontal stripes on a field of gold as the official flag of the Vietnamese American community


RESOLUTION NO. 050233

Recommending that the City of Kansas City recognize the flag which consists of three red horizontal stripes on a field of gold as the official flag of the Vietnamese American community

WHEREAS, there are a significant number of Vietnamese-Americans who have chosen to make Kansas City, Missouri their home; and

WHEREAS, Kansas Citys Vietnamese-American community has made substantial contributions to the cultural, religious, political and business life of the City of Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, the vast majority of Kansas Citys Vietnamese-Americans embrace the yellow and three red-striped flag as the Freedom and Heritage Flag of the Vietnamese-American community; and

WHEREAS, the yellow flag with three red stripes is widely embraced because of its long history as a symbol of reliance, freedom and democracy in Vietnamese-American communities in Kansas City, Missouri; and

WHEREAS, Kansas Citys Vietnamese-Americans proudly raise this Freedom and Heritage Flag; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council formally recognizes the yellow flag with three red stripes as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the Freedom and Heritage Flag of the Vietnamese American Community of Greater Kansas City with the approval of the Mayor and Council that this flag may be displayed on any City-owned property, at any City-controlled or City-sponsored Vietnamese-American event, or any public function organized by the Vietnamese-American community, subject to the permit requirements of the City.

SEAL OF KANSAS CITY

Kay Barnes, Mayor
Deb Hermann, City Council
Bill Skaggs, City Council
Bonnie Sue Cooper, City Council
John Fairfield, City Council
Troy Nash, City Council
Saundra McFadden-Weaver, City Council
Jim Glover, City Council
Jim Rowland, City Council
Becky Nace, City Council
Terry Riley, City Council
Alvin Brooks, City Council
Charles A. Eddy, City Council


South Vietnam Flag

Freedom and Heritage Flag - South Vietnam Flag

 
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