Draft Resolution from Highland Park Overlee Knolls
RESPECTING THE AUTONOMY
AND BOUNDARIES OF FEDERATION MEMBERS
WHEREAS, it is the object of the Civic Federation to promote the general welfare of Arlington County and vicinity in a nonpartisan, nonsectarian, nonsectional, and nonpolitical manner;
WHEREAS, the bylaws of the Federation state that organizations shall be considered civic organizations whose primary object and principal work promote the general welfare of their community or the development of civic spirit;
WHEREAS, it is the Federation's longstanding position and practice to not interfere in the governance of its member organizations;
WHEREAS, it is also the Federation's longstanding position and practice to respect the autonomy and boundaries of member civic associations as established on the Arlington County Civic Association map;
WHEREAS, the Federation's official guidance to civic associations is to not encroach upon the territory of a neighboring association,
WHEREAS, it is the strong interest of the Federation and its members to respect every member's autonomy, to build civic spirit and encourage cooperation;
WHEREAS, Federation members should work with duly recognized civic associations to address any concerns: Hostile attempts by a Federation member to advocate another member's dissolution or assume control of its geographic area or constituency should be rejected;
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Arlington County Civic Federation recognizes Highland Park - Overlee Knolls Civic Association's standing as an active civic organization representing the neighborhood to Arlington County, and that the Federation recommends no changes to the current Civic Association map in response to the Leeway Civic Association's request to the
Arlington County Board dated September 20, 2001.
Submitted February 5, 2002 by Cliff McCreedy, Delegate, Highland Park - Overlee Knolls Civic Association, on behalf of HP-OK Delegates and Alternates: Rosie McCabe, Roger Morton, Sophie Vogel, Thanna Schemmel, Doris Thomas, Peter Keys and Hung Nguyen.
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