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R89-023 endorsing eforts of City of Denver in bid for 1998 Winter Olympic GamesCommissioners moved adoption of the fol ooww'irrq Resolution: BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO RESOLUTION NO. 89- 0" WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Eagle, State of Colorado (hereinafter the "Board ") recognizes that winter sports activities are critical to the economic health and development of the State of Colorado; and WHEREAS, Colorado contains the area known as "Ski Country, U.S.A." and is recognized internationally as a winter sports center; and WHEREAS, this recognition.as a winter sports center has been recently reenforced by the following events: The 1988 United States Figure Skating Championships in Denver, the selection of the Vail - Beaver Creek area as the site' for the 1989 World Alpine Ski Championships, the selection of Denver's Winter Park ski area as the site for the 1990 World Disabled Ski. Championships, the selection of the Breckenridge ski area as the site for the 1990 Freestyle World Cup, the selection of Denver as the site of the NCAA Final Four basketball championships in 1990, the bid by the University of Denver to host the Final Four- hockey championships in 1991 and the National Brotherhood of Skiers; and WHEREAS, Colorado has a rich heritage of supporting amateur athletics and the Olympic movement as evidenced by the location of the United States Olympic Committee headquarters and training facilities in Colorado Springs, and the headquarters of twenty -five national sports governing bodies in Colorado Springs, as further evidenced by the adoption by the Colorado General Assembly of the voluntary income t -ay checkoff for the United State Olympic Committee program; and WHEREAS, the Olympic Winter Games represent the pinnacle of international winter sports competition; and WHEREAS, the city of Denver has announced its intention, of making a bid to host the 1998 Olympic Winter Games; and WHEREAS, tha parties involved in the planning and preparation for the 1998 Olympic Winter Games are committed to conducting the games in an environmentally sound manner; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY OF EAGLE- STATE OF COLORADO: fi THAT, the Board hereby endorses the efforts of the city of Denver in its bid for the 1998 Winter Olympic Games. THAT, it is the intent of the Board to assist and cooperate with the city of Denver to help bring the 1993 Olympic Winter Games to Denver and Colorado. MOVED, READ AND ADOPTED by the Board of County Commissioners of the Country of Eagle, State of Colorado, at its regular meeting held the 4 i, day of , 1989. fR R COUNTY OF EAGLE, STATE OF COLORADO, By and Through Its BOARD OF✓NTY COMMISSIONERS arcKL..Gusta tj Donald H. Welch Commissioner G eorge A. Gates Commissioner Commissioner � Z�/" - " � -) seconded adoption of the foregoing resolution. The roll having been called, the vote was as follows: Commissioner Richard L. Gustafson Commissioner Donald H. Welch Commissioner George A. Gates This Resolution passed by �G2 cis /2" vote of the Board of County Commissioners of the Cottnty cf Eagle, State of Colorado. county commissioners