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BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 220
January 11, 2013
Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.

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TEAM BULLY RESPONSE SQUAD

WHEREAS, the St. Louis Trotters, the Team Bully Response Squad and many other partners have formed to team up against school violence; and

WHEREAS, every student has a right to learn unfettered by behaviors and attitudes that not only distract but do harm; and

WHEREAS, St. Louis Trotters, Team Bully Response Squad and partners identify bullying behaviors as enemy #1; and

WHEREAS, bullying and other acts of violence in our schools have many victims and;

WHEREAS, bullying can be manifested in many ways, such as wearing gang paraphernalia and other clothing meant to intimidate or exclude others, spreading rumors or posting degrading, harmful, explicit messages, any physical acts of aggressions such as punching, slapping or tripping along with a plethora of other bully activities; and

WHEREAS, Team Bully Response Squad will mentor youth regarding proper behavior, assist with counseling and offer instruction in conflict resolution; and

WHEREAS, Team Bully Response Squad will offer as a positive alternative, basketball, stepping, the arts, martial arts and other activities to provide a healthy outlet.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize and praise the collaboration and contribution of Team Bully Response Squad. We further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honoree at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 11th day of January, 2013 by:

Honorable Samuel L. Moore, Alderman 4th Ward
Honorable Lewis E. Reed, President St. Louis City Board of Aldermen

Adopted this the 11th day of January, 2013 as attested by:

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David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

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Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen


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