June 22-26, 2001



WHEREAS, Detroit Mayor Dennis W. Archer hosted the 69th Annual Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors, held June 22-26, 2001; and

WHEREAS, Mayor Archer and the City of Detroit led the celebration of the organization's founding in Detroit 69 years ago; and

WHEREAS, Mayor Archer's contributions to this 69th Annual Meeting is only one of many contributions of leadership to the nation's mayors, having also served as a Conference leader on numerous activities and endeavors; and

WHEREAS, Mayor Archer's efforts have further added to the proud tradition of the City of Detroit and its special relationship with The United States Conference of Mayors,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the mayors of the United States, joined by their families, staff, the staff of The United States Conference of Mayors, and all other conference participants hereby thank Mayor Archer, his wonderful staff and all who have contributed to this meeting for all their efforts; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the mayors of this country assembled here in Detroit and all conference participants wish Mayor Archer and his family happiness and the very best of everything always and salute "The Motor City" where we know we are always welcome.