The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

Madison City Council Resolution


The Madison City Council Resolution to officially recognize Madison and Rafah as sister cities was considered as follows:

Tuesday, July 6, 2004
Common Council Organizational Committee (CCOC)
The Committee referred a revised Sister City resolution to the July 20 Common Council meeting, recommending adoption.

Tuesday, July 20, 2004
Common Council
The Council debated and voted on the resolution, rejecting it by a vote of 9 in favor and 8 opposed, 11 votes being required for passage.

In favor: Austin King, Brenda Konkel, Jean MacCubbin, Judy Olson, Matt Sloan, Mike Verveer, Brian Benford, Robbie Webber, Timothy Bruer.

Opposed: Greg Markle, Warren Onken, Paul Skidmore, Cindy Thomas, Linda Bellman, Zach Brandon, Judy Compton, Paul Van Rooy.

Abstaining: Ken Golden, Steve Holtzman.

Absent: Santigo Rosas.

For further information:

Agenda Item 65. ID# 35852,

Lisa Veldran, Administrative Assistant to the Council
Madison Common Council Office
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