October 4, 2019 4:48 PM
Flag Honors for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service
FLAG HONORS FOR THE NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS MEMORIAL SERVICE
WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 1.14 of the Sunnyside Municipal Code (SMC), the City Council has charged the Mayor with the authority to direct the lowering of the flag of the United States as a sign of respect on specified occasions; and,
WHEREAS, Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington has directed that the flags of Washington State and United States be lowered to half-staff in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.
NOW THEREFORE, I, Julia Hart, Mayor of the City of Sunnyside, Washington, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the laws of the State of Washington and on behalf of the City Council do hereby order and direct:
The City Manager or his designee to lower the flag of the United States at all city facilities pursuant to SMC 1.14.030 effective Friday, October 4, 2019 and that the flag remain at half-staff until Monday morning, October 7, 2019.