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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Mayor Hocking Gives Proclamation for Constitution Week September 17-23, 2018

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Mayor and City Council by virtue of our authority vested by the City of La Marque, Texas do hereby proclaim September 17-23, 2018, as CONSTITUTION WEEK.

Mayor Bobby Hocking presented a proclamation for Constitution Week to the George Washington Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Monday, September 10, 2018, at the La Marque City Council Meeting. Watch it on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/klc9OWNT_Lo?t=6m15s

September 17, 2018 marks the two hundred thirty-first anniversary of the drafting of the United States of America Constitution, and provides a historic opportunity for all Americans to realize the achievements of the Framers of the Constitution and the rights, privileges, and responsibilities it affords.

The independence guaranteed to American citizens, whether by birth or naturalization, should be celebrated by appropriate ceremonies and activities during Constitution Week, September 17-23, as designated by proclamation of the President of the United States of America in accordance with Public Law 915. 

We the Mayor and City Council by virtue of our authority vested by the City of La Marque, Texas do hereby proclaim September 17-23, 2018 as CONSTITUTION WEEK.