Mayor Paul Esser points all types of proclamations, a lot of them honoring completely different weeks or observances. Tuesday evening, Jan. 5, marked the primary one he has issued regarding yoga.
Many individuals have taken up yoga in an effort to seek out power and suppleness throughout COVID-19 when assembly in massive numbers is prohibited in Dane County. Yoga is an historical apply developed 1000’s of years in the past within the Indian subcontinent for sustaining non secular, psychological, and bodily well-being.
Hoping to proceed a program it started years in the past at two Solar Prairie colleges as an after college program, Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, or HSS, is organizing its annual Well being for Humanity Yogathon.
The purpose of the Yogathon is having 5,000 particular person contributors cumulatively full 11,000 repetitions of Surya Namaskara — often known as the solar salutation in yoga — to advertise the non secular, psychological, and bodily well-being of all members of the group. These unfamiliar with HSS ought to know that HSS is a nonprofit charitable group with greater than 235 branches in 173 cities and in 32 states, together with three branches in Wisconsin. By means of the branches, HSS conducts a Hindu values schooling program and group service actions resembling meals and provides drives, offering scorching meals to shelters and offering private protecting gear to first responders in a number of cities throughout Dane County.
Indu Ganganalli appeared through the council Zoom assembly and defined that although periods had been held in particular person up to now, it is going to be completely different in 2021: “This time it is going to be in Zoom periods.”
District 2 Alder Theresa Stevens requested to take part, and Esser requested for a hyperlink to the periods to be despatched to Metropolis Clerk Elena Hilby so it may very well be shared with anybody who needs to take part (electronic mail Hilby at firstname.lastname@example.org to get the hyperlink).
The proclamation declares the Metropolis of Solar Prairie acknowledges HSS for organizing its annual Well being for Humanity Yogathon “to advertise the non secular, psychological, and bodily well-being of all members of the group.”Routes to Restoration bills acknowledged
The Metropolis of Solar Prairie has obtained a complete of $648,962.13 in funding from the Routes to Restoration grant to cowl COVID-19 associated bills together with purchases of eligible items, providers, and constructing upgrades needed to answer the COVID-19 public well being emergency.
These bills included the City of Solar Prairie and the City of Bristol transferring $58,353 to the Metropolis of Solar Prairie to help within the buy of an Aero Clave decontamination system to assist efforts to extend cleanliness of amenities, automobiles, and gear.
Notable bills incurred by town via Nov. 17 included $52,884 for touchless plumbing fixtures, $115,125 for software program and licensing, $14,950 to Kontext Architects for a metropolis corridor air high quality research, $11,514 for added Badger Books for the elections, and $3,570 in COVID bills incurred by the Solar Prairie Fireplace Division, amongst others.
The expense acknowledgement occurred below the council’s consent agenda through the Tuesday, Jan. 5 assembly.
“To help within the transparency of those expenditures, employees will present an replace to Metropolis Council after every profitable submission to the [Department of Administration],” Finance Director Kristin Vander Kool wrote in a memo to alders as a part of the Consent agenda.