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Town Council Resolution 51 2010TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE TOWN COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 51 SERIES OF 2010 A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN. OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE, IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ARCHEOLOGICAL DISCOVERIES OF A MAMMOTH, ICE -AGE BISON, GIANT SLOTH AND MASTODONS CURRENTLY TAKING PLACE AT LAKE DEBORAH ON THE ZEIGLER PROPERTY, NAMING THE SONG "BIG WOOLY MAMMOTH" THE OFFICIAL SONG OF THE TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE WHEREAS, the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District has made archeological discoveries of a Mammoth, an ice -age Bison, a giant Sloth, and Mastodons at Lake Deborah on the Zeigler property near Snowmass Village; and WHEREAS, the discoveries of such pre -historic animals is one of the most significant archeological events in Colorado history; and WHEREAS, according to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which is assisting Snowmass Water and Sanitation with the discoveries, the unique geologic conditions encountered at Lake Deborah on the Zeigler property near Snowmass Village have produced a high quality of preservation of the bones, skeletons, insects, plants and other fossilized and non -fossilized material discovered on the site such that the specimens are of unusually high scientific quality; and WHEREAS, such high quality specimens of ancient animal life in and around Snowmass Village will present an opportunity for scientists to gain a unique and unprecedented view of pre -historic life in and around Snowmass Village; and WHEREAS, the Mammoth was the first ancient animal discovered at Lake Deborah on the Zeigler Property near Snowmass Village; and WHEREAS, the band Widespread Panic has a song entitled "Big Wooly Mammoth"; and WHEREAS, Widespread Panic has played "Big Wooly Mammoth" during its many performances over the last twenty years in Snowmass Village, Aspen and the greater Roaring Fork Valley; and WHEREAS, Widespread Panic has the largest total attendance for its performances at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival in the history of Jazz Aspen Snowmass; and WHEREAS, Widespread Panic's performances have energized both the Patron area as well as the General Admission area of the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival like no other band, especially including the spectacular water fight during the band's rendition of the song "Chilly Water" during the 2008 Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival; and WHEREAS, in light of the archeological discoveries of a Mammoth, an ice -age Bison, a giant Sloth, and Mastodons at Lake Deborah on the Zeigler Property near Snowmass TC RESO No. 10-51 Page 2 of 2 Village, together with Widespread Panic being some of the most welcome artists and guests of Snowmass Village, designation of the song "Big Wooly Mammoth" as the official song of Snowmass Village is a natural connection between the ancient and present day citizens and visitors of Snowmass Village; and WHEREAS, designation of "Big Wooly Mammoth" as the official song of Snowmass Village will further the exposure of the archeological discoveries as well as the health and public welfare of the citizens and visitors, both ancient and present day, of Snowmass Village. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado: 1. That the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village hereby designates the song "Big Wooly Mammoth" by the Widespread Panic as the official song of the Town of Snowmass Village. INTRODUCED, READ AND ADOPTED, by the Town Council of the Town of Snowmass Village, Colorado, on the 15th day of November, 2010 upon a motion made by Council Member Lewis and seconded by Council Member Mordkin and by a vote of 4 in favor and 0 opposed. Council Member Butler was absent. TOWN OF SNOWMASS VILLAGE Bill Boineau, Mayor .. C "We APPROVED AS TO FORM: John . Dresser, own ttor ey