It is the text from Kitahiroshima City homepage here.
Hello from the Mayor's Room
Publication Day: March 2, 2009
Hello everybody, I am Masami Ueno, the Mayor of Kitahiroshima.
Welcome to the "homepage of Kitahiroshima City"
Kitahiroshima City of Ishikari plains is endowed naturally while being next to way capital Sapporo-shi located at the center, and is almost rich city function and town filled with moisture.
Dr. Clark that Motoichi was Sapporo agricultural school (current Hokkaido University) first generation vice-principal in 1877 (Meiji 10) is the ground which left words of "be ambitious young man" in the case of parting with student at the time of returning home in the United States, and, also, Kyuzo Nakayama old man is the successful Hokkaido cold region rice growing birthplace for "the making of rice" in 1873 (Meiji 6).
We continue development to city to Kitahiroshima City by Hiroshima-cho, the municipal organization enforcement in 1996 (Heisei 8) steadily in Hiroshima village, 1968 (Showa 43) in 1894 (Meiji 27) since full-scale reclamation began by the settlement of person from Hiroshima in 1884 (Meiji 17).
We push forward satisfying city maintenance so that we raise "rich city where creation harmonized with nature" as idea of making of city and make use of comfortable transportation networks such as rich nature and national road, prefectural road, expressway including special natural treasure "Nopporo primeval forest" in the city, JR Chitose Line (to New Chitose Airport to 20 minutes, Sapporo 16 minutes) in making of city, and various city activities, economic activities, social movements are performed functionally safely and act for maintenance of base and unit-related area city area that there is that people gather, and interchange and work on making of city overflowing for vitality.
We will push forward Kitahiroshima City in the 21st century with citizen's in future to push forward making of city increasing charm of such a Kitahiroshima City, and to realize three urban images of "hope city" "interchange city" "growth city".
On this homepage, we publish information about municipal administration. We have many everybodies conjugate and have friendly feeling last by Kitahiroshima City and would appreciate opinion, suggestion for municipal administration.
※We tell about impressions such as events that I attended at by message.
ReferenceGeneral Affairs Department Secretarial Division