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Legislation #: 150596 Introduction Date: 7/16/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, HILL, MARCASON, DAVIS, WAGNER, TAYLOR, REED, CURLS, FORD AND CIRCO
Title: Recognizing the General Services Department’s Corporate Safety _ Risk Management Division for receiving the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award in the Program Category from the Public Risk Management Association for demonstrating innovative approaches to public risk management.

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7/16/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/16/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150596

 

Recognizing the General Services Department’s Corporate Safety & Risk Management Division for receiving the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award in the Program Category from the Public Risk Management Association for demonstrating innovative approaches to public risk management.

 

WHEREAS, the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) is recognized as the national leader in public risk management with over 1,150 member organizations including the City of Kansas City; and

WHEREAS, the Corporate Safety & Risk Management team has been working diligently for several years to make Kansas City’s Play it Safe While Driving program such a success and deserves appropriate recognition for winning the PRIMA Outstanding Achievement Award; and

 

WHEREAS, the Public Risk Management Association recognizes only one outstanding achievement winner annually in the program category; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City’s Play it Safe While Driving educational program resulted in a voluntary commitment from more than 1,000 City employees to make the streets of Kansas City safer by driving cell phone free; and

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City’s Play It Safe While Driving program was cited for displaying “excellence, relevance and a results-oriented” approach considered key to a successful risk management program that can benefit the public sector risk management profession; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the General Services Department’s Corporate Safety & Risk Management Division for winning the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award in the Program Category from PRIMA for its Play It Safe While Driving program; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to Eric Hallerud, Corporate Safety and Risk Manager, and Kristin Danner, Assistant Corporate Safety Manager, with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for working to ensure that City employees understand and pledge to avoid distractions while driving in order that all are able to make it home safely at the end of each day and that the streets of the city are safer for all motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

 

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