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Legislation #: 050213 Introduction Date: 2/24/2005
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Title: Honoring Robert W. Steinbach on receiving the James C. Denneny Spirit Award.

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2/23/2005 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/24/2005 Adopted

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Honoring Robert W. Steinbach on receiving the James C. Denneny Spirit Award.


WHEREAS, the Economic Development Corporation awards the James C. Denneny Spirit Award in honor of James Denneny who was one of Kansas Citys staunchest supporters, serving the community in a variety of capacities, continually working to make our city a better place to live and often leading the charge for a better Kansas City; and


WHEREAS, Robert W. Steinbach has been a resident of Kansas City since 1944 working at Pratt & Whitney during the war, for Hallmark Cards and also at Carnation Company before being drafted into the United States Army in 1950; and


WHEREAS, in 1960, Mr. Steinbach established the real estate brokerage company of Steinbach Associates, merging with A.W. Zimmer Company in 1981 to form Zimmer-Steinbach Real Estate Brokerage Company; and


WHEREAS, during his real estate career, Mr. Steinbach was elected to a term of office on the Kansas City, Missouri Real Estate Board and as a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, serving as Kansas City chapter president, as district vice-president and as a member of the national board of directors; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Steinbach has been a member or president of several organizations including, but not limited to, the International Relations Council, the Northwestern University Club, the Historic Kansas City Foundation, the Society for the Preservation of the Wornall House Museum, the Jackson County Board of Services for the Developmentally Disabled, the Kansas City Missouri Property Maintenance Review Road, the Brownfield Commission as well as being a member of the executive committee of the Downtown Council and the Economic Development Corporation and for over 12 years was appointed chairman of the Kansas City Industrial Development Authority; NOW, THEREFORE,




That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Robert W. Steinbach on receiving the James C. Denneny Spirit Award; and


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Robert W. Steinbach with the congratulations of the Mayor and Council on receiving this prestigious award.