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Legislation #: 160939 Introduction Date: 12/8/2016
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CANADY, BARNES JR., FOWLER, HALL, JAMES, JR., JUSTUS, LOAR, LUCAS, MCMANUS, REED, SHIELDS, TAYLOR AND WAGNER
Title: Honoring Larry Halford on the occasion of his retirement after more than 26 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City, Missouri.

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12/7/2016 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/8/2016 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 160939

Honoring Larry Halford on the occasion of his retirement after more than 26 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City, Missouri.

WHEREAS, Corrections Officer Larry Halford has been employed by the City of Kansas City, Missouri since October 22, 1990, and will retire from public service on December 31, 2016; and

WHEREAS, along with some of his colleagues, Mr. Halford works in the daily operation of the Municipal Court transportation unit, transporting detainees to and from the Regional Correctional Center and other facilities to court hearings, medical appointments, substance abuse and mental health treatment and other locations as ordered by the court; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Halford has been the epitome of professionalism, adaptability and dignity. He began his career as a Corrections Officer at the former Municipal Correction Institution where he supervised the inmate trustee crew, leading the inmates on various details including building maintenance, building repairs and outside work such as mowing vacant lots;

WHEREAS, Mr. Halford successfully helped the corrections division make the move from the Municipal Correction Institution to the Regional Correctional Center; and

WHEREAS, a proud and devoted father and grandfather, Mr. Halford’s retirement plans include spending more time with his family and working with the men’s group at his church; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Halford has left his mark on the Municipal Court by serving in a friendly, confident and professional manner, always exuding warmth and goodness; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Larry Halford for his more than twenty six years of service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy be presented to Mr. Halford with the thanks of the Mayor and City Council and their wishes for a very happy retirement.

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