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Legislation #: 080348 Introduction Date: 4/24/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/8/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FUNKHOUSER
Title: Recognizing the dedication and hard work of Bill Markey to the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Fairness in Construction Board.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/8/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/24/2008 Held on Docket (5/8/2008)
5/8/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 080348

 

Recognizing the dedication and hard work of Bill Markey to the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Fairness in Construction Board.

 

WHEREAS, Bill Markey was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 27, 1924; and

 

WHEREAS, Bill grew up in Independence, Missouri and attended William Chrisman High School and then attended St. Benedicts College (now Benedictine University) for two years before joining the U.S. Army to serve in World War II; and

 

WHEREAS, after returning home from serving America in World War II, Bill attended Kansas State College (now Kansas State University), and received a degree in Civil Engineering in the winter of 1949 and went to work for Eby Construction Company of Wichita, Kansas; and

 

WHEREAS, in 1953, Bill started to work for Clarkson Construction Company and retired in 1990; and

 

WHEREAS, soon after his retirement, Bill was appointed to the Fairness in Construction Board, which he retired from in 2007; and

 

WHEREAS, Bill was married in 1950, is the proud father of 7 children and 22 grandchildren and currently works for McGilley Funeral Homes which he has been a part of for 15 years; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the dedication and hard work of Bill Markey to the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Fairness in Construction Board; 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 Bill Markey with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the time spent in community service.

 

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