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Legislation #: 081229 Introduction Date: 12/11/2008
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 12/18/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CURLS, CIRCO, FORD, GOTTSTEIN, HERMANN, JOHNSON, JOLLY, MARCASON, RILEY, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP, SKAGGS AND FUNKHOUSER
Title: Honoring James T. Nunnelly on his retirement from the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office after 15 years of service.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
12/8/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/11/2008 Held on Docket (12/18/2008)
12/18/2008 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 081229

 

Honoring James T. Nunnelly on his retirement from the Jackson County Prosecutors Office after 15 years of service.

 

WHEREAS, on December 31, 2008, James T. Nunnelly will retire from the Jackson County Prosecutors Office after 15 years of service; and

 

WHEREAS, James is the Program Administrator for COMBAT which is responsible for administering dedicated tax proceeds for substance abuse programs, administering and granting a network of 80 community, law enforcement and public health agencies, and overseeing a $20 million annual budget; and

 

WHEREAS, over the course of James career, he has worked as Chief Executive Administrator at Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center, Family Practice Administrator at Trinity Lutheran Hospital, Surveyor and Field Consultant for the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and was Acting Executive Director for the Kansas City Housing Authority; and

 

WHEREAS, James has been featured in Ebony Magazine and the New York Times and has been chosen one of Kansas City Stars 150 most influential Kansas Citians, one of Kansas City Globes 100 most influential African Americans, most Distinguished Citizen from the Missouri Association of Welfare, and Distinguished Service by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and

 

WHEREAS, affectionately known as "Granddad" to the many lives of young people he has touched through his participation on the Generation Rap program. The "G-Rap" program airs every Saturday morning on KPRS Radio station where young people from schools all over the K.C. area discuss issues that affect them; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor James T. Nunnelly on his retirement from the Jackson County Prosecutors Office after 15 years of service; 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 James T. Nunnelly in token of the high esteem with which he is held by the Mayor and Council and with best wishes for a long and happy retirement.

 

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