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Legislation #: 061054 Introduction Date: 9/21/2006
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Honoring Senator Charles B. Wheeler, Jr. for his outstanding contributions and years of service as Chairman of the City’s Fairness in Construction Board.

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9/21/2006 Filed by the Clerk's office
9/21/2006 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 061054

 

Honoring Senator Charles B. Wheeler, Jr. for his outstanding contributions and years of service as Chairman of the Citys Fairness in Construction Board.

 

WHEREAS, Charles B. Wheeler, Jr. A.B., M.D., J.D., is a pathologist, lawyer, former western district judge for Jackson County and former mayor of Kansas City and current State Senator for Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheeler readily accepted the appointment to the challenging position of Chairman of the Kansas City Fairness in Construction Board in early 1992; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheeler has been Chairman since the Boards inception; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheeler, as Chairman, has always provided excellent service to the City and all of its citizens; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheeler, as Chairman, successfully worked with the Kansas City construction industry and its associations, and minority and women-owned businesses and their associations to advance the effectiveness of the Citys MBE/WBE program; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheeler has always willingly assisted the Citys operating departments in meeting Project deadlines; and

 

WHEREAS, Senator Wheelers work is greatly respected and appreciated by the City, his fellow Fairness in Construction Board members, the Kansas City construction industry and its associations, minority and women-owned businesses and their associations; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Charles B. Wheeler, Jr. for his outstanding contributions and service to the Kansas City 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 Charles B. Wheeler, Jr. with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for his commitment to the fairness to all in City construction contracting.

 

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