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Legislation #: 070046 Introduction Date: 1/11/2007
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GLOVER
Title: Honoring Hilda Gibbs on the occasion of her retirement after 22 years as President of the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association.

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1/10/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/11/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070046

 

Honoring Hilda Gibbs on the occasion of her retirement after 22 years as President of the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association.

 

WHEREAS, the names Hilda Gibbs and the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association have become almost synonymous over the years; and

 

WHEREAS, over the years, Hilda has facilitated communication and cooperation between residential, business, institutional and development interests, especially during the St. Lukes expansion, the development of Bishop Spencer Place, recent residential redevelopment and commercial development within the neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, Hilda was instrumental in the creation and implementation of the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Plan that was adopted in June 2004; and

 

WHEREAS, Hilda has participated in many crime prevention efforts such as Citizens Crusade Against Crime, Westport Crime Prevention Commission and the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime, among others; and

 

WHEREAS, Hilda will remain active in the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association and will become an Ex Officio member of the Board; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Hilda Gibbs on the occasion of her retirement after 22 years as President of the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association; 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 Hilda Gibbs with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for her long and productive career with the Plaza Westport Neighborhood Association and her many years of community service.

 

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