KC Skyline

City Clerk Web Search

Search the Ordinances:

Legislation #: 010729 Introduction Date: 5/10/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/10/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WILLIAMS-NEAL
Title: Honoring Rose Kemp for her outstanding work and dedication to Kansas City.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/10/2001

Prepare to Introduce

5/10/2001

Adopted


View Attachments
FileTypeSizeDescription
01-010729.PDF Other 249K Authenticated and addl documents

Printer Friendly Version

 

RESOLUTION NO. 010729

 

Honoring Rose Kemp for her outstanding work and dedication to Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Rose Kemp, identified by the Kansas City STAR as one of the areas 21st Century Leaders, has worked for the United States Department of Labor Womens Bureau for many years; and

 

WHEREAS, in her capacity as Regional Administrator of Regional VII, Ms. Kemp has been responsible for the development and implementation of labor policy relevant to women and their status as wage earners; and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Kemp has proven herself an advocate and a leader in promoting the interests of working women throughout the United States and the world. She has represented the United States at numerous international conferences; and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Kemp has received countless awards, and in her honor the Missouri Womens Council established The Rose Kemp Public Service Award, given annually to a Missouri woman who has contributed publicly to the advancement of the status of women with Rose Kemp being the first recipient of the award named for her; and

 

WHEREAS, Rose Kemp has been and remains an exemplary public servant, dedicated to improving the lives of people oppressed by racism and sexism and has devoted her professional life to the betterment of the workplace for all workers; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Rose Kemp for her outstanding work and dedication to Kansas City; 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 Rose Kemp with the congratulations of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for her remarkable career as an advocate for women in the workplace.

 

___________________________________________________________________