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Legislation #: 100586 Introduction Date: 7/22/2010
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/1/2010
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON
Title: Honoring Louie “Scooter” Martin for his 50 years of service to the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department.

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7/19/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/22/2010 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 100586

 

Honoring Louie “Scooter” Martin for his 50 years of service to the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department.

 

WHEREAS, Louie “Scooter” Martin joined the Fire Department on July 18, 1960, at the age of 22; and

 

WHEREAS, Scooter, as he is more affectionately known to his fellow firefighters, is celebrating 50 years of service to the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department; and

 

WHEREAS, Scooter has worked his way through the ranks as a firefighter, fire apparatus operator and Captain and has spent his whole career in the Midtown/Westport area; and

 

WHEREAS, Scooter is now a Captain, a District Safety Officer and drives Battalion Chief 106 on C-Shift located at 43rd and Bridger Road; and

 

WHEREAS, Captain Martin is a valuable asset to the department and all of the firefighters that he works with and needless to say, many changes have occurred during his 50 years of service and he has shown the ability to adapt and learn, to continue to grow and be a major influence and a great example to the members around him; and

 

WHEREAS, Captain Martin was a founding member of the KCFD Honor Guard and has been recognized through the years for awards in Bravery as well as receiving commendations for unit citations and most recently was honored as a Grand Marshall in the 2009 St. Patrick’s Day Parade; and

 

WHEREAS, Captain Martin has for the past 50 years been a loyal and continuous member of Local 42, IAFF; and

 

WHEREAS, Captain Martin continues to show all of the energy and enthusiasm with the best of them. He is just another example of why KCFD is a forerunner among fire departments; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Louie “Scooter” Martin for his 50 years of service to the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department; 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 Louie “Scooter” Martin with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his dedication and service to the Fire Department and the community.

 

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