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Legislation #: 130409 Introduction Date: 5/16/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/16/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CURLS, BROOKS, SHARP, TAYLOR, JAMES, JR., MARCASON, FORD, DAVIS, WAGNER, CIRCO, REED AND GLOVER
Title: Honoring Jesse Barnes for being a highly accomplished African American recognized as one of Ingram’s magazine Forty Under 40, Class of 2013.

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5/15/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/16/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130409

 

Honoring Jesse Barnes for being a highly accomplished African American recognized as one of Ingram’s magazine Forty Under 40, Class of 2013.

 

WHEREAS, Jesse Barns is the Executive Director of the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, it is a place where he can fulfill his passion for telling the stories of African Americans who played key roles in the development of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, Jesse is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta and holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, Jesse also serves on the Mayor’s task force for the Arts, and is a board member for Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity; and

 

WHEREAS, Jesse serves on the Board for Awesome Ambitions, a youth advisory group and is a member of 100 Black Men of Kansas City, a civic group with a focus on mentoring youth; and

 

WHEREAS, Jesse is a native of Wichita, Kansas now residing in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife Mary; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Jesse Barnes for being a highly accomplished African American male recognized as one of Ingram’s magazine Forty Under 40, Class of 2013; 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 Jesse Barnes with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his dedication and service to our community.

 

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