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Legislation #: 900858 Introduction Date: 12/27/1990
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 12/27/1990
Sponsor: None
Title: Honoring Charlie Staples on the occasion of his retirement.

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Honoring Charlie Staples on the occasion of his retirement.


WHEREAS, Mr. Charlie Staples has announced his retirement from the City of Kansas City on December 31, 1990; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Staples has served in various capacities with the Public Works Department with his entire career of 35 years of service with the City devoted to the field of engineering inspection; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Staples has contributed to numerous important construction projects which include such major projects as the Barry Road Bridge over Shoal Creek, the Chestnut Viaduct, N.E. 48th Street, and most recently, the Englewood Road project; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Staples, in his most recent inspection of the Englewood Road project, demonstrated his enthusiasm towards his work by consistently going the extra mile to produce a roadway of extreme good quality; and


WHEREAS, Mr. Staples also displayed his genuine interest in the citizens of Kansas City, and particularly these along Englewood Road, by displaying the utmost professionalism and courtesy to all in completing the project with the minimum of inconvenience; NOW, THEREFORE,




That the Mayor and Council hereby express their sincere appreciation, and that of the people of Kansas City to Mr. Charlie Staples on the eve of his retirement, for his long years of dedicated service to the people and government of Kansas City in performing a vital service for said government and governed; 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 Mr. Staples in token of the hearty best wishes of the Mayor and Council for a continuation, in his retirement years, of excellent health, and of the enormous satisfaction emanated from outstanding services rendered to his fellow citizens.