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Legislation #: 130332 Introduction Date: 4/25/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS BROOKS, SHARP, JAMES, JR., MARCASON, WAGNER, DAVIS, FORD, JOHNSON, CIRCO, CURLS, GLOVER AND REED
Title: Honoring Frederick Runyon on his retirement after 40 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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4/23/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/25/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130332

 

Honoring Frederick Runyon on his retirement after 40 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Frederick began his career with the City in September 1972 working as an Operator I in the Pollution Control Department, (the former name for the Water Service Department), worked his entire career with the Water Service Department; and 

 

WHEREAS, Frederick was promoted to an Operator II in 1973, a Senior Equipment Operator in 1977, a Utility Repairer Supervisor in the Wastewater Maintenance Division in 2003, received numerous certificates, providing excellent customer service, supervising, evaluating, training operators, enforcing safety; and

 

 

WHEREAS, Frederick is proud to have assisted other City workers during the Country Club Plaza flood in 1977 and assisted the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department in 1993 when they needed someone to operate a backhoe at a crime scene; and

 

WHEREAS, Frederick stated that operating equipment was his job and hobby, he had fun working and will miss it, looking forward to his retirement in order to spend time with his dedicated wife Carole, to sell their current home and move into a smaller home, and to serve the Lord in whatever way he can; and

 

WHEREAS, April 30, 2013, will mark the last day of Frederick’s career with the City of Kansas City, Missouri; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY;

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby extend to Mr. Frederick Runyon, on the occasion of his retirement from City service, the heartiest best wishes for his future, together with appreciation for his 40 years and 5 months of dedicated service to the citizens of 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 Mr. Frederick Runyon in token of the Mayor and Council’s respect and high regard and their best wishes for the long and happy retirement which he so richly deserves.

 

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