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Legislation #: 091011 Introduction Date: 12/3/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 12/13/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, GOTTSTEIN, RILEY, HERMANN, SKAGGS, MARCASON, CIRCO, JOLLY, JOHNSON, CURLS AND SHARP
Title: Honoring Peter S. Levi on his retirement after over 19 years of dedicated service to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

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12/3/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/3/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 091011

 

Honoring Peter S. Levi on his retirement after over 19 years of dedicated service to the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

 

WHEREAS, Peter S. Levi served as President and CEO of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce from April 1990 until December 31, 2009; and

 

WHEREAS, Pete has contributed to the growth of the Greater Kansas City Region and has been an important force in creating a more regional mindset for the Metropolitan area; and

 

WHEREAS, Pete collaborated with business, civic and government leaders to work towards the betterment of the Chamber and of the Greater Kansas City region; and

 

WHEREAS, Pete is a member of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) and the Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and

 

WHEREAS, Pete received the Harmony Humanitarian Award, the Urban League Difference Maker Award, Distinguished Leader in Business Award, Baker University, and the L.P. Cookingham Public Administration Award" presented by the American Society for Public Administration, and the "Public Administrator of the Year" Award, presented by the American Society of Public Administration; and

 

WHEREAS, Pete is on the Board of Directors for the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City: Jewish Community Foundation; Workforce Investment Board; Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute Association; Kansas City Symphony; Hawthorn Foundation; Urban League of Greater Kansas City; University of Missouri-Kansas City Board of Trustees; Midwest Research Institute Board of Trustees; Board of Advisor of University of Kansas-Edwards Campus; Advancement Board of the University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital; and Board of Visitors of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

  That the Mayor and Council hereby extend to Mr. Peter S. Levi, on the occasion of his retirement from the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, the heartiest best wishes for his future, together with appreciation for his 19+ years of dedicated service to the citizens of the Kansas City Metropolitan area; 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. Peter S. Levi in token of their respect and high regard and their best wishes for success in this new chapter in his life.

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