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Legislation #: 110321 Introduction Date: 4/28/2011
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/8/2011
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, FUNKHOUSER, CIRCO, CURLS, GOTTSTEIN, HERMANN, JOHNSON, MARCASON, RILEY, SANDERS BROOK, SHARP AND SKAGGS
Title: Expressing appreciation to the Honorable Cathy Jolly for her service as the Councilmember representing the Sixth District-At-Large.

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4/25/2011 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/28/2011 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 110321

 

Expressing appreciation to the Honorable Cathy Jolly for her service as the Councilmember representing the Sixth District-At-Large.

 

WHEREAS, Cathy Jolly served as the Councilmember for the Sixth District-At-Large since being elected in 2007; and

 

WHEREAS, Cathy was appointed by the Mayor to serve as the Chairperson of the Public Safety and Neighborhoods Committee as well as a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee; and

 

WHEREAS, Cathy has been passionate about public safety and public health issues demonstrated by her co-chairing the Health Commission and work with the Kansas City Police Department on numerous initiatives including leading the public safety sales tax renewal, and the campaign for a smoke free Kansas City, the successful ballot measure to ban smoking; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilwoman Jolly worked to consolidate the municipal jail with the Jackson County jail to form the area’s first Regional Jail which has saved the City over one million dollars annually; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilwoman Jolly worked successfully in passing ordinances to reduce domestic violence and sponsored Kansas’ City’s first area wide task force on homelessness; and

 

WHEREAS, one of the projects Cathy is most proud of is the construction of Kansas City’s first health clinic south of 75th Street which will provide health care for residents who are truly in need of it; and

 

WHEREAS, with the Honorable Cathy Jolly’s extensive professional and volunteer experiences, friendships and commitment it is certain that she will continue to serve the citizens of Kansas City in a meaningful way; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby express their heartfelt and sincere appreciation to Councilwoman Cathy Jolly for the countless hours of dedicated service she has selflessly given to the citizens of Kansas City during her four years in office; 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 Councilwoman Cathy Jolly as a token of the high esteem in which she is held by the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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