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Legislation #: 070512 Introduction Date: 4/26/2007
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Recognizing and expressing appreciation to the Honorable John Fairfield for his service as Councilmember representing Second District.

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4/24/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/26/2007 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 070512

 

Recognizing and expressing appreciation to the Honorable John Fairfield for his service as Councilmember representing Second District.

 

WHEREAS, Councilman John Fairfield has proudly served as the Councilmember for the Second District since being elected in 2003; and

 

WHEREAS, he has had a substantial impact on the development of this City through his four years of service as the Vice Chairman on the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee and as a member of the Finance Committee and International Committee; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilman Fairfield has been a community leader by serving on the Public Improvements Advisory Committee, City Market Oversight Committee, Downtown Council Executive Committee, MARC=s Total Transportation Committee, member and past Chairman of the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Synergy Girls Home Task Force; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilman Fairfield has been a driving force in the development of the City by being instrumental in the negotiations for the retention of the American Airlines Overhaul Base at KCI, working diligently with Platte County and residents to build a coalition to provide additional funding for the Tiffany Hills Baseball Fields and Aquatic Center, continually supporting the Downtown Arena, KC Live, and the redevelopment of the downtown area, and as a recipient of the Brick by Brick Award; and

 

WHEREAS, Councilman Fairfield is a member and past President of the Platte County Bar Association and past President of the Clay-Platte Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby express their heartfelt and sincere appreciation to Councilman John Fairfield for the countless hours of dedicated service he has selflessly given to Kansas City and its citizens during his four years in office; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council as testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Councilman John Fairfield as a token of the high esteem in which he is held.

 

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