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Legislation #: 130898 Introduction Date: 11/21/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, BROOKS, CIRCO, CURLS, DAVIS, FORD, GLOVER, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, MARCASON, REED, SHARP AND TAYLOR
Title: Honoring Carlos Valenciano for fifty years of employment with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

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11/18/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
11/21/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130898

 

Honoring Carlos Valenciano for fifty years of employment with the City of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, Carlos Valenciano began his employment with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, on November 18, 1963, when he became a tabulating equipment operator in the Finance Department. He worked in the Finance Department and the City Manager’s Office, earning numerous promotions through the years. In 1996, Mr. Valenciano became an operations supervisor in the Information Technology Department and in 2007, he was promoted to the position of IT senior analyst, a position he continues to hold with the Information Technology Division of the General Services Department; and

 

WHEREAS, Carlos graduated from Westport High School in 1961, and in the autumn of that year he started computer training at the Automation Institute of Kansas City. Carlos received strong encouragement and support from his parents; it was his mother’s foresight that led to his initial enrollment in computer training. He has taken countless courses since, always maintaining his expertise in computer programs and equipment; and

 

WHEREAS, Carlos and his wife Carol, who celebrated forty years of marriage in May, are the parents of Amy Valenciano, Sarah Valenciano, John Joseph Valenciano, and Cliff Hines, and they have three grandchildren—Dezi, Isabel and Maille; and

 

WHEREAS, during Carlos’ employment with the City, he has worked under the leadership of seven mayors: Ilus Davis, Charles Wheeler, Richard Berkley, Emanuel Cleaver II, Kay Barnes, Mark Funkhouser, and Sylvester “Sly” James. Carlos has a reputation as a skilled and dedicated worker, and his work as loyal public servant continues; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby salute Carlos Valenciano for his fifty years of continuous service to the 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 Carlos Valenciano in appreciation and best wishes of the Mayor and City Council.

 

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