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Legislation #: 120667 Introduction Date: 7/19/2012
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 7/29/2012
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, WAGNER, CURLS, DAVIS, BROOKS, FORD, GLOVER, TAYLOR, REED, CIRCO AND MARCASON
Title: Honoring Sherwin Carroll and the Honorable Judy Morgan for being named Labor’s Representatives of the Year by Labor’s Educational and Political Club, Independent (LEPCI).

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7/19/2012 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/19/2012 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 120667

 

Honoring Sherwin Carroll and the Honorable Judy Morgan for being named Labor’s Representatives of the Year by Labor’s Educational and Political Club, Independent (LEPCI).

 

            WHEREAS, the selection of Sherwin Carroll and Representative Judy Morgan as Labor’s Representatives of the Year by  Labor’s Educational and Political Club, Independent  (LEPCI) was due to their hard work, dedication and decades of both service and leadership in the labor movement; and

 

WHEREAS, in 1985, Sherwin went to work for Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 96, where he was an Organizer/Union Representative and in 1991 was elected to the top position of Executive Director, becoming the first African-American elected to that position; and

 

WHEREAS, Sherwin currently serves as the Kansas City Director and Recording Secretary for SEIU, Local 1, and as the President of the SEIU Missouri/Kansas State Council; and

 

WHEREAS, Judy was a teacher since 1970 before retiring in 2009 and was an active member in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Local 691, including serving as Building Representative, Executive Board member, AFT national delegate and AFT Missouri State delegate before becoming President in 1999; and

 

WHEREAS, Judy has served as Missouri Legislative Chair for the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus and Legislative Chair for Local 691 and was elected in 2011 as a Missouri State Representative; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

            That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Sherwin Carroll and Representative Judy Morgan for being selected as Labor’s Representatives of the Year by LEPCI; 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 Sherwin Carroll and Representative Judy Morgan in token of the high esteem with which the Mayor and Council hold them and with their best wishes for many more years of success.

 

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