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Legislation #: 130190 Introduction Date: 3/7/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 3/7/2013
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS FORD, WAGNER, SHARP, JAMES, JR., DAVIS, MARCASON, REED, JOHNSON, CURLS, BROOKS, TAYLOR AND CIRCO
Title: Honoring Landon Rowland for his dedication and support to the Kansas City Health Commission and our community as a whole.

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3/6/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
3/7/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130190

 

Honoring Landon Rowland for his dedication and support to the Kansas City Health Commission and our community as a whole.

 

WHEREAS, Landon Rowland has led Kansas City Health Commission gatherings, planning meetings, legislative reviews, and personally visited with the not for profit community agencies, and met directly with senior city leadership and state representatives to ensure all were aware of the unmet health needs of the uninsured and under-insured citizens of Kansas City; and

 

WHEREAS, Landon Rowland was appointed to the Health Commission on November 1, 2001 by Mayor Kay Barnes and served for more than a decade until December 31, 2012,

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Rowland’s passion for the improvement of health in our citizens resulted in the Health Department naming the annual Landon Rowland Order of the Agitator Award for Community Service of which he is the first recipient; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Rowland’s proactive membership in community agencies and boards has had a profound and positive impact on those agencies resulting in him setting the standard for community action by which others will be measured; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Rowland is the Chairman of the Local Investment Commission (LINC), Swope Ridge Geriatric Center and the Metropolitan Performing Arts Fund and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, the American Royal Association, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and the Orthomolecular Medicine & Research Program in Integrative Medicine at Kansas University; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Landon Rowland for his dedication and support to the Kansas City Health Commission and our community as a whole; 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 Landon Rowland with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his dedication and services to the community.

 

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