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Legislation #: 171033 Introduction Date: 12/21/2017
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, BARNES JR., MCMANUS AND SHIELDS
Title: Honoring Mr. Dion Waldon on the occasion of his retirement and dedicated service to the City of Kansas City.

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12/20/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/21/2017 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 171033

 

Honoring Mr. Dion Waldon on the occasion of his retirement and dedicated service to the City of Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Dion Waldon began his career in civil engineering with the Army Corps of Engineers where he served for 4 years and then in the private sector for 10 years as a civil engineer; and

 

WHEREAS, Dion has been employed by the City of Kansas City since 1994 when he started his public service career as a Plans Review Engineer in the Public Works Department; and

 

WHEREAS, Dion worked his way thru the ranks and was promoted to Assistant City Engineer for Development Services, Federal Flood Control Projects, GIS Program and Citywide Streetlighting Program; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2005, Dion led the transition of the Land Development Division into the newly consolidated City Planning and Development Department; and

 

WHEREAS, in 2016, Dion identified the need for and transitioned into the DevOps Engineer position with the City Manager’s Office in the implementation of the City’s CompassKC enterprise permitting system; and

 

WHEREAS, during Dion’s tenure as DevOps Engineer he has assisted City departments in streamlining permitting approval processes and realizing the efficiencies gained through interdepartmental information sharing for the benefit of customer service; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Waldon has been faithful to his duties always showing his dedication, spirit and commitment to public safety; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor and congratulate Mr. Dion Waldon for his exemplary service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri and its residents; 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 Mr. Dion Waldon in token of the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his many years of dedicated service.

 

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