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Legislation #: 140707 Introduction Date: 8/28/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, BROOKS, CIRCO, CURLS, DAVIS, FORD, GLOVER, JAMES, JR., JOHNSON, MARCASON, REED, TAYLOR AND WAGNER
Title: Honoring Elizabeth Rhodes on the occasion of her retirement after more than 27 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City Municipal Court.

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8/27/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
8/28/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 140707

Honoring Elizabeth Rhodes on the occasion of her retirement after more than 27 years of dedicated service with the Kansas City Municipal Court.

WHEREAS, Elizabeth Rhodes has been employed by the City of Kansas City, Missouri since November 10, 1986, and will retire from public service on August 29, 2014; and

WHEREAS, Lt. Rhodes began her work as a correction officer, and on April 19, 1993, was promoted to Senior Correctional Officer; and

WHEREAS, along with some of her colleagues, Lt. Rhodes oversees the daily operation of the Municipal Court transportation unit, transporting detainees to and from the Regional Correctional Center and other facilities to court hearings, medical appointments, mental health and substance abuse treatment and other locations as ordered by the court; and

WHEREAS, Lt. Rhodes assists in overseeing the daily activities of the Municipal Court bailiffs; and

WHEREAS, Lt. Rhodes has led her staff in an exemplary fashion, and has been the epitome of professionalism, adaptability and dignity and has successfully helped her team make the move from the Municipal Correction Institution to the Regional Correctional Center; and

WHEREAS, a proud and devoted mother and grandmother, Lt. Rhodes’ retirement plans include spending more time with her family, traveling and working as a professional clown at parties and other events; and

WHEREAS, Lt. Rhodes has left her mark on the Municipal Court by serving in a friendly, confident and professional manner, always exuding warmth and good will; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize Elizabeth Rhodes for her more than 27 years of service to the City of Kansas City, Missouri; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy be presented to Lt. Rhodes with the thanks of the Mayor and City Council and their wishes for a very happy retirement.

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