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Legislation #: 090435 Introduction Date: 5/21/2009
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 5/31/2009
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, CIRCO, MARCASON, FORD, GOTTSTEIN, CURLS, RILEY, JOLLY, FUNKHOUSER AND SANDERS BROOK
Title: Congratulating Gary O’Bannon, Director of the Human Resources Department, on his appointment to the Missouri State Personnel Advisory Board.

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5/20/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/21/2009 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 090435

 

Congratulating Gary OBannon, Director of the Human Resources Department, on his appointment to the Missouri State Personnel Advisory Board.

 

WHEREAS, Gary OBannon, Director of the Human Resources Department, was recently appointed by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to the State Personnel Advisory Board for a term expiring July 31, 2014; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. OBannons appointment was unanimously confirmed by the Missouri Senate; and

 

WHEREAS, the Personnel Advisory Board renders decisions on personnel appeals, approves classification and pay plans, promulgates rules and regulations regarding personnel administration, conducts investigations, and makes recommendations to the Governor and the Director of the Division of Personnel; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. OBannons distinguished career in personnel administration -- including his service as Director, Deputy Director and Director of Labor and Employee Relations for the Human Resources Department, as well as his service as Manager of Personnel Services for the Parks and Recreation Department -- amply qualifies him for this prestigious appointment; and

 

WHEREAS, his academic achievements including a Bachelors Degree in Communications from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, a Masters Degree in Human Resources from Webster University, completion of both the Harvard and Michigan State University Schools of Negotiation, and his service as a visiting instructor at Kansas University and the George Washington University Public Service School of Excellence in Washington, D.C. further enhance his qualifications for service on this important state board; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. OBannon has previously been recognized for his outstanding public service by being selected as the Local Administrator of the Year by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the American Society of Public Administrators and being chosen to receive the Award of Excellence for Public Sector Labor and Employee Relations from the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Gary OBannon, Director of the Human Resources Department, on his appointment to the Missouri State Personnel Advisory Board; 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 Gary OBannon with the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for his many accomplishments and for his continued distinguished service to the citizens of Kansas City.

 

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