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Legislation #: 141081 Introduction Date: 12/18/2014
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 and commending the Honorable Judge Michael R. McAdam on the occasion of his retirement from the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kansas City Municipal Division.

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12/18/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
12/18/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 141081

Honoring and commending the Honorable Judge Michael R. McAdam on the occasion of his retirement from the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, Kansas City Municipal Division.

WHEREAS, the Honorable Michael R. McAdam is retiring December 31st after 27 years of outstanding service to the judicial system; and

WHEREAS, Judge McAdam was appointed to the Municipal Court in 1987, serving three years as the first permanent Housing Court judge, and then another 24 years as the judge of Municipal Division 201; and

WHEREAS, Judge McAdam served as Presiding Judge of the Municipal Court in 1994 and in 1995, and was instrumental in creating the permanent Domestic Violence Court judge position which continues through today; and

WHEREAS, Judge McAdam served as the President of the American Judges Association and was honored for that work with the Distinguished Service Award from the National Center for State Courts; and

WHEREAS, Judge McAdam continues his commitment to the community as a member of the DWI Working Group of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation developing tools to help reduce the incidence of impaired driving; and

WHEREAS, a proud and devoted father and grandfather, Judge McAdam will spend more time with his wife of 41 years, Sheila, and their three children, Jennifer and her husband Matt Johnson, Sarah and her husband Manolito Jones, and Joseph and his wife Frances, and four grandchildren, Miles, Evelyn and Malcolm Johnson and Alexandria Jones; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby recognize the Honorable Michael R. McAdam upon the occasion of his retirement and commend him for his years of dedicated service to the judiciary and to the citizens of Kansas City; 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 Judge McAdam with the thanks of the Mayor and City Council and their best wishes for a very happy retirement.

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