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Legislation #: 010564 Introduction Date: 4/12/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 4/12/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WILLIAMS-NEAL
Title: Honoring Louis W. Smith for his outstanding work and dedication in Kansas City.

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4/12/2001

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RESOLUTION NO. 010564

 

Honoring Louis W. Smith for his outstanding work and dedication in Kansas City.

 

WHEREAS, Louis (Lou) W. Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, Missouri, and prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Lou enjoyed a 29-year career with AlliedSignal, Inc., retiring as President of the Kansas City Division in April 1995; and

 

WHEREAS, the Foundation, with Lou as President, works toward the vision of self-sufficient people in healthy communities through a variety of initiatives and programs sponsored and/or operated by its two focus areas: youth development and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership; and

 

WHEREAS, under Lous leadership, the Foundation gained and shared insights about youth, neighborhoods, education and entrepreneurship, which helped create, not only from the not-for-profit sector but also from the for-profit sector, a greater understanding and a greater commitment to addressing some of the issues, opportunities and problems in the local area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council congratulate Louis W. Smith for his outstanding work, dedication and contributions in the Kansas City area; 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 Louis W. Smith in token of the appreciation of the Mayor and Council for the contributions he has made in Kansas City.

 

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