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Legislation #: 130046 Introduction Date: 1/24/2013
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS CIRCO, TAYLOR, SHARP, DAVIS, WAGNER, BROOKS, GLOVER, FORD, JAMES, JR., MARCASON, JOHNSON, CURLS AND REED
Title: Honoring Durand Eddins, Animal Control Officer for the City of Kansas City for his heroic actions to save a family from a house fire.

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1/23/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
1/24/2013 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 130046

 

Honoring Durand Eddins, Animal Control Officer for the City of Kansas City for his heroic actions to save a family from a house fire.

 

     WHEREAS, a Kansas City family of two is alive and unharmed today, thanks to Durand Eddins who refused to stop trying to rescue them from a burning home; and

 

WHEREAS, Officer Eddins was able to drag the citizen out of the house to safety; and

 

WHEREAS, Durand Eddins will not accept the title of hero despite his heroic efforts; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby extend to Durand Eddins their most heartfelt congratulations and thanks for his heroic actions in helping a couple escape from a burning house; 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 Durand Eddins with the best wishes of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City.

 

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