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Legislation #: 940089 Introduction Date: 1/27/1994
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 1/27/1994
Sponsor: MAYOR & COUNCIL
Title: Expressing appreciation to George L. Eib, Superintendent of Forestry and Landscaping, upon his retirement from the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department.

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1/27/1994

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1/27/1994

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RESOLUTION NO. 940089

 

Expressing appreciation to George L. Eib, Superintendent of Forestry and Landscaping, upon his retirement from the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department.

 

WHEREAS, George L. Eib, also known as "Mr. Tree", for the last 34 years has been principally involved in leading Kansas City's reforestation efforts following the ravages of the Dutch Elm Disease; the designing, planning and care of many splendid floral displays and exhibits; the promotion of horticultural and environmental awareness; and the production of Kansas City's premier Flower, Lawn and Garden Show to make the City a more beautiful and livable community; and

 

WHEREAS, George L. Eib has been recognized by his peers with numerous awards, directorships, citations, honors and offices for his professional accomplishments in the fields of arbor culture, horticulture, conservation, and education; and

 

WHEREAS, George L. Eib has been instrumental in securing numerous awards for Kansas City through his stewardship of the City's landscape plantings and efforts to promote energy conservation; and

 

WHEREAS, although he has chosen to retire from the formal City service, he plans to continue working with many local and national groups and organizations to continue to promote the stewardship of the urban forest, beautification efforts in the urban environmental, and horticultural education in the greater Kansas City area; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby express their deep and sincere appreciation to George L. Eib for his stewardship and efforts to preserve the urban forest, the promotion of urban beautification and horticultural education; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that copies hereof be presented to him in token of the profound gratitude and appreciation of the Mayor and Council, and that of the people of Kansas City, the ultimate beneficiaries of his unique, practical and personal manifestation of his civic minded service, and in token of the genuine respect and warm affection with which he is regarded.

 

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