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File #: 0211X-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/26/2017 In control: Klein
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of James M. Mentel and extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends on the occasion of his passing, July 23, 2017.
Sponsors: Zach M. Klein, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shannon G. Hardin, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson

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To honor, recognize and celebrate the life of James M. Mentel and extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends on the occasion of his passing, July 23, 2017.

 

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WHEREAS, James M. Mentel was born on November 4, 1938 and passed away at the age of 78 on July 23, 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, he graduated from Aquinas College High School in 1956 where he led the 1956 Aquinas baseball team to the city league Championship; and

 

WHEREAS, as a Licensed Professional Surveyor in the Franklin County Engineers Office, he was responsible for the design of State Route 315 and as the Director of Landfill Operations Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, he contributed to the design and construction of the current central Ohio sanitary landfill, the largest in Ohio; and

 

WHEREAS, James was a member of the Engineers Club of Columbus, Shamrock Club of Columbus, an Emeritus member of Charity Newsies, and a longtime member of St. Mary Magdalene Parish; and

 

WHEREAS, James is survived by countless friends and family and will be missed by all who knew him; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this council does hereby honor, recognize and celebrate the fulfilling life of James M. Mentel and extend our sincerest condolences to his family and friends on the occasion of his passing.