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File #: 0383X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Remy
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Robert Seed on his retirement this 30th day of November, 2018
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Robert Seed on his retirement this 30th day of November, 2018

 

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WHEREAS, Mr. Robert Seed has selflessly served as the Keep Columbus Beautiful Community Relations Coordinator since 2002 and has worked for the City of Columbus since 1994; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Seed was raised in southern Illinois and graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 1977 and Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1980. He served in the Army with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley Kansas and in Southern Germany from 1984-1990 before spending the early 90’s doing Clinical Pastoral Education at Nationwide Children’s Hospital; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Seed has had a long and distinguished career with the City of Columbus, planning key logistics for the KickButtColumbus initiative for ten years, which drew 4,430 volunteers who cleaned up 1,321 ramps and 329 interchanges throughout the city; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Seed has, since 2002 to the present, planned for the support of over 7,114 cleanups involving 161,065 Columbus residents; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Seed will now have more time to spend with his wife Ruthie, their five children and 12 grandchildren.  Although he has chosen to move on, his legacy will forever live on and his dedication will serve as the example for all others to follow; now therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:  That this Council does hereby recognize, celebrate and congratulate Mr. Robert Seed for his many years of dedication and service to the City of Columbus.