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File #: 0399X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/5/2018 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To Honor, Recognize and Celebrate the Contributions of Councilmember Jaiza Page to the City of Columbus.

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To Honor, Recognize and Celebrate the Contributions of Councilmember Jaiza Page to the City of Columbus.

 

 

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WHEREAS,                     Councilmember Page began her work with the City as a law clerk in the City Attorney’s office in May of 2008 before becoming Assistant City Attorney and was appointed to Columbus City Council in January 2015; and

 

WHEREAS,  Councilmember Page served as the Chair of the Economic Development & Small Business, Housing, Judiciary & Court Administration, Education, Recreation & Parks, and Zoning Committees; and

 

WHEREAS,  Councilmember Page has worked to improve Columbus neighborhoods and youth engagement by sponsoring legislation for the Applications for Pride, Purpose, and Success (APPS) Program, which engages at-risk youth, as well as partnering with the community on conflict mediation and peace building ; and

 

WHEREAS,   Councilmember Page created the “Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods” grant program to help revitalize abandoned homes throughout Columbus by teaching young people and restored citizens construction skills; and

 

WHEREAS,  Chair of the Housing Committee, Councilmember Page led the fight against evictions through her work with The Ohio State University and Commissioner Marilyn Brown as well as spearheading  legislation to end retaliatory evictions; and

 

WHEREAS                     While Councilmember Page will continue to serve this community as Judge in the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, her advocacy, thoughtfulness, and empathy will be sorely missed by her colleagues on this Council ; now therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council does hereby Honor, Recognize, and Celebrate the Contributions of Councilmember Jaiza Page to the City of Columbus.