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File #: 0393X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2018 In control: Hardin
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To Recognize Michael Kasler for his Service to Columbus and Congratulate him on his Retirement
Sponsors: Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize Michael Kasler for his Service to Columbus and Congratulate him on his Retirement

 

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WHEREAS, Michael Kasler was born in 1949, graduated from Athens High School in The Plains, Ohio, and attended Hiram College in Ohio; and

 

WHEREAS, Michael’s first day with City Council was February 28th, 1977, and he served Council under four council presidents - Portman, Hammond, Klein, and Hardin - and worked for the City under five mayors - Moody, Rinehart, Lashutka, Coleman, and Ginther; and

 

WHEREAS, Michael took a leave from the City in 1989 to serve as the Executive Director of Metropolitan Human Services Commission; and

 

WHEREAS, over the course of his time with the City, Michael worked for The Department of Public Service and Transportation, the City Treasurer, The Department of Public Utilities, and currently serves as the Director of the Legislative Research Office for City Council; and

 

WHEREAS, Michael Kasler holds a wealth of institutional knowledge regarding the policy, procedures, and inner-workings of the City of Columbus; and

 

WHEREAS, Michael Kasler, a student of history, takes great pleasure in regaling Council Members and staff with the details of past policy fights and monumental changes he has seen during his time in public service; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby recognize Michael Kasler for his Service to Columbus and Congratulate him on his Retirement