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File #: 0022X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: Remy
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To commend and thank Daniel J. Thomas for his outstanding service to the City of Columbus
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

Title

To commend and thank Daniel J. Thomas for his outstanding service to the City of Columbus

 

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WHEREAS, on July 22, 1989, Daniel J. Thomas began his service to the City of Columbus; and

 

WHEREAS, on January 24, 2020, Daniel concludes a thirty-plus year career with the Columbus Planning Division as Urban Design Manager; and

 

WHEREAS, during that time, Daniel has contributed his urban design expertise to countless planning efforts, including many hand drawn sketches and concepts; and

 

WHEREAS, Daniel has served the Downtown Commission faithfully for over a decade; and

 

WHEREAS, Downtown Columbus has experienced unprecedented growth during Daniel’s tenure, totaling billions of dollars of investment; and

 

WHEREAS, reducing his carbon footprint, Daniel has been an avid bicyclist, biking to work before it was “cool” and serving as an example to his colleagues; and

 

WHEREAS, Columbus City Council wishes Daniel a happy retirement filled with new adventures, more time with family and friends, and plenty of biking; now, therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That Columbus City Council does hereby recognize the long career and outstanding service of Daniel J. Thomas to the City of Columbus.