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File #: 0046X-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/20/2020 In control: Dorans
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To Honor, Celebrate, and Recognize the life of Robin L. Holbrook Watson, 1962-2020
Sponsors: Rob Dorans, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

 

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To Honor, Celebrate, and Recognize the life of Robin L. Holbrook Watson, 1962-2020

 

 

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WHERAS, Robin L. Holbrook Watson was born November 30, 1962 to parents Pastor Jim and Joyce Salyers Holbrook and was a lifetime South Side resident and a graduate of Marion-Franklin High School; and

 

WHEREAS, Robin was an original member of the Far South Commission task force and a founding member of the Far South Area Commission; and

 

WHEREAS, Robin earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Franklin University, having majored in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing and Human Resources;

 

WHEREAS, Commissioner Holbrook served as chair of the Area Commission’s Community & Public Interest and Zoning Committees prior to being elected Area Commission Chair; and

 

WHEREAS, Robin was a graduate of the United Way Central Ohio Leadership Academy and championed the establishment of the Scioto Southland Community Center; and

 

WHEREAS, Commissioner Holbrook was a true champion for the Far South Side of Columbus and surrounding areas. Her leadership and expertise will be deeply missed and never forgotten; therefore

 

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

 

That this Council does honor, celebrate, and recognize the life of Robin L. Holbrook Watson, 1962-2020.