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File #: 210855    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Special Action Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2021 In control: Council
On agenda: 9/23/2021 Final action: 9/23/2021
Title: Honoring and recognizing Yvette Tunley on her retirement from the City of Kansas City, Missouri after over 30 years of dedicated service to the City.
Sponsors: Ryana Parks-Shaw, Kevin McManus, Lee Barnes Jr., Teresa Loar, Andrea Bough, Eric Bunch, Brandon Ellington, Dan Fowler, Heather Hall, Quinton Lucas, Kevin O'Neill, Melissa Robinson, Katheryn Shields
Attachments: 1. Authenticated Resolution 210855
RESOLUTION NO. 210855

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Honoring and recognizing Yvette Tunley on her retirement from the City of Kansas City, Missouri after over 30 years of dedicated service to the City.

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WHEREAS, Ms. Yvette Tunley began her career with the City as an Information Processor in the Housing and Community Development Department in January 1991 then rose in administration through the Human Resources and Parks and Recreation Departments, eventually settling in at HR in 1996, and has been the Manager of Talent Acquisition since 2004; and

WHEREAS, Yvette has provided over thirty years of exceptional public service throughout her career; and

WHEREAS, during her career, Yvette has demonstrated the highest standard for professionalism and collegiality in leading a staff managing the process to recruit and hire a majority of the employees currently employed with the City; and

WHEREAS, in addition to all she has accomplished as Manager of Talent Acquisition, Yvette has also been the driving force for the City's participation in Kansas City Corporate Challenge for over two decades, working tirelessly as the City's Coordinator since 1997, and attending a vast majority of events as event coordinator, athlete, emergency fill-in participant, volunteer or cheerleader; and

WHEREAS, Yvette is too active to really retire, and plans to continue her Mary Kay business, develop a program to advise and mentor high school athletes, and spend time with her family, including cheering on the next generation of talented athletes in her family; and

WHEREAS, Yvette has provided strong leadership and mentorship to her Human Resources colleagues and all employees through Corporate Challenge, and retires from the City with the sincere admiration and gratitude from HR staff for her support, friendship and service; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby extend their most sincere appreciation to Yvette Tunley for her 30 years ...

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