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File #: R-021-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee
On agenda: 3/5/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION HONORING REVEREND HERMAN WAYNE COLBERT BY DEDICATING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH 11TH AND 7TH STREETS AS "REVEREND H. WAYNE COLBERT WAY" IN HIS HONOR. SPONSORED BY: PRESIDENT DAVID JAMES
Sponsors: David James (D-6)
Attachments: 1. R-021-20 V.1 020620 – Honorary Sign for Rev. Colbert.pdf, 2. RES 026 2020.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. _____, SERIES 2020
TITLE
A RESOLUTION HONORING REVEREND HERMAN WAYNE COLBERT BY DEDICATING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SOUTH 11TH AND 7TH STREETS AS "REVEREND H. WAYNE COLBERT WAY" IN HIS HONOR.

SPONSORED BY: PRESIDENT DAVID JAMES
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WHEREAS, Reverend Colbert is a native of Louisville Kentucky, born to the late Dr. Reverend Herman Colbert and Mary Colbert, and is the eighth child of eleven siblings; and
WHEREAS, Reverend Colbert is a second generation pastor and has served 26 years as Senior Pastor of the Kingdom Land Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky; and
WHEREAS, Kingdom Land Baptist Church has experienced enormous spiritual growth under Reverend Colbert's pastorate and has implemented a variety of ministries for the community; and
WHEREAS, Reverend Colbert and the Kingdom Land Baptist Church family are spreading the Gospel message by meeting practical needs of people, such as feeding the hungry and helping the poor in the community. They are also providing shelter for the homeless through The Women of Worth (W.O.W.) Transitional House; and
WHEREAS, Reverend Colbert is leading his congregation into revitalizing communities by building better families through practical education; and
WHEREAS, Reverend Colbert is a man of integrity, passion, and compassion. He loves unselfishly and displays unwavering faith and relentless efforts in sharing the rawness and truth of God's Holy Word to a lost world.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION I: Reverend Herman Wayne Colbert's dedicated service and commitment to Louisville Metro is hereby recognized with the placement of an honorary street sign on the northeast corner of South 11th and 7th Streets in Louisville, Kentucky and so designated as "Reverend H. Wayne Colbert Way."
SECTION II: The Department of Public Works is hereby directed to move forward wi...

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