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File #: R-062-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2021 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 8/26/2021 Final action: 8/26/2021
Title: A RESOLUTION HONORING THE LEGACY OF FORMER LOUISVILLE ZOO DIRECTOR JOHN WALCZAK BY DEDICATING THE HERPAQUARIUM BUILDING AS THE "JOHN WALCZAK HERPAQUARIUM" IN RECOGNITION OF HIS DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO THE LOUISVILLE ZOO.
Sponsors: Pat Mulvihill (D-10), Anthony Piagentini (R-19)
Attachments: 1. R-062-21 V.1 062421 Dedicating Herpaquarium Bldg as John Walczak Herpaquarium.pdf, 2. John Walczak HerpAquarium Building Facilities Approval Form.pdf, 3. RES 069 2021.pdf

RESOLUTION No. __________, Series 2021

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A RESOLUTION HONORING THE LEGACY OF FORMER LOUISVILLE ZOO DIRECTOR JOHN WALCZAK BY DEDICATING THE HERPAQUARIUM BUILDING AS THE “JOHN WALCZAK HERPAQUARIUM” IN RECOGNITION OF HIS DEDICATION AND SERVICE TO THE LOUISVILLE ZOO.

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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS PATRICK MULVIHILL AND ANTHONY PIAGENTINI

 

                     WHEREAS, John Walczak has been a Louisville Zoo employee for 36 years;

                     WHEREAS, John Walczak has been the Director of the Louisville Zoo since 2004;

WHEREAS, Glacier Run, Gorilla Forest and the Splash Park have all been created under John Walczak’s leadership; and

                     WHEREAS, Director of Facilities has approved the naming of the HerpAquarium Building in honor of former Director John Walczak pursuant to Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Code of Ordinances, Section 39.033.

                     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/ JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I: Former Director John Walczak’s service to the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, on behalf of the Louisville Zoo, be honored by designating the HerpaAquarium Building at the Louisville Zoo the “John Walczak HerpaAquarium Building”. The Office of Facilities Management is hereby directed to move forward with all necessary fabrication and installation of the honorary naming of the building upon the passage of the resolution and the receipt of funds to cover the expense.

SECTION II: This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

_______________________________ Sonya Harward Metro Council Clerk

_____________________________ David James President of the Council

 

 

 _______________________________ Greg Fischer Mayor

 _____________________________ Approval Date

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

 

BY:  ____________________________

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