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File #: 41170    Version: 1 Name: Commending James M. Martinson, Public Works Foreperson, of the City Engineering Division, upon his retirement after 29 years of dedicated service to the City of Madison.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/21/2015 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 1/5/2016 Final action: 1/5/2016
Enactment date: 1/5/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00001
Title: Commending James M. Martinson, Public Works Foreperson, of the City Engineering Division, upon his retirement after 29 years of dedicated service to the City of Madison.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Larry Palm, David Ahrens, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Maurice S. Cheeks, Mark Clear, Denise DeMarb, Sara Eskrich, Amanda Hall, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Matthew J. Phair, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
1/5/20161 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/22/20151 Engineering Division RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available

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Commending James M. Martinson, Public Works Foreperson, of the City Engineering Division, upon his retirement after 29 years of dedicated service to the City of Madison.

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WHEREAS, on April 6, 1987 Jim began work for the City Engineering Division as a Street and Sewer Maintenance Worker 1; and,

 

WHEREAS, during his career with City Engineering Jim worked his way up through the ranks serving the public as an Equipment Operator, Engineering Field Aide, Construction Inspector 1 and Construction Inspector 2 culminating with his promotion to Public Works General Foreperson.

 

WHEREAS, for the past 29 plus years, Jim has dutifully served the Engineering Division and the City of Madison; and,

 

WHEREAS, Jim shall retire from the City of Madison Engineering Division on January 10, 2016; and,

 

WHEREAS,  Jim’s calm demeanor throughout difficult projects and adverse conditions served the City and the Public well, and shall be missed.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Engineer commend Jim Martinson, Public Works General Foreperson, on his retirement fromt he City of Madison after nearly 30 years of exemplary City Service.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, Common Council and City Engineer thank Jim Martinson for his dedicated service to the City of Madison, its citizens and partners, and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Mayor, Common Council, City Engineer and entire Engineering Division wish Jim a healthy and enjoyable retirement with his family.