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File #: 53065    Version: 1 Name: Honoring Connie Phair, Matt Phair and Alec Lewis for their Lifesaving Efforts on August 20, 2018.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/5/2018 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/25/2018 Final action: 9/25/2018
Enactment date: 9/28/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00671
Title: Honoring Connie Phair, Matt Phair and Alec Lewis for their Lifesaving Efforts on August 20, 2018.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Samba Baldeh, Sheri Carter, David Ahrens, Allen A. Arntsen, Shiva Bidar, Maurice S. Cheeks, Keith Furman, Amanda Hall, Rebecca Kemble, Steve King, Arvina Martin, Larry Palm, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer, Zach Wood, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/25/20181 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/5/20181 Council Office 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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Honoring Connie Phair, Matt Phair and Alec Lewis for their Lifesaving Efforts on August 20, 2018.

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WHEREAS, on Monday, August 20, 2018, while riding their bikes surveying the damage caused by an extreme heavy rainstorm event, Connie and Matt Phair noticed a vehicle in a culvert near Chapel Hill and Regis Roads; and,

 

WHEREAS, Matt and resident, Alec Lewis, were able to rescue two of the passengers from the dangerous waters, Mary Georgeff and Bruce Chapin; and,

 

WHEREAS, the driver, James Sewell, tragically lost his life in the event; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Common Council join the Phairs and Mr. Lewis in grieving the loss of James Sewell in that incident,

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that that the Mayor of the City of Madison and the Madison Common Council extend great gratitude to Connie Phair, Matt Phair and Alec Lewis for their selfless and heroic actions on August 20, 2018.