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Meeting Name: CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE NAMING OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS, FACILITIES AND STREETS Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/8/2020 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 301-B
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Minutes note: Meeting convened: 9:00 A.M. Members present: John Gurda, Matthew O'Neill, Carl Baehr, Clayborn Benson, Reuben Harpole and Carrie Fix Member excused: John McGivern
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191668 01.ResolutionSubstitute resolution assigning the park name "Marlene Johnson-Odom Children’s Park" to a currently unnamed neighborhood park located at 2470-2478 North 1st St., in the 6th Aldermanic District..

Minutes note: Ms. Fannie Smith is present and Ald. Marlene Johnson-Odom was invited to their First Street meetings and she became an advocate for the group. She advocated for the space to be used as a tot lot. Ms. Verda Sayles - resident of 2450 N. 2nd St. - she finds the park to be very valuable for the children in the area. She finds the designation to be most fitting and Ald. Johnson-Odom did so much for the city. Ms. Smith says the park will be re-designed next year with a grand opening to be held. Mr. O'Neill moved, seconded by Ms. Fix for approval. There were no objections.
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200311 02.ResolutionSubstitute resolution assigning the honorary street name "Bishop Osie Tatum Jr." to 35th St. from West Florist Ave. to West Douglas Ave. in the 1st Aldermanic District.

Minutes note: Mr. Sean Tatum is the son of the Bishop and his father has been a member of the church since 1951. For many years the Bishop has been very active in the community despite having a small congregation. The Bishop is a family man and comes from a family of 16 children and understands the importance of strong families. They have been in the area since 2006 when the building was constructed. The congregation has fewer than 300 members. Mr. Harpole moved, seconded by Mr. Benson, for approval. There were no objections.
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