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File #: 17-1639    Version: 1 Name: Resolution: Ceremonial Street Designation - Ms. Annie King Way (JSJ)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/12/2017 In control: Municipal Council and City Clerk
On agenda: 9/20/2017 Final action: 9/20/2017
Title: Dept/ Agency: Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk Action: ( ) Ratifying (X) Authorizing ( ) Amending Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation Honoree: Ms. Annie King Date(s): October 29, 2017 Official Street Name(s): Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue Ceremonial Intersection Name: Ms. Annie King Way Sponsor: Council Member John Sharpe James Additional Information:
Sponsors: John Sharpe James, Eddie Osborne
Attachments: 1. 17-1639 certified resolution.pdf

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Dept/ Agency:  Offices of Municipal Council/City Clerk

Action:  (   ) Ratifying     (X) Authorizing     (   ) Amending

Type of Service: Ceremonial Street Designation

Honoree: Ms. Annie King             

Date(s): October 29, 2017                         

Official Street Name(s):   Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue                   

Ceremonial Intersection Name:   Ms. Annie King Way                     

Sponsor:  Council Member John Sharpe James                      

Additional Information:

                   

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 WHEREAS, Ordinance 6PSF-e, adopted on May 20, 2015, authorizes the designation of an intersection, etc. for honorary and ceremonial purposes; and

 

                     WHEREAS, Ms. Annie King, a retired Newark public schools teacher, dedicated community leader, and public servant was revered throughout the South Ward Weequahic community as a person of action, who would walk  the streets of the community offering assistance to those in need; and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. King’s inspirational life story included the purchase of the home she once cleaned as a housemaid, her dedication to servicing the community and endearingly being called the “Hat Lady,” in reference to the ever present hats she wore whenever in the public’s eye.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEWARK, NEW JERSEY, THAT:

                     

1.                     The Municipal Council does hereby authorize the honorary and ceremonial renaming of the intersection of Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue as “Ms. Annie King Way”.

 

2.                     The official name of the said streets shall remain Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue in its entirety.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

This resolution hereby authorizes the naming of the intersection of Keer Avenue and Crescent Avenue as “Ms. Annie King Way”, for honorary and ceremonial purposes.