BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 207
January 11, 2013
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Wade Crowder

WHEREAS, the CWEA Polk Award recognizes the contributions of an individual who has consistently contributed leadership by example and contributions to the neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, the 2013 Polk Award is given to Wade Crowder for his singular and personal dedication to the enhancement, beautification and ongoing maintenance of the streetscape in the Cathedral Square District; and

WHEREAS, Wade serves as the current chairman of the Cathedral Square Special Business District and in addition to those responsibilities, Wade has led the effort to beautify and maintain the public areas; and

WHEREAS, Wade has almost single handedly refurbished the historic-style gas replica lamps and posts throughout the district, including painting the ironwork and cleaning fixture heads; and

WHEREAS, Wade has organized, participated in and performed the cleanup and ongoing maintenance of the Maryland- Boyle cul-de-sac including the vacant and once overgrown lot on the northwest corner; and

WHEREAS, he has clipped, trimmed, mulched and tended to numerous overlooked patches of ground by creating and maintaining new gardens; and

WHEREAS, Wade is always described as a hard worker, never asking as much of others as he gives himself… known as the guy who is 'easy to work with', a talented guy who undertakes and executes projects on his own initiative… and a guy who contributes quietly and without fanfare… a guy who 'just does it!'

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis, that we wish to recognize Wade Crowder on being awarded the 2013 Central West End Polk Award, and we wish him many more years of success; and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of this proceeding and to prepare a commemorative copy for presentation to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the sponsor.

Introduced on the 11th day of January, 2013 by:

Honorable Lyda Krewson, Alderwoman 28th Ward

Adopted this the 11th day of January, 2013 as attested by:

David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen

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