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File #: 19-0220    Version: 1 Name: HONORING THE RETIREMENT OF MR. CHARLES SPATARO
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING THE RETIREMENT OF MR. CHARLES SPATARO WHEREAS, Mr. Charles "Charlie" Spataro will retire from his position as Laborer at River Trail Nature Center after 32 years of service with the Forest Preserves of Cook County on May 31, 2019; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has worked at River Trail Nature Center for 19 of those 32 years; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro started his tenure at the Forest Preserves of Cook County in January 1987 at Sand Ridge Nature Center; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has also worked at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, the Salt Creek Landscape Maintenance Division and the Forest Preserves Police Department as a Laborer; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has provided many hours of outdoor fun and enjoyment to Cook County residents by leading the annual hay rides at River Trail Nature Center's popular Fall Festival; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has been a Watchman at the River Trail Nature Center property; and WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro is a Certified Interpret...
Sponsors: TONI PRECKWINKLE (President)
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING THE RETIREMENT OF MR. CHARLES SPATARO

WHEREAS, Mr. Charles "Charlie" Spataro will retire from his position as Laborer at River Trail Nature Center after 32 years of service with the Forest Preserves of Cook County on May 31, 2019; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has worked at River Trail Nature Center for 19 of those 32 years; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro started his tenure at the Forest Preserves of Cook County in January 1987 at Sand Ridge Nature Center; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has also worked at Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, the Salt Creek Landscape Maintenance Division and the Forest Preserves Police Department as a Laborer; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has provided many hours of outdoor fun and enjoyment to Cook County residents by leading the annual hay rides at River Trail Nature Center's popular Fall Festival; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has been a Watchman at the River Trail Nature Center property; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro is a Certified Interpretive Host with the National Association for Interpretation and has trained as a Chainsaw Operator and Prescription Burn Crew member; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro has been an incredible support to the Forest Preserves of Cook County and to the River Trail Nature Center team during his tenure; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Spataro is ready to spend his time on more leisurely pursuits like fishing and bird watching as well as reading books and listening to music.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that I, Toni Preckwinkle, along with the Forest Preserves of Cook County Board of Commissioners and on behalf of all citizens of Cook County do hereby congratulate Mr. Spataro on a long career of public service and on his upcoming retirement. We thank Mr. Spataro for his many contributions, for over three decades, to the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a suitable copy of this resolution be tendered to Mr. Charles Spataro in recognition of his career and contributions to the ...

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