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File #: R-50-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/10/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/14/2020
Title: Robert H. Eades - For the purpose of remembering Robert H. Eades and his contributions to the community; and renaming the College Creek Park at Clay Street and College Creek in his honor.
Sponsors: Fred Paone, Elly Tierney, Gavin Buckley, Rob Savidge, Dajuan K. Gay, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Indexes: Heritage Commission
Attachments: 1. R-50-20 Robert Eades Park First Reader.pdf, 2. R-50-20 SIGNED.pdf
Title
Robert H. Eades - For the purpose of remembering Robert H. Eades and his contributions to the community; and renaming the College Creek Park at Clay Street and College Creek in his honor.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 50-20

Introduced by: Alderman Paone
Co-sponsored by: Alderwoman Tierney, Mayor Buckley,
Alderman Savidge, Alderman Gay, and Alderwoman Pindell Charles

Referred to:
Heritage Commission

A RESOLUTION concerning

Robert H. Eades

FOR the purpose of remembering Robert H. Eades and his contributions to the community; and renaming the College Creek Park at Clay Street and College Creek in his honor.

WHEREAS, Robert H. Eades was born, raised, and lived his entire life in the City of Annapolis;

WHEREAS, he was born on August 14, 1956 and died on August 3, 2020 at the age of 63;

WHEREAS, he was an extraordinary father to his six children as evidenced by his being named "Father of the Year" by the First Baptist Church of Annapolis;

WHEREAS, after starting down the wrong path in life, he changed himself by pursuing his life goals through helping others;

WHEREAS, he spent most of his adult life being the proverbial conscience of the underprivileged community in Annapolis;

WHEREAS, he was known for always sticking up for the underdog;

WHEREAS, he became a business owner (Neet-N-Clean Taxi Co.) and was an eloquent advocate for the taxi cab industry in Annapolis;

WHEREAS, he was an outspoken advocate for the youth of our community, particularly the underprivileged-minority youth;

WHEREAS, he frequently arranged for young people to attend community and sporting events without cost to them while chaperoning them at a great cost to himself in terms of time and money;

WHEREAS, he delivered food to the needy and frequently advocated for them before the City Council and other groups;

WHEREAS, he did everything within his power to positively influence the youth and the underprivileged of our community;

WHEREAS, he had a respe...

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