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Record #: R2013-396   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 4/10/2013 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 4/10/2013
Title: Congratulations extended to Fire Captain Donald Freza on retirement
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2013-396.pdf
WHEREAS, Captain Donald Freza has officially retired as a member of the Chicago Fire Department following more than three decades of distinguished service; and
WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of this event by Alderman Edward M. Burke; and
WHEREAS, Captain Donald Freza began his illustrious tenure as a firefighter with the City of Chicago on February 18,1980; and
WHEREAS, Donald Freza's first assignment was a nine-year stint at Truck (later changed to Tower Ladder) 39; and
WHEREAS, Donald Freza was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to District 5 Relief for ten years before finding a home at Engine Company 123; and
WHEREAS, In 2006 Donald Freza was promoted to Captain and was assigned to District 1 Relief; and
WHEREAS, On February 16, 2007, Donald Freza was assigned to Truck 11, where he ably served for the remainder of his career; and
WHEREAS, Donald Freza retired at the end of 2012 after serving the citizens of Chicago for thirty-two years; and
WHEREAS, Donald Freza received numerous Unit Citation Awards during his years in service; and
WHEREAS, The hard work, sacrifice and dedication of Captain Donald Freza serve as an example to all; now, therefore
BE IT RESOLVED, That we, the Mayor and the members of the Chicago City Council, assembled this tenth day of April, 2013, do hereby express our sincere appreciation to Captain Donald Freza for his dedicated service on behalf of the people of the City of Chicago; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be presented to Captain Donald Freza.
Alderman *T4th Ward