"With all the talk about street naming, it seems some people are talking about naming a street after me as well.
Respectfully—but with regard to P.J. Morgan, Mike Boyle, and some good mayors who served Omaha faithfully and are now deceased—I don’t think it’s appropriate.
This special honor has traditionally been bestowed at the end a lifetime of service—and by God’s grace I hope to have many more years ahead of me to continue to serve our community in the ways which bring Mary and me so much joy.
So for me, the consideration is appreciated, but not at this time or under these circumstances."
Saturday, October 24, 2009
Statement from former Omaha Mayor Hal Daub (issued Friday evening):
Posted by Street Sweeper at 7:55 AM