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Resolution Honoring Former Mayor for Distinguished Service

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Reviewed Date: May 30, 2017

Original Author: 
Darden, Don
Date Created: 
Jul 9, 2003


Subjects:
Proclamations and honorary resolutions
Mayor
Public relations--Municipal
Municipal resolutions

Resolution Honoring Former Mayor for Distinguished Service

Summary: 
MTAS was asked to prepare a resolution honoring the former mayor of Morrison for his years of distinguished service.

Knowledgebase-Resolution Honoring Former Mayor for Distinguished Service

TOWN OF MORRISON TENNESSEE

RESOLUTION


A RESOLUTION HONORING FORMER MAYOR, H.C. JACOBS, FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AS MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF MORRISON, TENNESSEE FROM_________TO_______

WHEREAS, former Mayor H. C. Jacobs has served the Town of Morrison with distinguished and outstanding service from______to_______; and

WHEREAS, his length of service to the town includes many worthwhile and lasting accomplishments including:

* Fireman of the Year
* Obtained a grant to develop a city park
* Construction of a new city hall
* Obtained a grant to purchase a fire truck
* Conducted a Desert Storm Parade honoring servicemen
* Initiated an annual July Fourth Celebration
* Renovated the Public Library
* Initiated a car show to raise funds for the Fire Department
* Initiated a city-wide yard sale
* Initiated zoning to protect people’s property
* Formed a city planning commission
* Constructed an Ambulance Sub-station
* Increased Morrison’s local sales tax as the result of a lawsuit
* Initiated city garbage collection service
* Received a sign grant for identifying town streets
* Implemented annexation increasing the town’s size and protecting its borders
* Led the effort to create the Morrison Housing Authority
* Installed a new traffic control light
* Purchased the town’s first fire truck
* Established a 1st Responder program
* Led the effort to create a town industrial park
* Served as a member of the Tri-County Railroad Authority to help guarantee continued access to rail service

WHEREAS, former Mayor H. C. Jacobs’ outstanding service to the Town of Morrison reflects well upon himself and the Town that he led for so many years; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that former Mayor H. C. Jacobs is hereby honored for outstanding and dedicated service to the citizens of the Town of Morrison, Tennessee; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution be presented to former Mayor H. C. Jacobs in a public ceremony and that a copy of the resolution become a permanent record of the town and be prominently displayed at the Morrison Town Hall.

Passed this____________day of_________________, 2003.


_______________________
Mayor


Attest:__________________
City Recorder


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