2007 Board Recognitions

expand Date: 10/2/2007


10-02-07 Amy Davies
Amy is an excellent example of the successes that can be achieved with hard work and dedication to your career and to your fellow employees. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida do hereby convey our grateful appreciation to Amy Davies for her service and outstanding contributions to Lee County and thank Amy for her hard work and commitment to our community. Duly Executed this 2nd day of October, 2007.


 


10-02-07 Family History Month
Interest in our personal family history transcends all cultural and religious affiliations and gives us a sense of heritage and responsibility in carrying out the legacy of our ancestors. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim the month of October 2007 as: FAMILY HISTORY MONTH In Lee County and urge all of its residents to recognize the importance by celebrating their families’ heritage. Duly Executed this 2nd day of October 2007.


 
expand Date: 9/25/2007


09-25-07 National Estuaries Day
 Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program will celebrate National Estuaries Days with its program partners offering wading trips, guided walks, paddling events, boat tours, marine exhibits and much more from September to November 2007 with event details posted on the Internet at www.CHNEP.org. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim September 29, 2007 as: National Estuaries Days and urge the general public to recognize the importance of this important natural resource. Duly Executed this 25th day of September, 2007.


 
expand Date: 9/18/2007


09-18-07 Dean Hicks Reef
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim, and hereby rename, the existing Causeway West reef site as: Dean Hicks Reef Duly Executed this 18th day of September, 2007.


 


09-18-07 South Fort Myers Little League
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the South Fort Myers Little League All –Stars on winning the: 2007 State of Florida Championship Duly Executed this 18th day of September, 2007.


 
expand Date: 9/11/2007


09-11-07 Constitution Citizenship Day
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida, that we do hereby proclaim September 17, 2007, as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, and September 17 through September 23, 2007, as Constitution Week. Duly Executed this 11th day of September, 2007.


 


09-11-07 Water Reuse
NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Lee County Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby proclaim September 9-15, 2007 as: Water Reuse Week in Florida Duly Executed this 11th day of September, 2007.


 
expand Date: 9/4/2007


09-04-07 Calusa Land Trust
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the generous contributions made by the Calusa Land Trust and Nature Preserve of Pine Island, Inc. to the Conservation 20/20 Program. Duly executed this September 4th day of, 2007.


 
expand Date: 8/21/2007


08-21-07 Length of Service Awards
Formal Recognition of Employees Before the Board of County Commissioners


 


08-21-07 Talking Books Letter Carrier
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby proclaim: Tom Cannon Lee County Talking Books Postal Service Letter Carrier of the Year


 
expand Date: 8/14/2007


08-14-07 Hodges Resolution
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby convey our grateful appreciation for their service and outstanding contributions to Lee County and want to thank Earl and Thelma Hodges for their hard work, generosity and dedication to their community. Duly Executed this 14th day of August, 2007.


 
expand Date: 6/26/2007


06-26-07 Parks and Recreation Month
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners proclaim July as Parks & Recreation month in Lee County and urge all citizens to visit the parks, especially on the weekend of July 28 and 29, when all parking fees will be waived at Lee County regional parks and boat ramps, and there will be free admission at the county pools. Duly Executed this 26th day of June, 2007.


 


06-26-07 Stay Alive Just Drive
We urge all residents and visitors to practice safe and law abiding driving habits and follow the simple philosophy of Stay Alert, Stay Focused, Stay Alive .... Just Drive! NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim July 2nd to July 7th, 2007 as: STAY ALIVE .... JUST DRIVE WEEK


 
expand Date: 6/19/2007


06-19-07 PGT Industries and StormSmart Industries
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby recognize and congratulate both PGT Industries, and StormSmart Industries for their commitment to making our citizens more prepared for the hazards we face in Southwest Florida. Duly Executed this 19th day of June, 2007.


 
expand Date: 5/29/2007


05-29-07 ALS Awareness
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim May 2007 as: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month in Lee County and be it further Resolved, that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County strongly urges the President and Congress of the United States to enact legislation to provide additional funding for research in order to find a treatment and eventually a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Duly Executed this 29th day of May 2007


 


05-29-07 EarlyAmercan History
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Early American History Month In Lee County, and urge all residents to observe the month of May as such by celebrating the contributions made by the founders and patriots of the first 400 years of our nation. Duly Executed this 29th day of May, 2007.


 


05-29-07 Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association (GICIA)
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the generous contribution to the Conservation 20/20 Program acquisition of Cayo Pelau Island made by the Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association, Inc. Duly Executed this 29th day of May 2007.


 
expand Date: 5/22/2007


05-22-07 Emergency Medical Service Week
 NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim the week of EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE WEEK in the County of Lee. Duly Executed this 22nd day of May 2007.


 


05-22-07 Employee War on Terrorism
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby recognize the commitment and sacrifice of our employees for their efforts in the Global War on Terrorism. Duly Executed this 22nd day of May, 2007.


 
expand Date: 5/15/2007


05-15-07 Calusa Land Trust and Nature Preserve of Pine Island Inc
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the generous contribution to the Conservation 20/20 Program acquisition of Cayo Pelau Island in Lee County made by the Calusa Land Trust and Nature Preserve of Pine Island, Inc. Duly Executed this 15th day of May, 2007.


 
expand Date: 5/8/2007


05-08-07 Babcock Ranch Preserve
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Commissioners of Lee County do hereby support the creation of the book and exhibition: Babcock Ranch Preserve The Artist For Critical Lands and encourage all citizens to continue the necessary stewardship of Babcock Ranch that has been placed in public trust for future generations. Duly Executed this 8th day of May 2007.


 


05-08-07 Letter Carriers National Food Drive
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby proclaim May 12, 2007 as: LETTER CARRIERS NATIONAL FOOD DRIVE DAY in Lee County and urge our citizens to participate in this worthy cause. Duly Executed this 8th day of May 2007.


 


05-08-07 Ms. Jean Epstein Recognition
Award recognition plaque to Ms. Jean Epstein for her generous donation of $50,000 to the Animal Care Trust Fund.


 
expand Date: 5/1/2007


05-01-07 Salvation Army
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT THE Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida does hereby proclaim May 12-19, 2007 as: SALVATION ARMY WEEK in Lee County and urge all citizens to join us in honoring the dedicated officers, employees and volunteers and supporters of The Salvation Army who touch the lives of many in this community. Duly Executed this 1st day of May 2007.


 
expand Date: 4/24/2007


04-24-07 FGCU Womens Basketball
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County wish to recognize the FGCU women’s basketball team for their monumental efforts both on and off the court, bringing positive recognition to the citizens of Southwest Florida. Duly executed this 24th day of April 2007


 


04-24-07 Oswald Trippe
Oswald Trippe and Company has earned prestigious national attention and numerous awards, bringing positive recognition to Lee County. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Lee County Board of County Commissioners hereby proclaims Oswald Trippe and Company, Inc. an emblem of business excellence, integrity and success. Duly Executed this 25th day of April, 2007.


 


04-24-07 Voices for Kids
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim April 24 – May 1, 2007 as: Voices for Kids Week In Lee County and urge all citizens to recognize and honor Guardian ad Litem and Voices for Kids volunteers supporting local child victims of abuse, neglect and abandonment.


 
expand Date: 4/17/2007


04-17-07 Length of Service Awards
Formal Recognition of Employees Before the Board of County Commissioners


 


04-17-07 National County Government Week
In recognition of the leadership, innovation and valuable service provided by the nation’s counties, NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida that we do hereby proclaim April 22-28, 2007 as National County Government Week in Lee County. Duly executed this 17th day of April, 2007.


 
expand Date: 1/15/2007


01-15-08 Length of Service Awards
Formal Recognition of Employees Before the Board of County Commissioners