Public Service Recognition Week 2009
WHEREAS, Americans are served every single day by public servants at the federal, state, county, and city levels. These unsung heroes do the work that keeps our nation working; and
WHEREAS, public service is among the most demanding and noble of professions; and
WHEREAS, Public Service Recognition Week is observed annually to celebrate and recognize the valuable service that millions of public servants provide to the nation; and
WHEREAS, over 500 Albemarle County Local Government employees work tirelessly throughout the year to serve our residents, businesses, and visitors, providing them with the highest level of customer service and maintaining careful stewardship of the resources with which they have been entrusted; and
WHEREAS, without these public servants at every level, continuity would be impossible in a democracy that regularly changes its leaders and elected officials; and
WHEREAS, we appreciate the many accomplishments and contributions made daily by these public servants;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, do proclaim
May 4 through May 10, 2009 as
Public Service Recognition Week
and call upon the citizens of Albemarle County to join their fellow citizens across the County to recognize crucial role of public employees.
Signed and sealed this 6th day of May, 2009.
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