Resolution J1019-2013

Congratulating Blumer Dairy in Alexander, New York, upon the occasion of its designation as 2012 Conservation Farm of the Year

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  • Apr 17, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 17, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Blumer  Dairy in Alexander, New
York, upon the occasion of its designation as 2012 Conservation Farm  of
the Year by the Genesee County Soil and Water Conservation District

WHEREAS,  It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New  York  State
are  enhanced  by the concerned and dedicated efforts of business organ-
izations and individuals that generously contribute to  the  welfare  of
the community and its citizenry; and
  WHEREAS,  The  agricultural  industry  is  part of the foundation upon
which our distinct American Heritage is built; New York  State  and  the
entire  United  States  are dependent on our agricultural industry for a
variety of food and dairy products; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Blumer Dairy in Alexander, New  York,  upon  the  occasion  of  its
designation  as 2012 Conservation Farm of the Year by the Genesee County
Soil and Water Conservation District; this auspicious occasion  will  be
celebrated during the Celebrate Agriculture Dinner, to be held on Satur-
day, March 23, 2013, at the Alexander Firemen's Recreation Hall in Alex-
ander, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Owners  Dave  and  Val Patten of Blumer Dairy on Route 98 in
Alexander, New York, installed a 3.2 million gallon manure lagoon  in  a
neighborhood friendly and ecologically sound manner; and
  WHEREAS,  In addition, Blumer Dairy engaged in a series of other envi-
ronmental initiatives demonstrating  that  conservation  is  an  ongoing
priority of Dave and Val Patten; and
  WHEREAS, As a result of the outstanding efforts by Dave and Val Patten
of Blumer Dairy to improve and enhance conservation and the environment,
the  Genesee  County Soil and Water Conservation District designated the
dairy as the 2012 Conservation Farm of the Year; and
  WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that  when  individ-
uals  and  business organizations of such noble aims and accomplishments
are brought to our attention, they should be recognized by all the citi-
zens of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
congratulate  Blumer  Dairy in Alexander, New York, upon the occasion of
its designation as 2012 Conservation Farm of the  Year  by  the  Genesee
County Soil and Water Conservation District; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dave and Val Patten.

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