Resolution J1554-2013

Honoring R. Harry Booth upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award from the Washington County Bar Association

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 26, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring  R.  Harry  Booth upon the occasion of
receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award from  the  Washington  County  Bar
Association

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this Nation, and the great
State of New York, are reflective of the purposeful lives and good works
of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate their
lives and careers to the service of others; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  honor  R.
Harry  Booth  upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award
from the Washington County Bar Association, to be celebrated at its  Law
Day Ceremony, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Fort Edward, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This most prestigious award is bestowed by local bar associ-
ations in conjunction with Law Day to honor outstanding citizens  within
the  local community; the award recognizes outstanding service performed
by a non-lawyer citizen who has given of themselves  to  strengthen  the
effectiveness  of  the  American system of freedom under law, in keeping
with the spirit of the Constitution; and
  WHEREAS, Such service may include activities which  promote  a  better
understanding  of  America's  form of government, especially the Bill of
Rights; encourage greater respect for the law  in  the  courts;  educate
people in the contrast between totalitarianism and freedom under law; or
stimulate  the deeper sense of individual responsibility to the end that
citizens recognize their duties as well as their rights; and
  WHEREAS, R. Harry Booth has been called upon to  contribute  his  time
and  talents  to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always
given of himself unstintingly; and
  WHEREAS, An exemplary leader, R. Harry Booth is the former  Supervisor
of  the  Town  of  Easton;  he  is  receiving this prestigious award for
outstanding public service; and
  WHEREAS, R. Harry Booth has a long history that includes stints as the
chairman of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, president of the
SUNY Adirondack Board of Directors and has served as 1st Vice  President
of the Washington County Fair Board; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought  to  our  atten-
tion,  they  should  be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
honor  R.  Harry  Booth  upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty
Bell Award from the Washington County Bar Association; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to R. Harry Booth.

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