Resolution J2654-2013

Commending President Vivian McMillian for many years of distinguished service to the 113th Precinct Community Council

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  • Jun 20, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 20, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 18, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commending  President Vivian McMillian for many
years of distinguished service to the 113th Precinct Community Council

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative  Body  to  acknowledge  the
significant  milestones  in  the distinguished careers of esteemed resi-
dents of this noble Empire State; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commend
President Vivian McMillian for many years of  distinguished  service  to
the 113th Precinct Community Council; and
  WHEREAS,  For  the  past 20 years, Vivian McMillian rendered faithful,
conscientious and valuable service as President of  the  113th  Precinct
Community  Council,  earning the admiration, esteem and affection of her
colleagues; and
  WHEREAS, Vivian McMillian was born February 24, 1948, and  was  raised
in the small town of Parkesburg, Pennsylvania; led by the example of her
mother,  she  learned  to cherish her community and care about everyone;
and
  WHEREAS, As a young adult, Vivian McMillian attended Lincoln Universi-
ty, and in 1970, she moved to her current place  of  residence,  Queens,
New  York,  where  she raised her two beautiful children, Donald Jr. and
Donnesa; and
  WHEREAS, Vivian McMillian has always been drawn to the legacy  of  her
mother  in  creating  communities  that  support, encourage and motivate
youth; subsequently, in the 1980s, she began  to  get  involved  in  her
children's  PTA's,  as  well as in her block association where she later
became president; and
  WHEREAS, Furthermore, in the  1990s,  Vivian  McMillian  extended  her
involvement  to  the  St.  Albans Chamber of Commerce, the Commission on
Social Action (COSA) of the  Greater Allen Cathedral of  New  York,  and
the St. Albans Economic Development Corporation; and
  WHEREAS,  Today,  Vivian  McMillian is President of the 113th Precinct
Community Council, an organization which addresses the concerns  of  the
community, and is instrumental in police-community communications; and
  WHEREAS,  Vivian McMillian has served the 113th Precinct for 23 years;
the first year as a board member, two years as Vice  President,  and  20
years in her current position as President; and
  WHEREAS,  Vivian  McMillian's passion, commitment, and dedication have
resulted in her position of leadership in a number of  community  organ-
izations  including  Chairperson  of  COSA,  a  ministry  which provides
college and career fairs, college tours, voter registration, and  venues
of community awareness; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition,  she served as Executive Director of Operation
Summer Fun, working in collaboration with the police and  volunteers  to
provide fun, cultural and educational outings for local youth; and
  WHEREAS,  With  continuous  endeavors to improve the community, Vivian
McMillian has been acknowledged by a  host  of  organizations,  some  of
which  include  the  100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, and Renais-
sance Middle School 192; and
  WHEREAS, Vivian McMillian continuously devotes herself to the communi-
ty she loves with true compassion and devotion; she strives to  incorpo-
rate  the  solidarity  of her hometown into urban communities, and dili-
gently fights to provide an environment conducive to her  strong  belief
that children should be loved, appreciated, supported, and guided; 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
commend President Vivian  McMillian  for  many  years  of  distinguished
service to the 113th Precinct Community Council; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to President Vivian McMillian.

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