- Jun 17, 2011: ADOPTED
- Jun 17, 2011: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
- Jun 16, 2011: REFERRED TO FINANCE
LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and illustrious career serving the people of Albany County WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and honor those distinguished citizens of this great Empire State who have devoted themselves to faithfully serving the best interests of their community and the needs of its residents; and WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and illus trious career serving the people of Albany County; and WHEREAS, Most recently, since 1994, George L. Infante has represented the 1st Legislative District in the Albany County Legislature; and WHEREAS, Retired after more than 43 years in law enforcement, George L. Infante was Albany County Sheriff from 1980 through 1989; previous ly, he was Deputy Superintendent - Field Commander of the New York State Police, which he joined as a New York State Trooper in May of 1946; and WHEREAS, He served his country as a member of the United States Army during World War II, and has been an active volunteer for and partic ipant in organizations benefiting veterans, senior citizens and union workers; and WHEREAS, George L. Infante is a past Albany County Commander of the American Legion, a member of the TRIAD-NYS Committee for the coordi nation of law enforcement for elderly persons, former Chairman of the Veterans Care Board at the Stratton VA Medical Center, where he also works as a volunteer, and an Advisory Board member of the Glenmont Job Corps; and WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Amaryllis, and their six children and 11 grandchildren, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and WHEREAS, George Infante, who will be 92 years-old this year, has announced he will not seek re-election to the Albany County Legislature; after 17 years of distinguished service, he will officially leave office December 31, 2011; and WHEREAS, It is the custom 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 George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and illustrious career serving the people of Albany County; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran smitted to George L. Infante, 9 McDonald Road, Albany, New York 12209.