Resolution J3409-2013

Honoring Kathleen A. Hallenbeck upon the occasion of her retirement after many years of distinguished public service to the Town of Rensselaerville

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  • Feb 4, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Feb 4, 2014: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 31, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Kathleen A. Hallenbeck upon the occasion
of  her  retirement  after many years of distinguished public service to
the Town of Rensselaerville

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 honor
Kathleen A. Hallenbeck upon the occasion of her  retirement  after  many
years  of  distinguished  public service to the Town of Rensselaerville;
and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck has rendered  faithful,  conscientious
and valuable service to the Town of Rensselaerville, earning the admira-
tion, esteem and affection of her colleagues; and
  WHEREAS,  A life-long resident of Rensselaerville, and a 1966 graduate
of Greenville Central School, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck was elected to  the
office  of Town Clerk in November of 1973, and began her term of office,
January 1, 1974; and
  WHEREAS, As Town Clerk, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck  served  as  Registrar,
Records  Management  Officer, Water and Sewer Rent Collector, and Notary
Public; in August of  1991,  she  completed  a  three  year  educational
program  at  Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, under the
auspices of the New England Municipal Clerks' Institute; and
  WHEREAS, As a member of the Town  Clerks  Association  of  Albany  and
Schenectady  Counties,  Kathleen  A.  Hallenbeck  has  served in various
capacities including, President, Vice-President, Treasurer,  and  Secre-
tary;  she  is also a member of the International Institute of Municipal
Clerks; and
  WHEREAS, During her 40 year tenure as Town Clerk, Kathleen A.  Hallen-
beck  has had countless accomplishments; she secured two records manage-
ment grants, and was instrumental in having all Town Laws codified; and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck has been a unifying  force  throughout
these  four  decades  of changes to the Town Board and Town Supervisors,
and has truly exemplified  patience,  professionalism,  and  exceptional
customer service; and
  WHEREAS, Active within her community, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck currently
serves  as  Secretary  of the Clarke White American Legion Auxiliary No.
589, Secretary/Treasurer of the Rensselaerville Democratic Social  Club,
and  a  member  of the Rensselaerville Volunteer Fire Company Battalion;
and
  WHEREAS, Kathleen A. Hallenbeck served  the  Town  of  Rensselaerville
with loyalty, honor and distinction, and was governed by a keen sense of
duty  and always showed a unique grasp of human problems in her official
acts; and
  WHEREAS, With her throughout have been her husband, Frank, their three
children, Kathleen, William and Jennifer, and four grandchildren,  Seth,
Morgan,  Lauren,  and  Gene, all of whom feel privileged to be a part of
her life and rejoice in her achievements; 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 Kathleen A. Hallenbeck upon the occasion of her  retirement  after
many  years of distinguished service to the Town of Rensselaerville; and
be it further

  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen A. Hallenbeck.

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