Resolution J6048-2013

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Harriman



  • Jun 20, 2014: ADOPTED
  • Jun 16, 2014: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating  the  100th  Anniversary  of  the
Village of Harriman

WHEREAS, It is the intent of this Legislative Body to honor and  commem-
orate  the  distinguished  histories  of  communities  across this great
Empire State; and
  WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its  long-
standing  traditions,  this  Legislative Body is justly proud to commem-
orate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Harriman, in Orange  Coun-
ty,  New  York, to be celebrated with a public Centennial Celebration at
Mary Harriman Park on Saturday, October 11, 2014; and
  WHEREAS, For the last century, the Village  of  Harriman  has  proudly
stood  as a close-knit, safe and growing community in the southeast part
of the Town of Monroe, with a small part in the Town of Woodbury; and
  WHEREAS, Founded in 1914, this esteemed place was named  after  E.  H.
Harriman, the former president of the Union Pacific railroad; and
  WHEREAS,  During decades of growth and change, the Village of Harriman
has continued its commitment to enhancing the quality of  life  for  its
residents,  ensuring  a safe, peaceful and educational climate for indi-
viduals and families, while working toward sustainability; and
  WHEREAS, In recognition of the Village of Harriman's rich history  and
enduring contribution to the State of New York, this Legislative Body is
proud to pay tribute to this spirited community upon the occasion of its
100th Anniversary; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Village of Harriman,  recogniz-
ing the significance of the role it continues to play in the life of the
community of the State of New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Mayor of the Village of Harriman, Stephen H. Welle.


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