Resolution J868-2013

Commemorating the 175th Anniversary Celebration of the Town of South Bristol, New York

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  • Mar 19, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 19, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Mar 14, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating the 175th Anniversary Celebration
of the Town of South Bristol, New York

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize events of
significance which exemplify the history and development of the State of
New York; and
  WHEREAS, Each and every city, town,  village  and  hamlet  within  its
borders  proudly  resonates with the rich and noble history of the State
of New York; and
  WHEREAS, It is also the custom of this Legislative Body  to  recognize
and  commemorate  the  anniversary  of  the  founding  of municipalities
throughout the State, noting in turn their contributions to  the  fabric
and progression of 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  175th  Anniversary Celebration of the Town of South Bristol,
New York; this auspicious anniversary celebration will be  commenced  on
Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the South Bristol Town Hall; and
  WHEREAS,  South  Bristol,  New York, was part of the Phelps and Gorham
Purchase; settlement commenced in 1789; the Town of  South  Bristol  was
established in 1838 from a partition of the Town of Bristol; and
  WHEREAS,  2013 marks the 175th Anniversary of the establishment of the
Town of South Bristol, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Town of South
Bristol will begin at the Town Hall open house from 9am to  12  noon  on
Saturday,  March  9,  2013;  town officials will be on hand along with a
historical display;  in  addition,  the  town  highway  department  will
display its newer equipment in the parking lot; and
  WHEREAS,  On  May  18,  2013,  a formal, gala dinner is planned at the
Cummings Nature Center as part of the  town's  175th  Anniversary  Cele-
bration; on July 28, 2013, a picnic is planned at Bristol Mountain; and
  WHEREAS,  In  addition,  on October 5, 2013, the annual Hops dinner at
the old Grange will be an integral part of the 175th  Anniversary  Cele-
bration of the Town of South Bristol; and
  WHEREAS,  In recognition of the rich history and enduring contribution
of the Town of South Bristol to the heritage of the State of  New  York,
it  is  the intent of this Legislative Body to join in commemorating the
175th Anniversary Celebration of the Town of South Bristol so that pres-
ent and future generations may come to  appreciate  the  unique  signif-
icance  which  its  history  plays  in  the progression of our State and
Nation's evolution; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
commemorate the 175th Anniversary Celebration of the Town of South Bris-
tol, New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the Town of South Bristol, New York.

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