HR 979 - Edgar, Honorable Jim; commend

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A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Honorable Jim Edgar; and for other purposes.

Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Yates, John Phillip (106th) Sanders, Bill (107th)
Walker, Len (87th) Everett, Doug (163rd)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Page Numbers - 1
House Action Senate
2/3/98 Read 1st Time
2/3/98 Passed/Adopted

HR 979                                              LC 8 3283 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Recognizing and commending Honorable Jim Edgar; and for 
  1- 2  other purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, Honorable Jim Edgar has served the citizens of Pine 
  1- 4  Mountain, Georgia, with the utmost distinction as a local 
  1- 5  elected public official and has significantly improved the 
  1- 6  quality of life and the efficiency of local government 
  1- 7  during his tenure; and 
 
  1- 8  WHEREAS, he was a member of the City Council from March 26, 
  1- 9  1975, through March 31, 1983, and he contributed 
  1-10  substantially to the quality of the information and 
  1-11  attention given to local governmental matters; and 
 
  1-12  WHEREAS, he was elected and served as the Mayor of Pine 
  1-13  Mountain from March 28, 1984, until his retirement from 
  1-14  public office in December 31, 1997, and his administration 
  1-15  reflected his personal leadership, dedication, honesty, and 
  1-16  accessibility; and 
 
  1-17  WHEREAS, in addition to his public service, Jim and his 
  1-18  wife, Ibby, have been active members of the community, 
  1-19  involved parents who participated in and supported the 
  1-20  public school system, and devoted members of their church; 
  1-21  and 
 
  1-22  WHEREAS, it is most fitting to recognize the accomplishments 
  1-23  and the commitment of outstanding public officials who have 
  1-24  given unselfishly of their time, talent, and energy for the 
  1-25  betterment of their community. 
 
  1-26  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF 
  1-27  REPRESENTATIVES that the members of this body recognize and 
  1-28  commend Honorable Jim Edgar for his superb public service to 
  1-29  the citizens of Pine Mountain and convey to him their 
  1-30  appreciation and best wishes. 
 
  1-31  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  1-32  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  1-33  appropriate copy of this resolution to Honorable Jim Edgar. 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98