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SR 505 - Macon Day, Cherry Blossom Festival - recognize
Brown, Robert (26th) Cable, Susan Watt (27th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
Status Summary SC: HC: FR: 02/03/00 LA: 02/03/00 S - Passed/Adopted

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A resolution welcoming citizens and public officials from Macon and Bibb County, observing March 1, 2000, as Macon Day in Atlanta-Taste of Macon, recognizing the 2000 Cherry Blossom Festival; and for other purposes.

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Senate Action House
2/3/00 Read 1st time
2/3/00 Passed/Adopted
Version by LC Number
LC 19 4506 S - Passed/Adopted

SR 505                                             LC 19 4506 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Welcoming citizens and public officials from Macon and Bibb 
  1- 2  County, observing March 1, 2000, as Macon Day in 
  1- 3  Atlanta-Taste of Macon, recognizing the 2000 Cherry Blossom 
  1- 4  Festival; and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 5  WHEREAS, public officials and citizens from Macon, Georgia, 
  1- 6  and Bibb County annually come to the General Assembly to 
  1- 7  meet with the area's legislative delegation.  A healthy 
  1- 8  democracy demands an active interchange of ideas between 
  1- 9  citizens and their elected representatives; and 
 
  1-10  WHEREAS, the views of elected officials from the counties 
  1-11  and cities of the state are always deeply interesting to 
  1-12  members of the General Assembly, and the citizens and public 
  1-13  officials from Macon and Bibb County frequently offer 
  1-14  invaluable advice and counsel to their legislative 
  1-15  delegation on the annual legislative visit; and 
 
  1-16  WHEREAS, the officials and citizens from Macon and Bibb 
  1-17  County have outstanding leadership in Mayor James Marshall 
  1-18  and Larry Justice, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of 
  1-19  Bibb County; and 
 
  1-20  WHEREAS, the legislative delegation from Macon and Bibb 
  1-21  County annually awaits the citizens' and local officials' 
  1-22  delegation from Macon and Bibb County with eager 
  1-23  anticipation both because of its invaluable advice and 
  1-24  counsel and because of the culinary delights afforded by The 
  1-25  Taste of Macon; and 
 
  1-26  WHEREAS, the legislative delegation then looks forward to 
  1-27  returning home to see the annual blooming of the Yoshino 
  1-28  cherry trees in the City of Macon and Bibb County which is a 
  1-29  beautiful sight that signals the arrival of spring in the 
  1-30  State of Georgia; and 
 
  1-31  WHEREAS, the Cherry Blossom Festival is sponsored each year 
  1-32  by the Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission as a special 
  1-33  celebration of the spring season, and throughout the year 
  1-34  the citizens of Macon and Bibb County and the State of 
  1-35  Georgia look forward to this period and to the enjoyment of 
  1-36  the many festivities planned; and 
 
 
 
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  2- 1  WHEREAS, representatives of the city and county and the 
  2- 2  festival sponsors will again this year be distributing 
  2- 3  Yoshino cherry trees to members of the General Assembly and 
  2- 4  others in promotion of the festival, and this gesture is 
  2- 5  greatly appreciated as it contributes significantly to the 
  2- 6  beautification of the state; and 
 
  2- 7  WHEREAS, it is appropriate that this body recognize this 
  2- 8  excellent tradition and express its appreciation of the many 
  2- 9  contributions made to the State of Georgia by the annual 
  2-10  Cherry Blossom Festival. 
 
  2-11  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the 
  2-12  members of this body welcome the citizens and public 
  2-13  officials from Macon and Bibb County, observing March 1, 
  2-14  2000, as Macon Day in Atlanta-Taste of Macon, recognize and 
  2-15  appreciate the 2000 Cherry Blossom Festival. 
 
  2-16  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is 
  2-17  authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of 
  2-18  this resolution to the Mayor of the City of Macon and the 
  2-19  Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Bibb County. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
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