P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

 

RESOLUTION

 

IN SUPPORT OF APRIL 1-7, 2019 AS LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION WEEK

 

            During its regular meeting on March 18, 2019, the Alleghany County School Board took the following action:

 

                                                                                                            VOTE

            Randall S. Tucker, Chairman                                                

Jennifer Seckner, Vice Chairman

Gerald Franson

Donnie Kern                                                   

            R. Craig Lane                                                                         

            Danielle I. Morgan                                                                                                                

            Jacob L. Wright                                                                      

 

 

            On motion of _________________, seconded by ____________, that the following resolution be adopted:

 

WHEREAS, since the colonial period, the Commonwealth of Virginia has closely held the institutions of local government; and

 

WHEREAS, local governments throughout the Commonwealth provide valuable services to the citizens of the communities they serve; and

 

WHEREAS, citizen services such as law enforcement, public health and safety, recreational opportunities, and educating local children are most often delivered at the local level, and

 

WHEREAS, in recognition of the work performed by local governments, the Virginia General Assembly, on February 29, 2012, designated the first week in April as Local Government Education Week in Virginia; and

 

WHEREAS, April 2, 1908 was the creation of the Council-Manager form of government in the City of Staunton thereby making the first week in April appropriate for this designation.

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Alleghany County School Board that April 1-6, 2019 is hereby designated as Local Government Education Week; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County of Alleghany and the Alleghany County School Board will partner to promote civic education and engagement in an effort to educate citizens about their local government, strengthen the sense of community, and engage the next generation of local government managers. 

 

Adopted this 18th day of March, 2018.

 

A COPY TESTE:

                                                                                               

_____________________________________                      March 18, 2019

Randall S. Tucker, Chairman                                                 Date

 

_____________________________________                      March 18, 2019

Mary Jane Mutispaugh, Deputy Clerk                                    Date