Public Service Recognition Week 2009



WHEREAS, Americans are served every single day by public servants at the federal, state, county, and city levels. These unsung heroes do the work that keeps our nation working; and


WHEREAS, public service is among the most demanding and noble of professions; and


WHEREAS, Public Service Recognition Week is observed annually to celebrate and recognize the valuable service that millions of public servants provide to the nation; and


WHEREAS, over 500 Albemarle County Local Government employees work tirelessly throughout the year to serve our residents, businesses, and visitors, providing them with the highest level of customer service and maintaining careful stewardship of the resources with which they have been entrusted; and


WHEREAS, without these public servants at every level, continuity would be impossible in a democracy that regularly changes its leaders and elected officials; and


WHEREAS, we appreciate the many accomplishments and contributions made daily by these public servants;


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that we, the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, do proclaim


May 4 through May 10, 2009 as

Public Service Recognition Week


and call upon the citizens of Albemarle County to join their fellow citizens across the County to recognize crucial role of public employees.


Signed and sealed this 6th day of May, 2009.



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