J1538

Honoring Kathleen Fenlon upon the occasion of her retirement as Director of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau

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  • 26 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1538


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Kathleen Fenlon upon the occasion of her
retirement as Director of the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body seeks to acknowledge those individuals
whose professional lives and civic endeavors serve to enhance the stat-
ure of the State of New York; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that
the quality and character of life in communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals that are devoted to the welfare of the community
and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Kathleen Fenlon upon the occasion of her retirement as Director of the
Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon was awarded a certificate of appreciation by
the Oswego County Legislature's Human Services Commission, for her 35
years of service; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon began working with Oswego County in 1972,
holding various positions including, counselor in employment training,
employment training specialist, vocational counselor, and director of
administrative services; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon was committed to Oswego County's youth and
dedicated to providing the services needed to help them achieve success;
and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon was known for her prolific grant writing
abilities, and her abilities as a leader and a manager; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon also served as treasurer and executive board
member of the State Association of Youth Bureaus, president of the
United Way Board of Directors, president and vice-president of the Oswe-
go City School District board of education, and was a member of numerous
other organizations, including, Integrated Community Planning of Oswego
County, Workforce Development Board, Weston Hyde Foundation, Zonta,
Oswego County Child Care Council, Child Protection Advisory Council and
the Take Charge Coalition; and
WHEREAS, Kathleen Fenlon has rendered faithful, conscientious and
valuable service to Oswego County, serving with loyalty, honor and
distinction; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Kathleen Fenlon upon the occasion of her retirement as Director of
the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kathleen Fenlon.

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