J2662

Honoring George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and illustrious career serving the people of Albany County

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J2662


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring George L. Infante in recognition and
appreciation of his long and illustrious career serving the people of
Albany County

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and honor
those distinguished citizens of this great Empire State who have devoted
themselves to faithfully serving the best interests of their community
and the needs of its residents; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and illus-
trious career serving the people of Albany County; and
WHEREAS, Most recently, since 1994, George L. Infante has represented
the 1st Legislative District in the Albany County Legislature; and
WHEREAS, Retired after more than 43 years in law enforcement, George
L. Infante was Albany County Sheriff from 1980 through 1989; previous-
ly, he was Deputy Superintendent - Field Commander of the New York State
Police, which he joined as a New York State Trooper in May of 1946; and
WHEREAS, He served his country as a member of the United States Army
during World War II, and has been an active volunteer for and partic-
ipant in organizations benefiting veterans, senior citizens and union
workers; and
WHEREAS, George L. Infante is a past Albany County Commander of the
American Legion, a member of the TRIAD-NYS Committee for the coordi-
nation of law enforcement for elderly persons, former Chairman of the
Veterans Care Board at the Stratton VA Medical Center, where he also
works as a volunteer, and an Advisory Board member of the Glenmont Job
Corps; and
WHEREAS, With him throughout have been his wife, Amaryllis, and their
six children and 11 grandchildren, all of whom feel privileged to be a
part of his life and rejoice in his achievements; and
WHEREAS, George Infante, who will be 92 years-old this year, has
announced he will not seek re-election to the Albany County Legislature;
after 17 years of distinguished service, he will officially leave office
December 31, 2011; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of
the great State of New York; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor George L. Infante in recognition and appreciation of his long and
illustrious career serving the people of Albany County; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to George L. Infante, 9 McDonald Road, Albany, New York 12209.

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  • 16 / Jun / 2011
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Jun / 2011
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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