Commending Independent Living, Inc. for its continued service to the State of New York

download pdf

Sponsored By



LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Independent Living, Inc., for its
continued service to the State of New York for 25 years

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to commemorate Inde-
pendent Living, Inc., as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Independent Living, Inc., for serving communities across New York State
for 25 years; and
WHEREAS, Since 1987, Independent Living, Inc., has served as a common
voice for persons with disabilities living in our community; and
WHEREAS, As a freestanding, locally controlled, nonprofit agency oper-
ated by people with disabilities, Independent Living, Inc., offers a
wide range of programs and services dedicated to ensuring universal
access and opportunity in every aspect of community life; and
WHEREAS, Under the able leadership of Executive Director Douglas
Hovey, the efforts of Independent Living, Inc., are directed to individ-
uals of all ages having any disability, as well as to families, busi-
nesses, agencies, and municipalities, and is committed to the universal
elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers; and
WHEREAS, For 25 years, Independent Living, Inc., has touched the lives
of thousands of people, having a uniquely recipient-based perspective
and approach to addressing disability issues, and every year, providing
a diversity of important resources to residents of our community; now,
therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Independent Living, Inc., as it celebrates its 25th Anniversary;
and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Douglas Hovey, Executive Director of Independent Living, Inc.


  • 08 / May / 2012
  • 15 / May / 2012
  • 15 / May / 2012

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative


Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.