J1361

Commending Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II for 25 years of distinguished service to the Brewster Fire Department

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J1361


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II for 25
years of distinguished service to the Brewster Fire Department

WHEREAS, The firefighters of New York State are renowned throughout the
Nation; their reputation is synonymous with excellence in the arduous
field of fire protection and prevention; and
WHEREAS, Firefighters exemplify the power of human compassion and the
strength of the American spirit through actions of the most heroic
magnitude; their sacrifices and their selfless dedication merit the
tribute and recognition of all citizens of their community, their State
and the Nation; and
WHEREAS, Since the early days of "teapot steamers," the volunteer
firefighter has been the cornerstone of our great Nation's efforts to
spare us from the ravages of fire; and
WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is proud to commend Deputy Chief Rich-
ard Tofte II for 25 years of distinguished service to the Brewster Fire
Department; and
WHEREAS, Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II was honored by the Department
at a Reception hosted by the Department at its Main Station in Brewster
on April 13, 2013; and
WHEREAS, Volunteer firefighters and fire departments not only provide
the critical service of fire protection but also engage in other activ-
ities of great benefit and importance to the communities they serve; and
WHEREAS, Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II joined the Brewster Fire
Department 25 years ago and has ably served the Department in many
capacities; and
WHEREAS, It takes a special dedication, a strong desire to help others
and a tireless sense of community to forsake precious time with family
and friends to respond to the signal that a neighbor is in need; Deputy
Chief Richard Tofte II is such a firefighter; throughout more than 25
years of devoted service, he has heroically performed, above and beyond
the call of duty, those responsibilities which define the task of fire
protection; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commend Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II for his distinguished service to
the Brewster Fire Department upon the occasion of his designation for
special recognition by the Department on April 13, 2013; and be it
further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Deputy Chief Richard Tofte II.

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  • 19 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 23 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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