J1364

Commending Ex-Captain Allen Michell for 60 years of distinguished service to the Brewster Fire Department

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J1364


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Ex-Captain Allen Michell for 60 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 Ex-Captain Allen
Michell for 60 years of distinguished service to the Brewster Fire
Department; and
WHEREAS, Ex-Captain Allen Michell 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, Ex-Captain Allen Michell joined the Brewster Fire Department
60 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; Ex-Cap-
tain Allen Michell is such a firefighter; throughout more than 60 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 Ex-Captain Allen Michell 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 Allen Michell.

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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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