J1554

Honoring R. Harry Booth upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award from the Washington County Bar Association

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J1554


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring R. Harry Booth upon the occasion of
receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award from the Washington County Bar
Association

WHEREAS, The quality and character of life in this Nation, and the great
State of New York, are reflective of the purposeful lives and good works
of those patriotic and civic-minded community members who dedicate their
lives and careers to the service of others; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor R.
Harry Booth upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty Bell Award
from the Washington County Bar Association, to be celebrated at its Law
Day Ceremony, on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Fort Edward, New York; and
WHEREAS, This most prestigious award is bestowed by local bar associ-
ations in conjunction with Law Day to honor outstanding citizens within
the local community; the award recognizes outstanding service performed
by a non-lawyer citizen who has given of themselves to strengthen the
effectiveness of the American system of freedom under law, in keeping
with the spirit of the Constitution; and
WHEREAS, Such service may include activities which promote a better
understanding of America's form of government, especially the Bill of
Rights; encourage greater respect for the law in the courts; educate
people in the contrast between totalitarianism and freedom under law; or
stimulate the deeper sense of individual responsibility to the end that
citizens recognize their duties as well as their rights; and
WHEREAS, R. Harry Booth has been called upon to contribute his time
and talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always
given of himself unstintingly; and
WHEREAS, An exemplary leader, R. Harry Booth is the former Supervisor
of the Town of Easton; he is receiving this prestigious award for
outstanding public service; and
WHEREAS, R. Harry Booth has a long history that includes stints as the
chairman of the Washington County Board of Supervisors, president of the
SUNY Adirondack Board of Directors and has served as 1st Vice President
of the Washington County Fair Board; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense 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 R. Harry Booth upon the occasion of receiving the 2013 Liberty
Bell Award from the Washington County Bar Association; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to R. Harry Booth.

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

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative