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Commending Firefighter Richard E. Comstock upon the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 50 years

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J4121


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commending Firefighter Richard E. Comstock upon
the occasion of his designation for special recognition after 50 years
of dedicated service to the Wellsburg 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, 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 Firefighter Richard
E. Comstock upon the occasion of his designation for special recogni-
tion after 50 years of dedicated service to the Wellsburg Fire Depart-
ment, to be celebrated with a banquet on Saturday, March 22, 2014; and
WHEREAS, Richard E. Comstock began his distinguished career with the
Wellsburg Fire Department in Wellsburg, New York in July of 1962; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed man has held many important positions in the
Wellsburg Fire Department over the years, serving as Captain, Assistant
Chief, and Fire Chief; he has also served in the executive roles of
Department Secretary, Vice President, and President; 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, 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; Fire-
fighter Richard E. Comstock is such a firefighter; throughout his 50
years of devoted service, this volunteer 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 Firefighter Richard E. Comstock for 50 years of distinguished
service to the Wellsburg Fire Department; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Firefighter Richard E. Comstock.

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  • 18 / Mar / 2014
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 20 / Mar / 2014
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 20 / Mar / 2014
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

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Resolutions, Legislative

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