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Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Engineering Excellence Awards of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Engi-
neering Excellence Awards of the American Council of Engineering Compa-
nies of New York & 50 years of Scholarship Awards

WHEREAS, The American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC
New York) is the voice of New York State's engineering companies; and
WHEREAS, ACEC New York is a proactive coalition of 280 firms repres-
enting every discipline of engineering related to the built environ-
ment-civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, environmental, geotech-
nical-and affiliated companies; and
WHEREAS, For 50 years, the Engineering Excellence Awards program has
recognized those engineering projects which exemplify sustainability,
innovation, environmental impact, and efficiency; and
WHEREAS, Daily life would not be possible without the efforts of engi-
neers, and it is crucial to recognize these often unsung accomplish-
ments; and
WHEREAS, The Engineering Excellence Awards highlight the importance of
these exceptional projects, as well as the engineering industry as a
whole, to government officials, the construction industry, and the
general public; and
WHEREAS, The Engineering Excellence Awards recognize projects from
across New York State, impacting the lives of all New Yorkers and show-
casing collaborations with many State and City agencies and authorities;
and
WHEREAS, ACEC New York member firms have been recognized locally,
nationally and internationally for their award-winning designs; and
WHEREAS, The ACEC New York Scholarship Fund, which sponsors the
Awards, has given over $700,000 to benefit hundreds of New York State
engineering students, ensuring a strong future for engineering; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when companies
of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our attention,
they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
commemorate this milestone in the history of the Engineering Excellence
Awards of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York, and
to honor the award winners, past and present, upon the occasion of the
celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the program; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York.

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  • 24 / Jan / 2017
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 31 / Jan / 2017
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 31 / Jan / 2017
    • ADOPTED

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